Centers & Gyms Programs

Celebrate Pink Day for Breast Cancer Awareness

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 10:30 am - noon

Where: Lockett Station Community Center at 324 Lockett Station Road (attached to Robert Cross Middle School)

What: Special guest speaker Vincent Charles will speak on the role of the family in coping with cancer.  Also: pink door prizes and pink cupcakes!  This event is presented by the ARPD and Miss Kutie's Boutique, Albany Mall. 

Tickets: $2 per person; purchase at the ARPD office at 1301 N. Monroe Street, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Information: Tee Taylor at 229-430-5222. 

Celebrate Pink Day flyer

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Divas and Desserts

What: Dance the night away to the tunes of G & S and dine on desserts from Albany's finest chefs.  All proceeds support the American Cancer Society.   This event is sponsored by the ARPD, Albany Technical College, and the American Cancer Society. 

When: Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Civic Center

Tickets:  $20 singles and $35 couples; purchase at the ARPD office at 1301 N. Monroe St., Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Information: Contact Deborah Crenshaw at 229-430-5240 or 5222, 229-881-4917, or email dstarling@albany.ga.us

Divas and Desserts flyer

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35 and Over Saturday League Basketball

Begins: June 1, 2013

Where: Carver Gym (410 Mercer Avenue)

Time: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, & 11:00 am

Cost: $350 per team

Registration: Through May 28, 2013

Maximum number of players per team: 15

FMI:  Morris Hicks at 430-5238 or Christopher Henderson 430-5241

35 and Over Saturday League flyer

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Coed Volleyball

When: Begins May 15, 2013

Where: Carver Gym at 410 Mercer Ave.

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on Wednesday nights

Ages: 18 and up

FMI: Morris Hicks at 430-5238

Coed Volleyball flyer

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Coed Church Volleyball League

When: Begins April 16; games on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Where: Turner Gym at 2301 George St.

Time: 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm, & 8:00 pm

Ages: 17 and up; 10 players per team

Registration: Through April 5

Entry Fee: $100 per team

FMI: Timothy Adams or Dan James at 430-5238

Coed Church Volleyball League flyer 

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Ladies in the Making Club

Designed for girls ages 7 and up, this program meets once per month and is intended to help mold girls into respectable, productive young ladies.  Information/reservations: Please contact Gloria Bridges at 430-5242. 

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Square Dancing

Square dancing is held every Monday night and every other Saturday night at Thornton Community Center.  Please contact Joe Blanton at 229-343-0525 or joeblanton@mchsi.com.

  

Grandparent's Club

The Grandparent's Club meets monthly as a place for grandparents to network and share ideas with each other.  Topics of discussion include education, health, and wellness.  Meetings take place at Thornton Community Center (210 Thornton Drive).  Contact Gloria Bridges at 430-5242 for further information.   

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Carver Teens with Character Club

Tweens and teens ages 10-17: Let your voices be heard to represent the youth in our community!  Join the Carver Teens with Character Club and learn to talk to other youth in our community and perform valuable volunteer service projects.  Learn about trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, courage, caring, and citizenship.  This program is offered during the school year. 

Where:  Carver Community Center at 1023 S. McKinley

When:   Tuesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm and Thursday from 4:15 - 5:15 pm 

Contact: Linda Harris at 430-5243 or LiHarris@albany.ga.us

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Open Gym for People with Disabilities

What: Carver Gym (410 Mercer Ave.) is offering open gym two mornings a week exclusively for people with physical or intellectual disabilities.  This includes access to free weights, the basketball court, and the game room.  The days and hours are: Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00 am - noon.  FREE! Membership application is required.  For further information, contact Morris Hicks or Chris Clarke at 430-5238.  Open Gym flyer. 

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Crochet & Needlework

When:  Wednesdays and Thursdays; 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Bill Miller Community Center (312 Vick St.)

Cost: No fee; participants bring their own supplies

Instructor:  Mrs. Queen Johnson

Information: Contact Deborah Crenshaw at 430-5240

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Aerobics

Bill Miller Community Center - 312 Vick Street, 430-5240

Dates: Monday through Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Instructor: Deborah Crenshaw

 

Carver Sports Complex - 1023 S. McKinley, 430-5243

Dates: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Instructor: Curtis Johnson

 

Thornton Community Center - 210 Thornton Drive, 430-5242

Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:30 - 10:30 am

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 Ceramic Classes  

  • Thornton Community Center – 210 Thornton Drive Location -- 229-430-5242
    Day/Time: Tuesday - Thursday, 9 am -1 pm; Instructor: Valerie Harris

  • Bill Miller Community Center – 322 Vick St. Location – 229-430-5240
    Day/Time: Monday - Wednesday, 9 am - 1 pm; Instructor: Imogene Drew

  • Henderson Community Center – 701 Willard St. Location – 229-430-5241
    Day/Time: Tuesday - Thursday, 3:30 - 7:30 pm; Instructor: Carolyn Mingo

Sign up today!  For further information about membership and fees, please call the

community center of your choice or the Recreation and Parks Office at 229-430-5222. 

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Racquetball at Turner Gym: Turner Gym has two climate-controlled racquetball courts available

for your recreation and fitness needs.  Equipment will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own. 

Location:  Turner Gym, 2301 George Street Location
Info: Call 229-430-5239 for further information.

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Youth Afterschool Activities

Bill Miller Community Center
312 Vick Street 430-5240
Monday - Thursday 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm; Friday 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Carver Gym
410 Mercer Ave. 430-5238
Monday - Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Carver Sports Complex

1023 S. McKinley, 430-5243

Monday - Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Henderson Community Center
701 Willard Street 430-5241
Monday - Friday, call for times

Thornton Community Center
210 Thornton Drive 430-5242
Monday - Friday, call for times

Lockett Station Community Center
324 Lockett Station Road 430-5219
(adjacent to Robert Cross Middle School)
Monday - Friday 3:30 - 4:30 pm