Registration Begins Tuesday, January 2 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 sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.

Learn basic tips, tricks and techniques to throw on a potter’s wheel, while those with experience can learn ways to improve skills. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #111105
Dates: Thursdays, January 25 - February 29
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Caleb Crosby
Fee: $84.00 plus $20.00 clay fee
Preregister by: January 22
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8

This class will utilize porcelain clay and focus on more advanced forms that may consist of multiple parts thrown separately and how to put them together cohesively, throwing closed forms, collared vases, jars, tea sets, pitchers, inverted bowls, wax melters and more. *Participants must have wheel throwing experience, prior to enrolling in class. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #111300
Dates: Wednesdays, March 13 – April 17
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Grace Ross
Fee: $85.00 plus $30.00 clay fee
Preregister by: March 7
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8

The pottery studio will be open for use during off-class times for practice with hand building, wheel throwing and other projects involving stoneware, chads bod, or earthenware clay. Clay fees include clay, glaze, and one each of bisque and glaze firings (excluding alternative firings). Open pottery projects are fired with scheduled classroom kiln firings. Specialized firing will incur an additional fee. General Studio hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays during programming. The Pottery studio will be closed to open pottery participants when ARCC classes are scheduled, and on Holidays. Ages 16 and up.

New open pottery studio participants must schedule an appointment for initial orientation prior to working in the studio.

Open Pottery Participants must register for open pottery at the ARCC desk, at the beginning of each semester. There is no fee to register for open pottery. The fees listed below are for clay, glaze and firings.

Dates: January 8 – April 26
Fees: $50.00 for 25 lbs Stoneware
$55.00 for 25 lbs Chads Bod
$60.00 for 25 lbs ^6 Porcelain
$40.00 for 25 lbs Earthenware

  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Fax: 605-626-7989

How to Register:

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