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

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.

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 – Saturday, May 17, 2018

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

**For more information contact Cathy Rowland (678)-662-4444**

April

A.I.R.R.  Movement to Music

Get your mind and body racing with Movement to Music!  Join us for a workout session while listening to great music!

Monday April 16, 2018

Monday April 23, 2018

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

A.I.R.R.  Walk N Roll

This walk n roll group will be a fun and interactive way to exercise by combining scavenger hunts and other fun games on our walks. We’ll meet at the front of Johnson Park and walk through the trails together. Be sure to bring water!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free

Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

 

A.I.R.R. Game –A- Thon

We’ll have several organized games, board games and sports to play at Johnson Park.

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

A.I.R.R. Tennis

We’ll learn some basic tennis skills and have fun while doing it! No experience needed to participate.

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fee: Free

Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

A. I. R.R. Black Shoals Picnic

Come enjoy the beautiful Spring weather at our Black Shoals Park. Bring a sack lunch and we’ll provide the drinks! We’ll take a nature walk after lunch. Transportation from Johnson Park to Black Shoals is available if needed.

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Fee: $2

Location: Black Shoals Park, 3001 Black Shoals Road Conyers GA, 30012

 

AIRR Adventures Summer Camp

Here’s your chance to see old friends, make new ones, learn new skills and savor those hot summer days! We’ll enjoy sports, games, music, art, cooking and field trips together.

Registration begins Monday, April 23, 2018

 

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!

Dates:  Tuesdays, April 10, 17, 24

Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15                   

Time:                5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Fee: Free, but must register first

Location:          Rockdale Tennis Center, 1370 Parker Rd SE, Conyers, GA 30094

Registration:    Name, Email Address, Age, And Phone to TMCPKE@HOTMAIL.COM or 678-562-2127

 AIRR Rainforest Mini Golf

Join us for a fun trip of mini golf! The bus will leave at 4:00 so please arrive several minutes early.

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fee: $10 (covers dinner and a ticket for golf)

Location: 5500 Bermuda Rd SW, Stone Mountain, GA 30087

 

AIRR Fernbank Museum

Experience a world of adventure filled with dinosaurs, live animals, cultural artifacts and hands-on science explorations!

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Location: 767 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307

May

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

¡Venga! Come and join us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo a day early! There will be a taco bar, salsa dancing,
sombreros and maybe even a piñata!
Date: Friday May 4, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $6
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094

AIRR SUMMER ADVENTURES CAMP REGISTRATION

Registration for both summer camps starts on Monday April 23, 2018. This is a camp designed to cater to the needs of children and teenagers with disabilities. Parents must register by visiting Johnson Park and filling out the required
documentation. Dates are listed below: For questions contact Karolyne Bell at karolyne.bell@rockdalecountyga.gov

 

Theme: AdventureLand
Week 1: ArtLand
Week 2: NatureLand
Week 3: SportsLand
Week 4: MusicLand

Registration Dates: April 23- May 25
Fee: $120 per week (covers all meals, transportation, supplies and trips)
Location: 3001 Black Shoals Road Conyers, GA 30012
(Transportation to and from Johnson Park will be provided)

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Get in touch with nature! We will be traveling to the Chattahoochee Nature Center for some interactive activities led by their park rangers. The bus will leave from promptly at 2:00 p.m. from Johnson Park.

Date: Tuesday May 8, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $8
Location: 9135 Willeo Road Roswell, GA 30075

Walk N’ Roll

This walking group is a fun and interactive way to exercise! We will meet at Johnson Park and walk the trails together. Bring your water to stay hydrated! We will also start a walk of fame board for our most fitness warriors. The person who attends the most group walks will get their picture taken for our board and a prize.

Dates:

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094

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.

Date: Thursdays (last practice May 10)
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 SW Conyers GA 30094

Special Olympics Juniors 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: Saturdays May 5 & 12
Wednesdays May 2, 9, 16
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fee: Contact Angela Dyer for more information at (925-301-6257)
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW Conyers, GA 30094

Movement to Music

Get moving and grooving to a beat in a fun workout session! We will exercise while listening to great music.

Date: Monday, May 14, 2018
Monday, May 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094

Crazy Bingo

Join us for a night of fun! We’ll leave the numbers up to chance as we play bingo, but with a twist! Bring a prize under 5.00 as your admission!

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, GA 30094

Unified Art Gala

Join us as we showcase the beautiful artwork created by our participants involved in our Unified Art program. AIRR is partnering with Conyers Rockdale Art Council to host this event at the Paula Vaughn Black Box Theater in Olde Town Conyers! Each artist will have their picture taken next to their artwork so bring your friends and family to enjoy this special night!

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Paula Vaughn Black Box Theater, 910 Center Street, Conyers GA

Movie Trip

Join us for a movie night. We will be going to AMC Conyers. The movie ticket and popcorn will be provided! Bring extra money for a drink.

Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Time: TBA
Fee: $15 (Includes a ticket and small popcorn)
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094 to AMC Conyers

June

Evening Fitness Fun

Beat the heat!! We’ll walk through the trails at Johnson Park, stretch and do some body weight exercises with our
instructor Karolyne! Our most dedicated fitness warriors will get their picture taken for our wall of fame and earn prizes!

Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094

Friday Night Disco

Come Party with family and friends during our Friday night disco dance.

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $2
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094

Game Night

Minute to Win it, board games, bingo and charades!

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Friday, July 20, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094

iCan Shine Bike Camp

The iCan Shine Bike program is a safe, fun, proven method that teaches individuals with disabilities how to ride a
two-wheel bicycle independently. Riders will attend camp for 75 minutes each day for 5 consecutive days. This camp is hosted by the Autism Support Group.

Date: June 25-29, 2018 (Orientation for parents and volunteers Sunday June 24)
Contact: icanbikerockdale@gmail.com or (770-633-5007)
Fee: $200 (third party waivers are accepted)
Location: 3205 Underwood Road Conyers GA 30012

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: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: AMF Lanes, 885 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers 30094

JULY

AIRR SUMMER CAMP: TEEN EDITION

Come explore all AdventureLand Summer Camp has to offer! This is a four week day camp designed to cater to the needs of teenagers ages 12-22 with disabilities. We’ll travel to different lands including: ArtLand, NatureLand, SportsLand and MusicLand. This is a great opportunity for children to learn new skills, socialize and stay active this summer.

Date: July 2-July 27
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday
Fee: $120 per week (Cost covers all meals, transportation, activities, supplies and field trips)
Location: 3001 Black Shoals Road Conyers GA
(Transportation to and from Johnson Park to Black Shoals Retreat Center will be provided.

Evening Fitness Fun

Beat the heat!! We’ll walk through the trails at Johnson Park, stretch and do some body weight exercises with your
instructor Karolyne! Our most dedicated fitness warriors will get their picture taken for our wall of fame!

Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, GA 30094

Special Olympics Softball Registration Night

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: Friday, July 6, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson Park 1781 Ebenezer Road Conyers, GA 30012

AUGUST

Mystery Trip

Atlanta Zoo/Coke Museum?? Dinner??? WHO KNOWS. We’ll have a special day planned for you. We’ll be sure to
release details for the trip to parents at the beginning of the month.

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Time: TBA
Fee: TBA
Location: Bus leave from Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30012

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, August 13, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
Monday, August 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park 1781 Ebenezer Road Conyers, GA 30012

Wacky Tacky: Friday Night Disco

Come dressed in your tackiest clothes and get wacky as we party with friends at our Wacky Tacky Disco Party!

Date: Friday, August 17, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $2
Location: Johnson Park 1781 Ebenezer Road Conyers, GA 30012

Evening Fitness Fun

Beat the heat!! We’ll walk through the trails at Johnson Park, stretch and do some body weight exercises. Our most
dedicated fitness warriors will get their picture taken for our wall of fame!

Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park 1781 Ebenezer Road Conyers, GA 30012

Movie Trip

Come join us as we watch a movie with family and friends!

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Time: TBA
Fee: $15 (includes ticket small popcorn and drink)
Location: AMC Conyers Ga

Special Olympics Masters Bocce Ball

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: Thursdays, August 31, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fee: Free, but must register at Coach Cathy at 678-662-4444
Location: Bocce courts at softball fields, Johnson Park, 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

AIRR KIDS (ages 4 – 11) KIDS TRIP: Art Barn Equine Therapy

Prepare to get messy! We’ll be visiting the Art Barn at C 2 Equine Therapy Ranch. We’ll have the opportunity to squish berries to make our “paint” and then paint the horses. We’ll then help groom the horses after. Please bring a change of clothes and a towel!

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $4

Location: C 2 Equine Therapy Ranch Snellville, GA

Parents Night Out

Enjoy a night out while the kids have some fun at Johnson Park. We will be making sock puppets, slime, and dance!

Date: Friday, May 11, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $4
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, Ga 30094

AIRR SUMMER CAMP: KIDS EDITION

Come explore all AdventureLand 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. We’ll travel to different lands including: ArtLand, NatureLand, SportsLand and MusicLand. This is a great opportunity for children to learn new skills, socialize and stay active this summer.

Date: June 4-June 29
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday
Fee: $120 per week (Cost covers all meals, activities, supplies and field trips)
Location: 3001 Black Shoals Road, Conyers GA
(Transportion to and from Black Shoals Retreat Center will be provided.

Parents Night Out

Enjoy a night out while the kiddos enjoy an evening of Fun! We’ll go to Wheeler Park to play on the playground and engage in some organized games. A light snack will be provided at the park.

Date: Friday, August 3, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fee: TBA
Location: Wheeler Park, 1350 Parker Road, Conyers GA

Creative Kids

We’ll encourage kids creativity with clay, finger paint and crayon art!

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fee: $3
Location: Johnson Park 1781 Ebenezer Road Conyers GA 30012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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