Get Moving Club at 10AM
Willow Creek Park, Saginaw
May 8th & 22nd
Our Get Moving Club meets every other Saturday to stay active and fit with our friends! All ages are welcome to join, but please let us know you will attend at MOVING.
Next Chapter Book Club
NCBC is for individuals 18 and older who have an interest in reading and hanging with friends. Our NCBC will resume on Tuesday, August 13th at 4:30PM. For more information, please email BOOK.
Self-Advocate Society Coffee & Chat
Thursday, May 6th, 4:30PM
Self-advocates (18 and older) are invited to join us for a bi-weekly chat. This week we will talk about friendships and what makes them so important. You must register to receive the link to join at CHAT.
DSPNT Day at the BRIT
Saturday, May 8th at 11AM
Our next DSPNT Day at the BRIT will focus on the pollination process. Each program includes an educational component and hands-on activity with a take-home project. Space is limited and you must RSVP to go at BRIT.
Wednesday, May 12th at 4:30PM
Board member, parent, and advocate Sally Landrum will host a discussion about resources and opportunities for self-advocates. You must RSVP to join the Zoom meeting at SPEAK.
Friday, May 14th at 6PM
We will play some mini-golf at Alley Cats in Hurst. Cost includes mini-golf and food. You must RSVP to attend at TEEN.
Our Special Heroes Golf Benefit
Monday, June 21st at 8AM
Texas Star, Euless
Money raised at the Our Special Heroes Golf Benefit directly supports programs that encourage health, wellness and inclusion including iCan Shine Bike Camp, iCan Shine Swim Camp, and Buddy Up Tennis. All of these programs use trained volunteers and specially modified equipment that help individuals with Down syndrome gain new fitness skills, gain independence and confidence, and create opportunities for inclusion with their family and peers. Team, player spots, and sponsorships are available at GOLF.
iCan Shine Bike Camp
Monday, June 21st-June 25th
McDonald Family YMCA
iCan Shine Bike Camp teaches individuals with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities how to ride a bike independently in one week using specially modified equipment and trained volunteers. To see all details and requirements, please go to BIKE.
iCan Shine Swim Camp
Monday, July 26-30th
Donwtown Fort Worth YMCA
iCan Shine Swim Camp teaches participants basic swim and life saving skills using iCan Shine staff and trained volunteers. To see all information and requirements, please go to SWIM.
Step Up for Down Syndrome 5K (8AM) & Family Walk (11AM)
Saturday, October 16th
EPICCentral at Grand Prairie
New look. New location. And it's going to be EPIC! We are partnering with Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation to bring you the most EPIC event of all time! Early bird registration is March 21st-August 31st.
$20 with shirt/$10 without shirt (family walk)
$25 with shirt (chipped 5K)
Individuals with Down syndrome are FREE
Register and find out more information at STEPUP.