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

  • Registration Days for 2017 Summer Programs The dates and times for the in-person registration days for our 2017 Summer Programs have been announced:
    Posted 8 Mar 2017, 11:33 by Admin Chair
  • Annual Members Meeting held on March 8th Special Olympics - Greater Ottawa's Community Council held our Annual Members Meeting on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:45 pm at the Adult High School (300 Rochester St., Rm 206 ...
    Posted 14 Mar 2017, 13:03 by Admin Chair
  • SOO-Ottawa hosts Skate Invitational this Weekend The 2017 Special Olympics Ontario Skating Invitational Competition will be held at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex this Saturday, February 4th.  The opening ceremonies kick off at 8:00am and awards ...
    Posted 31 Jan 2017, 12:46 by Admin Chair
  • Special Olympians open Skate Canada Nationals Special Olympians Stephanie McMahon, Jack Fan, and Katie Xu participated in the Opening Ceremony of the National Skating Championships being held January 16 - 22 at TD Place in Ottawa.  Our ...
    Posted 23 Jan 2017, 12:27 by Admin Chair
  • Paralympic athlete visits Rhythmic Cats Joe Radmore, a Canadian Paralympic medalist, visited the Ottawa Rhythmic Cats Special Olympics Gymnastics club on December 3rd, the International Day of the Disabled.  Joe competed in three Paralympic Games ...
    Posted 18 Jan 2017, 15:52 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 10 Jan 2017, 06:45 by Admin Chair
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Upcoming Events
Date Event
March 8, 2017SOO - Greater Ottawa Annual Members Meeting 
March 11, 2017Ottawa Invitational Swim Meet
March 24, 2017Summer Program Registration Day
March 29, 2017Summer Program Registration Day
June 24, 2017Annual Sports Banquet and Dance