Therapeutic Programs

 

Office:  770-278-7249

Please register for activities as soon as possible to ensure getting into the class/event, and to avoid cancellation of class due to lack of attendees.

To register for programs please click: Registration

MAY

Walking Group
Come get some exercise around the Johnson Park trails with friends! Make sure you bring water

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 ,Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Movement to Music
Come enjoy a fast-paced cardio beat workout with new and old friends!

Date: Monday, May 6, 2019, May 13, 2019, May 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Pet Therapy
The non-profit Caring Paws will be bringing a few of their volunteers and service dogs to interact with our AIRR participants.

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fee: $3.00 cash donation
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

High Museum of Art
Come explore Atlanta’s famous art museum with a guided tour!

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $15.00 per person
Location: High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta 30309
Bus will leave from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094 at 12:30 p.m.

Friday Night Disco
Come dance and socialize with friends! Light refreshments will be served

Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $2.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Summer Camp Parent Meeting
Please attend our parent meeting for summer camp! This provides parents with the opportunity to see the space, get weekly schedules and answer any additional questions.

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: C.E. Steele Community Center, 1040 Oakland Avenue, Conyers 30012

JUNE
During the months of June and July the AIRR program will be running two camps and preparing for our summer drama performance. All other programming will temporarily stop but will pick back up in August.

AIRR SUMMER CAMP: KIDS EDITION
Come explore all AIRR KIDS Summer Camp has to offer! This is a four week day camp designed to cater to the needs of children ages 5-11 with disabilities. Campers will stay busy engaging in music, art, games, sports and field trips. Registration requires parents to complete paperwork in person at Johnson Park. If your child has not attended camp with us in the past a short assessment will be conducted to determine eligibility. Call 770-278-7252 to get more details about registration. Family support funding is accepted.

Date: June 3, 2019 – June 28, 2019
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $120.00 per week/per child
Location: C.E. Steele Community Center, 1040 Oakland Avenue, Conyers 30012

Our Jungle Book Production
This production is brought to you by AIRR performers with disabilities. They have been working hard and practicing for the past three months and we encourage everyone to come out and watch the performance! Tickets need to be purchased to attend the performance.

Date: Thursday. June 13, 2019 – Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: TBA
Location: Paula Vaugh Black Box Theater, 910 Center Street NE, Conyers 30012

JULY

AIRR SUMMER CAMP: TEEN EDITION
Come explore all AIRR Teen Summer Camp has to offer! This is a four week day camp designed to cater to the needs of teenagers ages 13-22 with disabilities. Campers will stay busy engaging in music, art, games, sports and field trips. Registration requires parents to complete paperwork in person at Johnson Park. If your child has not attended camp with us in the past, a short assessment will be conducted to determine eligibility. Call 770-278-7252 to get more details about registration. Family support funding is accepted.

Date: July 1, 2019 – July 26, 2019 (no camp Thursday, July 4, 2019)
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $120.00 per week/per person
Location: C.E. Steele Community Center, 1040 Oakland Avenue, Conyers 30012

AUGUST

Disability Resource Meeting
Navigating resources for children and adults with disabilities is an overwhelming task for families. AIRR wants to help by bringing in an expert in this area to share information and resources to families. Topics that will be covered include: family support funding, education support, Medicaid waivers, extra-curricular activities, support groups and what resources are available after graduation. Andrea Ford will be answering questions from parents and leading this round table discussion.

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Rd, Conyers 30094

Movement to Music
Get your mind and body racing with a fun upbeat workout! Please remember to bring water.

Date: Monday, August 12, 2019 ,August 19, 2019,  August 26, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Martin Luther King Museum

In honor of Martin Luther King, we’ll visit the famous museum in Atlanta to learn more about one of America’s most influential leaders.

Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $8.00 per person
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Museum, 450 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta 30312
Bus will leave from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094 at 12:30 p.m.

Unified Art Class
Tyson White will be leading us in another fun guided painting class. Please RSVP so we can purchase the correct number of canvas.

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Rd, Conyers 30094

Human Rights Museum
Come learn through an educational tour at the renowned Atlanta Human Rights Museum.

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $12.00 per person
Location: Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr Boulevard NW, Atlanta 30313
Bus will leave from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094 at 12:30 p.m.

Swim and Pizza Party
Come to Johnson Park to swim, eat pizza and socialize with friends!

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $8.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Rd, Conyers 30094

 

“A.I.R.R kids  is a program designed to cater to the needs of children with and without disabilities. This program provides children with the opportunity to engage in activities centered around play, music, social skills, art and community outings.” Ages 4-11

Summer Camp Registration
This is a summer camp designed for kids ages 5-12 with developmental disabilities. Registration for AIRR Summer camps opens Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:00 am. Paperwork is available Johnson Park. Contact Karolyne at 770-278-7249 for additional questions.

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: Registration opens up at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

Parents’ Night Out: All Around the World
Come take a trip around the world in one night. There will be games, crafts, snacks and other activities.
This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
**Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages: 5-12 Years Old
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

AIRR KIDS SUMMER CAMP
Come explore all AIRR KIDS Summer Camp has to offer! This is a four week day camp designed to cater to the needs of children ages 5-11 with disabilities. Campers will stay busy engaging in music, art, games, sports and field trips. Registration requires parents to complete paperwork in person at Johnson Park. If your child has not attended camp with us in the past a short assessment will be conducted to determine eligibility.
Call 770-278-7252 to get more details about registration. Family support funding is accepted.

Date: June 3, 2019 – June 28, 2019
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $120.00 per week/per child
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Rd, Conyers 30094

Parents’ Night Out: Pajama Party
Parents enjoy a night away while the kiddos participate in some fun activities. Dressed in their favorite PJs and playing with their favorite stuffed friend. There will be a movie, crafts and snacks. This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities. **Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date: Friday, August 2, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages: 5-12 Years Old
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Sports Skills
This class is designed to cater to the needs of children ages 4-8 with developmental disabilities. This class will work on developing gross motor skills essential for playing sports such as dribbling, passing, shooting, running and communicating. The class will be run through a variety of games to get kids moving and using these essential skills.

Date: Friday, August 9, 2019, August 23, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Fee: $3.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Masters Swim
This group is open to individuals 22 years and older. We will train for Special Olympics meets and to qualify for the State Games. Recommended: ability to swim one length of the pool independently.

Day: Thursdays (last practice May 10, 2019)
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fee: Free, for more information contact Angela Dyer (925-301-6257)
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics Junior Swim
This Group is open to individuals 8-21 years. We will train for Special Olympics meets and to qualify for the State Games.

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 & May 11, 2019
Wednesdays, May 1, 2019 – May 15, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fee: Free, for more information contact Angela Dyer (925-301-6257)
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics Bowling
For individuals 22 years of age and older. Come enjoy bowling with other adults with disabilities. We’ll help you get the hang of it while you try to be the King or Queen Bowler. Ramps and other adapted equipment will help you maximize your fun and bowling score!

Date: June 27, 2019 – August 8, 2019
Days: Thursdays
Time: TBA
Fee: Free
Location: AMF American Lanes, 885 Flat Shoals Rd. Conyers 30094

Special Olympics Softball
We will be holding a softball registration night for all those interested in playing Special Olympics Softball and being considered for the State Games. It is very important that you show up to this meeting. We will be checking forms for the upcoming fall State Games.

Date: July 27, 2019 – October 5, 2019
Days: Saturdays
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Softball Fields, 1781 Ebenezer Rd, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics Bocce
Bocce has been played for centuries but is new to Rockdale County; Bocce requires a minimum physical ability but a maximum of strategy, teamwork and fun. It’s also an excellent way of meeting other adults with similar interests.

Date: August 29, 2019 – October 3, 2019
Days: Thursdays
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Softball Fields, 1781 Ebenezer Rd, Conyers 30094