About Us

Special Olympics Ontario (SOO) is a volunteer driven organization with over 20,000 athletes and 10,000 volunteers registered across the province. Athletes can participate from 8 years of age and have the opportunity to train in 15 core sports offered in the Greater Ottawa Area. Active start and FUNdamentals programs are available for athletes starting at age 2.

SOO - Greater Ottawa has over 1000 registered athletes and volunteers participating in community sport programs. Every facet of our community is dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.

Recent Announcements

  • Award Recipients Honoured at Breakfast Festival SOO - Greater Ottawa would like to congratulate Katie Xu, Jack Fan, Lise Lebeau, Brian Dooks, and Emily Byrne, the recipients of the 2016 local awards handed out at the 12th ...
    Posted 6 Oct 2016, 12:28 by Admin Chair
  • Purchase Sens Tickets in Support of SOO - Ottawa Support local Special Olympics in Ottawa this year by purchasing tickets to the Ottawa Senators February 11th game versus the New York Islanders.Access discounted tickets from 10%-30% at ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2016, 12:11 by Admin Chair
  • Ottawa Fury supports SOO - Ottawa for October 2nd match The Greater Ottawa community of Special Olympics Ontario has been selected as the "Charity of the Game" for the Ottawa Fury's match on Sunday, October 2nd.  Support local Special ...
    Posted 31 Aug 2016, 08:23 by Admin Chair
  • Call for Indoor Soccer Coaches We are looking for indoor soccer coaches able to run a two hour practice every Saturday at Ridgemont High School from October 15 - March 25 from 12 - 2 PM. If ...
    Posted 30 Aug 2016, 10:32 by Admin Chair
  • Call For Volunteers: District Administrative Positions Special Olympics Ontario is looking for volunteers with a strong administrative background to fill district level administrative positions in Eastern Ontario.The District Administrative Team (DAT) consists of an Administrative ...
    Posted 29 Aug 2016, 11:52 by Admin Chair
  • Ottawa welcomes new Fundraising Coordinator SOO - Greater Ottawa would like to welcome our new Fundraising Coordinator to Community Council, Karen Sagle.Karen is the owner and lead planner of When Sparks Fly Weddings & Events, a ...
    Posted 8 Aug 2016, 13:01 by Admin Chair
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Upcoming Events
Date Event
October 15, 2016 Motionball Marathon of Sport (Ottawa)
February 11, 2017 Ottawa Senators Game (in support of Special Olympics Ottawa)