LMDSS T21 Awareness Walk

Date: Saturday, September 9th, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hawthorne Park 10513 – 144th Street, Surrey
Cost: LMDSS Pledge,Registration, and Team forms will be coming out shortly

Click here to download the Registration Form
Click here to download the Team Form
Click here to download the Pledge Form
Click here to download the poster

Saint Patrick Day Dinner & Dance
Pub Night

Date: Friday, March 17th, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Taphouse Pub
15330-102A Ave, Surrey
Cost: Advance Tickets $20.00 per person / Tickets sold at the door $30.00
( Those under the age of 19 must leave the venue by 8:00 p.m.)
This will include a burger(Chicken, Beef, Veggie) and fries (Gluten options are available).
Also your choice of a sleeve of Tap house Lager, or a glass of red or white wine.

The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society is very pleased to once again be hosting our annual pub night.
This year we have switched it up BIG time to provide you with a fun packed evening to not only celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, but also Saint Patrick Day.
Come out and show your fun side by wearing your favourite Saint Patrick Day outfit and be entered into our special prize draw.
Along with our special prize draw, we will also be hosting a meat draw, online silent auction,50/50 draw,Toonie Toss,and our pot of gold.
There is also pool tables for those who want to try their skills, tv’s for the sports fans that can’t miss a game, and a dance floor for those who want to show us your moves.

The best part is that 100% of the proceeds will be going towards our five networking groups to bring families in B.C. the programs and services in their areas that they require.

So Lets Celebrate and make 2017 the best year ever.

If you are unable to attend, you can still participate by donating to your favourite networking group.

To purchase your tickets, or for further details, please contact the LMDSS office at, or by phone at 604-591-2722.

We-Care App

This app allows you to shop at one of the more than 2000 participating merchants and make donations to LMDSS at the same time!

Go to and download the app.

Awareness Wristbands

Using the LMDSS colors, the wristbands have a swirl design and are embossed in Royal Blue with the slogan: “UNDERSTANDING ENHANCES ACCEPTANCE”. Stars adorn each side of the slogan and WWW.LMDSS.COM is printed n the opposite side.

To order you awareness bracelet today contact the office.

Ongoing Fundraisers:

Purchase products at Amazon and LMDSS will receive a percentage of the sales.
Check out our unique

Clothing Drive
If you have any clean gently used clothing that you would like to donate to LMDSS. Please contact the head office.  

Canadian Tire Money
We collect Canadian Tire Money!
Mail or drop off your Canadian Tire Money donation to:
201-13281 72nd Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W 2N5

Discovery Toys Fundraiser
Our friends at Discovery Toys fund raise for LMDSS year-round.
Contact us for more information.

Cell Phone Drive
Dig out your old cell phone and donate it to LMDSS. Our cell phone drive not only helps the environment but also helps generate funds to support our services. Spread the word!

If you would like a cell phone drop-off box for your business, school, or retail location, please call the LMDSS office at 604-591-2722.

We’ve teamed up with Tupperware to make shopping easy and to raise funds to help us provide our ongoing programs and services. Shop on-line here. Tell them that LMDSS sent you!

Norwex Products
Norwex antibacterial microfiber products are an eco-friendly, safe, and effective alternative to cleaning with chemicals. To order, contact Tanis at 778-240-4970 or by email.






Dear LMDSS members and interested professionals.

This is an official announcement of the Annual General Meeting, which will be happening on June 25th, 2017 at Fleetwood Park, in Surrey, from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

From April to June 23rd our office will be taking nomination requests from interested parties who would like to put their names forward for the following board of directors positions.

Vice President / Director

Once we receive your name, we will then send you a nomination package for you to complete, and return before May 24 th, 2017.

If you have any further questions, please contact Theresa at the LMDSS head office.


Community Support:

To attend any of the Parent Networking Groups you must register either by phone 604-591-2722, or email at
If you require childcare you must inform us at the time of registration.

LMDSS Parent
Networking Groups:

Topic: Art Without Limits
Date: Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
1409 Sperling Ave, Burnaby
R.S.V.P. by May 15th 

Topic: TBA


Topic: Gymnastic Program
May 14th, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Location: Kelowna Gymnastix (225-1891 Springfield Road)
Cost: Contact Alicia

Topic: TBA

Topic: TBA
Cost: LMDSS R.S.V.P. are required contact the LMDSS office.

Adults Connect (ages 19+)
Topic: Kayaking with Power To Be
Date: May 13th, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Cates Park
(4141 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver)
Cost: $10 per person (Bring Lunch)
Contact Mariam at to register by May 10th

Youth Group (10+)
Event :
Kayaking with Power To Be
Date: May 13th, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Cates Park
(4141 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver)

Cost: $10 per person (Bring Lunch)
Contact Mariam at to register by May 10th

Health & Education:

Music Therapy Classes:
Dates: Wednesday Evenings, April 5th,12th,19th,26th & May 3rd,10th,17th,24th, and 31st
Location: WC Blair, Studio #2, Boardroom – 22200 Fraser Highway, Langley, B.C.
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Members $40.00 – Non-Members $80.00 – Siblings $10.00
(Members and Non-Member prices include 1 parent or support person, and the special needs individual).
Erin Parr is an experienced Music Therapist focused on children with disabilities. Over 12 years of experience working with Autistic children, children with disabilities, and babies/toddlers she has applied music therapy to a wide range of situations with exciting results. Erin uses an activity-based method with a focus on and enthusiasm to facilities progress towards therapeutic goals.
Registration Deadline March 20th, 2017.

Reading & Math Program Spring Classes: (Sign Up Now)
 April 25th to June 29th 2017– Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Location: #201-13281-78th Ave, Surrey
Time: 1 hour sessions available – 4-5 pm, 5-6 pm, 6-7 pm
Cost: $
20.00 per session 

Reading and Math Program Spring classes starting  April 25th, 2017 watch for registration details.

Summer classes available July & August contact the LMDSS office for details and to register.

Sexuality Classes  for 12+
Dates: Next Sessions will be announced at a later date



Dance Fit Classes (NEW)
The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society will be starting up this program in the Spring. The dates are will be confirmed shortly, and will be posted.
If your child, teen, or adult is interested in making friends,having fun, and getting into shape, please email the LMDSS office to register at


T21 Awareness Walk
Date: September 9th, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hawthorne Park (10513-144th Street, Surrey)
Registration, Pledges, and Teams forms are available on the website at


Click here to order our New Parent Package!

NEW Program
LMDSS Scholarship Program [PDF]