Elementary School

Registration for all Fall Classes will begin Tuesday, September 3. 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.

ART START


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, September 19 – October 10
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fees: $20.00
Preregister by: September 16
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10

MINI MOSAICS


Create a mini majestic masterpiece to proudly display in your home. Emily will work with students through discussion and demonstrations, as they design and assemble their very own mini mosaics. Ages 7-10.
Activity #316706
Dates: Thursdays, September 19 – October 10
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fees: $20.00
Preregister by: September 16
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10

PARENT/CHILD WHEEL THROWN POTTERY CLASS


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 with parent/guardian.
Activity #311130
Dates: Tuesdays, September 24 – October 15 
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

STORYTIME CLAY


Hear a story and afterwards, make a statue of a character in the story while learning how to use earthenware clay! All clay creations will be fired in a kiln and glazed to take home to display. Ages 3-6.
Activity #311407
Dates: Wednesdays, September 25 – October 16
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ashley Dunham
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: September 20
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8

INTRODUCTION TO TAEKWONDO


Beginner basics of taekwondo including kicking techniques, striking techniques, tenets, and traditional martial art discipline in an upbeat and fun environment. Students should wear clothe suitable for exercise. Shoes will not be worn for class. Ages 6 and up.
Instructor will be Miss Charlene Blondo; 3rd Degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo and Hapkido.
Activity #338000
Dates: Saturdays, September 28 – October 26 (No Class October 12)
Time: 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Instructor: Miss Charlene Blondo
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: September 25
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/20

CREATING COMICS - ORIGIN STORY


Learn the fundamental steps to create a comic – from storytelling, building layouts, to characters and everything in between! Ages 8-11.
Activity #314601
Dates: Wednesdays, October 2 – 23
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Alex Harper
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: September 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/7

NEW! ELEMENTARY MUSIC FOR HOMESCHOOLERS


An introduction to music through; exploration of musical instruments; listening & movement activities for rhythm, musical expression and creativity, and lots of signing favorite songs from around the world. Ages 6 – 10.
Activity #368100
Dates: Thursdays, October 3 – November 21
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Nancy Ohnstad
Fees: $40.00
Preregister by: September 30
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/15

NEW! MISCHIEF MANAGED


The officially unofficial crafting workshop, where even muggles are welcome as we create magical crafts and more. Ages 8 – 12.
Activity #316045
Date: Saturday, October 5
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fee: $10.00
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10
Preregister by: October 2

NEW! SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP


Have you ever wondered how some special effects makeup is done, or how they make some wounds look so real? This hands on class will cover practical special effects makeup, using materials you can find at home, and more. This will be an excellent hand’s on starting point for special effects makeup, and horror movie enthusiasts. Ages 11 and up.
Activity #317004
Dates: Session A: Tuesdays, October 8 – 15
            Session B: Tuesdays, October 22 – 29
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kylee Carlson
Fee: $20.00 plus $10.00 supply fee
Preregister by: 3 days before session start
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10

PUMPKIN PAINTING


Bring a firm 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 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
Instructor: Anna Jahraus
Fee: $10.00
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10
Preregister by: October 16

POTTERY PALS


Kids ages 5 to 14 and their adult partner work together on projects using earthenware clay, and low fire glazes. The first three weeks will be dedicated to hand building, the last week dedicated 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: Wednesdays, October 23 – November 13
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Katie Olson
Fee: $30.00 plus $10.00 supply fee/pair
Preregister by: October 18
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8 pairs

SEWTASTIC!


Bring one of your favorite people, and learn about the materials, tools and terms needed for hand sewing. In this 4-week class, we’ll cover threading needles, knotting thread, pressing, cutting, and pinning fabric. With all of your newly gained knowledge on different stitches, and techniques, you will be able to put those skills to the test and incorporate into your very own hand crafted fabric creations. For children in grades 2 and up with parent/guardian.
Activity #312478
Dates: Wednesdays, November 6 – December 4 (No class November 27)
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Desiree Sears
Fee: $20.00 plus $5.00 supply fee/per pair
Preregister by: November 1
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/4 pairs

NEW! INTRODUCTION TO BEAUTY MAKEUP


This hands on class will cover practical makeup techniques, covering how to do a natural look, and all the way to a full glam look, using affordable makeup. This will be an excellent hand’s on starting point for any youth. Ages 11 and up.
Activity #317001
Dates: Session A: Tuesday, November 26
            Session B: Tuesday, December 3
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kylee Carlson
Fee: $10.00 plus $10.00 supply fee
Preregister by: 3 days before session starts
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10
  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