Parent / Child Classes

Registration for all Winter/Spring Classes has begun. 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.


Do you know someone who is new to the community and needs help with conversational English? The ARCC is now offering FREE Conversational English Lessons for Mothers while their children play! Women, Infants, and Children (up to age 6) welcome.
Dates: Thursdays, January 11 – April 26
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.


Trapped at home during the cold months? Getting Cabin Fever? Need an indoor place to play, make things, get messy (while we clean up, not you?), hear stories and play with different toys you may not have at home? Connect with other parents, share parenting tricks and tips, and learn valuable information about child growth and development. Financial assistance is available for qualifying families. Birth to Kindergarten, all ages welcome.
Activity #118057
Dates: Wednesdays, January 24 – February 28
           (No Class February 7)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $20.00/pair or $6.00/day for drop in
Preregister by: January 19


A class for parents and children ages 2-4 to gain new experiences while working on fun arts and crafts projects and social skills. Ages 2-4 with adult.
Activity #116306
Dates: Session A: Wednesdays, Jan. 24 – Feb. 21
                               (No Class February 7)
            Session B: Wednesdays, March 7 - 28
Time: 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Anne Jensen
Fees: $20.00/pair
Preregister by: three days before session starts
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/15


Kids ages 6 to 14 and their adult partner work together on projects using hand building and wheel thrown techniques to construct basic functional ceramic pieces such as mugs and bowls. The first two weeks will focus on basic hand building skills, weeks three and four will focus on wheel throwing. The last two weeks will focus on glazing techniques to incorporate with the newly build bisque fired pieces. Ages: 6-14 with adult.
Activity #111420
Dates: Wednesdays, January 31 – March 7
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Crystal Harper
Fee: $40.00 plus $15.00 supply fee/pair
Preregister by: January 26
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/6 pairs


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 #111106
Dates: Mondays, February 26 – March 19
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Andrea Nell
Fee: $20.00 plus $5.00 supply fee/pair
Preregister by: February 21
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/4 pairs

  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