Upcoming events

    • 17 Aug 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Norris-Penrose Event Center

    Join us for our 20th annual Down Syndrome Walk as we raise funds and celebrate the amazing individuals in our community with Down syndrome! 

    Norris-Penrose Event Center 
    1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd

    Colorado Springs, CO 80905
    Saturday, August 17, 2019

    There are a lot of exciting things happening for our 20th walk, so make sure you check out all the information below as well as becoming a fan on Facebook and take a peek at the CSDSA website!

    Online registration is now open! 

    Online registration makes it easy to join a team, form a team, register you and your family or donate!  Go to and follow the easy steps.

    New this year:  

    • 3.21 Run! We will start the day with a 3.21 mile run on the trails in Bear Creek Park. The fee for the run is $28 and runners are welcome to stay for the walk. 
    • A new schedule of events! 
      • 6:15am Run registration
      • 7:00am Run begins
      • 7:30am Walk registration and check-in 
      • 8:30am Run awards
      • 9am Down Syndrome Walk begins
      • 10am Kids Fun Zone Opens
      • 10:30am Brunch is served
      • After 11:00 am Prizes will be awarded
    • Limited Edition 20th Anniversary Shirts! Everyone who registers before August 9th will receive a 20th Anniversary blue t-shirt.


    • Special Recognition for families who have walked in all 20 walks! Please be sure to indicate how many years you have participated in a CSDSA walkwhen you register.

    DS Walk trail signs will be part of the pledge prizes! Each team who raises $100 or more by July 26th will be eligible to have a Down Syndrome Walk sign made and placed along the route. This will be the only way to have a sign this year. We will share more information about the signs as teams reach the $100 mark. Please note we are unable to get signs to families after the walk! 

    Friday Night Kick-off Concert and Dinner

    Join us on Friday evening, August 16th, as we kick off the festivities with a fundraising concert featuring the SofaKillersDinner provided by Carrabba's Italian Grill and is included with the cost of the concert ticket! 

    Get together with friends and family at the Norris-Penrose Event Center, dinner will be from 6-7pm and the concert will be from 7pm-10pm. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase. 

    Tickets for the dinner and concert are $15 when purchased with your DS Walkregistration. All proceeds from this event will benefit CSDSA. Buy your tickets early; this event sells out each year!

    Questions? Call 719-633-1133 or email

    Mtn group

    • 12 Oct 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Hotel Eleganté Conference & Event Center

    Friday Night with Rob Snow

    (October 11, 2019)

    Kick off an inspiring weekend with Rob Snow! Rob combines his background in comedy and his process for managing through his own challenges in life, including raising a child with special needs. He provides a very funny, very moving, and inspiring show for all audiences. Tickets are available for Friday night only for $21 or combine Friday night with our Saturday conference registration for $40 for CSDSA members or $55 for non members. 

    Saturday Families and Educator Conference

    (October 12, 2019)


    Inspirational keynote from self-advocate Megan Bomgaars, star of the reality show Born This Way!

    Motivational keynote from Rob Snow—dad of a child with Down syndrome and a nationally recognized motivational speaker who has performed throughout the country and internationally!

    Breakout Session speakers and topics include: 

    • Christi Kasa- Inclusive Education
    • Rob Wrubel- Financial & Legal Planning for People with Disabilities
    • Terri Couwenhoven- Dating, Relationship and Puberty
    • Jennifer Gray-Communication and Speech Clarity 
    • Sarah Mann-PT and Fitness for Teens and Adults
    • PEAK Parent Center-Friendship Building Strategies
    • IEPs
    • And more!
    These events are for adults only and we are unable to provide childcare.

Past events

14 Jul 2019 Summer Picnic and Baseball Game
20 Jun 2019 Kona Ice at Pinecliff Park
15 Jun 2019 Teen Group Fairy Garden Fun!
11 May 2019 New Parent Group (Birth - Age 5) Therapeutic Riding Center
11 May 2019 School Age and Teen Group Popcorn Tasting Social
04 May 2019 Teen Age Group OverDrive Raceway!!!
27 Apr 2019 Mothers Tea 2019
14 Apr 2019 School Age Group Bowling
13 Apr 2019 New Parent Group Easter Party / Egg Hunt
21 Mar 2019 World Down Syndrome Day
09 Mar 2019 New Parent Group Playdate at The Little Gym
09 Feb 2019 New Parent Group Valentines Party
30 Dec 2018 Dad's Q&A with Mariano Sanz of "Born This Way"
08 Dec 2018 Young Adult Group (17-27) Matilda
08 Dec 2018 Adult Group (25+) Matilda
08 Dec 2018 Teen Group Matilda
08 Dec 2018 New Parent Group - Book exchange
01 Dec 2018 Breakfast With Santa!
17 Nov 2018 Teen Group (ages 13 to 19) The Grinch
10 Nov 2018 Trampoline World School Age Group (5-12)
10 Nov 2018 New Parent Group (Birth - Age 5)
28 Oct 2018 Pumpkin Patch with New Parent and School Age Group
20 Oct 2018 CSDSA Couples Bowling Night!
07 Oct 2018 Moms Chalk It Up
22 Sep 2018 School Age Group with Kids On Bikes
14 Sep 2018 Teen Group Dart Warz
08 Sep 2018 New Parent Group Meet and Greet
18 Aug 2018 Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Awareness Walk
17 Aug 2018 Walk Kick-Off Concert
07 Aug 2018 Sky Zone for Siblings
21 Jul 2018 CSDSA Summer Picnic
23 Jun 2018 SAG Miniature Golf
12 May 2018 CSDSA NPG (Birth - Age 5) Meeting
28 Apr 2018 Mother's Tea
21 Apr 2018 School Age Group Arcade in Manitou
20 Apr 2018 Teen Group Pottery Painting
14 Apr 2018 Nutrition with Suzanne Faber
07 Apr 2018 Young Adult Group Bowling!
21 Mar 2018 Wold Down Syndrome Day
01 Mar 2015 TAG Bowling at Harmony
01 Jun 1990 Example Annual Meeting

Call Us

+1 (719) 633-1133


PO Box 2364 Colorado Springs, Colorado

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