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Tue, Jun 18

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Parkinson Rec Centre

Active Start

Active Start
Active Start

Time & Location

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Jun 18, 2024, 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Parkinson Rec Centre, 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.

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