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Update on Return of Programs

COVID-19 Vaccine

Special Olympics athletes are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine! Please visit the KWHabilitation website for additional details. We look forward to taking this step towards in-person activities once more!

The Virtual Games Are Back!

Special Olympics Ontario has brought back the Virtual Games in order for everyone to compete against old and new friends from home! Visit here to participate, compete against your fellow athletes and have the chance to win awards!

To register:

  1. Go to www.sovirtualgames.ca and click "LOGIN" at the top. Click "click here to register" at the bottom.

**If you are registered for Reveal Your Champion (RYC) use your RYC username and password.

  1. Once you are registered and logged in, click "CALENDAR" across the top, and find the Games you are interested in.

  2. Once you're on the Games pages, scroll down and click the red box to "sign up for this game as an INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE"

  3. Next, scroll down the Games page to check out the challenges. Click on each challenge to get all of the instructions and to submit your best score!

Next Zoom Workout!

Hello athletes! We are very excited to announce that our next Zoom workout will be Tuesday May 11th at 10 am with Carolyn Campbell leading the session, we look forward to seeing you there!

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95772931104?pwd=MnNNRmlmU3YwQ3J5c1Q1NENIZFd3Zz09

Password: 593078

Healthy @ Home

Special Olympics Ontario has been working on a number of initiatives to help keep athletes and the community social, active, positive, and informed. One of these initiatives is Healthy @ Home!

On the Special Olympics Ontario website, Special Olympics will be updating it's pages to:

  • Stay Connected: How to connect with fiends, coaches, athletes, and Special Olympics Ontario while staying safe and social distancing

  • Stay Active: How to stay active and fit at home, so you can keep healthy while activities are on hold

  • Stay Positive: Here you can find tools and resources to support the mental health of the Special Olympics community, as well as yourself

  • Stay Informed: Here you can find information about what COVID-19 is and what steps you can take to stay healthy and reduce the risk of those around you

Resources for Athletes During COVID-19 Cancellations

Amongst all the activity cancellations amid the COVID-19 outbreak, we encourage all athletes to keep healthy and active. In order to do so, here are some resources to help get exercise while social distancing:

  • eLearning Course: For anyone looking to learn the basic information about coronavirus and how to protect yourself. Follow the instructions on this PDF to register and complete

  • Resources for Young Athletes:

    • Here you can find flashcards for short at-home activities, and here there is a guide for caregivers to run these activities

    • Here you can find videos demonstrating the Young Athletes activities

    • Here you can find advice for explaining COVID-19 to children

  • Fit 5 Resources Series: For anyone looking for short videos demonstrating athletic activities, you can find them here

  • School of Strength: The School of Strength provides athletes with a fitness tracker, fitness videos, and a guide to healthy snacks