Health and Wellness

Registration Begins Tuesday, September 6 at 8:00 a.m.

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.

Take an Art Break! Come to the ARCC for weekly gatherings to wind down through art. Try out art
journaling, coloring, creative drawing from pattern recognition, zentangle art, and creative writing.
Bring your own projects from home to work in a relaxing, stress-free atmosphere. Some supplies will
be provided, or you can bring your own! Ages 18 and up.
Dates: Thursdays, September 22 – December 15
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


The two-step is a basic dance move done by singles, partners and groups. This class will cover the basic two step as adapted to Country Music. Instruction will focus on the basic moves, footwork and turns. Get off your chair and onto the dance floor! Ages 15 and up.
Activity #359507
Dates: Mondays, November 7 - December 12
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructors: Ray Payer and Karen Lane
Fee: $30.00 per person
Preregister by: October 28
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/12

A simple introduction to the world of social dancing, while learning the basics to the two step, waltz, fox-trot and swing. Emphasis will be on basic moves, footwork, lead follow techniques, connection, and several popular moves. An easy and fun experience! Couples or singles welcome.
Ages 15 and up.
Activity #359004
Dates: Tuesdays, November 1 - 22
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Instructors: John Kersten & Robyn Ewalt
Fee: $25.00 per person
Preregister by: October 28
Min/Max Enrollment: 14/40

A one-day workshop to make everyone feel comfortable and confident on the dance floor - that is perfect for upcoming weddings and holiday parties. Emphasis will be on basic footwork, lead follow techniques and several popular moves. An EASY and FUN one-day experience!
Ages 15 and up.
Activity #359114
Date: Saturday, November 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon & 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Instructors: John Kersten & Robyn Ewalt
Fee: $20.00 per person
Preregister by: November 17
Min/Max Enrollment: 14/40

Line dancing is an excellent way to keep physically fit, build agility and exercise the memory. The Aberdeen Senior Line Dancers meet Tuesdays and Thursdays at the ARCC at 1:00 p.m. for line dance fun and socialization. An Aberdeen Senior Center Membership is required to participate. For more information, please call the Aberdeen Senior Center at 626-3330.


PiYo is athletic training that is influenced by Pilates and Yoga. Use your own body weight as resistance and combine the stretch of yoga with the core strengthening of Pilates to streamline and define your muscles, while building strength and flexibility in your athletic ability. High intensity, yet low impact, this workout is ideal for anyone looking to add variety to their routine, gain strength and mobility at the same time, or begin implementing a core strengthening program. This is a class that combines energy, movement and flow into yoga and Pilates!
Activity #358060
Dates: Session A: Wednesdays, September 21 - October 26
Session B: Wednesdays, November 2 - December 14 (No Class November 23)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Robyn Ewalt
Fee: $42.00 per session
Preregister by: 3 days before class starts

Get groovy and learn how to let loose in this growing, fast-paced genre. Become more comfortable and confident by moving your body with some sweet moves and good tunes in a relaxed and stress free environment! Grades 9 and up.
Activity #356060
Dates: Tuesdays, November 1- December 13 (no class Nov 22)
Time: 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Terrina Barnes

Ballet is a beautiful, graceful dance that leaves your body feeling stretched and strong. Students
with little or no experience are welcome in this class, tights and leotards are optional!
Grades 9 and up.
Activity #351060
Dates: Tuesdays, September 20 - October 25
Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Kris Orr

Whether you are dusting off your tap shoes after a break, polishing your current skills, or trying something new, this class is for you. Students will learn basic tap steps with a focus on rhythm, musicality, and fun! As an added bonus, tap dance is great exercise for both the body and the mind. Grades 9 and up.
Activity #352060
Dates: Thursdays, October 13 - November 17
Time: 7:15 - 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Ashley Geist-Cusick

Class begins with a dynamic warmup, then proceeds to expressive movement and finishes with a
fun combination and a gentle cool down. Dance experience is welcome, but is not required, this is
a great class for both dance enthusiasts and beginners alike! This class will create a positive space
for breath and movement,and will celebrate dancing in community with each other.
Grades 9 and up.
Activity #354060
Dates: Thursdays, October 13 - November 17
Time: 8:15 - 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Ashley Geist-Cusick

Learn and practice the fundamentals of Pilates on the mat! You will learn the fundamentals of stretching and strengthening along with a gentle workout for your whole body. These are basics that you will be able to employ in any movement or exercise class to keep your body in optimal condition for better posture and strength.
Activity #358090
Dates: Tuesdays, November 1- 29
Time: 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Fee: $30.00
Instructor: Brigette Weisenburger

  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