Join Our Journey
Buddy Up for Life is on a mission to spread our impact across the country, maximizing the number of lives we touch and the connections we help form. If you’re ready to help us turn our vision into a reality in your community, there are a number of ways that you can get involved!
JOIN OUR JOURNEY
Buddy Up Tennis is on a mission to spread our impact across the country, maximizing the number of lives we touch and the connections we help form. If you’re ready to help us turn our vision into a reality, there are a number of ways that you can get involved!
Become an Athlete
Become one of our valued Athletes and enjoy being part of a team. Within our Health and Wellness programs, you’ll improve physically by enhancing motor skills, balance and coordination. Through participation in any of our 6 programs, you will grow socially and emotionally while gaining confidence and most importantly, create lasting new friendships.
Become a Buddy
Consider becoming a Buddy (Volunteer), and make a meaningful impact in the lives of our Athletes. You’ll have the opportunity to make genuine connections, give back, and become a positive role model. Whether on the courts, in the gym, or in the classroom, our Athletes will inspire and motivate you more than anyone you have ever met!
Become a Coach, Trainer, or Instructor
Each program is led by a tennis professionals, fitness trainers, and expert instructors. Our Instructors continually explore, research and implement new ways to identify the unique needs of our Athletes and challenge them to maximize their full potential. This is a rewarding opportunity to give back and provide an example of leadership and positivity to our Athletes.
Start a Location
Buddy Up For Life is impacting the lives of our Athletes, their families, and Buddies today, providing a strong foundation for their future, tomorrow. We have 32 chapters across the United States and are rapidly expanding. However, in the case that we don’t have a chapter close to you, we invite you to consider starting one! From
Make a Donation
Buddy Up For Life is an Ohio non-profit corporation and relies on charitable contributions in order to sustain our program and fund expansions. Every dollar contributed to our organization directly impacts the lives of individuals with Down syndrome, and 100% of charitable donations are tax deductible. A gift of any amount is welcome and will be used to directly enhance the lives of Athletes with Down syndrome.
Attend an Event
The best way to observe the impact of our programs is to attend an event! We hold a variety of demonstration events, clinics, and fundraisers throughout the year to give patrons an opportunity to experience the impact of our programs first hand, either by watching in the stands or through live participation on the courts.