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Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario

Site: Barrie - No Physical Address

Service: Special Olympics Ontario - Barrie Chapter

Record #: BAR0541
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2023


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Primary Contact Hellaina Rothenburg, District Developer, Central Ontario; Phone: 1-888-333-5515 ext 276; Email:


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Barrie, ON
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Description (Service) Year-round sport training and competition for children and adults with an intellectual disability
  • currently offers 14 sports: 5 and 10 pin bowling, alpine and Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, curling, floor hockey, swimming, basketball, track and field, soccer, golf, bocce, and softball
  • weekly sport training sessions are organized by volunteer coaches

Active Start and Fundamentals are available for 2-6 and 7-12 year-olds
Volunteer Description
  • Junior volunteers aged 14-17 and adult volunteers aged 18+ are welcome to register any time throughout the year
  • volunteer roles include sport coaching, administration, and special events
  • personal references and police check with vulnerable sector screening are required

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Sport programs run weekly throughout the sport season, hours vary< br/> 
Community Council meets monthly
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility Children, Youth, Adults with intellectual disability
Application Volunteers and Athletes:
Languages English
Fees Program - nominal registration fee


Service Categories Disability Related Sports

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