Hobby and Recreational Groups

These groups are based around a hobby, shared activity, or special interest.

Austin Amateur Radio Club
Austin ham radio club. Holds meetings, training classes, and licensing tests. Also provides communication support to local events and for disaster relief efforts.

Austin Bead Society
Promotes education and research regarding beads and bead-related subjects, and provides support to bead collectors, designers, and enthusiasts.

Austin Cactus & Succulent Society
Promotes the interest, study, propagation, conservation, and public awareness of cacti and other succulents.

Austin Chamber Music Center
Dedicated to expanding knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of chamber music through instruction and performance.

Austin International Folk Dancers

Austin Jazz Society

Austin Organic Gardeners

Austin Pond Society

Austin Square and Round Dance Association

Austin Swing Syndicate
A non-profit, all-ages organization devoted to the care and growth of the Austin Swing and Lindy Hop dance community. Sponsors weekly Swing dances and gives lessons.

Austin Ukulele Society

Friends of Barton Springs Pool
Dedicated to preserving and improving Barton Springs Pool, a natural springs-fed pool in southwest Austin.

Capital Soccer Club
Sponsors teams and tournaments for youth, including the College Coaches Classic for high school students planning to play soccer in college.

Four On The Floor
Holds Swing and Lindy Hop dances, shows, and classes.

Heart O' Texas Orchid Society

Preservation Austin
Formerly Heritage Society of Austin. Protects the diverse architectural and cultural heritage of the greater Austin community.

Social Media Club, Austin Chapter

Supper Friends
Holds intimate, bring-your-own-beverage dinners every few days at a restored 1930s-era bungalow-style house in east Austin.

Plants trees in urban areas around town in order to create a healthier environment and enhance the quality of urban life in central Texas.

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