Youth Programs

Youth Programs Friday Night FUNdamentals Enfield Morgan, 23, and Abbie, 25, have volunteered with the Enfield Friday Night FUNdamentals program for children and youth with an intellectual disability for the past seven years. In 2018, they officially took over as …

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Family Feature

The Flewelling Family The impact of Special Olympics on our families is always very positive. Hear from dad, Scott Flewelling, a member of our Board of Directors, as he shares the influence SONS has had on the lives of Patrick …

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News from the Regions

News from the Regions Our athletes kept busy, helping other organizations achieve their goals. Matthew Swims THREE times! Congratulations to Mathew Hunter of the Cobequid Region who participated in Swim the Harbours and Lakes for United Way. Matthew has participated …

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2020 Provincial Awards

2020 Provincial Awards Our Director of Sport and Programs, Matt Quinn announced the 2020 Provincial Award recipients on a recent SONS Live! show. Watch the video below. In previous years, the winners would be honoured at the Annual Inspired Gala. …

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Truck Convoy 2020

Truck Convoy September 2020 140 Truckers from across the province joined us at our 9th Annual Truck Convoy. This year the event looked a bit different with social distancing but that did not stop us. We cannot thank our event …

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The Inspired Gala

The Inspired GalaJanuary 22nd, 2020 On January 22nd, we gathered at the Cunard Centre to celebrate the 26th Annual Inspired Gala. Our 2019 Provincial Award Winner Recipients – Athletes, Coaches, and Volunteers were honoured. Our family feature was the Magee …

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NSLETR Polar Plunge 2020

NSLETR Polar Plunge 2020 #PolarPlungeMyWay Originally scheduled to take place in March 2020, Polar Plunge moved to a virtual finale on December 1st, 2020, in celebration of #GivingTuesday. The Cobequid Hornets team won Top Fundraising Team and swimmer Caleb Lake …

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Team NS Clearly Focused

2020 National Winter Games, Thunder Bay, ON February 25th – 29th, 2020 Team Nova Scotia, a proud group of 64 athletes, coaches, and mission staff from across the province, represented Nova Scotia at the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games …

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Happy Holidays

2020 has been a challenging year for all of us. Nova Scotia, and indeed the world, was turned upside down in March with the onset of the pandemic. At Special Olympics Nova Scotia, we were able to remain engaged with …

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2020 Marathon of Sport

Marathon of Sport hosted by Tessa Virtue Five-time Olympic medalist Tessa Virtue teamed up with motionball on September 26th for the 2020 Marathon of Sport. Tessa and other Canadian sport celebrities came together for an hour-long, action-packed, andinteractive national broadcast …

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