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Impacting Lives by Providing Adaptive Programming For Individuals With Down Syndrome. 

Time to get back onto the courts and into the gyms, Athletes and Buddies! Sign Up for the upcoming sessions of Buddy Up Tennis and Buddy Up Fitness at 1 of our 25 chapters, nationwide!

Programs of Impact

Buddy Up Tennis is a weekly, high-energy adaptive tennis and fitness program for children and adults with Down syndrome beginning as early as 5 years old.

Health & Wellness


Buddy Up Fitness is a full body circuit workout program designed for our Athletes ages 12 and over.

Health & Wellness


Buddy Up Summer Camp is a week-long experience full of opportunities for our Athletes ages 10 and over to learn, grow and explore through athletic, STEM and therapeutic programming.



Ongoing weekly, engaging and interactive Zumba®, Kickboxing and Fitness class specially designed for individuals with Down syndrome ages 10+ to increase heart rate and confidence with a maximum of fun.

Health & Wellness


Weekly opportunity for our Athletes and our Buddies to meet one-on-one and develop friendships that extend into their everyday lives.



Expertly Driven skills-based training program designed to empower individuals with Down syndrome (ages 14+) with skills enabling them to live meaningful and independent lives. Programs currently being piloted in Columbus.


Life Skills

(Columbus, OH only)

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