Special Olympics Ontario

Site: Chatham-Kent - Mailing Address Only

Service: Special Olympics Ontario

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Record #: CHK0384 Last Modified: 12 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 27 Apr 2012
Contact Information
Office Phone1-888-333-5515 ext 244
E-Mailjenniferf@specialolympicsontario.com
Websitewww.specialolympicsontario.com
Primary ContactJennifer Findlay, District Developer, Special Olympics Ontario; Phone: 1-888-333-5515 ext 244; Email: jenniferf@specialolympicsontario.com
Agency Information
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1966
FundingFundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
DescriptionCommunity based program * Primary instrument of program delivery is the local sports clubs, which gives athletes with intellectual and physical disabilities the opportunity to train and compete twelve months of the year. Invitational and regional meets occur frequently and athletes advance through a regular cycle of Provincial Games to compete in both National and World Games and Championships * Provincial competitions are held in the spring, summer and winter every two years * National Summer and Winter Competitions are conducted every four years as are World Winter and Summer competitions.  
WINTER SPORTS-Alpine Skiing; Curling; Nordic Skiing; Snowshoeing; Speed Skating; Figure Skating *  
SPRING SPORTS-Basketball; 5 Pin Bowling; 10 Pin Bowling; Floor Hockey; Powerlifting; Swimming *  
SUMMER SPORTS-Soccer; Softball; Rhythmic Gymnastics; Track & Field 
DatesAug-Jun
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilitySix years of age and up; individuals with an intellectual disability
ApplicationCall or e-mail for information; Registration
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone ; Program dependent
Site Information
Located In CommunityChatham
Mailing Addressc/o Jennifer Findlay 
18 Wynford Dr, Suite 300 
Toronto, ON M3C 3S2