Parent / Child Classes

Registration for all Fall Classes has begun. 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 parents and children ages 2-5 to gain new experiences while working on fun arts and crafts projects and social skills. Ages 2-5 with adult.
Activity #316920
Time: 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Session A: Wednesdays, September 27 - October 18
Session B: Wednesdays, November 1 - 22
Instructor: Anne Jensen
Fees: $20.00/pair
Preregister by: Three days before the start of sessions
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/10


Do you know someone who is new to the community and needs help with conversational English? The ARCC is now offering free Conversational English Lessons for Mothers while their children play! Women, Infants, and Children (up to age 6) welcome.
Dates: Thursdays, September 28 – December 21
            (No Class November 23)
Time: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.


Come join us for Early Childhood Family Education! Our class is built for children ages birth to Kindergarten and their families. Have a meaningful and fun experience each week attending class with your child. Songs, poetry, dancing, art projects, free play, dramatics, and lots of time to make friends with other families. Attend one day or sign up for a whole session!
Activity #318057
Day & Time: Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Session A: September 28 - October 19
Session B: October 26 – November 16
Session C: November 30 – December 21
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $20.00/pair/Session or $6.00/day for drop in
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/10 parent/child pairs


Create a custom Stoneware totem pole to display in your home or garden depicting animals representing you and your family members! One week will be dedicated to building, the last week dedicated to painting your creations with ceramic glaze to withstand weather and show a glassy finish. Ages 5-14 with adult.
Activity #311131
Dates: Saturdays, September 30 and October 14
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lois Beckner
Fee: $15.00/pair plus $7.00 clay fee
Preregister by: September 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/7 pairs


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 children in grades 2 and up with parent/guardian.
Activity #311130
Dates: Mondays, October 2 - 30
             (No Class October 9)
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Andrea Nell
Fee: $20.00/pair plus $5.00 clay fee.
Preregister by: September 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/4 pair


A parent/child class that gives youngsters an opportunity to make jewelry items such as bracelets, necklaces, headbands and hair jewelry and even rings! Ages 4-8 with parent.
Activity #316724
Dates: Wednesdays, November 8 – December 6
             (No Class November 22)
Time: 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
Instructor: Anne Jensen
Fee: $24.00/pair
Preregister by: November 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/8
  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