Committed to enriching the lives of Albertans with an intellectual disability through sport.

Become an Athlete


Registration Day is August 26, 2017

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Taking part in Special Olympics Edmonton creates opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to build new friendships and participate in physical activity. It gives them the chance to learn new skills and discover their potential by becoming an athlete within Special Olympics.

As an athlete, you have the opportunity to train and compete in a sport on a weekly basis within your community, at a level appropriate for you. Special Olympics Edmonton is focused on providing a fun, engaging, inclusive, positive and healthy environment for all participants.

An individual may participate in more than one sport – space permitting. All individuals are expected to comply with the Special Olympics Code of Conduct, which aims to create a positive, encouraging and supportive environment for every participant.

Programs are open to individuals’ of all skill levels with an intellectual disability ages 2 and up. For more information and program costs please contact the Sport Coordinator at 780-448-1876 or e-mail: clacoste@specialolympicsedmonton.ca

Eligibility

Programs are open to individuals with an intellectual disability and are designed to increase fitness levels, develop individual and/or team skills and to promote sportsmanship and fair play. No person shall, on the grounds of gender, race, religion, ability level, or financial constraint be excluded from participation.  All specific sport programs are for individuals 8 years and older. For interested participants age 2-7, please view information on our Young Athletes programs

Registration

We host an annual athlete registration day in August in order to allow an equal opportunity for everyone to sign up for our programs. It is strongly recommended that athletes register on registration day to assist in the registration process and programming, and to help them ensure their spot in their program.

Download and  fill out your form online and submit it to clacoste@specialolympicsedmonton.ca

Athlete Registration 2017-2018

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Register in person on registration day. The 2016-2017 program year registration day will be held as follows:

  Central Lions Seniors Centre 11113 113 Street
Saturday August 26, 2017 
  1:00pm – 3:00pm

NOTE: All athletes are strongly encouraged to attend registration day to guarantee a spot in the upcoming year’s programs

REGISTRATION IS ONGOING THROUGHOUT THE YEAR!

Individuals can register with Special Olympics Edmonton anytime throughout the year, provided that there is still room in the program. To register throughout the year, please contact clacoste@specialolympicsedmonton.ca!

OR, if you cannot attend the registration event

Please mail in or drop off program registration forms and payment. Early registrations are accepted. (Cash or Cheque only)

Special Olympics Edmonton
16011 118 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5V 1C7

For more information on Special Olympics Edmonton programs, registration or eligibility
please contact us.