Sport and Competition
Special Olympics Ontario offers a wide array of competition opportunities for its athletes: Regional, Provincial, National, and World Games are among the most visible of Special Olympics initiatives. Invitational and Regional Competitions occur frequently, and on a four year cycle athletes have the opportunity to advance to Provincial, National and World Games.

Special Olympics Ontario currently offers programs in 18 core sports across the province. Our recognized sports are classified into the 3 seasons listed below:


In addition to sports clubs, Special Olympics Ontario offers a variety of programs for athletes geared towards youth and healthy living. Such programs include Active Start and FUNdamentals, Physical Activity & Healthy Living (PAHL) and our Athlete Leadership Programs (ALPs). For more information about these programs, click the links above.