Special Olympics BC offers three youth programs to help children with intellectual disabilities to develop essential motor, sport, and social skills through fun and positive movement experiences: Active Start (ages 2 to 6), FUNdamentals (ages 7 to 11), and Sport Start (ages 12 to 18). Learn more
Families, schools, and supporters can use the below resources to keep the fun activities going at home!
- New May 2020: SOBC Sport Start soccer at-home training videos by Vancouver coaches Krysten and Daniel - a new upload every week! (Sport Start is targeted for ages 12 to 18)
- Special Olympics Canada Active Start At-Home Guide
- Special Olympics Canada FUNdamentals At-Home Guide
- Special Olympics International Family Flash Cards. Fun and engaging flashcards featuring each of the individual activities and at-home equipment modifications for families to use at home to run Young Athletes.
- Special Olympics International Young Athletes Healthy Play At Home. Guide for families and caregivers on how to run Young Athletes activities at home.
- Special Olympics International Healthy Play at Home Poster. Poster for families to track the various healthy behaviors they do at home.
- Special Olympics New Jersey Young Athletes At Home playlist
- Special Olympics New York Young Athletes At Home playlist
- More resources from Special Olympics International
Watch Special Olympics International's videos demonstrating the individual activities in Young Athletes programs:
- Foundational skills
- Walking and running
- Balance and jumping
- Trapping and catching
- Advanced sports skills
Nutrition and more
A family's experience
See why Levi and his family love Special Olympics:
SOBC Sport Manager