Special Olympics

Skate Canada is committed to providing training and athletic competitions for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Liaising regularly with Special Olympics Canada as well as other sport organizations for athletes with a disability, Skate Canada provides updates and support to member clubs regarding strategies on how to integrate Special Olympians and other special needs skaters into regular club programming.

View 2022-2023 Special Olympics Technical Requirements

Coaching guide, rules, and other materials for coaches

Special Olympic Planned Program Sheet

Katie Xu and Jack Fan Rink

If you’re wondering what skating in Special Olympics is like, click on the following link to read a personal account from one of our athletes: