About

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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There is a new Dame in town!!

Brockville and Area Special Olympics is proud to say that among their amazing coaches, we have one Dame. All the volunteers and athletes join the many recognizing Lesley for her dedication to others for many years. We are indeed fortunate to have her in our family. She has been invested into the Order of St. George and is therefore now known as Dame Lesley Pampararo Lehman  in recognition of  the contribution she has made to either the community or to humanity. “I hope […]

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Registration night a success; some athletes still need to register

Registration night for Brockville and Area Special Olympics was a very busy one. We still have a number of athletes who have not registered for the coming years’ sports. Don’t miss your chance to get involved! Most winter sports will begin right after Thanksgiving. The new sport detail updates will be on our website shortly. Many of our coaches, at least 20, stayed on after registration was complete to meet to improve our communication skills and sporting events.

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An Introduction to Equi-Soul

Thank you, Amber and your two associates of Equi-Soul for a wonderful introduction to equine therapy. All three who attended had absolutely no experience being around horses and left in a very relaxed state. We can now appreciate the benefits of this program. 

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Bronze Sponsors for 2019 Gala

Special Olympics Brockville and Area would like to express our sincere appreciation to our sponsors and donors. If you’d like to know how you can make a difference with sponsorship please contact us. Thank you Hansler Smith Limited, Irvine Memorial, Forward Vision Financial Group.

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We’re always looking for volunteers

All the coaching, sport management, administrative functions associated with being part of an international organization, as well as fundraising to ensure the maintenance of low participation costs, are performed by volunteers. We are always looking for Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Sports Managers, Special Event Volunteers and General Volunteers. No experience necessary! A Special Olympics volunteer need only to be a believer in what we are endeavouring to do and be enthusiastic about achieving it.More information can be found here: http://soobrockvilleandarea.com/get-involved/volunteer

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