Down Syndrome Association University Classes (DSA-U)

We are thrilled to inform you of the exciting programs and activities we have for children, teens and adults with Down syndrome this year! There are classes to suit every interest and ability. Below you will find a course catalog as well as a registration form. Please note that classes take place at various locations and registration fee is $15 per class for the entire season. Register by completing the registration form below and sending it to or via fax to 314-989-1579. Of course, you can always send via mail to 8531 Page Ave, Suite 120, St. Louis 63117.

In addition to our ongoing recreational and educational programs, we are also continuing our self-determination and advocacy group, “Self-Advocates for Greater Experiences (SAGE).” This is a very unique group begun in order to give self-advocates leadership training and experience. It is also a self-directed social group in which members plan and participate in activities that they choose. For more information contact, 314-961-2504.


Steps to Independence

This program is designed to teach adults ways to be independent.  During our first session of the year, the class was focused on ADVOCACY. Students from the class had the opportunity to participate in Disability Rights Legislative Day in Jefferson City.

The second class of the year is starting soon! Join DSAGSL for 6 weeks of classes focused on EMPLOYMENT beginning on May 3rd.  Classes are held at the DSAGSL offie from 9am-12pm . RSVP to


Special Olympics Tennis Clinic  

The DSAGSL is honored to help promote the wonderful programs offered by Special Olympics Missouri. On May 6th, they will offer a one day tennis clinic which will introduce players to the game and their summer tennis teams. Download the Special Olympics Tennis Clinic 2017.

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program  

The DSAGSL is excited to Young Athletes Program (YAP) in partnership with Special Olympics Missouri. This program, for children between 2 and 7 years old with and without disabilities, is an exceptional way to introduce children to sports play, practice gross motor skills and build self esteem. Classes are forming now. Complete the YAP registration form and send to or mail it to our office. Contact Andi for details on the next class! 


Lydia Cox Memorial Bike Camp – Registration Now Open for 2017

We are proud to continue our partnership with the Lydia Faith Cox Family Foundation to bring you our annual Lydia Cox Memorial Bike Camp. To learn more about this amazing bike riding instructional camp, please read the forms below. Camp will be held June 5-9, 2017 at South Technical High School, Crestwood, MO. If you would like to participate in Bike Camp this year as a rider or a volunteer, please contact Melissa Harwood, 


2017 Lydia Cox Memorial Cox Bike Camp Flyer

STL Rider-Registration-Form 2017

STL Volunteer Registration Form 2017

We look forward to having you join us for some or all of our programming!