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

  • Annual Members Meeting on March 8th Special Olympics - Greater Ottawa's Community Council will be holding our Annual Members Meeting on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:45 pm located at the Adult High School (300 Rochester ...
    Posted 7 Feb 2017, 11:22 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
  • 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
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Upcoming Events
Date Event
February 11, 2017 Ottawa Senators Game (in support of Special Olympics Ottawa)
March 4, 2017Polar Plunge Ottawa
March 8, 2017SOO - Greater Ottawa Annual Members Meeting 
March 11, 2017Ottawa Invitational Swim Meet