Dog Obedience

Registration for all Winter/Spring Classes will begin Monday, January 7, 2019. 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.

Dog obedience classes fill early and are on a first pay basis. Reserve your place in class by calling 626-7015 and pay with your Visa/MasterCard or Discover.


Come learn a new way to communicate with your dog! Using positive reinforcement, this course is designed to be an introduction into the topic of clicker training and a fun way to help you and your dog learn new skills. For dogs 5 months and up. Current shot records for dogs are required to attend. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #108825
Dates: Wednesdays, January 30 - March 6
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $80.00
Instructor: Kelly Pulis
Preregister by: January 25
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12


Designed as a puppy’s first obedience, socialization and owner/handler educational course with their puppy. Education on the body language of canines as it relates to other animals/dogs and human in their world, observation and interpretation of ‘dog speak’. Participants should be prepared to bring shot records for canine to class. For pups ages 3 months to 2 years old maximum. Proof of appropriate puppy vaccinations and bordatella vaccination is required to attend.
Activity #108804
Session A: Saturdays, January 26 - March 2
         Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Session B: Wednesdays, March 13 - April 17
         Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $80.00
Instructor: Patsy Brosz
Preregister by: 3 days before session begins
Min/Max Enrollment: 8/12


Are you the top dog in your home, or is your dog the one who runs the show? Be the master of your domain once again by enrolling Fido in this beginning course to help you gain control! This course will cover basic training in come, sit, down, greeting strangers, stay, and heel along with basic behavioral conditioning to establish pack order in the household. Ages 10 and up. Participants must be strong enough to handle their dog.
Activity #108814
Dates: Thursdays, February 7 – March 14
Time: 6:00 - 6:55 p.m.
Instructor: Sheryl Erickson
Fee: $70.00
Preregister by: February 4
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/18


This class will include walking off-leash, recall off leash, ground-work for agility, and lots of other fun things that you can teach your dog! Ages 12 and up. Dogs must have completed (and passed) basic obedience class.
Activity #108824
Dates: Thursdays, February 7 – March 14
Time: 7:00 - 7:55 p.m.
Instructor: Sheryl Erickson
Fee: $70.00
Preregister by: February 4
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/18
  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