Sharing the joy of sport

Special Olympics has received many incredible stories from people whose lives have been changed and enriched through sport, friendship, fun and mentorship. Some of those people have been kind enough to share their stories with you.

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Special Olympics Team Canada rhythmic gymnasts are ready to shine at the 2023 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Berlin, happening June 17 to 25...
Athletes at Training Camp
In just 19 days, Special Olympics Team Canada will walk into the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. This will mark the team’s triumphant return to the Special Olympics World Games, with Canada having last competed on the world stage in 2019.
Up Your Game
Registration is open for Special Olympics Canada’s ‘Up Your Game’ webinar series lead by Coach Glenn Cundari, NCCP Master Coach Developer and Special Olympics Team Canada Head Coach. The series will kick off on April 19th and cover the basics to help community coaches feel comfortable and confident in your programs and provide you with tools and ideas to propel your coaching to the next level.
As I wrap things up here at Special Olympics Canada it has been a time of reflection on a remarkable journey that has shaped my life. I never would...
Special Olympics Canada (SOC) Board of Directors announces the resignation of our Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sharon Bollenbach, effective February 24, 2023.
Happy Holidays!
Happy holidays everyone! Thank you to all of our athletes, volunteers, families, partners and donors. Your unwavering support for Special Olympics is...
Special Olympics Canada is accepting applications for research grants! The organization is looking for Special Olympics-oriented research proposals that promote and support research activities that enhance athlete development, performance, coaching and other areas identified in the Strategic Plan.
Special Olympics Canada's volunteer Board of Directors is an integral part of our organization. At this fall’s Board meeting and AGM, we said farewell...
Today marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. On this day, we recognize the painful history and impacts of the residential school system, particularly in light of the discoveries of unmarked grave sites at former residential school locations this year. It’s a time to forward our reconciliation efforts to build a better future for all Canadians.
Special Olympics athletes were in full swing at the 2nd annual Canadian All Abilities Championship this past week! The 36-hole national competition...