Tue, Oct 17|
Time & Location
Oct 17, 2023, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Kelowna, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna, BC V1Y 4P9, Canada
About the event
Active Start, along with FUNdamentals, is one of two initiatives developed by Special Olympics Canada for young athletes. Active Start is a family-centred activity program for children with an intellectual disability ages 2-6. Through the program, children learn basic motor skills such as walking, running, jumping, balancing and throwing in a fun and safe environment. These skills provide support for everyday activities as well as a base for Special Olympics sports training and competition as athletes grow older
Age: Two to six
Priority: Active participation for fun, development of physical literacy
Objective: Develop play skills through movement and daily physical activity
Skills: Basic motor skills, ex: walking, running, jumping, balancing, etc.