Welcome to the Northern Ontario District Site!
We provide quality sport training programs and competitions for athletes living with an intellectual disability in the district of Northern Ontario.

If you're an athlete, a coach, or a volunteer, or thinking of becoming one, check us out and learn about the exciting opportunities that we have to offer.

TV Coverage for Sudbury Athletes

Check out the CTV news video featuring three Sudbury athletes heading to Provincial Summer Gameshttp://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1035563&binId=1.1142313&playlistPageNum=1 

The Provincial News Update is here!

The Provincial News Update - a province-wide newsletter that comes out twice a year - is your source for all sorts of information pertaining to sport, marketing and administration in Special Olympics. 
Give it a read to see what pertains to your community and sport program! Check out the News Flash below for the link.

News Flash

  • The Provincial News Update is here! For your reading pleasure, click on the link below to view the Spring PNU. Get caught up on what's happening across the province in sport, marketing, and administration. Don't hesitate to follow up with District Developer Hellaina Rothenburg with any questions about what's in the PNU, or of course about anything at all relating to your sport, your community, or your District: hellainar@specialolympicsontario.com. 
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 7:07 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • Congratulations, Team Canada! Team Canada had excellent representation by athletes in Northern Ontario, with snowshoeres Matthew B. and Kelsey M., both from Manitoulin, representing their country at the 2017 World Winter Games in Austria this past March. Pictured are Matthew, centre, and Kelsey to the right, showing us their maple!
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 7:02 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • What a Night! 2016 Provincial Awards (please click on post title to be taken to page with photo) Congratulations to all award recipients, honoured at the Special Olympics Ontario Annual General Meeting held November 9th in Markham. Northern Ontario was well-represented on the stage! Male Athlete of the Year is Dayne Tipper of Manitoulin Island, Team of the Year is the Manitoulin Rockin' Sweepers Curling Team, Educator of the Year is Rob Saunders of Near North, Volunteer of the Year is Denita Minoletti of Thunder Bay, and the President's Award was presented to Diane Wahlman of Timmins. Well-deserved recognition, to be sure. Also recognized were Years of Service recipients, including Reggie Lacroix of Sudbury East for 30 years of dedication to the organization ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2017, 7:22 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
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