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Basketball teaches teamwork and skills of the game in a 5-per-side competition. Athletes will learn the fundamentals of basketball including passing, catching, shooting and dribbling through drills and games.


Special Olympics Basketball in your community!

Basketball is available in the following communities. Take a look at their pages to view their schedules and join in the fun!

Ruless and Regulations

Special Olympics Alberta adheres to the rules and regulations set by Special Olympics Canada. Athletes have the opportunity to participate at their individual level. Our divisioning process ensures fair competition and personal growth. Special Olympics Canada athletes engage in official sports, with rulebooks available for each sport.

Rule updates occur every four years following the National Games.