Important Information – COVID-19

Please be advised that the provincial office is closed as of March 16th, 2020 until further notice.

For more information and updates, please visit the Special Olympics Ontario website at: Please direct all questions by email at or by phone at 1-888-333-5515 ext. 311.

March 24, 2020

Communication Advisory - COVID-19

Attention:   Special Olympics Ontario Communities, Clubs, Volunteers, Athletes, Partners, Associates and Families

In consultation with local and provincial health authorities and Special Olympics programs across Canada, please be advised that Special Olympics Ontario is continuing its directive that all local sport programs, competitions, fundraisers and related activities continue to be suspended until April 30, 2020.

We will continue to monitor and evaluate the status of the pandemic on a month-to-month basis and advise you on or before April 30th regarding the future status of our programs.

Special Olympics Ontario staff are hard at work on a number of initiatives focused on keeping athletes, volunteers and partners active, connected, informed and positive through this very difficult time.

For more information and updates, please visit the Special Olympics Ontario website at:

Should you have any questions or would like to speak with a staff person please email or call 1-888-333-5515 ext. 311 to leave a voice message  and we will follow up with you.

Stay Safe Everyone!

Thanks for your understanding,

Glenn MacDonell
President & CEO

Please click here for updates on the status of the Provincial Spring Games and School Championships

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Special Olympics Ontario continues to proactively monitor the situation with COVID-19. The health and safety of program and event participants are our top priority, and we encourage everyone to follow public health best practices and current information. Please see below for additional information regarding what we currently know about COVID-19 and updates from Special Olympics Ontario.

Info for Athletes & Caregivers
What Can I Do?


Special Olympics Ontario recommends using Ontario and Canadian health authorities for information on COVID-19, including: 

For those looking to stay active in the absence of events and programming, please check out theat-home training and health resources on the Special Olympics Ontario website.