Originally created 04/12/06

Recreation events



NORTH AUGUSTA CENTER

(803) 441-4310

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

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

AIKEN COUNTY RECREATION CENTER, GRANITEVILLE

(803) 663-6142

BROTHERS 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

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: Monday-Friday; for ages 6 to 12; afternoon meal, homework help, supervised recreation time; $15 per week; registration required

HARRISON-CAVER PARK, CLEARWATER

(803) 593-4698

INSTRUCTOR SEARCH: Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is seeking instructors for classes that include knitting, crocheting, karate, aerobics, pilates, yoga, English for Hispanics, gardening club, art, photography, tennis, Girl and Boy Scouts, after-school tutors, calligraphy, SAT/ACT preparation, computer classes

YOGA CLASSES: 6 p.m. Mondays; designed for adults; $32 per month or $10 per class

BASIC ONE-STROKE PAINTING: 10 a.m. to noon Mondays; $20 per class plus supplies

SENIOR STRETCH: 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays

ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASSES FOR SENIORS: 11 a.m. to noon Wednesdays; $10 per class plus supplies

SENIOR BINGO: 10 a.m. first and second Fridays

H. ODELL WEEKS ACTIVITY CENTER

(803) 642-7631

SILVERSNEAKERS MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND RANGE OF MOVEMENT CLASSES: 9-9:50 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; free for members with participating Medicare health plans; $26 per month in-city residents; $46 per month out-of-city residents without recreation membership

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

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. Court reservations required

GREGG PARK CIVIC CENTER

(803) 663-7552

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

GYMNASTICS: 6-7 p.m. Mondays; for ages 4-13; instructor 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