Guelph Soccer and Guelph Wellington Special Olympics have partnered to offer year-round soccer opportunities for people living with developmental and intellectual disabilities of all ages.
- Age: 4 and Up
- Contact: Call 519-824-2199
- Status: As of Fall 2021, this program is on hold.
FEDS Special Needs Soccer Program provides a very successful soccer program that is known across Ontario. The program’s participants are youth (14 years old and older) and adults with a physical and/or mental challenge in the community and surrounding area. The program is intended to be fun while exposing the players to developing basic soccer skills, team play, social interaction and exercise. The program allows the players to develop over time at their own pace without any undue pressure or expectations.
- Age: 14 years and older
- Contact: Call 519-843-3360
All Abilities CElebrated Soccer is a program designed for participants with intellectual and/or physical disabilities who are interested in learning more about the FUNdamentals of physical literacy and soccer.
- Age: 5 - 15 years
- Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer Programs
- Contact: Email or call 519-277-0325
Abilities United is a soccer program designed for children with special needs. The program typically runs through the fall and winter at the indoor field at Bechtel Park in Waterloo.
- Age: 3 - 18 years
- Contact: Email or call 519-578-9680
Kitchener Minor Soccer’s All Abilities league operates two divisions: The Development Team is a non-competitive, personal-goals focused sport and socialization program for ANY child or teen who needs an alternative to the traditional recreational soccer experience. The Target Team is equally inclusive and comprised of teens, young adults and older adults who are more competitive and sport-focused. Most of the session time for the Target Team is spent on the field in game play. This program typically runs on Friday evenings from June – September at Budd Park.
- Contact: Krystal Sousa, House League Coordinator - Email or call 519-896-8947, Ext. 12