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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Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton is hiring!

Tuesday, July 29th 10:29 AM

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton is currently accepting applications for the Sport Coordinator Position. Please click here for the full job posting. 

If you are interested, please submit your Cover Letter, Resume and Salary expectations to sgillen@specialolympicsedmonton.ca Deadline is August 22, 2014 at 4:00pm. Only those selected for a interview will be contacted.

Thank you and good luck!

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton athletes come back National heros!

Friday, July 18th 11:01 AM

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

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!!

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton Track meet results!

Monday, July 14th 08:43 AM

Results for the 2014 Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton Annual Track Meet.

We would like to thank all athletes coaches and volunteers for being involved in another amazing event! 

Click here to access the results and here to see the 3000m and 5000m results.

Again, we would like to thank all participating affilaites and all the volunteers that help make it run on all cylinders!

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