Centers & Gyms Programs
Stay Healthy Program
What: This program will help kids learn about good eating habits, fitness, and other things to help them achieve a healthy lifestyle.
When: June 16 -20 from 10:00 - 11:00 am
Where: Carver Gym at 410 Mercer Ave.
Ages: Kids ages 7-14
FMI: Contact Morris Hicks or Cary Kennedy at 430-5238
Teen Outreach Program (TOP)
Date: Begins May 9, 2014
Time: Meets on Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Place: Bill Miller Community Center at 312 Vick St.
For: Teens ages 13-17
Contact: Deborah Crenshaw at 430-5240 or email email@example.com
Wyman's Teen Outreach Program enables teens to lead successful lives and build strong communities. Some of the topics covered in the year-long program will include: values clarification, relationships, communication/assertiveness, influence, goal-setting, decision-making, human development and sexuality, and community service learning.
When: June 28 from 9:45 - 11:45 am
Where: Lockett Station Community Center at 324 Lockett Station Rd.
For: Ages 7-14
FMI: Tee Taylor at 430-5219
ARPD Baseball Camp: Learn how to field, throw, catch, hit, & run!
Carver Sports Complex - June 16
Turner Gym - June 17
Bill Miller Community Center - June 18
Thornton Community Center - June 19
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
For: Kids ages 7 - 14
Information: Dan James at 430-5239 or Mildred Green at 430-5222
All Sports Camp
What: Sports camp for youth ages 7-14
Where: Henderson Community Center at 701 Willard Ave.
Dates: June 9 -13 Soccer; June 16-20 Basketball; June 23 - 29 Volleyball; June 30 - July 3 Archery; July 7-12 Softball/Baseball
Time: 10:30 am - 11:45 am
FMI: Christopher Henderson or TaShelya Bynum at 430-5241
Thornton Soccer Camp: Beginner's Workshop
Where: Thornton Community Center at 210 Thornton Drive
When: June 9 -13, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
For: Youth ages 7 -14
Information: Gloria Bridges at 430-5242
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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 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.