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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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2019 Giant Tiger Fundraiser

On June 23, 2019, Giant Tiger Brockville was kind enough to allow Brockville & Area Special Olympics to host a fund raiser. Here are some photos!

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Starbucks donates to Brockville Special Olympics

Starbucks in Brockville at Parkedale have been generous supporters at our events for the past two years! Even on short notice, they have come through for us. During the month of May they have come forward with a cash donation obtained through their Global Month of Service that each shop sets up.  Thank you Starbucks Parkedale!

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the first ever special olympics indoor bocce tournament for all eastern ontario is set for Saturday April 27, 2019. it will combine school and community programs and include unified teams

We can’t believe that it is happening again! Brockville and Area Special Olympics has organized the: FIRST EVER….Indoor Bocce tournament for all of Eastern Ontario FIRST EVER….combined event for school and community program athletes FIRST EVER….tournament that combines unified and non-unified teams Why not come out and cheer for the more than 100 athletes and coaches from all over Eastern Ontario Where and When– TISS (Thousand Island Secondary School), 2510 Parkedale Ave, Brockville Opening Ceremonies at 8:45 am, runs until […]

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brockville’s Special olympics does it again!! another first- a combined school and community S.O. dance–april 6, 2019

The school and community Special Olympics groups here in Brockville and Area got together to plan the first ever dance. Tickets were just $10 and included snacks and a photo booth! There were about 60 athletes from all over the community and it was a grand time. TISS students made cupcakes for everyone, students provided the great music and the school donated the custodian’s time. Thank you all!! We consider it a successful fund raising effort and such fun!! We […]

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