ACC Leisure Services Department
Instructor teaching participants in aqua aerobics

Get in Shape at the Pool!

Do your joints squeak or groan when you exercise?  Would you like greater freedom of movement and mobility without the impact of traditional aerobics?  Then aquatic aerobics is for you!  

Aquatic Aerobics are one-hour, low impact exercise sessions taught at the Memorial Parkswimming pool this summer. Participants will experience a variety of stretching, limbering and weight routines set to music.

This summer workout program takes place every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 am. through August 4. The fee is $5 per person per session or a five-class punch card is available for $20.  No pre-registration is necessary. Simply sign-in at the pool each class you attend and pay the registration fee. Cash or checks are accepted, but we do not have the ability to accept credit cards at the pool house. 

 For more information, please call 706-613-3580.


 
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Take a Hike!


Let us lead the way! Join Sandy Creek Nature Center naturalists as we discover what is active in the summer and enjoy time on the trails.  Bring binoculars, a camera, and a sense of adventure.
“Naturalist’s Walks” are planned for Saturdays, July 7 and August 4 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
This program is free of charge and registration is not required.

For more information, please 706-613-3615.

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Beautiful...

Five years ago, the Athens Metal Arts Guild (AMAG) was established with a mission to provide education, promote public awareness, and develop interest in the metal arts. The Lyndon House Arts Center celebrates the accomplishments of the guild members, who range from nationally known professional metal and jewelry artists to skilled and creative hobbyists, with an exhibition this summer.  The exhibition represents a varied spectrum of work that its members create, utilizing a wide range of metal and jewelry techniques, including forging, casting, enameling, and keum-boo.  

AMAG meets at the Lyndon House Arts Center every other month, featuring speakers or demonstrations, and has an extensive bimonthly newsletter for members with metalsmithing-related news, ideas, and exhibition opportunities. It is one of only two such metal arts guilds in Georgia.

All exhibitions are free and open to the public during regular gallery hours of Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 9:00 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

For more information, please call 706-613-3623.

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Last Month of Camp!


The Leisure Services Department continues online summer camp registration, offering the most diverse selection of award winning summer camps in Northeast Georgia! Opportunities in traditional day camps and mini camps highlighting art, nature education, sports, and theater are still available for children ages 4-16.

Camp listings are available at www.accgov.com/camps.    Parents who have not already established a free online account are encouraged to do so at: www.accgov.com/camps.
 
Scholarships are available for qualifying ACC residents and are issued at 25%, 50%, and 75% levels. An additional $20 voucher is available for those with a 75% scholarship. Parents who wish to apply for a scholarship must do so in person at a Leisure Services Department facility office. Applicants must apply for a scholarship at least five business days prior to registering for a camp. Applicants must have a valid email address.  More information, including required documentation, is available at www.accgov.com/scholarship.

For more information, please call 706-613-3800.
 
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Make a Wish!

Celebrate your child's special day with a Leisure Services Department birthday party!

The unique selection will take celebrants out of this world or into nature.  It will be a wild affair, something to flip over, as well as serving up some fun. 

Celebrations are available at Bear Hollow ZooBishop ParkSandy Creek Nature Center, and other locations.

For more information, please visit www.accgov.com/birthday or call 706-613-3800.
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