Down Syndrome Association of Peterborough

Site: Sunset Blvd

Service: Recreational and Social Programs

Description (Service) Recreational and social programs for individuals with Down syndrome and their families to enrich their lives and reach their fullest potential by providing encouragement and support while participating in all aspects of community life


Dinner, Dance and Friends - social event where teens and adults come together, have dinner and dance the night away

Bowling - afternoon socializing followed with a snack at Tim Hortons

Movies - open to all ages including adults - provides an opportunity to practice social skills and learn new ones such as reading bus schedule, understanding how to use the bus and safe practice opportunities.

Karate - 6-8 week sessions followed with pizza with friends afterwards - focused on self defense

Breakdancing - 8 week block for individuals with Down Syndrome for the physical dance portion and to encourage self-expression and confidence

Art, Music and Drama Clubs - 8 sessions, typically through the winter months focused on learning to sing a few song, planning on performing a play or the creation of different art works using different medias

Family Events:
  • Family Picnic
  • New Beginnings Celebration
  • Halloween Party
  • X Special Needs Day

Volunteer opportunities

Service Details
Hours Vary by programs, call or visit the calendar for information.
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Individuals and families with Down syndrome
Application Call or forward the completed Membership Form via email.

Languages English
Fees Membership - Membership $30 annually; Self-advocacy membership $ 5 annually ; Publications - Newsletter
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
300 Sunset Blvd
Peterborough, ON K9H 5L3
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Intersection Chemong Rd and Sunset Blvd; lower level of the Northminster United Church
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-749-6695
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Primary Contact Sharon Crane, Executive Director
Primary Executive Cindy Wilson, Chair; Email: