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Polar Plunge March 4th

The Polar Plunge is back! On March 4th, join us from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Children's Safety Village in Cambridge to cheer on participants plunging in support of Special Olympics. If interested in participating or volunteering, please contact kw.coordinator@specialolympicsontario.ca. We look forward to seeing you there! 

Polar Plunge Poster - Waterloo.pdf
Polar Plunge Incentives Poster (24 × 36 in).pdf

Marathon of Sport

Get ready for the University of Waterloo's first ever Marathon of Sport event on April 2nd, 2023, hosted by UW's motionballU Chapter! This unique, free event combines sports and activities to raise funds and awareness in support of Special Olympics athletes in Canada.

Athletes of all skill levels are invited to join in on the day of competition and the an opportunity to have fun, try new sports, showcase your athletic skills, and build lasting relationships with students and other athletes in the community. Each participant will be placed on a team of 8-10 people to participate in all events, with prizes, giveaways, and raffles to win, and you will also receive a free motionball t-shirt and lunch!

Over the years, motionball has become a major supporter of the Special Olympics, donating over $2 million annually to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation. So why not join UW's Marathon of Sport and be a part of something truly special? Please join us on April 2nd at the University of Waterloo Columbia Icefield for a great day of fun, sports, friendship, and more by following the link! Details regarding event start time will be determined in the coming weeks.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed! Special Olympics KW is looking for a Community Coordinator, Assistant Coaches, and Head Coaches (Soccer, Baseball, Bocce, and Floor Hockey).

If interested in the Community Coordinator position, please visit this page for more information.

If interested in applying for a position, please email the volunteer coordinator at kwvolcc@specialolympicsontario.ca

Safe Sport Training

Reminder to all volunteers and coaches, that the Safe Sport Training is mandatory and must be completed by March 31, 2023. Once you have completed this training, please add the training to your SO Membership Portal

Click below for resources, tips and ideas to stay healthy from home! 

Stay Connected

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Tips, tricks and challenges to help you connect with your friends, coaches and Special Olympics while practicing social distancing.

Stay Active

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Virtual activities and challenges you can do to stay active and fit from home!

Stay Positive

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Tools and resources to maintain the mental health of the Special Olympics community.

Stay Informed

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Information to help you understand COVID-19 and help you stay safe.

Help make a difference by donating today!

Help make a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities by making a donation to Special Olympics Kitchener-Waterloo. An electronic PDF tax receipt will be issued for donations made online.