KiDSACT: Play & Learn

KiDSACT is a free DSACT group for children with Down syndrome between the ages of 6-12 years and their siblings.

The KiDSACT social playgroup meets monthly at various fun locations throughout the Austin area.  If your family is interested in joining in on the social activities, contact DSACT to be added to the playgroup invite list.

If you would like to join the KiDSACT private (members only) Facebook page, click here.  You will need to sign in with your Facebook credentials and request to join the group.

In addition, DSACT is proud to offer numerous recreational programs free of charge to our KiDSACT members and siblings.  Take a look below to see what's in store for the 2015 Winter Session.


2015 Winter Session Recreational Programs

Registration is required for any individual to participate in DSACT programs.  To register, click on the Register Now button to the right of the page.

Class: Foodie Kids
Location: 3818 Far West Blvd, Ste 107, Austin TX 
Dates: Saturdays, January 10th & 24th, February 7th & 21st, March 7th
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: 6 - 12 yrs


Class: Performing Arts
Location: Center Stage, 2826 Real St, Austin TX 78722
Dates: Sundays, 1/11 - 3/8
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Ages: 6 - 21 yrs


Class: Warrior Storm
Location One: Town Lake YMCA, 1100 West Cesar Chavez, Austin TX 78703
Time: 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Dates: Sundays, 1/11 - 3/8
Ages: 6+

Location Two: Brushy Creek Community Center, 16318 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock TX 78681
Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Dates: Sundays, 1/11 - 3/8
Ages: 6+


Class: Intermediate Swim (Lap Pool)
Location: Town Lake YMCA, 1100 West Cesar Chavez, Austin TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays, 1/10 - 3/7
Time: 8:20am - 9:00am
Ages: 6+

Class: Beginner Swim (Instructional Pool)
Location: Town Lake YMCA, 1100 West Cesar Chavez, Austin TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays, 1/10 - 3/7
Time: 9:00am - 9:40am
Ages: 6+


Class: DSACT Track Pack
Location: St. Edwards Track, 3001 South Congress Ave, Austin TX 78704
Dates: Saturdays, 1/10 - 3/7
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: All Ages


Kidsact Social Events list

Winter 2015 Session 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

Texas Lassos Run/Walk Club

The Run/Walk Club was initiated in February of 2013 and is run by a group of UT Students, the Texas LassosThe DSACT running club will introduce less experienced runners to the sport and encourage an active lifestyle for all.

Participants meet weekly at the St. Edward’s University track for an hour of warm-up activities, walking and jogging around a track, and a cool down period. Participants should bring their running shoes and water. All ages and experience levels of running are welcome. The program is designed to be progressive as the season moves forward, culminating with DSACT 3.2.1 Fun Run in the Spring.

If you are interested in joining the Run/Walk club, don't forget to register by clicking on the Register Now button above.