Zoom Duck Derby

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Zoombezi Bay

4850 Powell Rd, Powell, OH 43065

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in The Alpha Group’s 2023 Zoom Duck Derby presented by Medical Mutual! Event proceeds are still being tallied. Stay tuned for a final amount.

Congratulations to this year’s Zoom Duck Derby winners! Out of 5,000 ducks, 10 swam fast enough for a prize. Below is our list our winners!

Click here to watch the news story about Zoom Duck Derby from NBC4.

We are excited and busy preparing for our 2024 race! Adoptions open on May 1st!

Join us for our 7th annual Zoom Duck Derby presented by Medical Mutual!
We will dump 5,000 rubber ducks into the lazy river at Zoombezi Bay to raise money for people with developmental disabilities in central Ohio. The first three ducks to swim across the finish line WIN CASH UP TO $1,500! *You do not need to be present to win.
How to Participate:
  • Buy a derby duck for $5. Or buy a package and get some free ducks!
  • Ultimate Waddles Pass: $30 (1 Duck Derby entry, all day entry into Zoombezi Bay, The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, Free Parking, Goodie Bag, and enjoy 90-minutes in the wave pool and select water attractions before the park opens to the public.) *Waddles Pass sales have ended (but you can still adopt ducks!). If you have questions, contact [email protected]
Zoom Duck Derby Alpha Group

Dave Holmes with WBNS 10tv is our race emcee.

Watch this quick derby highlight from 2021 to get a feel for what our races are all about!


Event proceeds will support programs and services for individuals with disabilities.

  • The Alpha Group provides services to more than 700 members in 13 Ohio counties (Ashland, Crawford, Delaware, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Marion, Medina, Morrow, Richland, Summit, Union and Wayne.)
  • 83 cents of every dollar goes directly back to programming.
  • On average, our transportation department makes 1,700 monthly trips; taking our members to medical appointments, their jobs, etc.
  • To learn more about The Alpha Group, read our 2020 Annual Report

Please click here to view our sponsorship opportunities for the Laugh & Luck Reverse Raffle.

If you have questions about the event, contact [email protected].

Thank you to our event sponsors!


Penn National Gaming, Inc.

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