Special Olympics Canada | Olympiques Spéciaux Canada
30 official members

of the Special Olympics Champions Network

4364 basketball players

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

Team Canada


Further information and documents

With such a broad selection of programs, services and other offerings, it can be difficult to find what you are looking for. We have highlighted numerous documents and other items that we feel may be of use to you.

Accessibility Policy 2015

Customer Service Policy 2015

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

Program Categories & Minimum Standards

2012-2017 Strategic Plan

Sport Policy

Policy and Procedures

Long Term Athlete Development Model

Program Rules

Language Guidelines


Registered Disability Savings Plan Presentation

National Team Training Squad

2014-15 Annual Report



  • Head Coach Job Description

    The National Team Head Coach is the sport technical lead for their respective sport. They are responsible for the development and monitoring of seasonal training plans that guide athletes and coaches leading up to the World Games.

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  • Language Guidelines

    Understanding the power of words, a series of language guidelines have been developed to promote respect amongst those involved with Special Olympics Canada, as well as the general public.

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  • Long Term Athlete Development Model

    Not just for adults, Special Olympics Canada has developed a model for our athletes that ensures their physical wellbeing is nurtured from a very young age onward. With our initiatives for young athletes, as well as our programs and services for adults, we have become a well-respected organization in the athletic field.

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  • Miscellaneous

    Outside of several of our programs and services, as well as other key components of the organization, there are numerous other things we are involved with in our effort to enrich the lives of those involved with Special Olympics Canada.

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  • Mission Staff Job Description

    The role of National Team Mission Staff is to ensure the efficient and effective operation of Team Canada during the time leading up to and during the World Games. Mission staff ensure a productive and positive team experience for the athletes and coaches.

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  • Official Sports and Rules

    In order to create an environment that is beneficial for everyone involved, on both a competitive and personal level, we have taken great care in developing our rules, as well as our procedure for placing each athlete in an appropriate group for competition.

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  • Policy and Procedures

    Like any organization, we have a detailed series of rules and regulations to ensure that our programs and services are run in a uniform and appropriate manner across our chapters. These guidelines also ensure fair treatment of all those who choose to be involved with Special Olympics Canada, as well as reputable business practices within our daily operations.

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