2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games

February 24-26, 2023

From February 24-26, 2023, Strathcona County is honoured to host the 2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games. Over 1,200 athletes, staff and volunteers from across the province will come together for a weekend of competitive sporting events and fun.

The mission of Special Olympics Alberta is to enrich the lives of Albertans with intellectual disabilities through sport.

Sporting events

Strathcona County is excited to welcome eight unique winter sports including:

  • 5-pin bowling
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Alpine skiing
  • Curling
  • Figure skating
  • Floor hockey
  • Snowshoeing
  • Speed skating

Games schedule and results

More information about the 2023 Games schedule of events and sport results will be available closer to February 2023.


Venues

The 2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games will be hosted across five venues in Sherwood Park, Ardrossan and Edmonton. Below you'll find the list of venues, the Games activities hosted at each facility as well parking and spectator information.

All facilities hosting the Games are free to enter to watch athletes compete.

Games venues


Visitor guide and Games schedule

We're excited to host friends and family of our Games athletes! Want to familiarize yourself with Strathcona County? Learn a bit about our history and heritage. To help promote respect among those involved with Special Olympics, please make sure you're familiar with Words With Dignity.

Games schedule

The Games schedule, including information about the opening ceremony, will be available here closer to the event.

Key attractions

Volunteer

Strathcona County is seeking enthusiastic volunteers from the community to join in the celebration of the 2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games.

Sign up to volunteer

Skiier wearing orange ski pants, a black jacket and red helmet carving on a downhill slope.

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers from the community to join in the celebration of the 2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games.

Sign up to volunteer


Volunteer sponsor: Imperial

Imperial Oil


Get your merchandise

Visit our 2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games online store (available November - December 2022) to view apparel, swag and sporting goods so you arrive at the Games in style. All merchandise will be shipped directly to the purchaser prior to the Games.


Sponsorship

Your company can be part of the inclusive sport and recreation movement in Strathcona County while supporting the province's largest inclusive sporting event.

Check out the sponsorship opportunities (2.3 MB)

Sponsor contact: Jodi Wahlstrom
Phone:780-235-8328
Email: jodi.wahlstrom@strathcona.ca


Get social with us

  • Follow the Games account on Twitter
  • Follow Recreation, Parks and Culture on Facebook
  • Follow Strathcona County on Instagram

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Last updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
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