Elementary School

Registration for all Fall Classes will begin Tuesday, September 8. Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available.  All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.


Learn how to throw pots on a potter’s wheel together with one of your favorite people! Class size will be limited to 4 pairs for individualized attention. Three weeks are devoted to working on the wheel; the last week will be spent glazing your creations. Come to class prepared to get dirty. For children in grades 2 and up wit parent/guardian.
Activity #311130
Dates: Tuesdays, Sept 29 – Oct 20
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Caleb Crosby
Fee: $30.00 plus $10.00 clay fee/pair
Preregister by: September 19
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/4 pair


Kids ages 5 to 14 and favorite adult work together on projects using earthenware clay, and low fire glazes. The first three weeks will be dedicated to hand building, the last week to painting your creations with ceramic glaze. This is a great opportunity to spend time together while sharing a new hobby and plenty of fun memories. Ages 5 and up with adult.
Activity #311131
Dates: Thursdays, Oct 15 - Nov 5
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Cassandra Mraz
Fee: $30.00 plus $10.00 supply fee/pair
Preregister by: October 9
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8 pairs


Exercise your imagination and sharpen your drawing and painting skills by looking at sidewalk and road cracks, clouds, and blobs to turn into whimsical creatures. Make a new masterpiece each week! Ages 8-12.
Activity #314700
Dates: Wednesdays, Sept 30 - Oct 21
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lois Beckner
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: September 25
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


A great class for kids to learn about different types of artistic media, mediums, and tools; while working on fun creative projects in a friendly social setting. Ages 5-7.
Activity #316931
Dates: Thursdays, October 1 - 22
Time: 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: September 28
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


Bring a pumpkin to the ARCC and we’ll show you how to transform it into a harvest-time work of art! Your pumpkin can have a funny, happy face, a sad face or a scary face, or no face at all - just a pumpkin with wild designs! All ages welcome.
Activity #316023
Date: Saturday, October 24
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 (Noon)
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fee: $10.00
Preregister by: October 21
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8 pairs


Want to give a gift to Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, or another favorite person? The best gift are ones from the heart – yours! Create gifts for all of them and wrap them up just in time for the holidays! What could it be? Shhhhh, It’s a secret! Ages 6-12.
Activity #316012
Dates: Thursdays, Nov 12 – Dec 10 (No class Nov 26)
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fee: $20.00 plus $5.00 supply fee
Preregister by: November 9
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10
  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989

How to Register:

  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081