Your donations go a long way! Special Olympics Ontario Greater Ottawa supports more than 650 athletes with intellectual disabilities. We're dedicated to enriching the lives of Ottawans with an intellectual disability through sport by promoting respect, acceptance, inclusion and human dignity. Our athletes have competed at the local, provincial, national and world levels, and this wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our community.

Fall/Winter Registration Update

Fall/winter registration now open! See recent announcements for full details. Looking forward to kicking off fall/winter programs with our athletes in September and October!
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 19 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.

Volunteer With Us

We're looking for some awesome volunteers to join the SOO - Greater Ottawa family! We have a bunch of fun activities planned for the upcoming year and we need some fantastic volunteer coaches for the programs! 

Check out how you can volunteer with us

Recent Announcements

  • Announcement - Registration now open for fall/winter programs! We are now accepting registrations for fall/winter programs via methods outlined below. Registration deadline is September 10 at 11:59 pm ET to be entered into the lottery for ...
    Posted 9 Sept 2022, 13:26 by Programs Chair
  • Official Notice of Virtual Annual Members' Meeting (AMM) - December 22, 6:30 pm We are inviting all volunteers, athletes, and community members to join us for this year's AMM.Link to register: (you need to register to receive ...
    Posted 22 Nov 2021, 08:39 by Programs Chair
  • Official Notice of Virtual Annual Members' Meeting (AMM) - December 16, 7 pm We are inviting all volunteers, athletes, community members to join Special Olympics Ontario - Greater Ottawa's Council for our virtual Annual Member's Meeting (AMM) on December 16, 2020 at ...
    Posted 16 Nov 2020, 19:10 by Programs Chair
  • COVID-19 Update: Return to programming (RTP) Dear Athletes, (Parents and Guardians): We are excited to announce that Return to Programming is underway for certain Ottawa clubs. We can't wait to welcome athletes back to in ...
    Posted 2 Oct 2020, 16:33 by Programs Chair
  • COVID-19 Update: Summer programming Good evening SOO GO community, As you may have already seen, Special Olympics Ontario has extended the suspension of programming/fundraising etc to June 30, 2020. Given this further extension ...
    Posted 3 May 2020, 18:27 by Programs Chair
  • COVID-19 Update from SOO Communication Advisory - COVID-19Attention: Special Olympics Ontario Communities, Clubs, Volunteers, Athletes, Partners, Associates and Families I hope everyone is doing well. Firstly, I would like to begin by thanking ...
    Posted 28 Apr 2020, 13:13 by Admin Chair
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