Parent / Child Classes

Registration for Winter/Spring Brochure Classes will begin Tuesday, January 3rd. 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.


Experience Early Childhood Education with your child. These parent and child classes allow you to spend one on one time with your child in an early childhood setting. We will have calendar time, do music, poems, and books, play with toys and have sensory experiences each week. Connect with other parents, share and receive parenting tricks and tips, and learn valuable information about child growth and development. Great for meeting people, making friends, and growing along your parenting journey.
Financial assistance is available for qualifying families. Birth to Kindergarten, all ages welcome.
Activity #118057
Session A: Mondays, January 23 – February 27
(No Class Feb 20)
Time: 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.
Session B: Tuesdays, March 7 - April 4
Time: 9:00 to 10:15 a.m.
Session C: Mondays, April 10 - May 1
Time: 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $20.00/pair
Preregister by: three days before start of sessions.
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/10 parent/child pairs.


A class for parents and children ages 2-4 to gain new experiences while working on fun arts and crafts projects and social skills. Ages 2-4 with adult.
Activity #116306
Session A: Wednesdays, January 25 – February 22
(No Class February 8)
Session B: Wednesdays, March 8 - 29
Time: 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Anne Jensen
Fees: $20.00/pair
Preregister by: three days before session starts
Min/Max Enrollment: 5/15


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! Six weeks of drop in lessons and playtime will be available on Monday mornings from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Women, Infants, and Children (up to age 6) welcome.
Dates: Mondays, February 6 – March 20
(No Playgroup February 20)
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


Kids ages 6 to 14 and their adult partner work together on projects using earthenware clay and low fire glazes. This is a great opportunity to spend time together while sharing a new hobby and plenty of fun memories. Ages: 5+ with adult.
Activity #111420
Dates: Wednesdays, February 8 - March 1
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lois Beckner
Fee: $30.00 plus $10.00 supply fee/pair
Preregister by: February 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8 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 #111106
Dates: Thursdays, March 23 - April 13
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Andrea Nell
Fee: $20.00 plus $5.00 clay fee/pair
Preregister by: March 17
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/4 pairs

  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