Our first-ever Virtual Volunteer Conference has started! If you didn't catch Saturday's kick-off please watch the video below:
There is still time to register for sessions! Our month-long celebration will feature a variety of sessions that volunteers from across the province can register to attend.
Our Virtual Games platform started this month and we have athletes from all across the province joining, signing up and submitting their personal best for Athletics Showdown, Bowling Bonanza, and new today - Todd Lefebvre Memorial Virtual Hockey Challenge!
Check out the Virtual Games happening now and sign up! Click here.
The last week in April, Week 4: Spring To The End is here! Have you been following the Reveal Your Champion workouts?

Set Goals, Achieve Greatness, and then set New Goals
On our goal setting page we will have a variety of activities picked out that go along with the monthly theme. Are you ready to get started? Click here.
Special Olympics Ontario encourages everyone who is able and eligible, to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Check out our COVID-19 updates page for information about vaccine, what to expect at your vaccine appointment, Frequently Asked Questions and more: Click Here

Have you already received the COVID-19 vaccine? Download, colour and share why you got your vaccine on social media: Click Here
Special Olympics Ontario athlete Thomas getting his first vaccine dose!
International Dance Day
April 29
On International Dance Day, everyone can choose to include by joining Special Olympics athletes across the world on social media for a day of dance, fitness and fun!

Break out your best dance moves and show your love for Special Olympics by sharing a video of you dancing to your favourite music!
So on April 29:
  • Record a 15-30 second video of yourself dancing to your favourite music - or invite your family/friends you might live with to join in the fun!
  • Share your video on your favourite social media platform
  • Tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and @SpecialOlympics using #InternationalDanceDay and #InclusiveHealth
  • Tag your friends and challenge them to celebrate #InternationalDanceDay by sharing their own dance video!
Virtual Strong Minds Session
May 5 
Special Olympics Ontario is excited to host a Virtual Strong Minds session with our Clinical Director, Dr. Marina Heifetz! This session will focus on helping athletes develop adaptive coping skills through activities that they can practice in everyday life, like strong breathing, positive messages and more! 

Date: Wednesday May 5, 2021 
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Location: Zoom 
Social Club
May 7
Join Chantel and Fatima for another fun filled social session as we have fun with dance bingo!

Date: Friday May 7, 2021 
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Location: Zoom 
Mindfulness Series
May 12
Special Olympics athletes and a caregiver are invited to participate in a virtual mindfulness series.

Join us for 1 hour each week for 6 weeks. Athletes can be any age & live anywhere in Canada. 

Starting Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 
Time: 6:30 PM EST

If interested please contact OR click here for the link. 
Raise $1 million for Special Olympics athletes while
doing your groceries?
Challenge accepted!
Thank you to everyone who donated $2 when checking out at Sobeys, Safeway, and IGA from April 1-15. Because of you, Sobeys exceeded their goal and raised an impressive $1,330,000 for Special Olympics programs across Canada!

Thank you for helping athletes hungry to participate in our community.
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