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.
Provincial Challenge Games!
ALL athletes can be involved in this virtual SOBC Provincial Challenge Games competition. Since we cannot attend actual qualifiers or games this year, this is the next best thing and it will help keep everyone active and moving. Register to participate between April 12 and April 30 by replying to the email that you received. There will be a virtual Opening Ceremony April 29. There will be daily physical and wellness activities May 1 to June 20 and a Pep Rally on May 10. There will be the "Closing" Ceremonies, with Virtual awards, Dance Parties and more June 24 to 26. More information is available here.
Return to Sport:
Special Olympics BC is currently working on a Return to Sport program that will kick off in a few weeks' time. There will be a limited number of sports, which will be adapted for safe participation by a limited number of athletes. Social distancing of 3m will be maintained at all times. Stay tuned for details to follow.
The information in this memo will be made immediately available on our Return to Sport page: https://www.specialolympics.ca/british-columbia/return-sport. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org.