Provincial Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing Competition

Gander Wings will be hosting the Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing Competition on Saturday, February 11 & Sunday, February 12. The competition will take place at the Airport Nordic Ski facility. Gander Wings has blocked 60 rooms for Special Olympics until February 4, 2017.  Room rates are $104 for a Single, $114 for a Double [...] Read More

St. John’s Christmas Dinner & Dance

St. John’s Christmas Dinner and Dance is on December 9th at the Knights of Columbus (St. Clare Ave). Tickets available at Plaza Bowl Nov 22, 23, 29 and 30th (6:30-7:30)  at the Mews Swimming Pool Nov 26 and Dec 3 (4:00-5:00) Tickets $5.00 athletes, $5.00 coaches, Parents $15.00 non-refundable, Respite $15.00 non-refundable.   Deadline for cancellations [...] Read More

St. John’s Christmas BREAK

St. John’s Club would like to let everyone know of their scheduled Christmas Break. CHRISTMAS BREAK  SPECIAL OLYMPICS ST. JOHN’S SPORT       END DATE       -        START DATE Curling - December 11, 2016 -  January 8, 2017 Athletics - December 12, 2016 -  January 9, 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics - December 20, 2016  -  January 6, 2017 Bowling – TUE -  December 14, 2016  -  January 3, 2017 Bowling – WED -  December 14, [...] Read More

SONL’s first UNIFIED Basketball Competition!

Special Olympics Newfoundland & Labrador will be holding our first ever Unified Basketball Competition, at Carbonear Collegiate on Friday December 2nd.   Dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences, Special Olympics Unified Sports combines individuals with intellectual disabilities (athletes) and individuals without intellectual disabilities (partners) on the sports teams. The [...] Read More

Understanding the health & wellness needs of Special Olympics athletes

We invite you to participate in a study conducted by a team of researchers from Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Bloorview Research Institute, and the University of Toronto. We are hoping to gain a greater understanding of the health and wellness successes and goals of Special Olympics Canada’s athletes, through the perspectives of parents/guardians and [...] Read More