Social Opportunities

We have a wide variety of social opportunities offered throughout the year. Ongoing social activities include Community Groups, Social Clubs and Advocates in Action. However, we also offer unique get togethers every once in a while. Those include dance parties, picnics and recreational fun!

Early Matters Pogo Play

Ages: 0 - 5 years
Dates: Thursday, October 17
Time: 5 - 7 PM
Location: Pogo Play, 10870 Kenwood Road Blue Ash, Ohio
Description:  Come enjoy a night at Pogo Play with your DSAGC friends! Let your children play together while you network with other parents. There is a large room for toddlers to have fun! We will also have a party room to enjoy some snacks, pizza, and drinks. To learn more about Pogo Play, visit their website: https://www.gopogoplay.com/

Please note, the DSAGC will cover the cost of each child with Down syndrome. If siblings attend, admission at the door will be: $3 crawling – 2 years; $6.50 3 years & up. Pogo Play will donate 20% of admission sales back to the DSAGC!


School Age Matters Sky Zone

Ages: 6 - 17 years
Dates: Monday, November 25
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Sky Zone, 11745 Commons Drive Springdale, OH 45246
Description:  Come jump with friends on Sky Zone’s wall-to-wall trampoline courts! Sky Zone the originators of wall-to-wall aerial action. The only way to understand it is to experience it. To learn more about Sky Zone, visit their website: https://www.skyzone.com/springdale

Please note, the DSAGC will cover the cost of each child/teen with Down syndrome. If siblings attend, you’ll need to pay at the door for their admission. $8.00 for 30 minutes; $10.00 for 60 minutes; $13.00 for 90 minutes. If you don’t own Sky Zone socks, you’ll need to purchase them for $3. We request that a parent/caregiver stay on-site during the event.


Teen & Adult Holiday Crafting

Ages: 13 & up
Dates: Sunday, November 17
Time: 1 - 2:30 PM
Location: DSAGC Office (4623 Wesley Avenue, Suite A Cincinnati, OH 45212)
Description: At our annual Holiday Party (held on December 1), we give DSAGC families that attend a homemade gift. We invite teens and adults with Down syndrome to help us make these gifts on Sunday, November 17. This is a great opportunity for adults with Down syndrome to give back and have fun at the same time.


Adult Matters Halloween Party

Ages: 18 & up
Dates: Thursday, October 24
Time: 6 - 8 PM
Location: DSAGC Office (4623 Wesley Avenue, Suite A Cincinnati, OH 45212)
Description: Wear your favorite Halloween costume and join us for a SPOOKTACULAR party filled with, MONSTROUS music and FRIGHTENING fun! Adults will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with their friends while enjoying pizza, crafts, music and more.


WDSD T-Shirt Design Night

Ages: 16 & up
Dates: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 6:30 - 8 PM
Location: DSAGC Office (4623 Wesley Avenue, Suite A Cincinnati, OH 45212)
Description: Teens and adults with Down syndrome are invited to create designs for the Cincinnati Fire Department's annual World Down Syndrome Day t-shirt. The firefighters are permitted to wear them as part of their uniform during times in March. They also sell the shirts in the community. After the designs are complete, we will open voting to the public through social media. The winning design will be printed on the shirts for 2020. 


End of the Year Social Club Party

Ages: 16 & up
Dates: Sunday, November 10
Time: 4:30 - 7 PM
Location: Gameworks, 1 Levee Way Newport, KY 41071
This end of the year social is geared towards Peer Partners and DSAGC Social Club members (or those interested in joining one of our 12 social clubs around Greater Cincinnati). Come join your peers as we play a variety of games at GAMEWORKS! To learn more about Gameworks, visit their website: https://www.gameworks.com/


DSAGC Holiday Party

Ages: all ages
Dates: Sunday, December 8
Time: 1 - 3 PM
Oasis Conference Center, 902 Loveland Miamiville Rd, Loveland, OH 45140
Description: The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati celebrates the holiday season every December by bringing together our families for a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, arts and crafts, holiday decorating, gifts and more.  It’s also a time to honor individuals who have championed our mission and who have served as a constant source of celebration of individuals with Down syndrome. This is a free event, but families that wish to attend must register. 


Buddy Up Tennis

Buddy Up Tennis is a high-energy, adaptive tennis and fitness program for children and adults with Down syndrome (our Athletes). We enable our Athletes to flourish, succeed, and reach their fullest potential by providing a unique environment that combines tennis, fitness and social activities through our weekly 90-minute clinics.

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