Special Olympics Nova Scotia – Local Impact
Through the power of sport, we offer a gateway to empowerment, competence and acceptance. Special Olympics Nova Scotia provides sport training and regional, national and international competition opportunities for 1500 local athletes of all ages and abilities. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through sport.
Special Olympics – An International Movement
Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all. Using sports as the catalyst and programming around health and education, Special Olympics is fighting inactivity, injustice and intolerance.
Our Vision, Mission and Values
Vision: Our vision is that sport will open hearts and minds towards people with intellectual disabilities and create inclusive communities all across Nova Scotia.
Our Mission: Special Olympics Nova Scotia is dedicated to enriching the lives of Nova Scotians with intellectual disabilities through sport.
Values: Inclusion: We foster inclusive communities; Diversity: We honor what is unique in each individual; Empowerment: We create opportunities to pursue full potential; Respect: We operate in an environment of cooperation, collaboration and dignity.; Excellence: We elevate standards and performance