October 29, 2016

Join The Play Unified Movement

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Special Olympics Nova Scotia wants you to join the Play Unified Movement in your school! Be a student leader and take the plunge to help unite your fellow students through sport. Horton High School,  Central Kings and Middleton High School piloted the program in 2016.  Watch the video HERE  What is Play Unified? Dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared … Read More →

October 29, 2016

Inspired Gala – Igniting The Flame

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Join us on February 1st at the Cunard Center in Halifax as we host our annual Gala in support of Special Olympics. This year we will be “Igniting the Flame” as we head into hosting the 2018 National Summer Games at St FX. University in Antigonish. To learn more about our gala or to purchase tickets, please visit our gala … Read More →

August 17, 2016

Province Wide Registration for Athletes and Volunteers

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Please check back soon as we update the times and locations in your community.  Volunteers are needed for all areas.  If you have a few hours to spare each week, we would love to have you join our organization. Why not come out and experience the true essence of sport. Region Registration Location Date Time Dartmouth Woodlawn United Church (54 … Read More →

July 26, 2016

Part 2, Provincials, Active start and smiles

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Piles of clothes, checklists, chocolate bars packed, constant checking of e mails, then phone calls and texts. My husband Geoff is heading to his first ever Provincial Games as a Head Coach of Soccer. I can tell by the way he is talking, packing and re checking things that he is excited. I head off to work at Autism NS … Read More →

July 18, 2016

Spring Getaway Winner Announced

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On July 8th, Special Olympics Nova Scotia drew the winner of the annual Spring Getaway Lottery. The successful winner was a group of ladies from Digby County.  Our congratulations to Les Femmes Acadiennes. Thank you to everyone who supported the lottery.

July 6, 2016

Episode 1 – Our Journey begins

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He’s sitting in the corner of the hall, bouncing his head against the wall, then curling up and looking as though he is licking the floor, I don’t think he is, but the wonderful thing is… No one is watching, no one is judging, people are talking to me while I watch him in the corner, we are accepted, and … Read More →

June 29, 2016

Dr. Stanish Fundraising Luncheon Join Us!

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Purchase your tickets online today and join us to hear an inspirational message for the Scattolon family.   On October 21st, 2016, as you join us for the Dr William Stanish and Friends Luncheon, you will meet a remarkable father and daughter duo that will share with you their story of the doors Special Olympics has opened for them. Londo … Read More →

June 22, 2016

Why Special Olympics is important to me

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July 8-10th we will host the annual Special Olympics Summer Games. Over three days we will welcome 900+ coaches and athletes in eight sports (soccer, bocce, basketball, swimming, rhythmic gymnastics, track and field, golf, and bowling) and a fun day for youth (ages 2-12). Throughout the year we do many things that result in the essence of what we are … Read More →

May 3, 2016

Five Athletes and One Coach added to Team Canada Training Roster

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Special Olympics Canada Announces Roster for the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games Team Canada will compete in Austria March 14 – 25, 2017 TORONTO, ON, May 4, 2016 – Special Olympics Canada is pleased to officially announce Team Canada for the upcoming 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, taking place in Austria from March 14 to 25, 2017. Special … Read More →

May 1, 2016

Truck Convoy: Big Rigs, Big Hearts

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The World’s Largest Truck Convoy  Big Rigs. Big Hearts. Big Results Presented by Irving Oil is an international, one-day celebration of the trucking industry to raise funds for, and showcase an awareness of, and change attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities. With the support of the trucking industry for the Athletes of Special Olympics Nova Scotia. The 2016 convoy will … Read More →