Reach Fullest Potential
DSNetwork has partnered with Buddy Up for Life to offer a 90-minute tennis and fitness program designed for children and adults with Down syndrome – consisting of 60 minutes of professional tennis instruction and 30 minutes of fitness conditioning, for athletes ages 5 and over. This adaptive program enables athletes to flourish, succeed and reach their fullest potential by providing a unique environment that combines fitness and social activities. Each of the athletes is partnered with a volunteer Buddy to maximize their experience.
Session Dates: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16
Clinic Date/Time: Saturdays, 12:00 – 1:30pm
Location: Indian School Park & Tennis Center, 4289 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
8 Week Clinic Fee: $150 total*
*All Athletes receive a team shirt and racquet. (Returning Athletes, please bring your shirt and racquet). Scholarships Available.
All athletes must register and pay online and then New Athletes must complete the Buddy Up for Life Application and Release Form. You are not considered registered until all forms are submitted.
Become a Buddy
Make a Difference
DSNetwork is seeking Buddy Volunteers for our upcoming Buddy Up Tennis Clinic starting Oct 7 through Dec 16 to be held at Indian School Park and Tennis Center in Scottsdale (Hayden and Indian School Rd.).
Volunteers ages 14+ are welcome to participate. Buddy Up Tennis teaches all aspects of the tennis game and incorporates fitness conditioning for our Athletes, who are paired 1:1 with our Buddies. Clinics are 90 minutes and held weekly on Saturdays from 12 noon to 1:30pm.
Buddies are required to be at least 14 years old, enthusiastic, energetic and ready to have fun! No experience is required. No tennis experience needed. All Buddies will receive a team shirt.
Volunteer training will take place just before the first session at the required Buddy Boot Camp on Sat, Oct 7 at 10am.
Please complete a Volunteer Form or contact [email protected] for more information.
*Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card or Buddy Up for Life background check is required for all Buddies 18 and over. There is a $20 background check fee.