Holiday Greetings from SONS

Holiday Greetings from Special Olympics Nova Scotia  We wish all our friends, athletes, coaches, volunteers and supporters the very best health and happiness this Holiday Season. We’ve highlighted some of our brightest moments of 2021 for you. Please consider a DONATION in support of …

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Youth Program Update

14 Schools Took the Challenge This fall, schools registered for the SONS School Challenge, a virtual program designed to get children with additional needs moving and eating well on a daily basis for seven weeks. Points for each session are …

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New Partner for Unified Speed Skating

Unified Speed Skating A new program and a new partner Unified Sports includes equal numbers of Special Olympics athletes and partners without an ID of similar ages and abilities on the playing field for both individual and team sports. All …

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News from the Regions

Soccer lovers rejoice!  Sackville/Bedford Soccer The soccer program restarted for Sackville/Bedford this past summer. Athletes were able to get back to their important training programs and games were scheduled for competition.           New Cobequid Region Coordinator …

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World Winter Games in Russia!

Off to Russia! Three Lunenburg/Queens Athletes were named to Team Canada  Congratulations to Emily Latta, Colby Oickle and Michael Moreau who qualified following the 2020 Canada Winter Games in Thunder Bay, ON in the sport of snowshoeing. They are training …

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SONS in the News – Cathy Mason

Meet the Newest Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame Inductee Congratulations goes to long-time volunteer Cathy Mason, Pictou Region. Cathy was recently inducted into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame as a Builder.  She shares the esteemed company of other Builders (and …

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SONS in the News – Dereck Boutilier

Cape Breton Special Olympian shares weight loss story with TV’s Dr. Oz, inspires fellow athletes globally  Ending Health Disparities Event – Nov 30th Dereck Boutilier inspired Canada two years ago, now he’s inspiring the world. Boutilier, a member of the …

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Giving Tuesday is Here!

Your Support Makes a Difference Please Consider a Donation Today Your donation today reaches athletes across of all Nova Scotia. Help us continue to offer world-class sport and community programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities throughout Nova Scotia. Please donate if you can. The athletes …

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SONS 50/50 Fundraiser!

Congratulations to our Grand 50/50 Jackpot winner Evan Sharpe! What a Jackpot it was! $22,340 and the winner’s share was $11,170! Evan supported the Pictou County region.  The athletes at Special Olympics Nova Scotia thank you for your support of the 50/50 Fundraiser! They can’t wait to …

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