Special Olympics PEI offers all Islanders with an intellectual disability access to sport.
Special Olympics Programs
Special Olympics PEI offers all Islanders with an intellectual disability access to sport. There is something for athletes of all ages and ability levels. Special Olympics PEI has over 100 sports programs, running weekly, in communities across PEI.
Special Olympics programs are divided into two streams: Community and Competitive.
Community sport are recreational sports programs for all athletes (ages 2+), regardless of ability or experience. These programs run once a week, for one hour, in communities across PEI. Community sport programs include: Active Start, FUNdamentals, Youth Multi Sport, and Adult Community Sport.
Competitive sport are sports programs that offer various opportunities to compete at events on- and off-Island, right up to the international level. These programs are for athletes ages 13+.
To learn more about Special Olympics PEI’s programs, and to find the right program for you, please visit our Community and Competitive Programs page.
Special Olympics PEI currently offers the following Competitive Sports. To see the official rules, as outlined by Special Olympics Canada, please click on the sport names below.
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 and our process for placing each athlete in an appropriate group for competition. This way, every athlete is able to participate and benefit from being active. For more information, please visit our Divisioning page.