Arc Escapes

Explore the Midwest

In July of 2017, the St. Louis Arc embarked on a new adventure. Arc Escapes was created to provide individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities an affordable and safe option to explore the Midwest.  Since the summer of 2017, the Arc has taken six weekend getaway trips with 34 individuals traveling to new cities. Trips…

Register Now for Fall Leisure Programs

Fall is just around the corner, which means it’s time to register for the next set of Leisure programs. The Fall 2017 Leisure Times and Registration Form is available and the deadline to register for programs is September 4, 2017. Highlights for Fall 2017: Awake, Aware, Alive. Learn about the elements of a balanced life, including mind,…

Music Therapist playing guitar

Join the Arc for Children’s Music Groups

What are Children’s Music Groups? Children’s music groups utilize music therapy techniques and principles that support children in developing abilities that are strengthened and transferred to other areas of their lives. Classes assist children in learning to be successful in a small group setting, while having fun. A music therapist leads the classes, bringing with…

New Spring Class Offerings

CONNECT is registering for its spring class series! This series allows individuals to gain knowledge and develop life skills through a variety of classes and learning opportunities. Whether your goal is to communicate clearer, learn to cook, or just get moving, CONNECT is the place for you! How to Make Conversation Thursdays, March 9 –…

Staying Active This Winter

The Leisure Winter registration deadline is Friday, December 9! Don’t forget to review Leisure Times  and submit your registration for upcoming programs.  Our Leisure department offers classes and activities for children, teens, adults, and families.  Download the winter edition of Leisure Times to view all available programs and details on how to register. One program…

Changes to Leisure Registration

In years past, some families have opted to register for our Leisure programs through our old website. With the launching of our new website, our online registration process is going away temporarily.   In the meantime, please download the 2016 Fall Leisure Programs listing and registration form and return it to: St. Louis Arc/Leisure Services Attention: Accounts…