FAMILY & FANS


Travelling to Toronto for the Games?
Cheering from home?

We've got you covered!

Check back often here for the most up to date information on
the Games for family and fans near and far!

Schedule of Events



Opening Ceremony Tickets


Planning to come to the Opening Ceremony? Tickets are FREE!

You'll need a ticket to enter though!



Venue Information


LOCATION: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Hall

ADDRESS: 255 Front St West., Toronto ON, M5V 2W6

Please Note: There is limited parking nearby. The MTCC is an indoor walk from Union Station. Please make every effort to take public transit or taxi/ride shares.


Family and Fan Registration


Families and Fans at the 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games are the hub of love, encouragement and support to the athletes participating at these inaugural Games! We want to provide family and fans a welcoming, accessible and efficient experience.

By registering to the family and fans registration, you will receive accreditation and have access to:
- Prime seating at opening, closing and medal ceremonies
- Exclusive discounts within the City of Toronto
- Exclusive event swag!

Host Hotels


Downtown Host Hotel: Chelsea Hotel, Toronto , 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z4

Within a 10 minute walk of the University of Toronto sporting venues (basketball, bocce, track & field), and a 25 minute walk to Union Station and Opening Ceremony.

We have reduced rates starting at $209 CDN and block available until April 10th, 2019.

For booking information please click here.

Travelling to and around Toronto



Toronto has the sprawling urban and multicultural foundation to make it an outstanding host for the inaugural 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games. It is the largest city in Canada with 2.8 million residents and boasts one of the most diverse populations in the world, one that will undoubtedly accept and embrace athlete visitors from around the globe. Competitors will be amazed at the thriving culture of Ontario's capital, which is reflected in its food, entertainment, art, and social atmosphere.

Toronto's infrastructure will also leave athletes wanting to come back. Public transportation is affordable and accessible - providing buses, streetcars, and trains that allow for convenient travel within the city. Clean, modern and accessible accommodations and sport venues in the downtown core and surrounding areas provide Special Olympics Ontario with the opportunity to support a successful three-day international event. Toronto is truly a perfect starting point for the legacy of 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games and will leave athletes with an experience like no other!

*Please visit www.ttc.ca for more information on city maps and public transportation
*For more information on what to do in Toronto, visit www.seetorontonow.com
*For specific venue locations and maps, please visit our Sports page