News & Events

Winter Registration 2018

posted 7 Aug 2018, 05:56 by Webmaster Ottawa

The winter registration will take place on August 11th, 2018 from 11:00am till 1:00pm 
Location: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, Ontario

We look forward to seeing you there!

Provincial Winter Games - Initial Training Teams

posted 11 Jul 2018, 06:20 by Webmaster Ottawa   [ updated 11 Jul 2018, 06:21 ]

Congratulations to all the athletes and team managers who have been named to their District Training Teams for the 2019 Provincial Winter Games!

Please find the attached documents for the full team list. 

Athletic Banquet 2018

posted 17 Apr 2018, 10:30 by Webmaster Ottawa

This year's Athletic Banquet will be held at the Sala San Marco on May 11th, 2018! 

Special Olympics athletes, coaches, volunteers, families and supporters will have the chance to celebrate another amazing year in Ottawa with a dinner and dance!!

There are two methods to purchase your ticket this year:

1. Online via the website
3. Contact Lise at

We hope to see you there! 

Team Ontario Fan Wear is now on sale

posted 10 Apr 2018, 10:53 by Webmaster Ottawa

We are very pleased to launch the Team Ontario Fan Wear site.  ON OUR GAME is our team slogan, so you will see it used on most apparel pieces.
The first store will be open until Sunday April 8th (midnight) to receive orders for Bowling Championships.  Items ordered in the first store will be delivered by May 9th.

The second store will be open April 16th - May 13th to receive the orders for National Games in July.  Items ordered in the second store will be delivered by June 20th.

Both stores are exactly the same, we just want to make sure the bowlers get their orders immediately.

We hope to see all the Team Ontario fans will be wearing the fan wear because Team Ontario is ON OUR GAME!!!


Juli Prokopchuk Brattan
Manager, Major Games and Competitions
Chef de Mission, Team Ontario, 2018 National Games

Summer Registration 2018

posted 20 Mar 2018, 09:17 by Webmaster Ottawa   [ updated 20 Mar 2018, 09:18 ]

The summer registration will take place on April 7th, 2018 from 11:00am till 1:00pm 
Location: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, Ontario

We look forward to seeing you there

Annual Members Meeting

posted 5 Mar 2018, 18:59 by Admin Chair   [ updated 5 Mar 2018, 19:02 ]

We are inviting all volunteers, athletes, community members to join the Special Olympics Ontario - Greater Ottawa's Council for our Annual Member's Meeting. The event will be hosted at the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre on March 14, 2018 at 6:30p.m.

We will be providing a general overview of SOO Greater Ottawa's strategic and financial position, along with a question and answer period with our council representatives.

We currently have five positions that are up for election on our council team. If you believe you have the skills and the interest to run for these positions, please send an e-mail to Kyle Dowd before March 14, 2018 (see contact information below).

Positions up for election this year are as follows:

1. Admin Chair/Community Coordinator - Currently Running Kyle Dowd

2. Fundraising Coordinator - Currently Running Caroline Butler Davies

3. Public Relations Coordinator - Currently Running Naomi Haile

4. Athlete Registrar - Currently Running Lise Lebeau

5. Secretary - Currently Running Lisa Hibbeln

Nominations can be made any time up to and including on the floor at the Annual Member's Meeting (AMM) on March 14th, 2018 by submitting them to Kyle Dowd (

Friends and family are welcome! We look forward to seeing you there!

The Innovapost Greater Ottawa Invitational Swim Meet

posted 29 Jan 2018, 10:35 by Webmaster Ottawa

Location: Richcraft Recreation Complex Kanata
Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 9 am (Warm up at 8:10 am)

34 events are offered ranging from 25 M swims to 200 M swims

Registration: $20.00 per athlete, includes lunch
Deadline: February 13, 2018
For registration information contact

Hosted by: Barrhaven Seawolves, Ottawa Otters, Orleans Riptides and Ottawa Kingfish
Sponsored by: We would like to thank our sponsor Innovapost for their generous support that has enabled this swim meet to take place.

The Light Fest - Promo Code

posted 23 Aug 2017, 01:53 by Webmaster Ottawa

Join Special Olympics Ottawa on September 23, 2017 for The Lights Fest. Use promo code SPECIALOLYMPICS to get $5 off adult tickets! 

Volunteering Opportunity - The Lights Fest

posted 23 Aug 2017, 01:51 by Webmaster Ottawa   [ updated 23 Aug 2017, 01:54 ]

The Lights Fest is taking place on September 23, 2017 in Ottawa and Special Olympics Ottawa is their charity of choice! 
Are you interested in volunteering? Bring a friend with you! You will be answering questions, selling merchandise, handing out participants’ kits, and helping raise money for Special Olympics!

2017 Provincial Award Recipients

posted 17 Aug 2017, 15:50 by Webmaster Ottawa   [ updated 17 Aug 2017, 15:50 ]

Special Olympics Ontario has announced the 2017 Provincial Award Recipients. We would like to congratulate those who were nominated and those who were chosen to take home these notable awards!

Special Olympics Ottawa is proud to acknowledge two exceptional recipients of the 2017 Provincial Awards from the Ottawa region: 

Male Athlete of the Year: Jack Fan
Female Coach of the Year: Rachel Mathews

Congratulations to Jack and Rachel for your hard work this year! Keep it up!

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