Sports

Special Olympics Manitoba offers year-round sport training programs and competitive opportunities in 18 official sports.

For the Provincial Team Selection Policy, please click here

To find out more about the sport or sports that you are interested in click on its name below:

Summer

5 Pin Bowling

5 Pin Bowling

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Interlake, Central, Eastman, Westman, Parkland, Norman

Training Season: October – April (will vary by Region and club)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Currently not available

Provincial Sport Organization: Manitoba 5 Pin Bowlers Association

Highest Level of Competition: 5 Pin bowlers can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and take part in National Games.

5 Pin Bowling
Register for 5 Pin Bowling here
10 Pin Bowling

10 Pin Bowling

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Central, Westman

Training Season: November to April (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Manitoba Tenpin Federation

Highest Level of Competition: 10 Pin bowlers can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

10 Pin Bowling
Register for 10 Pin Bowling here
Athletics

Athletics

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Eastman, Interlake, Central

Training Season: November to June (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Athletics Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Athletics Athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Integrated Opportunities: Special Olympics Manitoba Athletes also have the opportunity to be part Team Manitoba that participates at the Canada Games and Western Canada Games.

Athletics
Register for Athletics here
Basketball

Basketball

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Eastman

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Basketball Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Basketball is now an official sport in Canada and Manitoba! This will provide our teams and athletes the chance to qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Basketball
Register for Basketball here
Bocce

Bocce

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Central, Parkland, Norman

Training Season: May – October (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Highest Level of Competition: Bocce is now an official sport in Canada and Manitoba! This will provide our athletes the chance to qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Bocce
Register for Bocce here
Golf

Golf

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Eastman, Central, Westman, Interlake

Training Season: May – October (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Golf Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Golf is now an official sport in Canada and Manitoba! This will provide our athletes the chance to qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Golf
Register for Golf here
Powerlifting

Powerlifting

Age range: 10 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg

Training Season: November - June (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Highest Level of Competition: Powerlifting athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Powerlifting
Register for Powerlifting here
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Central, Winnipeg, Westman

Training Season: October – May (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Rhythmic Gymnastics Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Rhythmic Gymnastics athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Rhythmic Gymnastics
Register for Rhythmic Gymnastics here
Soccer

Soccer

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Westman

Training Season: April – July (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Manitoba Soccer Association

Highest Level of Competition: Soccer teams and athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Soccer
Register for Soccer here
Softball

Softball

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Westman

Training Season: April – July (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Softball Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Softball teams and athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Softball
Register for Softball here
Swimming

Swimming

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Eastman, Interlake, Westman, Parkland, Norman

Training Season: October – April (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Swim Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Swimming athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Integrated Opportunities: Special Olympics Swim athletes also have the opportunity to be part Team Manitoba that participates at the Canada Games and Western Canada Games.

Swimming
Register for Swimming here

Winter

Alpine Skiing

Alpine Skiing

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg

Training Season: November - March (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Ski Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Alpine athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Alpine Skiing
Register for Alpine Skiing here
Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Eastman

Training Season: November - February (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Cross Country Skiing athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Cross Country Skiing
Register for Cross Country Skiing here
Curling

Curling

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Central, Westman, Norman

Training Season: November - March (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: In Development

Provincial Sport Organization: Curl Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Curling athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and compete at National Games.

Curling
Register for Curling here
Figure Skating

Figure Skating

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Interlake, Norman

Training Season: October - March (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Skate Canada Manitoba

Highest Level of Competition: Figure Skating athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Integrated Opportunities: Special Olympics Figure Skaters also have the opportunity to be part Team Manitoba that participates at the Canada Games.

Figure Skating
Register for Figure Skating here
Floor Hockey

Floor Hockey

Age range: 12 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg, Westman, Parkland

Training Season: October – April

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Highest Level of Competition: Floor Hockey teams and athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Floor Hockey
Register for Floor Hockey here
Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Clubs: Winnipeg, Eastman, Interlake, Central, Parkland

Training Season: November - February (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Highest Level of Competition: Snowshoeing athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Snowshoeing
Register for Snowshoeing here
Speed Skating

Speed Skating

Age range: 8 years & up

Clubs: Winnipeg

Training Season: November - February (season may vary from program to program)

Rules: Special Olympics Canada

Training & Coach Resources: Special Olympics International

Provincial Sport Organization: Manitoba Speed Skating Association

Highest Level of Competition: Speed Skating athletes can qualify to be part of Team Manitoba and Team Canada.

Speed Skating
Register for Speed Skating here