Special Olympics Ontario Athletes Return to the National Stage

Special Olympics Ontario is pleased to announce the athletes and coaches that have been selected to represent Team Ontario in the upcoming 2022 Canada Summer Games: Sport Name Role Community Swimming Austin Daleman Athlete Halton Hills Swimming Rosie Hewitt Athlete Simcoe Swimming Gael Shindano Athlete Ottawa Swimming Emily Skulj Athlete St. Catharines Swimming Katie Xu Athlete Ottawa Swimming Sarah McNeil …

2023 World Summer Games Athlete Identification

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of the 2022 National Summer Games, Special Olympics Canada (SOC) has had to modify its identification process for the 2023 World Summer Games in Berlin, Germany. Rather than hosting centralized National Games, SOC has divided its assigned quota to each of the chapters and has given each chapter full authority to select …

Simcoe Seals swimmer Aimee Buckborough takes the plunge!

Aimee Buckborough, a seasoned Special Olympics Ontario athlete, is well aware of the time, commitment and effort required to excel in sport. As a gold medal swimmer at Nationals, avid golfer and softball player, Aimee has always been willing to push herself outside of her comfort zone to pursue her best.  In keeping with this mindset, Aimee decided to try …

50/50 Raffle Winning Ticket Announced!

The inaugural online 50/50 draw presented by the Ontario Hockey League winning number is A-2050971. Congratulations on your $5,000 prize! Thank you to all who purchased tickets & for your support of Special Olympics Ontario!

Global Day of Inclusion – July 20, 2019

On Saturday, July 20th, join us for the second annual Global Day of Inclusion in an effort to rally the world to #ChooseToInclude, shifting perceptions of and behaviours toward people with intellectual disabilities, so we focus on that they CAN do, instead of what they can’t. This year’s donut was designed by 26 year old Tori Ranson from Georgetown, ON. …