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Thursday February 2, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Allegro: Lively Music for Children
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Nature Programs - Babies and Beasties
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - 123 Toddler and Me
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Beginning Basic Watercolor Skills with Toni Carlucci
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Thursday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Puppet Intensive with Claire Ritzer
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Dance - KinderMovement
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 7-12 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Hip Hop & Jazz
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Theatre - Acting 101 - Beginning Acting for Youth
YOUR Community Theatre! Theatre performance and educational opportunities are provided by Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) which is a unit of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Division. ACT presents a number of theatrical productions annually, including comedies, dramas, and musicals. The program also offers a range of theatre education courses designed to build self esteem, develop theatrical skill sets, and encourage creativity in performers of all ages and abilities. Theatre activities are housed at both the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens as well as Quinn Hall located at Memorial Park. You can learn more about Athens Creative Theatre, our staff, and our yearly activity offerings at www.accgov.com/act
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Tues & Thur 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Dance - Modern
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball: Hornets @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 1
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 2
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 3 & 4
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
Friday February 3, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Gymnastics - Fantastic Friday-Winter Session
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Homeschool - "Forces of Nature" February 5-7 years
Explore our programming for homeschool families.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Homeschool - "Forces of Nature" February 8-12 years
Explore our programming for homeschool families.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Therapeutic Activities - Bird Feeders
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Art Time with William Stephanos
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Kids First
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
Saturday February 4, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Farmers' Market
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Rotary Club of Athens Polar Plunge Hold
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    12th annual polar plunge
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Girls Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    birthday party
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Teen Technology - Teen Creative Design
Teens will get hands on experience working with some of the latest technology we have to offer in our Teen Tech Labs.
 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 2
 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 3
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Allegro: Lively Music for Children
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Birthday Maddison
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Hiking - Birchmore Discovery Tour
Take a hike with Leisure Services.
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Nature Programs - Frogwatch Training
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
Sunday February 5, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
Monday February 6, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Fitness - Get Fit!
Senior +55 fitness classes for all levels.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Bingo Bash
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Ages 4 & 5) - Monday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet for Grace
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Mon & Wed 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    St. Joeseph Middle School
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Tumbling (Ages 6-8) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Dance - Dance and Drum for Young Men
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 1
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 2
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 3 & 4
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 10-12 - Monday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Beginner Clinic February 6th
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Teen Technology - Maker Mondays
Teens will get hands on experience working with some of the latest technology we have to offer in our Teen Tech Labs.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Theatre - Auditions for "Tuck Everlasting: In Concert"
YOUR Community Theatre! Theatre performance and educational opportunities are provided by Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) which is a unit of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Division. ACT presents a number of theatrical productions annually, including comedies, dramas, and musicals. The program also offers a range of theatre education courses designed to build self esteem, develop theatrical skill sets, and encourage creativity in performers of all ages and abilities. Theatre activities are housed at both the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens as well as Quinn Hall located at Memorial Park. You can learn more about Athens Creative Theatre, our staff, and our yearly activity offerings at www.accgov.com/act
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball: Blue Devils @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Intermediate/Advance Clinic February 6th
 
Tuesday February 7, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Dance - Stretch and Move
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Valentine's Day Craft
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Tuesday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Art Time with Paula Reynaldi
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Dance - Tippy Tots for Twos
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Dance - Creative Movement
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Tuesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - 2D/3D Art with Toni Carlucci
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 4-6 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Tues & Thur 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Tuesday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    UGA Clarke Co. Focus Group
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 4-6 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball: Tar Heels @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to Screen Printing with AJ Aremu
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Media Arts Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Tuesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Tuesday Adult Beginner Clinic February 7th
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Theatre - Auditions for "Tuck Everlasting: In Concert"
YOUR Community Theatre! Theatre performance and educational opportunities are provided by Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) which is a unit of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Division. ACT presents a number of theatrical productions annually, including comedies, dramas, and musicals. The program also offers a range of theatre education courses designed to build self esteem, develop theatrical skill sets, and encourage creativity in performers of all ages and abilities. Theatre activities are housed at both the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens as well as Quinn Hall located at Memorial Park. You can learn more about Athens Creative Theatre, our staff, and our yearly activity offerings at www.accgov.com/act
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Tuesday Adult Intermediate/Advance Clinic February 7th
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
Wednesday February 8, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Dance - Pilates & Dance Conditioning
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Minute to Win it Games
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Wednesday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Nature Programs - Knee High Naturalists Winter
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Wednesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Wednesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Mon & Wed 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    St. Joeseph Middle School
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Wednesday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Girls Basketball: Bulldogs @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Wednesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 10-12 - Wednesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball: Cavaliers @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
Thursday February 9, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Allegro: Lively Music for Children
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Nature Programs - Babies and Beasties
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - 123 Toddler and Me
 
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM    Therapeutic Activities - Culinary Master: Personal Pan Pizza
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Public Utilities meeting
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Beginning Basic Watercolor Skills with Toni Carlucci
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Thursday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Puppet Intensive with Claire Ritzer
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Clarke Central HS Matches
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Clarke Central HS Matches
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Dance - KinderMovement
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 7-12 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Hip Hop & Jazz
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Theatre - Acting 101 - Beginning Acting for Youth
YOUR Community Theatre! Theatre performance and educational opportunities are provided by Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) which is a unit of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Division. ACT presents a number of theatrical productions annually, including comedies, dramas, and musicals. The program also offers a range of theatre education courses designed to build self esteem, develop theatrical skill sets, and encourage creativity in performers of all ages and abilities. Theatre activities are housed at both the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens as well as Quinn Hall located at Memorial Park. You can learn more about Athens Creative Theatre, our staff, and our yearly activity offerings at www.accgov.com/act
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Tues & Thur 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Dance - Modern
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball: Hornets @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Teen Technology - Intro to 3D printing
Teens will get hands on experience working with some of the latest technology we have to offer in our Teen Tech Labs.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 1
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 2
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 3 & 4
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
Friday February 10, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Gymnastics - Fantastic Friday-Winter Session
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Art Time with William Stephanos
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Kids First
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Paint Night - Paint Night: February 10
Need to plan a family night or fun date?! Painters will be given an example of what to paint and their own canvas to create their work of art. This is open to participants of all artistic abilities looking to have a great time! Materials included. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Saturday February 11, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Farmers' Market
 
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Go Beyond: Teen Program (Winter 2022) - Go Beyond: World of Coca Cola
Athens-Clarke County’s Go Beyond! Teen Program is designed to provide positive and non-traditional learning experiences through field trips and enrichment activities held at Lay Park, Rocksprings and Heard Park Community Center.All Go Beyond students must attend middle school or high school. If your child is not able to attend a session or trip, please call us and let us know so that we can make the necessary arrangements. January 14: Urban Air1200 Scenic Hwy S Suite G, Lawrenceville, GA 30045 February 11: World of Coca-Cola100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 March 11: Universoul CircusTBD April 8: Paintball305 Lakeview Dr, Winterville, GA 30683
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Girls Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Nature Programs - Winter Sandy Creek Trekkers
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    SCIREN RENTAL
 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 2
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Allegro: Lively Music for Children
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - Critter Tales Winter
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Birthday Party for James
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Birthday Party Charlotte
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday party
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Valentine's Day Dance
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
Sunday February 12, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 2
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
Monday February 13, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM    Therapeutic Activities - Workout to Wellness
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Fitness - Get Fit!
Senior +55 fitness classes for all levels.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Athens Area Pickleball
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Ages 4 & 5) - Monday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet for Grace
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Mon & Wed 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    St. Joeseph Middle School
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Tumbling (Ages 6-8) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Dance - Dance and Drum for Young Men
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 1
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Creative Design Workshop - Creative Design Workshop
This workshop will cover the process of creating a graphic, cutting the vinyl via Cricut machine, and operating a heat press safely, leaving each participant with a custom item to take home.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 2
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 3 & 4
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 10-12 - Monday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Beginner Clinic February 13th
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball: Blue Devils @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Intermediate/Advance Clinic February 13th
 
Tuesday February 14, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Winter Holidays - Valentine Craft Party
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Dance - Stretch and Move
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Tuesday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Art Time with Paula Reynaldi
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Dance - Tippy Tots for Twos
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Dance - Creative Movement
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Tuesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - 2D/3D Art with Toni Carlucci
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 4-6 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Tues & Thur 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Tuesday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 4-6 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball: Tar Heels @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to Screen Printing with AJ Aremu
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Media Arts Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Tuesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Tuesday Adult Beginner Clinic February 14th
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Unavailable
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Nature Programs - Love you to the moon and back
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Tuesday Adult Intermediate/Advance Clinic February 14th
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
Wednesday February 15, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
3:00 AM - 7:00 AM    UGA Army ROTC Ruck March
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - Mardi Gras Jamboree
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Dance - Pilates & Dance Conditioning
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Wednesday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Wednesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Wednesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Mon & Wed 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    St. Joeseph Middle School
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Wednesday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Girls Basketball: Bulldogs @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Wednesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 10-12 - Wednesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Teen Nights - Teen Night- February 15th
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball: Cavaliers @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
Thursday February 16, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Nature Programs - Babies and Beasties
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - 123 Toddler and Me
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Beginning Basic Watercolor Skills with Toni Carlucci
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Thursday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Puppet Intensive with Claire Ritzer
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Dance - KinderMovement
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 7-12 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Hip Hop & Jazz
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Theatre - Acting 101 - Beginning Acting for Youth
YOUR Community Theatre! Theatre performance and educational opportunities are provided by Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) which is a unit of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Division. ACT presents a number of theatrical productions annually, including comedies, dramas, and musicals. The program also offers a range of theatre education courses designed to build self esteem, develop theatrical skill sets, and encourage creativity in performers of all ages and abilities. Theatre activities are housed at both the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens as well as Quinn Hall located at Memorial Park. You can learn more about Athens Creative Theatre, our staff, and our yearly activity offerings at www.accgov.com/act
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Tues & Thur 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Dance - Modern
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball: Hornets @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Teen Technology - Intro to 3D printing
Teens will get hands on experience working with some of the latest technology we have to offer in our Teen Tech Labs.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 1
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 2
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 3 & 4
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
Friday February 17, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Random Act of Kindness
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Art Time with William Stephanos
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Kids First
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Nature Programs - Owl Prowl
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
Saturday February 18, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Farmers' Market
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Girls Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - Discover Music!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Nature Programs - Planetarium Trivia
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    birthday party
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 3
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Lantern Making Workshop Session 3
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Hiking - Hike into History Ben Burton
Take a hike with Leisure Services.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Lantern Making Workshop Session 4
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
Sunday February 19, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Classic City Championship(UGA disc Golf) Hold
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Classic City Championship (UGA Disc Golf)
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
Monday February 20, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Days-Off-School - Break Down Build Up
When school is out, ACC Leisure Services' is in! We offer a variety of themed camps and activities to keep kids entertained while Clarke County School District is not in session.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Days-Off-School - Celebrating Inventions
When school is out, ACC Leisure Services' is in! We offer a variety of themed camps and activities to keep kids entertained while Clarke County School District is not in session.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Bingo Bash
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Ages 4 & 5) - Monday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Mon & Wed 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    St. Joeseph Middle School
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Tumbling (Ages 6-8) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 1
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Creative Design Workshop - Creative Design Workshop
This workshop will cover the process of creating a graphic, cutting the vinyl via Cricut machine, and operating a heat press safely, leaving each participant with a custom item to take home.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 2
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 3 & 4
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 10-12 - Monday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Beginner Clinic February 20th
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball: Blue Devils @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Intermediate/Advance Clinic February 20th
 
Tuesday February 21, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Mardi Gras Celebration
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Tuesday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Tuesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Bethlehem Christian Academy Matches
 
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Bethlehem Christian Academy Matches
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Tues & Thur 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Tuesday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball: Tar Heels @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Media Arts Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Tuesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Tuesday Adult Beginner Clinic February 21st
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Tuesday Adult Intermediate/Advance Clinic February 21st
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
Wednesday February 22, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Therapeutic Activities - Minute to Win it Games
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Wednesday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Nature Programs - Knee High Naturalists Winter
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Wednesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Wednesday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Matches
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Matches
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Mon & Wed 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    St. Joeseph Middle School
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Wednesday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Girls Basketball: Bulldogs @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Wednesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 10-12 - Wednesday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball: Cavaliers @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
Thursday February 23, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Nature Programs - Babies and Beasties
 It's right outside your door — It's nature!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - 123 Toddler and Me
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Thursday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Art Classes: Youth - Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston
Click Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMSSPRING 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx   SUMMER 2023 registration: ACC Residents, Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 9 AM Non-ACC Residents, Monday, March 20, 2023, at Noon To register: https://accgovga.myrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx SPRING 2023 ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: Art Time with Zahria Cook: 4-7 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 7th. Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time.2D/3D Animals II with Toni Carlucci:  7-11 Yr Olds, Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 7thStudents will study drawing and 3D techniques that celebrate many kinds of animals.  Young artists will learn how to draw animals in 2D and then transfer those skills to working with clay to render 3D versions of their animals.  They will also utilize glaze pencils which allow one to actually draw on bisque-fired clay before they are put in the kiln for the second and final firing.  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists.   Study art with the Arts Center's own, Toni Carlucci!  Hand Built Pottery with Shelly Johnston: 10-14 Yr Olds, Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM starting March 9th. Young artists will have a blast expressing themselves artistically through the medium of clay. In this class, we will cover all the basics in slab and coil construction when hand-building with clay. We'll also discuss the many conventional and unconventional tools used in shaping these masterpieces.  In this class, participants will learn to design and make hand-built pottery and ceramic sculpture using various techniques such as slab construction, coiling, and pinching. Glazing techniques will also be covered. Participants will create specific items such as cups and bowls, which require discipline and design along with a 2D sculpture piece such as a mask or a birdhouse. Students will be working with high-fire clay and high-fire glazes  This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 10-14 years old.Art Time with William Stephanos, 4-7 Yr Olds, Fridays, 3:00-4:30 pm starting on March 10th.Art Time class, with 4-7-year-olds, combines artistic technique with authentic self-expression.  Fine art is about creative problem-solving and not about just following step-by-step instructions. This one-and-a-half-hour class, with a very low child/adult ratio, offers students the opportunity to be curious and open to new ideas while developing new skills.  Young artists will explore a range of fine art media, may include 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art, and more.  We open with circle time and sketchbook time. This will be a fun and informative class for young artists that are 4-7 years old.2 Lantern Making One-Day Workshops--Make a lantern! 7-15 Yr Olds,  Saturday, February 18, Session 3: 11:30 - 12:30 and Session 4: 1:30-2:30. $10 online registration (below) is required, space is limited.Get ready for the big ACC Lantern Parade at dusk in April 2023. Let's walk to Dudley Park together and light the way with your own unique Lantern.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Tues & Thur 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball: Hornets @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Adult Art Classes & Workshops - Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse
SPRING 2023 Adult Classes:These classes meet for two hours, once a week for 6 weeks:Relief Printing with AJ Aremu: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 7thRelief printing (i.e. woodcut, linocut, etc.) is one of the oldest print mediums and among the simplest, technically. Using a brayer or roller, ink is rolled over the surface of the block or plate (typically plywood, linoleum or cintra), the ink adheres only on the raised areas of the block- raised areas are created by physically cutting areas of the block away, creating a shallow “relief”. Paper is placed onto the inked plate and printed via printing press, barren or spoon. This is a studio course focused on the theory and practice of printmaking as an expressive medium.Intro to Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This course offers beginner students a 6-week introduction to metalsmithing through basic methods of fabrication including design, sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing. This class is for students with no prior experience on up to the intermediate level, all are welcome. No previous experience is required.  This class may be taken more than once.Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Amanda Jane Crouse: Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM starting March 9th.This class will introduce students to the potter’s wheel; preparing clay, learning to center and creating a cylinder. Once a cylinder is achieved, students will learn about basic utilitarian shapes through demonstrations. Students will also learn about drying clay properly, trimming the base of pots, kiln firing and basic glazing techniques. Students who have taken one class are welcome to continue in order to improve their wheel skills. This class is for students with no prior pottery experience on up to the intermediate student, all are welcome. Intermediate Jewelry/Metals with Leslie Grove: NEW Saturdays 1-3 PM, starting March 11thThis course offers intermediate students an opportunity to build on their existing skills in traditional fabrication techniques by creating three-dimensional forms and mechanisms in non-ferrous metals.  Some experience with sawing, soldering and filing will be assumed, and the class may be taken more than once.Note: All adult classes can be taken more than once and are designed for a variety of skill levels. SPRING 2023 registration:                               ACC Residents, Saturday, February 4, 2022, at 9 AM                         Non-ACC Residents, Monday, February 6, 2022, at noonThe Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  Click Here for YOUTH ART PROGRAMSClick Here for TEEN ART PROGRAMS
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 1
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 2
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Dance - Accelerated Program 3 & 4
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 8 & 9 - Thursday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball: Grizzlies @ Practice
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
Friday February 24, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Gymnastics - Fantastic Friday-Winter Session
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Kids First
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
Saturday February 25, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Farmers' Market
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Girls Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    church fellowship event with program
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 3
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 10U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 12U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Whitney Bruniera
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Rec Hall Reservation
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Crafts, Playgroups, & Storytime - Storybook Trail Debute "The Girl Who Kept Night in Her Closet"
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Youth Basketball League - 14U Boys Basketball
A recreational youth basketball league emphasizing the importance of physical health and teamwork, while teaching the basic fundamentals of basketball. Each team will average 2 activities per week (practice and/or game play) throughout the season. Registration: Begins Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. for out of county residents.Age Divisions: 6U (COED), 8U (COED), 10U Boys and 10U Girls, 12U Boys and 12U Girls, 14U Boys and 14U GirlsAge Control Date: September 1, 2022. Age on control date determines league placement. (Must be 5 years old).Practice & Game Dates: Weekday practices will begin in November.  There will be one practice scheduled per week. Saturday games will begin in December and run through February. Reservations have been made at East Athens Community Center (6u and 8u) and Lay Park (10u, 12u, 14u) for both practices and games. Player Equipment: All players are provided a team jersey.Fee: $65 for County Resident. $97.50 for Non-County Resident (Scholarship eligible)
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Rylee's 4th Gymnastics Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Birthday Party Addie
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
Sunday February 26, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Zoo Birthday Party
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Rec Hall Reservation
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 3 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA 2022 Spring 5 Lines
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
Monday February 27, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Therapeutic Activities - Workout to Wellness
ACC Leisure Services offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. ACCLS supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. In addition, adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success. These programs are specifically designed for populations with disabilities.  The programs are intended to assist persons with disabilities in an adapted environment, which may be modified in terms of progression, skills breakdown, techniques, or equipment.Staff will be present to assist with facilitation and provide adaptions for skill development.  If one-on-one supervision is needed, a parent/guardian or other caregiver should be present for the duration of the program.  Adaptive programs are designed for individuals who require additional assistance or modification.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Fitness - Get Fit!
Senior +55 fitness classes for all levels.
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Ages 4 & 5) - Monday 3:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Age 6 & 7 - Monday 4:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Monsignor Donovan Practice 2023
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Tennis-Youth - Tennis Center Aces Session #1 4:30-5:15pm
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet for Grace
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Tennis-Youth - Tennis Center Smashers Session #1 4:30-5:30pm
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Tennis-Youth - Tennis Center Smashers Session #1 4:30-5:30pm
 
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Gym Stars 7-12 yrs Mon & Wed 4:30
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    St. Joeseph Middle School
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls (Age 4 & 5) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 5:55 PM    Gymnastics - Tumbling (Ages 6-8) - Monday 5:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Dance - Dance and Drum for Young Men
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis-Youth - Tennis Center Rising Stars Session #1 5:30-6:30pm
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis-Youth - Tennis Center Rising Stars Session #1 5:30-6:30pm
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Kendo - Adult Kendo
Join us and the East Georgia Kendo Club at Memorial Park for adult martial arts instruction. Hone in on your skills, or learn as a beginner with skilled instructors who are ready to teach you all that you need to know. This class meets on Mondays and Thursdays. You must be 18 years or older to participate. This program is not scholarship eligible and is free to all participants.
 
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM    Gymnastics - Girls Ages 10-12 - Monday 6:00
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Beginner Clinic February 27th
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Intermediate/Advance Clinic February 27th
 
Tuesday February 28, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Closed For Winterizing
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    AFK Hold
 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball at Lay Park Community Center
Indoor pickleball courts are available at Aaron Heard Park Community Center and Lay Park Community Center.Outdoor pickleball courts are available at Southeast Clarke Park and the tennis courts at Satterfield Park as well as Aaron Heard Park on a first-come, first-serve basis.Check out the Athens Area Pickleball Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/athensareapickleball/?fref=ts
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Dance - Stretch and Move
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - After School at Lay Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Afterschool at Rocksprings Park
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    After-School - Heard Park Afterschool Program
Leisure Services' After School Program is focused on providing a safe environment that supports creativity, educational growth, and active living. Participants will experience a variety of enrichment activities each week that stimulate the students' minds and creativity, improve fitness, and provide unique experiences they may not otherwise encounter. No transportation is provided by Athens-Clarke County.Sample Itinerary *may vary at different centers*3:00-3:10 Check-in3:10-4:00 Group Activity (or Homework if needed)4:00-4:15 Snack4:15-4:45 Group Activity or Enrichment Clubs4:45-5:00 Recreation Time5:00 Parent PickupAll participants must be picked up by 5:00 pm each day.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Dance - Tippy Tots for Twos
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Bethlehem Christian Academy Matches
 
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Bethlehem Christian Academy Matches
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Dance - Creative Movement
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Matches
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cedar Shoals HS Matches
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - February
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Tennis-Youth - Bishop Park Aces Session #1 4:30-5:15pm
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 4-6 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Tennis-Youth - Bishop Park Smashers Session #1 4:30-5:30pm
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Tennis-Youth - Bishop Park Smashers Session #1 4:30-5:30pm
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Dance - Ballet & Tap for 4-6 year olds
East Athens Educational Dance Center provides quality dance training and programming for participants of All Ages, Skills, and Ethnic Backgrounds. Our facility specializes in the genres of Concert Dance: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, & West African dance forms.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful fiber studio with lots of sewing machines and all the tools needed to focus on design and sewing projects. Learn how to go from design to garment with the guidance of a professional fashion designer. Already having basic sewing skills is a bonus, but this program is open to beginners as well. -Teen Cartoon/Illustration Club. Our talented teaching artist and professional illustrator Robert Brown, continues to contribute wonderful lessons in drawing techniques, storytelling, cartoons/comics, Anime, Star Wars and everything Pop Culture. Robert has been mentoring this club for over 15 years. -Teen Media Arts Club. Our Teen Media Arts Club Mentor is Kidd Fielteau! With a background in beauty and fashion photography Kidd now runs Athens based Fell2 Photography. Students will engage in the process of videography by forming their own story ideas and then creating and editing digital video. Our long-term goal is to build media arts skills that support a variety of career options, higher order thinking, problem-solving, creativity, cultural experiences, and historical events in a global learning context. In addition we provide a safe place for young people to learn, have fun and create meaningful projects.LHAC Teen Clubs (12 years and older), are free, but online registration is required.  The clubs operate on a "drop-in" basis, meaning that if you are available to participate in a club meeting, that is great, and if not, you can just skip it without having to register for specific dates, or having to cancel. Teen Clubs are financially supported by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation and are offered free of charge to our teen participants. Please have your teen bring $5 (cash only) for pizza. If they prefer to bring their own food, you can skip the $5.  We will eat outside when possible.Our clubs provide a safe & nurturing place for young people to gain life skills, to learn, and have fun while creating meaningful relationships and valuable and appreciable skills.The Arts Education Department at Lyndon House Arts Center is dedicated to providing high-quality arts education curriculum and enrichment to youth, adults, and teens in the Athens area. We host adult evening classes, workshops, after-school youth classes, 3 Teen Clubs, and a comprehensive summer arts camp experience.  The Arts Center includes 7 professional-level art studios including Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Fiber, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Jewelry/Metals. There is a separate children's wing with wonderful facilities, a covered outdoor work court used as an outdoor studio and grassy lawns.  NOTE: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING A RECENTLY TURNED 12-YEAR-OLD AND HAVING TROUBLE, PLEASE CALL US AND WE CAN HELP YOU.For more information or assistance on Teen programming: (706) 613-3623 or william.stephanos@accgov.comCLICK HERE FOR YOUTH & TEEN AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Art Clubs: TEEN - Teen Media Arts Club 2022-2023 REGISTRATION for Drop-In Club meetings
MEETINGS RESUME: Tuesday, 01/10/2023: Teen Media Arts Club & Teen Fashion Design/Sewing ClubThursday, 01/12/2023:  Teen Cartoon/Illustration ClubWe offer three Teen Clubs at the Lyndon House Arts Center!- Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club. Our talented teaching artist, Tabitha Fielteau continues to contribute mentorship and valuable design and fabrication instruction. The club meets in the Lyndon House Arts Center's wonderful