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4364 basketball players

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

50 per cent

of Special Olympics athletes work. They are 5 times more likely to work than adults with an intellectual disability not enrolled in Special Olympics.

Team Canada

It’s National Volunteer Week! Thank you to all our incredible volunteers!


It’s ‪#‎NationalVolunteerWeek‬!!! We are SO LUCKY to have such a dedicated, committed and passionate group of volunteers (almost 20,000 to be exact!). They are the reason Special Olympics can provide sport opportunities to individuals with an intellectual disability across the country. We are so grateful for your time, commitment and energy day-in and day-out. THANK YOU to ALL of our INCREDIBLE volunteers!! This week we salute you for all you do! Throughout the week we’ll be profiling some stories of different volunteer areas within the movement and some awesome initiatives and stories from our chapters! ‪#‎NVW2016‬