Special Olympics NL Volunteer Wins National Award

Special Olympics NL is pleased to announce that local volunteer Tanya Smith will be honoured with a Special Olympics Canada award. The Special Olympics Canada Awards, now in their 26th year, recognize the athletes who became the pride of their hometowns with medal-winning performances, as well as the men and women who both mentored them [...] Read More

Evan Ash Builder Award

Dr. Carmel Casey is awarded the 2014 Evan Ash Builder Award   Evan Ash was a builder of many, many things.  He built a family, a church and Special Olympics programs.  Sadly, he passed away in July 2014.  The Special Olympics Newfoundland & Labrador Board of Directors created an award in Evan’s Memory. On Friday, [...] Read More

Coaching Young Athletes

SONL is excited to offer their first Coaching Young Athletes Course.  This course is part of the National Coaching Certification Program of Canada and is aimed at those coach volunteers who work with our young and developing athletes in Active Start and FUNdamental programs. The course combines Fundamental Movement Skills training with Special Olympics training [...] Read More

Community Course & Athlete Speaker Training

On November 8 & 9, Program Director Darrin Reid will be in Corner Brook for an extensive weekend of SONL training. Darrin will be offering the Special Olympics Community Coaching Course.  Special Olympics strives towards improving coach education and this course a part of the National Coaching Certification Program of Canada.  All coaches who plan on attending [...] Read More

Young Athletes Program – Corner Brook Area

 Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador are proud to offer a Young Athletes Program in the Corner Brook Area!!! This program is for individuals with an intellectual disability ages 2-6 Active Start Program and 7-14 FUNdamentals Program.  The Young Athletes Program will run for 12 weeks starting Friday November 14th, 2014! WHAT: Young Athletes Program WHEN: [...] Read More