Walk for Autism

Main Event – 22nd Annual Walk for Autism
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Lake Erie Speedway – 10700 Delmas Drive, North East, PA 16428
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22nd Annual Walk for Autism | Saturday, April 29, 2023

Celebrating 22 years of the Annual Walk for Autism – supporting our local community



We are proud to introduce our 2023 Walk Chair Family – The Dhillon Family!

DATE:      Saturday, April 29, 2023
Registration Time:    9:30 am to 10:45 am
Walk Begins:  11:00 am promptly; Pre-Walk Announcements at 10:45 am

LOCATION:   Lake Erie Speedway – 10700 Delmas Drive NORTH EAST

A two-mile walk is held to increase awareness of Autism, and fund programming, and activities for individuals with Autism in our community.  100% of the proceeds stay in our local area.

Why is it important to participate? Our Annual Walk for Autism is the Autism Society NWPA’s largest event of the year.  The Walk gives us the ability to provide support throughout the year including our therapeutic programs, family support, and community education.

22nd Annual Walk for Autism

~ Easy access & secure venue
~ Plenty of onsite parking
~ Indoor restrooms
~ NEW Kidz Exploration Zone (Jumping Inflatable (weather permitting), Professional Face Painting, Activities)
~Theme Basket Raffle & Deluxe Auction
~Autism Merchandise
~Food Trucks

Walk Registration Information: 

PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  for 2023 Commemorative Walk apparel is CLOSED.

Pre-registration is available for Vintage Walk t-shirts (while supplies last) until Monday, April 24, 2023

Adult (age 15 and older) registration donation:

~ $22.00 (Vintage Walk t-shirts)

Tween (age 10 – 14) registration donation:

~ $12.00 (Vintage Walk t-shirts)

Youth (age 0 – 9) walk for free (pre-registration ONLY) – NO SHIRTS AVAILABLE

Interested in hosting a Team?

Teaming up with co-workers, friends, and family members makes participating in the 22nd Annual Walk for Autism much more enjoyable. As a team, you can make an even bigger difference: raise more funds, get a great workout together, and spend time with others for a great cause. Don’t forget to show your team spirit at the Walk!  All you need is a Team Captain and at least 5 team members by April 15, 2023.    https://bit.ly/AutismWalkCreateTeam2023

How to Become a Team Captain

~ Set up a Team Page at autismnwpa.org
~ Instructions are available on the Autism Society NWPA website.
~ Register for the Walk as a member of your team.
~ Share your Team Page with prospective team members and donors. Team members can register online by using your Page. Your supporters may donate online by credit card or by check/cash through the Autism Society NWPA office.
~ Set goals and work together to make your Walk experience something incredible!


~Team Captain Incentives
~Team Awards
~Sharing your efforts and ideas

For team updates visit: Team Page

All donations for this Walk to Autism Society NWPA are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Donations are non-refundable.

Join in supporting the Autism Society NWPA and your local community through walking, donating a theme basket, or sponsoring.

In consideration of my entry being accepted, I hereby for myself, the animal(s) to which I have custody and have brought to the Walk, my heirs, executors, and administrators, waive any release of rights and claims for any damages I may have against the Autism Society NWPA and the sponsors of this event, named or unnamed, traveling to, participating in, and returning from this event. I hereby represent that the animal(s) to which I have custody and have brought to the Walk is in good health and has current rabies vaccinations. I expressly assume any and all risks associated with contact with participants at the Walk, injuries or damages sustained by, through and/or to other participating animals, the condition of Lake Erie Speedway, and it is understood and agreed that all such risks are appreciated by me. I grant permission to all foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other records of this event for any legitimate purpose.

PLEASE NOTE: All pre-registered participants that meet the April 1, 2023 deadline are entitled to receive a commemorative 2023 Walk Apparel (as selected during registration). Autism Society NWPA DOES NOT guarantee apparel unless you are pre-registered AND are present by 11:30 am the day of the Walk. We take no responsibility to reserve or deliver unclaimed apparel. All unclaimed apparel becomes the property of Autism Society NWPA.

Our Annual Walk for Autism is made possible by our families, team captains, community, and sponsors.

Thank you to our CULTIVATORS!


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