Special Olympics BC - Coquitlam

Serving: Coquitlam, Port Moody & Port Coquitlam

Special Olympics BC provides high-quality sports programs and competitions that help people with intellectual disabilities celebrate personal achievement and gain confidence, skills, and friendships.

For more than 35 years, Special Olympics BC has been committed to enriching the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities and, in turn, the lives of their family members, friends and everyone they’ve touched.

If you or someone you know are interested in becoming involved as an athlete, coach or volunteer with Special Olympics BC in the Tri-cities area, please check out our sports programs and contact us for more information.

 

Special Olympics Athlete's Oath:

Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.

Upcoming Events

ATTENTION ATHLETES…We need your input!

10 minutes is all you need to complete this online survey.  Your feedback will be discussed with the members of the North America delegation at the Special Olympics Global Athlete Congress, taking place in November in the Dominican Republic.

All surveys must be completed by November 1.

Attention Woodlands Survivors

Former residents of Woodlands Institution in New Westminster who attended the school have started to receive compensation for systemic abuse suffered at the provincial institution.
People who resided at Woodlands prior to 1974 will receive $10,000 in an ex-gratia payment. In addition, people who resided in Woodlands after 1974 will receive up to a maximum of $10,000. The payment will take into account settlement awards previously provided through the Woodlands class action settlement. It is expected that monies will be paid out by March 31, 2019.
The Province is asking former residents or their guardians and caregivers who have not been contacted to call toll free 1 888 523-7192 or email: woodlands.care.facility.residents@gov.bc.ca
You are asked to provide the following information:
  • full name
  • date of birth
  • address and
  • the name and address of your legal guardian, if you have one