Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario

Site: Owen Sound Chapter - Mailing Address

Service: Special Olympics

Description
Description (Service) Promotes opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to: develop physical fitness * demonstrate courage * experience success * develop skills and friendship with their families, other special Olympic athletes and the community  
 
Activities include a variety of indoor and outdoor sports including: 5- and 10-pin bowling * swimming * rhythmic gymnastics * curling * nordic skiing * soccer * softball * floor hockey * bocce * equestrian 
 
Athletes participate at local, regional, provincial, national and world levels
Service Details
Public Comments Special Olympics provides sport training and competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities * volunteers engage with the athletes in weekly sport programs, or can assist council with administrative support * volunteer roles include sport coach, team manager, and council member with various portfolios (such as secretary, fundraiser, treasurer)
Hours Vary, contact for details
Areas Served Chatsworth ; Owen Sound ; Wiarton
Eligibility Individuals with an intellectual disability, 8 years and up  
 
Individuals under the age of 8 may be able to participate in Active Start and FUNdamental multisport programs based on availability
Application To register as an athlete visit athlete.specialolympicsontario.ca 
 
To volunteer visit volunteer.specialolympicsontario.ca
Languages English
Fees Program - call for details - fees vary by sport
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Owen Sound, ON
 
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Physical Access Unknown - location for registration and activity venue varies, email for details
Contact Information
Website owensound.specialolympicsontario.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OwenSoundSpecialOlympics
Primary Contact Hellaina Rothenburg, District Developer; Phone: 1-888-333-5515 ext 276; Email: hellainar@specialolympicsontario.com
Alternate Contact Andrew Howlett, Community Coordinator; Email: owensound.treas@specialolympicsontario.ca
Mailing Address c/o Special Olympics Ontario 
65 Overlea Blvd, Suite 200 
Toronto, ON M4H 1P1
Categories
Service Categories All Sports ; Disability Related Sports
Service Category Groups Disabilities ; Sports / Recreation

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