Stay Active

Follow our #Fit5MB Challenge. Each week in April, we're posting a new level to work on! Click here to find all the resources. 

motionball Winnipeg has introduced a #SweatItOut Challenge for our athletes. New workout videos are posted on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am. Head to their YouTube channel here to find the videos. 

The School of Strength is a wonderful initiative created by Special Olympics. With partner Becky Lynch of the WWE, it's a fun way to stay active at home. Find out more here

Love to dance? Try to learn one of the dances on the Dance Syndrome  inclusive YouTube dance page, created for people with intellectual disablities!

Stay Healthy

Head over to the Special Olympics Canada Online Nutrition Guide. It's full of great recipe ideas, activities, and information.

Drink 5 bottles of water each day and don't forget how important it is to stay hydrated. 

Stay informed on the latest health and safety guidelines from the Government of Manitoba related to COVID-19.

Wash your hands frequently and don't forget to cough or sneeze into your elbow.

Stay Connected

Athlete E-News - May 7 

Athlete E-News - May 20

Here are some ideas on how to stay connected with your friends, family, and Special Olympics teammates:

Write a letter and mail it.

Send an e-mail checking in on them and send them a fun picture.

Pick up the phone and have a chat.

Have a video chat over Facebook Messenger, Zoom, Facetime, What's App, Skype, or any other video chatting service you can think of!

Reach out to your Athlete Rep, Adam. For more information and how to contact him, click here

Stay Positive

Take a dance break and listen to this week's SOM Dance Party playlist on Spotify by clicking here.

Read a new book, magazine, graphic novel, or comic book. Then post about it and tag us so we can add it to our lists!

Tune into the Assiniboine Park Zoo and their live creature features. Information on how to do this and the schedule can be found here.

Find a new podcast to listen to and learn something new! 

Head over to the Winnipeg Public Library website where they've collected a bunch of great at-home resources to keep your mind engaged. 

If you're looking for more great ideas or resources to keep you busy at home, head over to

Don't forget to send us pictures or videos of you working out, dancing, crafting, or anything else you're doing to stay busy at home. We'd love to share what our athletes are doing. If you post on social media, use the hashtag #sweatyselfie and/or tag @specomanitoba.