Connect with the DAC Community
Throughout the year, we host a variety of events from educational fitness workshops and tournaments to the family-friendly Halloween parties and annual New Year’s Even bash!
While we strive to make the special events truly special for our members, we make every day fun with weekly and monthly programs like the DAC Book Club, First Friday Family Night, and Saturday Night Live Music.
Visit the Event Calendar for details on upcoming programs and events.
Ongoing Adult Programs
Basketball Drop-in & Noon Hoops
Tuesdays, 6:00p – 8:00p
Join us for competitive evening basketball games in Newberry gym. Games are played to 16 and teams are formed on a first come basis. Rules are posted on the basketball information board on the west wall of the gym.
Monday-Friday, 11:30a – 1:00p
Looking for a good game during you lunch hour? Monday through Friday you can join other DAC members for a competitive game in Newberry gym. Games are played to 16 and teams are formed on a first come basis.
DAC 101 is a 60 minute class on the basics of fitness and nutrition. This is the perfect class for those looking to familiarize themselves with the DAC workout facility and those who are getting back into a workout routine. The class is structured to help you embrace healthy habits and sustain them long term. Complimentary program, sign-up at the back desk required.
The DAC Book Club is a great way to meet new people and participate in lively discussions with other book lovers. Book Club members meet on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Club Room for a discussion of the current month’s selection. Make an evening of it with the informal non-Club sponsored Book Club dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Ax Billy Grill.
Saturday Night Live Music
The DAC is best known for its fitness facilities, but we also have a reputation for presenting great local musical talent. The Ax Billy Grill serves up live music on Saturday nights. The tunes are a complement to the savory menu options available all night long. So, stow your sneakers and join us for some Saturday Night Live Music at the Top of the DAC from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Check out the Event Calendar for upcoming performances.
Volleyball Early Birds
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6:30a – 8:30a
Volleyball in the morning is a great way to start your day. Come join other DAC members in the Newberry Gym for an exciting and vigorous workout. Players of all abilities are welcome.
Ongoing Youth Programs
Gearing up for your child’s next birthday party? While the party itself is sure to be a blast, getting there can be a long process. If all that planning feels like pulling teeth, we have just what you need, because here at the DAC, we host birthdays!
With a full size gym, swimming pool, bounce house, and private party room, we’ve got all the necessities for an extra special birthday bash. Leave the details to us and ensure your child’s next birthday party goes off without a hitch!
Contact Programs Manager, Ariana Hernandez, for information on rates and availability.
First Friday Family Night
Here at the DAC we offer fun for the whole family, especially the first Friday of every month. Join us for Family Night and enjoy games, activities, and every kids’ favorite — a bounce house! Refuel afterwards at the Ax Billy Grill, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée. Bring the whole crew and get ready for some fun, served up family-style! No sign up necessary, complimentary. Parents are encouraged to join us in our activities, this is not a drop-off event.
While at the DAC, campers experience a unique program with art, sports, outdoor activities (summer), games, indoor swimming and field trips – traveling via public transportation to each destination. Camp runs from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. with extended care available for $7 an hour. Extended care must be arranged in advance. Camps are open to children ages 5–12, and are available for both members and non-members. The Downtown Athletic Club holds Kids’ Camps during holiday vacation, spring break, and throughout the summer.
The DAC’s “childcare while you workout” center. Designed to be a convenient childcare option for DAC members, Kidstop’s warm and loving staff welcomes you and your family. Kidstop is available for children between the ages of six weeks and 12 years old. Exceptions may be made for older children.
In addition to caring for your child’s needs, we provide a positive and caring environment where exploration can occur in a safe and educational manner under the supervision of our qualified Kidstop staff. Please keep in mind that the Kidstop accommodates all different ages, and activities exist for all age groups.
Kidstop appointments are by reservation, although drop-in care, at the discretion of Kidstop staff, is occasionally accepted. Due to staff/child ratio regulations, reservations are strongly encouraged. When Kidstop is full we must turn away drop-ins. Reservations must be made at least 2 hours in advance. Parents must remain on the premises while their children are checked into Kidstop.
Swim Lessons & Swim Team
The DAC offers both private and semi-private lessons for children beginning at age 2.
The DAC Swim Team is committed to providing quality swim instruction, technique refinement and personal development for the pre-competitive youth swimmer. The Swim Team practices Monday-Thursday during the school year.
Interested in Membership?
If you are interested in joining the Downtown Athletic Club, Member Services can schedule a tour of our beautiful facility and answer any of your questions.