Registration for all Winter/Spring Classes will begin Monday, January 6, 2020. 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.


Like making comic books? So do we! This club will meet once a month to talk about all aspects of creating comic books or comic strips. From writing to illustration, either traditionally or digitally. Anything related to the creation of comics is welcome. Creators can work in a positive like-minded group, and will have the opportunity to bounce ideas off of each other and receive peer critiques, and positive criticism. There is no charge for attending the Comic Creator Club. Ages 12 and up.
Activity #114600
Dates: January 18, February 29, March 14
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Hosted by: Awaken Comics & FanDakCon
Fee: No Charge but registration is required
Preregister by: 3 days before meeting


An introduction to playing the ukulele through cooperative learning. In this class you will learn some simple single string melodies and riffs, how to read and play a song using tablature, how to read a chord grid, and learn a handful of chords so you can strum some of your favorite songs. Come play along! Grades 3 and up.
Activity #168400
Dates: Mondays, February 3 - 24
Time: 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Instructor: Kayla Duncan
Fee: $20.00 plus $30.00 supply fee
Preregister by: January 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12


Learn a wrap weaving craft using fabric and rope, no sewing and no gluing. During class we will create a unique basket or bowl, which will prepare you to expand your imagination to make so much more: coasters, pots, rugs, or bags. A fun no stress hobby! Ages 12 and up.
Activity #112308
Dates: Tuesdays, February 4 - 25
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Desiree Sears
Fee: $30.00 plus $15.00 supply fee
Preregister by: January 30
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10


Love cartoons? Come learn how to stylize the world around your and have your cartoons come to life. Ages 10 & up.
Activity #114605
Dates: Wednesdays, February 5 - 26
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Alex Harper
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: January 31
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8


Did you know you can see a galaxy 2 ½ million light-years away with your unaided eyes? Craters on the Moon with binoculars? Countless wonders await you any clear night. The first step in astronomy for beginners is simply to look up and ask, “What’s that?” This class will introduce you to a lifetime of enjoyment viewing the night sky. Bring your binoculars, telescope or nothing. People wishing to participate should put their name on the interest list at The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Office by calling 626-7015.
Activity #136500
Dates: Tuesdays, March 10 and 17
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: ARCC
Fee: Free
Preregister by: March 5


Come create comics with the same passion as the legend himself, Stan Lee. Learn the process of what it takes to start and finish your very own comic. Ages 12 & up.
Activity #114602
Dates: Wednesdays, March 11 – April 15
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Alex Harper
Fee: $36.00
Preregister by: March 6
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8



Experience the joy of seeing your creativity in motion, by bringing static objects to life on screen. Participants will develop a fundamental understanding of stop motion animation using iPads and Smartphones, while exploring the possibilities within various animation techniques. Grades 6 - 12.
Activity #119556
Dates: Thursday & Friday, March 19 - 20
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Caleb Crosby
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: March 16
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


Make an itty-bitty, teeny-weeny diorama inside of a jewelry box, match box, tea or mint container. Learn multi-media collage techniques to put together a home for a tiny knickknack, a tiny outdoor scene, memorialize a photo or favorite quote, the options for your diorama are endless don’t make me list them all here... Grades 6 - 9.
Activity #115600
Session A: Thursday, March 19 Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Session B: Friday, March 20      Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Anna Jahraus
Fee: $20.00 plus $10.00 supply fee
Preregister by: March 16
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/8

  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