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Centers & Gyms Programs

Forty-Four Shades of Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar 

Come enjoy a day of fun, lunch, prizes, & fashion! 

Date: Saturday, October 10 at 11:00 am 

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

Tickets:  $10 per person; purchase tickets at the ARPD office at 1301 N. Monroe, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.  Please note tickets will not be sold at the event; advance purchase required.  

Sponsors:  Albany Recreation & Parks, APD Crime Prevention Unit, and Miss Kutie's Boutique 

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Pink Day!  

Make a fashion statement on Friday, October 2, and wear your favorite pink fashions in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: ribbons, bows, ties, purses, bow ties, shoes, belts, clothing, jewelry, shoe laces, etc.  

Information: Tee Taylor at 430-5222

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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


Old School Dance Aerobics

When:  Tuesdays and  Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Where:  Thornton Community Center at 210 Thornton Drive 

For: Ages 25 and up 

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Old School Dancercise 

When:  Thursdays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am 

Where:  Thornton Community Center at 210 Thornton Drive 

For: Ages 35 and up 

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Wow Gym Walk

If you don't want to walk outside, come inside and walk!

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

When: Tuesdays from 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

For: Ages 18 and up

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Kiddie Camp

What:  Open to youth ages 2 to 5 years old.  Kids will participate in activities to develop their motor skills.  

When: Wednesdays from 10:00 am - noon 

Where: Henderson Community Center at 701 Willard Ave. 

Information: Ta'Shelya Bynum at 430-5241 

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Diamond Dollz Bootcamp 

When:  Wednesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Where: Henderson Community Center at 701 Willard Ave. 

For: Ages 21 and up 

Information: Call Ta'Shelya Bynum at 430-5241 or Edgar Cunningham at 395-7172 

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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. 


Homework Assistance 

Homework assistance is offered Monday - Thursday at the following centers & gyms: 

  • Bill Miller Community Center, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm 

  • Carver Gym, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm 

  • Henderson Community Center, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm 

  • Thornton Community Center, 3:30 - 4:30 pm 

  • Lockett Station Community Center, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm 




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



 Ceramic Classes 

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

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

  • Henderson Community Center – 701 Willard St. Location – 229-430-5241
    Day/Time: Tuesday - Thursday, 4:30 - 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. 


Racquetball at Turner Gym:

Turner Gym has two climate-controlled racquetball courts available.  

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