Parent / Child 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.


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


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 childre 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


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


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


Make an itty-bitty, teeny-weeny diorama inside of a jewelry box, match box, tea or mint container, perfect for hanging on the Christmas tree or around the house all year round! We’re going to learn multi-media collage techniques to put together a home for a tiny knickknack, a tiny winter scene, memorialize a photo or favorite quote, the options for your diorama are endless don’t make me list them all here... Ages 12 and up, with parent/guardian.
Activity #315600
Dates: Mondays, November 18 – December 9
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Anna Jahraus
Fee: $30.00 plus $10.00 supply fee/pair
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/6 Pairs
Preregister by: November 14
  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