Preschool Classes

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.


Pull up a seat with the divine Miss Emily, as she reads a fantastical story full of wonder. Then with your imaginations ablaze, create characters and objects from the tale just told, while learning how to use different art materials! Ages 3-5, Parents are encouraged to accompany.
Activity #316902
Dates: Tuesdays, September 17 – October 8
Time: 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: September 12
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8


A class for kids and their favorite adult to work on fun arts and crafts projects, gain meaningful new experiences, and work on social skills. Ages 3-5 with parent/guardian.
Activity #316920
Dates: Wednesdays, September 18 – October 9
Time: 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Instructor: Emily Davis
Fees: $20.00/pair
Preregister by: September 13
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


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


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
  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