We are currently in: Fort Smith, Northwest Territories.

Next up: We will be heading through Fort McMurray and Edmonton, Alberta!

Want to see a list of where we've virtually been?

How do you get started? Walk inside or out, continuing to practice safe physical distancing and record your time you spend walking, daily (in minutes). Then, visit the website to record your time.

How can you record your time?

One time entry - visit this page to submit your daily walking time.

You can also create your own personal page where you can set a walking goal, log in daily to submit your daily walking time and share your personal page with your friends and family to cheer you on!

Do you have family and friends that you want to stay virtually active with? Why not start a team page!

Be sure to take a photo of your walking adventures and post to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and use #WalkTheWorldSO
Week Two of the Special Olympics Ontario Virtual School Championships is in full gear!
We've received registration and submissions from all across the country! Remember, you can submit your results for more than one challenge. If you are a student-athlete between the ages of 13-21 and haven't yet registered for these fun Virtual School Championships, click here.
Key things to remember:

  • The Virtual School Championships are open to ALL student-athletes, not just those that had qualified for Kingston
  • After you register, remember to submit your personal best!
  • Choose your fun challenges! There are challenges in each of the five (5) School Championships sports (athletics, basketball, bocce, floor hockey, soccer & a bonus event for this year only)
  • Train! student-athletes can train and submit scores on the School Championships website for as many challenges as you'd like, but you can only submit one score per challenge. Submissions are due June 12th by 5 PM EDT.
  • Celebrate! Join us June 16, 17, 18 online for three (3) great days of celebration, activities and of course the athlete victory dance!

Next week we'll be featuring the great line up of events going on throughout the virtual celebration component of the Games, but if you'd like a sneak peak you can find it by clicking here!
Be sure to take photos of you training for the fun virtual challenges and use hashtag #SOOSchoolChamps
Young Athletes - Join Us This Week for A Virtual Sports Festival!
From Monday, June 8 to Friday, June 12, join us for a fun Virtual Sports Festival where elementary aged athletes have the opportunity to try ability-appropriate activities and games that promote physical activity and healthy living!

During the week, we will be releasing three activity videos each day on Special Olympics Ontario School Programs Facebook page and on the Sports Festival page.

Please share with us your Virtual Sports Festival experience! Remember to use #SOOSportsFest
Virtual Summer Practices Demonstrations
We have begun to create a focus on more sport-specific workouts and practice routines for athletes to try from the safety of their home. Beginning this week, we will be releasing a new sport specific practice session weekly for the following sports: athletics, bocce, golf, soccer and softball.

Today's release: Athletics - Season Opener
Be sure to follow Special Olympics Ontario's Facebook page for daily releases. The library of videos will be posted on the Virtual Summer Practices page.
Weekly Wellness Challenge
Don't forget to complete both challenges each day and consider doing the #SOOWOD to complete more active workouts this week!
This Week's Virtual Highlights:
Special Olympics Ontario
Join Lindsay Cook this week on Wellness Wednesday, June 10 at
2 PM EDT for a full body workout on Special Olympics Ontario's Facebook LIVE

A 30 minute heart pumping workout that will leave you feeling strong and happy! Equipment needed: a chair
Join us this Friday for episode eight (8) of the virtual series, From the Stands where Special Olympics Ontario athlete and staff member, Ryan Colpitts will interview one special guest.

This week we are excited to host Special Olympics Quebec athlete Tyler Rubin!
Tyler is looking forward to connecting with each of you and sharing his experience as an student-athlete at Summit School and being part of a community of Special Olympics athletes in Montreal.

Be sure to tune in on Friday, June 12 at 12 PM EDT at Special Olympics Ontario Facebook page LIVE.
Special Olympics Canada
Ready for another nutritious recipe?

Join Special Olympics Canada for a bilingual Wellness Wednesday with Sobeys Dietian Veronique Guitard on June 10 at 12 PM EDT on Special Olympics Canada's Facebook LIVE.

She'll be making a healthy peanut butter dip with pears. Get your fridge/pantry ready for Wednesday's recipe with the following ingredients.
Here's what you need to cook along with her: 2 tbsp of peanut butter (smooth), 1/ cup yogurt (vanilla, fat free), 3 medium pears/bananas/apples - your choice!

See you Wednesday, June 10 at 12 PM EDT on
On the training schedule this week: winter sports!

Join Special Olympics Canada's Strength and Conditioning Coach Steve Topham for his 1% Better Every Day workouts on Facebook LIVE Tuesday and Thursday this week at 2 PM EDT for some winter sport-specific training.
Equipment needed: a towel and a book OR light weight.

Join him on Special Olympics Canada's Facebook LIVE every Tuesday and Thursday at 2 PM EDT.

Mark your calendars: Tuesday, June 9, 2 PM EDT and Thursday, June 11, 2 PM EDT. For more information, click here.
Calendar of Virtual Events
Have you been visiting the Healthy @ Home Virtual Calendar to check out what other fun, creative, and interactive online events are happening across North America?

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