Special Olympic Swim Team

Working in partnership with the YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce, ours is the largest Special Olympics Swim Team in Ontario.

The program is designed for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. Participants use the water to improve coordination, mobility and endurance, but most of all, to have fun!

School age and adults swimmers have the opportunity to participate in regional meets. An accessible change area with an overhead sling and adjustable table, accessible showering facilities, pool entry ramps and aquatic wheelchairs are available to help swimmers into the pool if needed. 

How to Register

This is a members-only program and a $25 fee applies in addition to membership. Financial assistance is available for memberships; contact Customer Service for details.

To register for this program, contact:

Dianne Speed, Coach
519-376-0484 ext. 207 

Pool Policy

In order to ensure you are completely satisfied with your swim experience, please review our Pool Policy prior to arrival.

Special Olympics team with head coach, Diane Speed

Head coach, Dianne Speed (far right), with the eleven members of our Special Olympics team who competed at the provincial level in 2016. We’re proud to say all eleven athletes came home with medals!

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