Buddy Up Tennis

Buddy Up for Down Syndrome

Buddy Up Tennis is a high-energy adaptive tennis and fitness program for children and young adults with Down syndrome.

We host weekly 90-minute clinics, which include 60 minutes of professional tennis instruction and 30 minutes of fitness conditioning. Buddy volunteers are partnered with our Athletes to maximize the experience. No experience required. Team shirt and racquet provided.

Swing into Spring – Buddy Up Event

Play Round Robin tennis

Compete in “Return a Pro’s Serve” contest

Support Upper Valley Buddy Up Tennis

Socialize, enjoy eats and drinksBid on Silent Auction items like a tennis camp at IMG Academy in Sarasota, a tennis weekend at Top Notch Resort in Stowe or lunch for two at Simon Pearce?

Last year’s Swing into Spring raised over $8000 for Buddy Up Tennis and launched the first Buddy Up Tennis program in New England — at our club! Goals for Swing into Spring 2019 include raising funds for Buddy Up Tennis and recruiting Buddies! Interested in participating? Email Buddy Up

Volunteers Needed

We’re looking for Buddy’s to encourage and inspire Athletes both on and off the court/fitness floor. Build and foster meaningful relationships with Athletes, Coaches, and fellow Buddies. Make a difference in your community and serve as a role model. Interested in learning more? Email Buddy Up

The best part of your day

Now is the time to focus on your health and fitness.

What our members say

 Jennifer Packard
Jennifer Packard

Whether you’re just starting out, trying to get back into a routine, or are feeling frustrated with your current regimen: Your fitness journey is your own. Don’t compare yourself to anyone else.

 Terry Hall
Terry Hall

‘Can’t’ is no longer in my vocabulary, and I have a sense of pride in my ability to work toward a goal and not only achieve it, but often exceed it.