Community Groups

Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association has a number of community groups in the region. These support groups are spaces for families to gather, share information, make connections, and learn from the occasional expert speaker. See the list below for general information on our community groups. Some community groups hold additional meetings or do not hold meetings on certain months, so please call the office at 303.797.1699 and ask to be connected with your local group leader who can provide you with exact details regarding the next meeting.
Groups Contact

Arvada Community Group

  • Meets on the last Saturday of most months
arvada-cg@rmdsa.org

Aurora Community Group

  • Meets on the second Saturday of most months
  • Usually from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Located in the facilitator’s home
  • Families of all ages welcome
aurora-cg@rmdsa.org

Boulder/Longmont Area Group

  • For parents whose children with Down syndrome are between birth and 18 years of age
  • 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Third Friday of most months – January through May
  • Summer gatherings vary
  • Third Friday September and October
  • No meeting in November
  • Holiday gathering in December (date TBD)
boulder-longmontarea-cg@rmdsa.org

Castle Rock Community Group

  • Meets on the second Saturday or Sunday of most months
  • Usually from 4pm – 7pm
  • Occasional mom’s nights out and dad’s nights out
  • Locations vary
castlerockarea-cg@rmdsa.org

Cromosoma del Amor

  • For Spanish-speaking families of all ages
  • Meets on the fourth Saturday of most months
  • 1pm – 4pm
  • Knights of Columbus (13645 E Bayaud Ave, Aurora, CO)
cromosomadelamor-cg@rmdsa.org Facebook

D.A.D.S. Community Group (Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome)

  • Rocky Mountain D.A.D.S. is a community group for fathers of children with Down syndrome
  • 6:30pm
  • Location: Currently fluid
  • 2nd Tuesday of most months
For details, please call the RMDSA office at 303.797.1699 dads-cg@rmdsa.org Facebook

Denver Community Group Denver, Lakewood, Morrison, Golden, Wheatridge, Englewood

  • Typically meets the 2nd weekend of most months (either Saturday or Sunday)
  • 3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Meeting/activity locations vary
  • Families of all ages are welcome
westdenverarea-cg@rmdsa.org

Denver Metro Grandparents & Extended Family Community Group

  • For grandparents, aunts, uncles and family friends who want to learn how to support each other and celebrate their loved ones with Down syndrome
  • Meets on the third Saturday of most months
  • 9:30pm – 12pm
  • At the RMDSA main office (7200 E. Hampden Ave, Suite 301,Denver, CO 80224)
denvergrandparents-cg@rmdsa.org

Flying Free in Fremont County

  • For families and friends of folks with Down syndrome of all ages with Down syndrome
  • 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • 9:30pm – 12pm
  • Meets 1st Thursday of most months at the Canon City Rec Center and one weekend day each month
fremontcounty-cg@rmdsa.org

Grand Junction Community Group

  • Meets monthly – times and locations vary
  • Families of all ages are welcome
grandjunction-cg@rmdsa.org

Littleton Community Group

  • For families of individuals with Down syndrome aged birth to 18
  • Meets 1st Saturday of most months at 5:30pm
littletonarea-cg@rmdsa.org

Longmont Area Grandparents & Extended Family Community Group

  • For grandparents, aunts, uncles and family friends who want to learn how to support each other and celebrate their loved ones with Down syndrome
  • Meeting time and date fluctuates
longmontgrandparents-cg@rmdsa.org

Mom’s Night Out Community Group

  • Meets the first Tuesday of most months for dinner and the third Saturday of most odd months for breakfast
  • Dinner meetings are at McLaughlin’s in Denver
  • Brunch meeting locations vary
moms-cg@rmdsa.org

Montrose Area & Western Slope Community Group

  • Meeting times and locations vary – meetings are held a few times per year
  • Families of all ages welcome
montrose-westernslope-cg@rmdsa.org

Mountain Community Group

  • Meetings are held quarterly
  • Locations vary
  • For young families in Jefferson County
mountain-cg@rmdsa.org

Northeast Colorado Community Group Sterling, Twin Buttes, Wray, Brush, Crook, Atwood, Akron, Otis, Ovid, Sedgwick, Julesburg, and Merino

  • Ages birth to 18
northeastcolorado-cg@rmdsa.org

Northwest Colorado Community Group Routt, Moffat, Grand, Jackson and Rio Blanco counties

  • Ages birth to 18
  • Meets 3-4 times a year
northwestcolorado-cg@rmdsa.org

North Metro Community Group

  • Open to families of individuals with Down syndrome of all ages
  • Meets the first Saturday of most months
  • 10am – 12pm
  • Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (3960 E 128th Ave, Thornton, CO 80241)
Please see our disclaimer about this meeting space northmetroarea-cg@rmdsa.org

South Denver Community Group

  • Meeting times and locations vary
  • Families of all ages are welcome
southmetroarea-cg@rmdsa.org