About Us

Special Olympics Ontario 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.


The Greater Ottawa Community of Special Olympics Ontario has almost 700 registered athletes and 350 volunteers. Every facet of our community is dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.



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Recent Announcements

  • Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Awards It's that time of year to nominate deserving athletes and volunteers from the Greater Ottawa community for the 2016 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial awards.Please visit the SOO Provincial ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2016, 07:04 by Admin Chair
  • 2016 Athlete Banquet Athletes, volunteers, and supporters of Special Olympics in Greater Ottawa are invited to the 2016 Athlete Banquet to be held on Friday, May 20th at the Sala San Marco on ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2016, 05:56 by Admin Chair
  • Bill Williams Sportmanship Award Congratulations to Ryan Smith, this year's recipient of the Bill Williams Sportsmanship Award.  The winner of this award is voted for by his/her peers. It reflects an ...
    Posted 24 Mar 2016, 05:29 by Stacey McKeown
  • Athlete Leadership Programs (ALPS) University coming to Ottawa! “SOO is hosting a FREE Athlete Leadership Workshop on the 2nd of April at Algonquin College in Ottawa. The Athlete Leadership Program or ALPS is a one day workshop ...
    Posted 11 Mar 2016, 08:41 by Stacey McKeown
  • Annual Members Meeting Ottawa held it's Annual Members meeting on March 9th.  Special Olympics Ottawa accepted the Community Operating Guidelines (Attached) as well as held elections for 4 Council positions.Please ...
    Posted 11 Mar 2016, 07:44 by Stacey McKeown
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