Special Olympics Canada | Olympiques Spéciaux Canada
20,505 volunteers

and coaches deliver Special Olympics programs in hundreds of communities across Canada

4364 basketball players

are currently registered with Special Olympics. Basketball is one of the newest sports to be added to our roster.

Team Canada

It’s World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!

It’s World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!! This is a day near and dear to our hearts, because we’ve always known people with Down Syndrome are vital and important members of communities throughout the world. Please make sure to spread the word about #WDSD16 today and let’s talk about Down Syndrome in a positive light! We absolutely LOVE this video, which perfectly highlights just how equal people with Down Syndrome are!!! Happy World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!!