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We have several walk sites. Notice the new venues for this year!

Members get 21% off their registration in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

And if you register by 10/10, you will be entered into a raffle for awesome prizes!

Scroll through the page to see everything that is planned for the Month of October!

If you plan to fundraise for DSA, first join a Walk Team and create your own fundraising page! Then come back and add your registration for the walk you plan to attend. You will be able to credit your walk registration to your fundraising page once you have created it.
Thank you for supporting Down Syndrome Alabama!

DSA Birmingham

Wald Park Grand Lawn, Vestavia Hills

Sunday, October 23, 2022

12:30pm to 4pm    Rain or Shine


Snow Hinton Park, Tuscaloosa, AL

Sunday, October 23, 2022

1:00pm to 4pm    Rain or Shine

DSA Auburn/Opelika

Exceptional Foundation of East AL, Auburn

Sunday, October 23, 2022

1:00pm to 4pm    Rain or Shine

DSA Virtual Walk Where You Are

Walk in your hometown or neighborhood if you can't come to one of our three STEP UP Walk venues! You can still create a fundraising page and help support DSA!

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Register today to stay informed of all the fun events Down Syndrome Alabama will be hosting all month long.  You will receive information here on our website, by email, and on our area Facebook pages. All month long we will encourage fundraising, gives tips, call out groups, have contests and spread fellowship & awareness. Then you can join us on Sunday, October 23rd for a fun day of family activities, fellowship with our members and our annual STEP UP Walk to raise awareness and acceptance for those individuals with Down syndrome!

Free for up to 2 years old

Free to those with Down Syndrome

$15 for 3 to 12 years old

$20 for 13 years old and up

$10 for an entry armband without TShirt

Registration amenities vary by location but may include:

  • Entertainment on the Big Stage
  • STEP UP Walk with your friends and team members
  • Food Trucks
  • Activities
  • STEP UP 2022 T-Shirt (register by 9/23 to be guaranteed a shirt by 10/21)
  • Family Fun Zone
  • and much more...

2022 T-Shirt Design!

Each registration comes with a t-shirt unless you are registering for a child 2 years and under or an entry armband. In order to guarantee your t-shirt size, registration must be completed by 9/26/2022. Only a limited number of t-shirts will be ordered and while we will order extra, they may run out depending on the number of registrations. 
Sponsors may be added as they are secured for each STEP UP Walk. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for one our Walks, please click here!
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