Special Olympics is a international charitable organization dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities through sport. Here in Brockville and area, it has grown from very modest roots to a vibrant group of athletes, coaches and volunteers. Our local sport programs welcome athletes as young as 8, with no upper age limit. Athletes are welcome to participate in as many sports as desired. These programs provide athletes with far more than just the physical benefits of sport […]

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The Knights of Columbus District #57 announce Flag Relay Event and Chili lunch for Jan 19, 2019 beginning at 10:45 am

The purpose of the Knights of Columbus Flag Relay is to raise public awareness of Special Olympics and to support the athletes in communities throughout Ontario. The KOC Flag Relay will run from early January to May and finish at the International Invitational Youth Games in Toronto, May 14-17 2019 Knights of Columbus District # 57 (Brockville, Prescott, Morrisburg, South Mountain) will be hosting Flag Relay Event      St. Mark’s Parish Hall            461 Edward Street, Prescott Saturday, January 19 […]

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Breakfast of Champions a huge success Nov 17, 2018

Tim Ruhnke, Brockville Recorder & Times   It was a golden Breakfast of Champions. Athletes with the Brockville and Area branch of Special Olympics Ontario were joined by coaches, volunteers and supporters at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 96 on Saturday morning. The movement for individuals with intellectual disabilities is marking its 50th anniversary; the local program has been in place for three decades. Led by piper and Brockville Police Chief Scott Fraser, the Special Olympic athletes marched into the main hall […]

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