Welcome to the South Western Ontario District Site! 
We provide quality sport training programs and competitions for athletes living with an intellectual disability in the district of South Western Ontario.

If you're an athlete, a coach, or a volunteer, or thinking of becoming one, check us out and learn about the exciting opportunities that we have to offer.

COVID-19 Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, community activities and sport programs are carefully being reopened following our Return to Program processes and procedures. Please contact the local community contacts for more information about Return to Program and Virtual Programs in the community.

For more information, please visit:
You can also contact covid19@specialolympicsontario.com or 1-888-333-5515 ext. 311 with any questions.





  



 





News Flash

  • It's Awards Season! Each year, Special Olympics Ontario receives nominations for the annual Provincial Awards. In early July, the 2021 recipients were announced and South Western Ontario is pleased to announce that Tana Manchester of Sarnia is the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award. Congratulations, Tana!Click here for the full list of 2021 Provincial Award recipients: https://www1.specialolympicsontario.com/blog/2021-provincial-award-recipients/. 
    Posted Jul 30, 2021, 12:18 PM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • Important Online Fundraising Provincial Memorandum Please see the attached Online Fundraising Memorandum that has been published by Special Olympics Ontario. Special Olympics Ontario has identified Frontstream (previously known as Artez) as, at present, the only online fundraising platform to be used by Special Olympics Ontario communities & volunteers, or any individual raising money in the name of Special Olympics Ontario. The benefits of using Frontstream and the limitations of all other online fundraising platforms are outlined in the attached memorandum and the policy available at the following link: http://info.specialolympicsontario.ca/programs-policies-procedures/13-0---operational-sport-policies/13-2-0---operational-policies/13-2-5--online-fundraising . If you are aware of any volunteer, athlete, family member, coach, or community member (etc.) utilizing ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2018, 8:38 AM by Jeff Gall
  • 2018 Provincial Awards - Call for Nominations It’s time to nominate and select 2018 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial awards winners. We are once again looking for deserving athletes and volunteers in various categories, so please nominate any deserving candidates. To nominate athletes and volunteers please visit our Provincial Awards Website and submit your nomination on the online forms provided. Please note that the deadline date is Friday, May 18, 2018.  http://awards.specialolympicsontario.ca Provincial Awards 2018 awards.specialolympicsontario.ca Special Olympics Ontario - Provincial Awards Page Please share this information with your community. We wish to compile a list of candidates from all over the province. This is a great way to recognize people in your community who make a significant difference. All Provincial Award Winners ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2018, 7:24 AM by Jeff Gall
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