BECOME AN ATHLETE / STUDENT
Join our team and become one of our valued Athletes. Participate in our programs, and foster new friendships, learn new skills, grow socially and emotionally, and enhancing muscle tone and core strengthening.
Participate in our Programs:
Buddy Up Tennis teaches all aspects of the tennis game and incorporates fitness conditioning for our Athletes ages 5+. Clinics are 90 minutes and held weekly.
Buddy Up Fitness is a weekly, hour long full body HIIT workout designed for our Athletes ages 12+.
Buddy Up Summer Camp is week long half day camp comprised of fitness, tennis, and exposes new activities to our Athletes ages 10+.
Buddy Up Life Skills is a series of skill based and leveled classes designed to foster increased independence in our Athletes ages 14+. (Currently in Columbus, OH only)
Buddy Up Connections allows Athletes and Buddies to make new friends and connect once a week for 10 weeks. Buddy Up Connections allows Athletes and Buddies to make new friends and connect once a week for 10 weeks.
Buddy Up Virtual provides an ongoing weekly Zumba® class for our Athletes ages 5+.
How to Register:
To become an Athlete, please follow the steps below:
Find a Chapter and program located near you!
Complete our online Application Form. On the form, be sure to indicate which program(s) you are interested in participating in. If you have any questions while completing this form, don’t hesitate to reach out to your Chapter Coordinator (their contact information can be found on the respective location page).
Families are encouraged to pay for the entire session of 8-12 weeks online HERE.
Cost & Scholarships
The cost for clinics and scholarships varies by location based on charitable donations and partnerships with respective Down Syndrome Associations.