We want you to stay healthy, active and having fun! We have collected a variety of resources that you can utilize from the comfort of your home!
Athlete Health and Fitness
Athletes want to perform their best at every competition. You can do this by being fit. Special Olympics International's Fit 5 program is a plan for physical activity, nutrition, and hydration. It can improve your health and fitness to make you the best athlete you can be. The fitness cards and videos offer exercises to challenge all abilities. These exercises can be done at practice, at the gym, or even at home!
School of Strength
School of Strength is an interactive online platform that encourages athletes to participate in a fun and engaging training program that they can do in the comfort of their own homes. Developed in partnership with WWE superstar Becky Lynch, this series of videos, a fitness tracker, a coach’s playbook and a caregiver toolkit all contribute to helping athletes focus on nutrition and fitness and getting the most out of their workouts.
Young Athletes at Home
Guide for families and caregivers on how to run Young Athletes activities at home.
- Special Olympics Canada Active Start At-Home Guide
- Special Olympics Canada FUNdamentals At-Home Guide
- Special Olympics International Family Flash Cards. Fun and engaging flashcards featuring each of the individual activities and at-home equipment modifications for families to use at home to run Young Athletes.
- Special Olympics International Young Athletes Healthy Play At Home. Guide for families and caregivers on how to run Young Athletes activities at home.
- Videos demonstrating the Young Athletes activities
Find a variety of delicious and nutritious recipes through the Special Olympics Canada online nutrition guide!
Daily Athlete Fitness Calendar - April
Coaching Online Resources
Free Elearning modules through https://thelocker.coach.ca/
Special Olympics North America - Virtual Health Messenger Opportunity
Special Olympics North America (SONA) is excited to offer a pilot Virtual Health Messenger training to all SONA Programs. A Health Messenger is a Special Olympics athlete who has been trained to serve as a health and wellness leader, educator, advocate and role model within their Special Olympics community or the community at large. SONA will be selecting ten athletes to lead this opportunity and applications are due by April 6, if you are interested, click the link here to apply!
Further Information on COVID-19
For up to date information on COVID-19 in Saskatchewan visit - Saskatchewan's COVID-19 webpage
(Resource from SaskAbilities)