Are We Ready? …Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games

Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games




Antigonish will host the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games from July 31 – August 4. The only other time a national special Olympic games was held in Nova Scotia was 1994 in Halifax.

The Numbers:

3,000+ spectators, 900+ athletes, 600+ volunteers, 300+ coaches, officials and mission staff.

Are We Ready?

The national spot light will be on our region in less than 5 months – will you be ready?  DEANS in partnership with the Town & County of Antigonish and ESREN will be offering a FREE “Are We Ready” workshop series. You and your staff are encouraged to participate. Members of the general public are welcome to register as well.

The workshop is scheduled to run from 6:00-7:45 PM on 4 Thursdays: 

  1. March 8th… Be an Ambassador with a focus on customer service.
  2. April 19th… Know your Community and its Product.
  3. May 10th … Aesthetics and Visual Identity.
  4. June 14th … Know your Athletes/Learn about the event.

The workshop will conclude with a Social, and Certificates will be presented to all those who participated.  We encourage you to proudly display your Certificate in your place of business.

Register by March 5th by emailing

Proudly supported by the Antigonish Chamber of Commerce

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