Athletes

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BECOMING A SOBC BURNABY ATHLETE
Special Olympics Burnaby welcomes individuals from a wide range of ages, backgrounds, interests and levels of ability. We provide a variety of opportunities that are suitable to meet an individual’s diverse needs. Special Olympic Burnaby participants may choose to train year-round in one or several sports offered. If inclined you may participate as recreational athlete or aim to compete at regional, province, national, or international competitions.

We invite you to check out our programs or join our team of dedicated and growing number of athletes in the community of Burnaby. Our athletes have found their involvement with Special Olympics Burnaby a fulfilling and life-enriching experience to:

  • Exercise regularly and improve their health, motor skills, and coordination
  • Train in high quality sports programs with certified coaches
  • Learn about teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Meet new friends in a fun environment
  • Increase confidence and self-esteem
  • Set athletic and personal goals
  • Compete and travel