Teen and Adult Recreational Programs

The Teen Group is a DSACT group for teens with Down syndrome between the ages of 13-19. 

Our Adult group is for individuals with Down syndrome age 20 and up. 


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 to the right of the page.


Class: CampFire

Location: Emma Long Park
1600 City Park Rd, Austin, TX 78730
Dates: Saturdays; September 15 - November 11
Time: 10 AM - 11 AM
Ages: 6+ years
An additional $35.00 fee is required for all participants.

Learn the basic skills needed to safely and confidently spend time in the outdoors! Explore
plant identification, wildlife tracks, camping how-tos, and other fun activities!

If you are interested in signing up for the CampFire program, please complete the Fall DSACT CampFire Spot Holder. At this time, siblings cannot participate in the CampFire program.

Class: YMCA Swim

Location: YMCA TownLake
1100 W Cesar Chavez; Austin, TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays; September 8 - November 11
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.


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Class: Social Dance
Location: YMCA TownLake (Cycle Studio)
1100 W Cesar Chavez; Austin, TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays; September 8 - November 11 (No class 10/6 or 10/20)
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 13+ years old

**There are a limited number of spots for this class. Class will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 


Class: Fitness Boot Camp
Location: YMCA TownLake (Cycle Studio)
1100 West Cesar Chavez; Austin TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays; September 8 - November
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 13+ years old
 


Class: Warrior Storm Martial Arts Austin Location

Location: YMCA TownLake (AMP Room)
1100 W Cesar Chavez; Austin, TX 78703
Dates: Sundays; September 9 - November 11 (No class 10/7 or 10/21)
Time: 2:00-2:45pm
Ages: 6+ years old

 

Class: Warrior Storm Martial Arts Round Rock Location

Location: Brushy Creek Community Center
16318 Great Oaks Drive; Round Rock, TX 78681
Dates: Sundays; September 9 - November 11 (No class 10/7 or 10/21)
Time: 3:30 - 4:15pm
Ages: 6+ years old


Class: Performing Arts and Behind-the-Scenes Production

Location: Kidsacting Foundation 2826 Real Street, Austin, TX 78722
Dates: Sundays; September 9 - November 11 (No class 10/7 or 10/21)
Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm
Ages: 8+ years old

Notes: Kidsacting Foundation offers opportunities for those who prefer behind-the- scenes rather than being onstage. These include set design, lighting, creating props, and more! All students are asked to participate in warm-up and goodbye activities.


Class: Book Club (Austin Location)
Location: BookPeople
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
Dates: Fridays, September 7 - November 10
Time: 6:30pm-8:15pm
Ages: 18+ years old

Class: Book Club (Round Rock Location)
Location: Barnes and Noble La Frontera Village in Cafe
2701 Parker Rd. #700
Round Rock, TX 78681
Dates: Mondays, September 3 - November 5
Time: 6:30pm-8:15pm
Ages: 18+ years old

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.

community opportunities

Arc of the Arts

We are very pleased to collaborate with The Arc of the Capital Area to offer our members an opportunity to participate in a wonderful fine arts program called, “Arc of the Arts”. You can read more about this program on our Recreational Resources page.  

DSACT is pleased to offer a monthly stipend to assist our members in paying for Arc of the Arts classes.  Stipend recipients will have one class per month paid for by DSACT.  Class is directly billed by the Arc to DSACT.  

To apply for this stipend you must already be enrolled in the program.  Members will need to apply each trimester they wish to be considered to receive this stipend. A limited number of stipends are available each trimester. A limited number of stipends is available each trimester. 

 

ut informal classes

Read more about UT Informal Classes on our Recreational Resources page. DSACT has a scholarship for individuals interested in pursuing postsecondary educational opportunities. The Achieve Your Dream Fund application is available on the Scholarships and Stipends page of our website.