Special Olympics BC - Richmond's Facebook page is up and running with regular updates and sharing of accomplishments.

To join, type "Special Olympics BC - Richmond" in the Facebook search window, click on our page, then click "Like". You will then be able to join the discussion.

We look forward to hearing from you on Facebook!

Hallowe'en Dinner/Dance

posted Oct 6, 2016, 10:35 PM by sobcrichmond   [ updated Oct 6, 2016, 10:37 PM ]

: Oct 29, 2016 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Dinner served @ 6pm
Where: Thompson Community Centre (5151 Granville Ave)

Please see attachment for more details.

2016/2017 Registration

posted Jul 12, 2016, 8:26 AM by sobcrichmond

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2016 Time: 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Location: Brighouse Park Meeting Room A 7840 Granville Avenue, Richmond

The registration cost for athletes is $25. We will accept cash or cheque. Make cheque payable to SOBC Richmond.

Please find the details (Registration Letter, Medical Form, and Program Description) in the attachments.

Holiday Party 2015

posted Nov 10, 2015, 2:34 PM by sobcrichmond

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 from 5:00pm – 9:30pm (Dinner served @ 6pm)
WHERE: Thompson Community Centre (5151 Granville Avenue)
MAIN EVENT: Music, dancing and door prizes!!!

Please refer to the attached file for details.

Meet Coach Donny Gillanders

posted Oct 29, 2015, 10:33 PM by sobcrichmond

There are two things 
Special Olympics BC – Richmond coach Donny Gillanders knows extremely well: basketball and his athletes. This dedicated coach has an uncanny ability to work with players at any level and help them develop their skill and confidence on the court. Gillanders, who has also coached floor hockey and soccer for SOBC – Richmond, has been nominated twice for the SOBC Grassroots Coach Award.

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Gala Celebration - Oct 23, 2015

posted Oct 7, 2015, 11:16 PM by sobcrichmond   [ updated Oct 7, 2015, 11:17 PM ]

Special Olympics - Richmond is hosting a Gala Celebration to honour Glen Ellison on Friday, October 23rd @ 5:30 p.m. at Thompson Community Centre. We will also be celebrating the Gold Medal wins by Magnus at the World Games plus our SOBC Spirit of Sport Award Winner Ryan Stewart. Tickets are $5 and include a pizza dinner. Tickets will be available at your sport programs.

SOBC-Richmond Newsletter for August

posted Aug 7, 2015, 9:49 PM by sobcrichmond

Gold Medal for Magnus Batara

posted Jul 27, 2015, 11:08 PM by sobcrichmond   [ updated Oct 29, 2015, 10:35 PM ]

Gold Medal for Magnus Batara in the 4 x !00 Metre Medley Relay at the Special Olympics World Games. Winning time of 5:02:77.
Way to go Magnus!!!!!!!!!!!!

2015/2016 Registration

posted Jul 25, 2015, 2:40 PM by sobcrichmond

We will be registering athletes, coaches and volunteers for the Special Olympics British Columbia - Richmond 2015/2016 Programs. The new program year will start this September. 

Date: Sunday, August 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Location: Brighouse Park Meeting Room A, 7840 Granville Avenue, Richmond, BC

The registration cost for athletes is $25. We will accept cash or cheque. Make cheque payable to SOBC Richmond.

Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k

posted Jul 17, 2015, 5:35 PM by Andrew weale   [ updated Jul 25, 2015, 2:42 PM by sobcrichmond ]

Big congrats and thanks to all the runners who supported Special Olympics BC by taking part in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k last weekend! 
These fantastic and fleet-footed folks raised more than $7,500 for SOBC and Locals. Canada Running Series West

Winter Provincial Games are Starting!

posted Feb 19, 2015, 8:02 AM by Lisa Jamieson

The Games are about to start and SOBC is excited to be able to offer live streaming of the opening ceremonies! If you are not attending games click on the link below so that you can enjoy the Opening Ceremonies of the 2015 Provincial Winter Games.


Here is the link where the livestreaming feed will be hosted:

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