Originally created 07/03/05

Recreation activities



AIKEN COUNTY RECREATION CENTER, GRANITEVILLE

(803) 663-6142

Ribbons and cuts day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1; area barbers, beauticians to give free haircuts; donations of barrettes, ribbons, combs, brushes are needed

sSummer camp: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Friday, Aug. 5; arts and crafts, reading, movies, outdoor activities, swimming and more; for ages 6-12; $65 per child for two weeks

bBrothers and sisters meetings: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; for boys and girls ages 5 to 18; programs offer tutoring, mentoring, cultural and recreational activities and field trips

H. ODELL WEEKS

ACTIVITIES CENTER

(803) 642-7631

CANASTA and pinochle CLUB: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays; free

aiken bridge club: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fridays; $1

tuesday bridge club: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 50 cents

KARATE: Beginner tae kwon do class; 7:15 p.m. Mondays; must be at least 5 years old; $50 per month Aiken residents; nonresident fees apply, birth certificate required

RACQUETBALL COURT MEMBERSHIP AND FEES: A recreation membership is required for all who wish to use the racquetball court. Memberships for Aiken city residents are free, others $50 each or $100 per family per year; a $5 court fee must be paid to play; open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Reserve court in advance by calling (803) 642-7631

harrison-caver park, clearwater

(803) 593-4698

instructor search: Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is searching for instructors for the following classes: knitting, crochet, karate, aerobics, pilates, yoga, English for Hispanics, gardening club, art, photography, tennis, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, after-school tutors, calligraphy, SAT/ACT preparation, computer classes, etc. and more

karate classes: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays; $30 a month per student; for ages 4 and older

softball tournament: Saturday ; double-elimination men's open tournament using ASA rules; $125

NORTH AUGUSTA CENTER

(803) 441-4310

KARATE CLUB TRAINING CLASSES: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; classes are for adults and children interested in US TAI Karate; $40 per month, no contracts required; 441-4311

ROY WARNER PARK, WAGENER

(803) 564-6149

KARATE CLASSES: 7-7:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays

gregg park

civic center

(803) 663-7552

lite side: 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays; workout class for seniors; with Tiara Timmerman

karate: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; instruction in tae kwon do, kenpo; for ages 5 and older; with Brian Randall; $15 per month

gymnastics: 6-7 p.m. Mondays; for ages 4-13; with Rhonda Whitley; $10 registration fee, $30 a person per month, $50 for two participants

exerobics: 6-7 p.m. Thursdays; combination of step aerobics, weights, floor exercises; $10 for eight-week session for Gregg Park pass holders, $15 for others

lunch bunch walkers: Noon to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday

SMITH-HAZEL CENTER

(803) 642-7634

TENNIS LESSONS: Saturdays; beginners 10-11 a.m., advanced 11 a.m. to noon; $5

ARTS AND CRAFTS CLUB: Senior citizens; 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 642-7635

university of south carolina aiken

computer kids: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising fifth-seventh graders; hands-on computer courses; $90

CREATIVE CLAY: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising third-fifth graders, 9 a.m. to noon for rising sixth-eighth graders; learn basic pottery-forming techniques and glazing and painting; $85 plus $25 supply fee

DRAMA-RAMA: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising sixth-eighth graders, 9 a.m. to noon for rising third-fifth graders; improvisation, mask making, stage and makeup techniques; $85

GUESS WHAT? SCRAPBOOKING: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising fifth-seventh graders; take photographs on the university campus and create an interactive scrapbook; $85

MESSING WITH MOTHER NATURE: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising second-fourth graders; learn about worms, flies, mice and raccoons; $85

PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising second-fourth graders and 9 a.m. to noon for rising fifth-eighth graders; explore the world through the use of Legos, songs, dance and games; $85

SAFARI SCRAPBOOKING: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising second-fourth graders; take photographs on the university campus and create a scrapbook; $85

SUPER HEROES: DEVELOPING SKILLS FOR SUCCESS: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday, July 11-14 and July 25-28, for rising third-eighth graders; learn to organize schoolwork, relax before a test and complete projects on time; $150 a week

SCRIBBLERS AND SCRIBES: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 11-15, for rising second-fourth graders; short stories, journals and poetry; $85

FUN AND GAMES: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 18-22, for rising sixth-eighth graders, 9 a.m. to noon for rising third-fifth graders; noncompetitive fitness camp includes scavenger hunts, Taebo, field trips and yoga; $85

LEARN TO RIDE WESTERN: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 18-22, for ages 9-16; horse-riding lessons and basic care of horses; $135 a week

EXPLORING CAREERS: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday, July 25-28, for rising seventh-ninth graders; learn about and meet professionals in the golf, health careers, science/technology and mass media fields; $85

STUDY SKILLS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday or Tuesday, July 25 or 26, for rising ninth-12 graders; learn time management, test preparation, writing and leadership skills