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

JANUARY

Country Line Dancing
Come join us for some dancing! We will be learning a couple of country line dances. Remember to bring water!
Families are welcome to attend together. This class is inclusive to all ages and abilities.

Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Movement to Music
Get your mind and body racing with Movement to Music! Join us for a workout session while listening to great music! Don’t forget to bring your water and Gatorade.

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019 January 14, 2019 January 28, 2019
Monday, February 4, 2019 February 25, 2019
Monday, March 4, 2019 March 11, 2019 March 25, 2019
Monday, April 1, 2019 April 8, 2019 April 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Winter Camp Registration
Registration for both AIRR Adult and Kids Winter camps opens January 7 at 9:00am.

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019
Time: Registration opens up at 9:00 a.m. (paperwork available at Johnson Park)
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

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

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $4.00 per person
Location: 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 Show
To end our 2nd annual Unified Art Series AIRR will be hosting an art show at Paula Vaughn Black Box Theater in Olde Town Conyers. Art work is displayed for the community and we’ll have a short ceremony for awards and refreshments.

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Conyers Rockdale Council Arts, 910 Center Street NE, Conyers 30012

Latin Fever Social
Come learn some new dance moves and socialize! This is a family friendly event so bring anyone who is interested! Our dance instructor Mirage will teach us the Cha Cha and Salsa. We’ll have guacamole, salsa and drinks to serve.

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $10.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Wheelchair Tennis Interest Meeting
Do you know someone who would benefit from wheelchair tennis? Please attend this meeting! We want to bring competitive adaptive sports to Rockdale County for those with physical disabilities. No prior athletic experience is needed to play. Call Karolyne Bell 770-278-7249 for more information.

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Rockdale Tennis Center, 1370 Parker Road, Conyers 30094

Friday Night Disco
Come join us for our disco night where we will listen to popular dance music, dance and meet new friends. Light refreshments will be served.

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $2.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Delta Flight Museum
Come join us for a trip to the Delta Flight Museum. We will be able to walk through the museum as well as tour a plane!

Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $10.00 per person
Location: 1060 Delta Boulevard Building B, Department 914. Atlanta 30354
Bus will leave from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094 at 12:30 p.m.

Movie Trip
Come join us for a night at the movies! We will be going to see an upcoming new movie. We will also be getting popcorn and a drink!

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time: TBA
Fee: $8.00 (includes popcorn and drink)
Location: Meet at Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Unified Art Class
Join our guided art class with a professional artist! This is an inclusive art class for all ages and abilities so be sure to bring a friend. The artwork will be displayed in a community art show at the end of the series.

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

FEBRUARY
AIRR will be running two winter camps during the month of February for adults and kids. Regular programming will slow down temporarily this month in order to prepare for these events.

Michael Carlos Museum Trip and Ali’s Cookies
Come enjoy a trip to the museum where you can see mummies! Afterwards, we will go and enjoy some yummy cookies from Ali’s Cookies. We will meet at Johnson Park at 12:30 and depart together as a group.

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $9.00 (includes Museum and a cookie)
Location: 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: Guided Painting
Come learn from an experienced artist, Tyson White. He is a talented local artist that is eager to help us create a master piece of our own! This class is inclusive to all ages and abilities. This art series will conclude with an art show at the Black Box Theater in Old Towne Conyers.

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Adult Camp: Winter Wonderland
This week long day camp is designed for adults over the age of 22 with developmental disabilities. We’ll have a fun week of field trips, art, sports and music. Registration opens up January 7 at 9:00am. Please contact Karolyne 770-278-7249 in order to complete the required paperwork for attendance. **Price will include field trips, supplies and snacks**

Date: Monday-Friday, February 11-15, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $50.00 per week/per person
$10.00 per day/ per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

International Pancake Day
Pancakes deserve to be celebrated right? Come enjoy some hot cakes with friends at IHOP. The bus will leave at 10:00 am.

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $10.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Crazy Bingo
Come join us for Bingo with a twist! Bring a small less than 5.00 prize as your admission.

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics Swimming Juniors
This group is open to individuals 8-21 years and younger. We will train for Special Olympics meets and to qualify for the State Games. Contact Angela Dryer for more information 925-301-6257

Date: Wednesday, Saturdays
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Wednesdays)
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Saturdays)
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics Swimming Masters
This group is open to individual’s ages 22 years of age and older. We will train for Special Olympics meets and to
qualify for the State Games. Contact Cathy Rowland for details 678-662-4444

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019, -May 09, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics Track and Field
This group is open to individual’s ages 22 years of age and older. We will train for Special Olympics meets and to
qualify for the State Games. Contact Cathy Rowland for details 678-662-4444

Date: Thursdays February 28, 2019– April 4, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

MARCH

Karate Lessons
This two week class is designed for our adults with disabilities. Karate can help improve self-esteem, gross motor skills our cardiovascular health! Come learn a new skill and exercise with us!

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Habima Theater
For 25 years, Jerry’s Habima Theatre has been Georgia’s only theatrical company directed and produced by professionals that features actors with special needs. Each year, together with local professional actors from the community, Jerry’s Habima Theatre presents a musical theatrical production to sell-out audiences and much acclaim

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: TBA
Location: Bus leaves from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Arabia Mountain Trip
Come explore and at Arabia Mountain National Heritage! Park Rangers will have an interactive lesson using nature and animals for us to learn through.

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $2.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Walking Group
Come walk the trials at Johnson Park with friends! Be sure to bring your water.

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 March 27, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 April 17, 2019 April 24, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Golf
Come learn basic golf skills in our 2 part class that is designed for our adults with developmental disabilities. It will be a great way to learn a new skill and make friends.

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $2.00 per person
Location: Honey Creek Golf Course, 635 Clubhouse Drive SE, Conyers 30094
Bus will leave from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094 at 12:30 p.m.

Unified Art: Christopher Saunders
Come learn from our own artist, Christopher Saunders. He will lead us step by step in order to create a beautiful work of art. This class is inclusive to all ages and abilities. This art series will conclude with an art show at the Black Box Theater in Old Towne Conyers.

Dates: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Special Olympics: Tennis for ALL
This class is for individuals who want to have fun learning or getting better at playing tennis.
Whether you want just to hit the ball with friends or become a skilled competitive player, come out and have fun with us! REGISTRATION: 678-562-2127

Dates: Mondays March 18, 2019 – May 13, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fee: Free but must register
Location: Rockdale Tennis Center, 1370 Parker Road SE, Conyers 30094

 

APRIL

Unified Art: Finger-Paint
Come learn from an experienced artist from the Sketching Pad, Gabby. She will lead us step by step in order to create a beautiful work of art. This class is inclusive to all ages and abilities. This art series will conclude with an art show at the Black Box Theater in Old Towne Conyers.

Date: Tuesday April 9, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Chattahoochee Nature Center
Come enjoy a day out at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. We will spend the day enjoying nature. Make sure to bring water!

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $8.00 per person
Location: 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell 30075

Bowling and Dinner
Join us for bowling and dinner together! We’ll bowl at AMF in Conyers and eat together at Five Guys after. Payment for this outing must be paid in advance in order to reserve your spot

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $15.00 (covers bowling and dinner)
Location: Meet at Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Summer Camp Registration
This is a summer camp designed for teens (13-18) 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

 

 

“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

 

Winter Camp Registration
Registration for both AIRR Adult and Kids Winter camps opens January 7th at 9:00am. Paperwork is available Johnson Park. Contact Karolyne at 770-278-7249 for additional questions.

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019
Time: Registration opens up at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

KIDS CAMP: WINTER WONDERLAND
This week long day camp is designed for all those within the ages of 5-22 with developmental disabilities. We’ll have a fun week of field trips, art, sports and music. Registration opens up January 7th at 9:00am. Please contact Karolyne at 770-278-7249 in order to complete the required paperwork for attendance.

Date: Monday-Friday, February 18-22, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $50.00 per week/ per child
$10.00 per day/ per child
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094
**Price includes field trips, supplies, and snacks**

Adaptive Dance
With the help of Conyers School of Ballet, we will be offering an inclusive ballet class to both kids with and without disabilities. Dance is a great way to improve coordination, confidence and muscle tone. Don’t miss it!!

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fee: $12.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Creative Movement
Shelley Yeatman uses music, movement , storytelling and yoga as a tool to help kids explore their imaginations and learn! This is a great workshop for kids with sensory disabilities and we welcome both kids with and without disabilities to attend!

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fee: $10.00 per person
Locations: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road Conyers, GA 30094

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

Parent’s Night Out: Pirates’ Scavenger Hunt
Do you enjoy solving clues and searching for treasure? Come to our scavenger hunt! We will be searching for treasure, making our own treasure chests and of course eating snacks! MUST RSVP.
This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
*PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE AIRR PROGRAM or RSVP WITH LAVONDA BRUTON or KAROLYNE BELL at 770-278-7529*

Date: Friday, January 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Parents’ Night Out: Touchdown Party
Come get in the mood for the upcoming Super Bowl at our Touchdown Party! Feel free to come dressed as a football player or fan! We will have games and snacks. MUST RSVP.
This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
*PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE AIRR PROGRAM or RSVP WITH LAVONDA BRUTON or KAROLYNE BELL at 770-278-7529*

Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Parents’ Night Out: Dr. Seuss
Come celebrate Dr. Seuss birthday! We will be playing games and eating snacks all which will be Dr. Seuss themed! MUST RSVP.
This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
*PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE AIRR PROGRAM or RSVP WITH LAVONDA BRUTON or KAROLYNE BELL at 770-278-7529*

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Parents’ Night Out: Reptile Night
Come learn and play!! Georgia Reptile Society will bring a live exhibit to Johnson Park for us to learn and interact with reptiles. We’ll eat snacks and play games after the lesson. MUST RSVP.
This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
*PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE AIRR PROGRAM or RSVP WITH LAVONDA BRUTON or KAROLYNE BELL at 770-278-7529*

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094