Special Olympics Home Workouts

Team members: Julie Seal (Leader), Collaborators: Sophie Kitchen (SOBC Coach), Rui Ando (SOBC Coach), Janna Werry (SOBC Staff)

Special Olympics Home Workouts is a 7 week virtual fitness and health education program for Special Olympics British Columbia (SOBC) athletes based in Vancouver and Burnaby for the SFU Community Engagement Award. This program aims to foster health education and create a space for athletes to meet and socialize while getting in shape. It also enable athletes to measure their personal progress with fitness testing at the beginning and end of the program.

Community partners:

Special Olympics British Columbia (SOBC)

2020-21 Grand Prize Award winner

What would you  do with $3,000?

Up to $30,000* is available to fund SFU students who want to work with community partners to create meaningful impact.

Maybe you’re working on an existing idea for a class you’re taking, through a student club, or through another organization. Or maybe you just have an amazing idea that keeps you up at night.... Whatever it is, we want to hear from you!

Start the process now by registering today and then submitting your idea before November 24 – all you need is your passion and an idea. 

* Award amounts subject to change