About us

About SOO

Special Olympics Ontario – Greater Ottawa is a volunteer driven organization with over 1000 registered athletes and volunteers participating in our community sport programs.

Our mission

To enrich the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sport.

Our vision

To support the delivery of SOO programs within Greater Ottawa to as many participants as possible at an affordable cost.


Our values

To develop and support sport programming for athletes who have an intellectual disability. 

To Nurture a healthy competitive environment for high-performance athletes with an intellectual disability. 

To foster the development of the coach and volunteer community through effective engagement. 

SOO highlights

  • We are so proud of our x athletes and x coaches that will be representing Canada at the 2022 World Winter Games in Kazan, Russia. Find out who will be competing in Russia (hyperlink to article)!
  • Our athletes have shown incredible dedication these past months by staying active at-home. Take a look at what they have been up to (hyperlink to article)!