Join us in celebrating the athletes from February 27 - March 3, 2024.
We’re looking for over 1200 Games-time volunteers to help create a welcoming environment that will inspire everyone who visits Calgary to create lasting memories—and a legacy of inclusive change.
Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024 is a national sporting event for Canadian athletes with an intellectual disability. To compete, each athlete must qualify at their local and Provincial/Territorial levels before moving on to compete in one of 8 sports featured at the Games, which includes 5-pin bowling, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, curling, figure skating, floor hockey, snowshoeing, and speed skating.
The Games will be the qualifying event for athletes to represent Special Olympics Team Canada at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2025.
Deliver a world-class event in a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. From the starting line to the podium, we will create a life-changing Games experience for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the pursuit of sports excellence.
Through the transformative power of sport, Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024 will bring about a legacy of inclusive change for individuals with intellectual disabilities.