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

  • 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 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
  • Santa Visits SOO Ottawa's Young Athletes Santa Claus took time out of his busy schedule to visit the participants in SOO-Greater Ottawa's Active Start and Fundamentals programs.  To view all the photos please visit ...
    Posted 14 Dec 2016, 05:48 by Admin Chair
  • Team Canada Supporter's Gear available until Dec 19 We know you are all proud of all the Special Olympics athletes who will represent Canada at the World Winter Games in Austria in March. If you want to show ...
    Posted 9 Dec 2016, 10:04 by Admin Chair
  • Ottawa Otters Program Calendar Released The document attached below details the upcoming Ottawa Otters swimming season.
    Posted 14 Dec 2016, 04:43 by Admin Chair
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Upcoming Events
Date Event
January 29, 2017Ottawa/Orleans 5-Pin Bowling Invitational 
February 4, 2017Skate Canada Eastern Ontario Special Olympics Invitational Skating Competition
February 11, 2017 Ottawa Senators Game (in support of Special Olympics Ottawa)
March 8, 2017SOO - Greater Ottawa Annual Members Meeting