Special Olympics Edmonton is a non-profit, volunteer based sport organization that provides recreational and competitive opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics-Cycle for the Cause

Friday, November 7th 08:26 AM
Sports

 

 NOVEMBER 28, 2014

10—6 PM

WEST  EDMONTON MALL

Join us on November 28th and cheer on the LETR members as they Cycle for Special Olympics Edmonton! They will be cycling in teams from 10:00am until 6:00pm at West Edmonton Mall by HMV & Chapters. All funds raised will be supporting Special Olympics here in Edmonton and Province wide! Come on down!

 Athletes are welcome to be part of the event and cycle along with the officers to raise funds.  We will place athletes together in a team of four and they will cycle for two hours as a team (each person will take a turn over the two hours)

Program Update

Thursday, October 16th 12:24 PM
Sports

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton programs updated information can be found here.

There will be a coaches meeting on October 15 where coaches will receive their program information and will be asked to contact athletes to inform them of their programs. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the office at  780-448-1886.

Team Store is now launched!!

Tuesday, October 7th 03:27 PM
Sports

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton team store is now live!!!



For those who want to purchase Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton gear can now do so! Click Here (yourteamgear.ca). Orders are submitted once payment is received and delivered to your house. If you have any questions or cannot order online, please contact Sean at 780-448-1886.

REGISTRATION DAY!!!

Wednesday, August 27th 10:59 AM
Misc.

REGISTRATION DAY!!

When: September 6, 2014 1:00 - 3:00pm
Where: Central Lions Senior Centre - 11113 113st NW
Who: All new, returning athletes and volunteers

New Athlete Registration form

Returning Athlete Registration form

New Volunteer Registration form

Returning Volunteer Registration form

If you would like a registration mailed to you, please call 780-448-1886 or email ccomeau@specialolympicsedmonton.ca. If you are unable to attend our Registration Day, you can send in your forms early. Please mail forms to:

Special Olympics Alberta- Edmonton
16011 118ave NW
Edmonton AB
T5V 1C7

Thank you and hope you are all ready for an amazing 2014-2015 season!!!




Call for Athletes and Volunteers!

Friday, August 1st 08:57 AM
Misc.

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton is looking for athletes and volunteers to help with the following events:


Free the Fuzz
August 22 – 24 @ Walmart South Common
Shifts are Friday Saturday and Sunday 9:00-12:30 and 12:30-4:00 Looking for 4 volunteers/shift for a total 24
Volunteers will be selling LETR merchandise and processing donations and educating the public on Special Olympics

Special Olympics Alberta – Edmonton Registration Day
September 6, 2014 @ Central Lions Senior Centre – 11113 113st NW from 12:00 – 4:00
The volunteer shift is 12-4 with the actual registration running 1:00 – 3:00pm we are looking for 35-40 volunteers
Volunteers will help with directing athletes, providing support with forms, process registration forms, process payment, BBQ and prep the snacks.

Registration Day Aftermath
This is a more less glamorous event. We are looking for day time volunteers to help with data input of athletes and volunteers in to our database.
Week follow Registration day – September 8 -12 during the work day.

If you are available for any of the listed events please contact the Sean or Celina at 780-448-1886 or email sgillen@specialolympicsedmonton.ca 

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton athletes come back National heros!

Friday, July 18th 11:01 AM
Sports




Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton had 33 athletes participate in the 2014 Special Olympics Canada National Summer Games in Vancouver! Athletes and coaches participated in  5 and 10 pin bowling, Athletics, Basketball, Golf, Powerlifting, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball and Swimming!

Some highlights include SOE Softball team winning 14-4 over home team BC to clinch a Gold medal. Swimmer April Lam collecting 5 medals, Tyler Chapman receiving Alberta's first ever gold medal in golf!! There are many more amazing performances. For a full listing of results, visit http://www.vancouver2014.com/results/delegations/result-details?delegation=SOA. 

To view pictures from Nationals, visit Special Olympics Alberta's facebook page

Congratulations to all athletes coaches and volunteers that made this event the largest of it's kind in Canada!!!! 


Rhythmic Gymnastics - Sprites at Nationals!!

Friday, July 18th 10:40 AM
Sports

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton RG Sprites team participated in the National Gymnastrada over the Canada Day weekend. Coach Sonya had this to say about her experience at Nationals:

"Nationals were awesome,  the sprites received a standing ovation every time they performed!!  Which was very heartwarming and not expected. I received positive feedback from the adjudicators  they were impressed by what the team could do, the choreography, and the music selections.the ladies also performed at Olympic plaza on Canada day to a packed audience and they did an awesome job!!! They were true ambassadors  to special Olympics!!"

Well done Sonya, Linda and all the coaches who helped prepare these ladies and a big shout out to all the SOE RG Sprites athletes who were amazing representatives of SOE, SOA and Edmonton! 



Performing at Olympics Plaza on Canada Day


Photo bomb!!

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Upcoming Events

December 6, 2014

SPARK Sport Conditioning (4242 99 St)

will be hosting a fundraiser for

Special Olympics Edmonton.

“Conditioned To Win,”

sponsored by CAPITAL JEEP

Click here for 14-15 program guide including start dates

Upcoming Deadlines

October 3

RG Evolution start Oct.6

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