baby talk/InkDots: Recreational Programs

InkDots is a DSACT group for children with Down syndrome between the ages of 0-5 years and their siblings.

2018 FALL Session Recreational Programs

Registration is required for any individual to participate in DSACT programs. To register, click on the black FALL REGISTRATION button on the right side of this page.

Class: YMCA Swim

Location: YMCA TownLake
1100 W Cesar Chavez; Austin, TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays; September 8 - November 10
Times available: 30-minute session slots from 12:00-2:00pm (times are assigned by participant age and cannot be changed)
Ages: 3+ years
An additional $35.00 fee is required for all participants.

This class is for those that are comfortable in the water and are interested in learning beginner swimming skills. If you are interested in signing up for swim classes, please complete the Fall DSACT YMCA Swim Spot Holder. Unfortunately, siblings cannot participate in swim classes.

Class: Gymboree Play & Music

Dates: Varies by location - Please schedule your classes during the DSACT Summer Session, which runs September 8 - November 11.
Time: Varies
Ages: 0 - 5 yrs

Gymboree Play & Music classes offer multiple classes based around child development principles.  The Play & Learn classes are  designed to help parents play and interact with their children in a way that allows or learning and growth.  By signing up for Gymboree through DSACT you and your child can attend unlimited classes each week during our session dates.  Classes are designed to correspond with specific ages and developmental stages.  It is very important that participants attend only those classes for which they are eligible based on the general age guidelines.  DSACT members can also attend unlimited Open Gym times during session dates. 

Siblings are welcome to attend classes as well but must register directly with Gymboree. A 25% discount on registration fees for siblings is available for DSACT families.  Gymboree offers a discounted fee of $15 per month for siblings to attend Open Gym if you only plan for siblings to attend this session. 

Once registered with DSACT, please contact your Gymboree location directly to schedule classes and register any siblings. Be sure to tell them you are a DSACT member.  Please be sure to register through DSACT first. Do not try and register with Gymboree Play & Music first. 

Gymboree Location(s):
Southwest/Central Austin
Brodie Oaks Shopping Center
4220 S Lamar Blvd, Ste 150, 78704
View schedule of classes here

Arboretum Crossing
9333 Research Blvd, Ste C-240, 78759
View schedule of classes here

Cedar Park
Ranch Shopping Center
1335 East Whitestone Blvd, 78613
View schedule of classes here

FALL 2018
PROGRAMS Registration

Registration is required for any individual to participate in DSACT programs. Space is limited so please only register for classes that your family is able to attend regularly.

Partner Programs

The Little Gym

We are pleased to partner with The Little Gym to offer you a discounted rate on various class formats.

DSACT members can attend classes at The Little Gym, Kyle, TX, at a special, discounted rate of $15/class, with no membership fee (a savings of $45 annually). Class enrollment must be arranged in advance by the parent/guardian. Please contact The Little Gym directly for class enrollment and be sure to say you are a member of DSACT. It’s also a good idea to have the online schedule in front of you when you do this.

Multiple classes and times available. Please call The Little Gym at (512) 400-3456 or visit for details.