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 winter session recreational Programs

Registration is required for any individual to participate in DSACT programs. To register, click on the DSACT 2018 WINTER REGISTRATION button to the right of the page.


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Class: Social Dance
Location: Town Lake YMCA
1100 W Cesar Chavez; Austin, TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays, January 13 - March 3, 2018
Time: 1:30-3pm
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: Town Lake YMCA
1100 West Cesar Chavez; Austin TX 78703
Dates: Saturdays, January 13 - March 3, 2018
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 13+ years old

 


Class: Warrior Storm Martial Arts Austin Location
Location: Town Lake YMCA
1100 W Cesar Chavez; Austin, TX 78703
Dates: Sundays, January 21 - March 4, 2018
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, January 21 - March 4, 2018 (due to location availability class is cancelled for 1/28)
Time: 3:30-4:15pm
Ages: 6+ years old


Class: Performing Arts and Behind-the-Scenes Production
Location: Kidsacting Foundation
2826 Real St, Austin TX 78722
Dates: Sundays, January 14 - March 4, 2018
No Class on 1/21/18
Time: 12-1:30pm
Ages: 8+ years old

This session we'll continue our work on High School Musical.  We'll be using both the winter and spring DSACT programs sessions to work on this production with a performance at the end of the spring session.  All are welcome to join, regardless of being involved in the fall 2017 session. 

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, January 12 - March 2, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:15pm
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: Thursdays, January 11 - March 8, 2018 
Time: 6:30-8:15pm
Ages: 18+ years old


Class: Safe Splash Swim  

Due to the popularity of this swim class, please submit a spot-holder request to allow DSACT and Safe Splash Swim to assess interest and hold class for as many DSACT members as possible. We will be in touch in the coming weeks to let you know if we are able to accommodate your child in class. 

Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis. An additional fee of $35.00 applies for all members; you will not be charged unless your spot is confirmed. 

This spot holder is open to all DSACT members ages 3 and up. Unfortunately, siblings are not able to participate in the Splash Swim program.

Location: 10700 Anderson Mill Road #207, Austin, TX 78750
Dates: January 20 - February 24, 2018
Times: 30 minute sessions, times usually between 12:30-2PM but subject to change.  Your child will be assigned a time slot once accepted and we are unable to change this assignment. 
Ages: 3+ years old


winter 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.