Therapeutic Programs

A.S.P.I.R.E.

(All Special People Involved in Recreational Experiences) offers activities for persons with disabilities.

A Ready Reference for Families and Individuals with Disabilities

Contact:

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: https://secure.rec1.com/GA/rockdale-county/catalog

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:                 Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Time:                10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee:                   Free

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

 

Yoga

Exercise and relax with a beginner’s yoga class! Modifications can be made for all abilities.

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

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

 

Sunset Cinemas

Free Admission! After a great day of play, come and relax with us for the night, taking in a free family

friendly movie on the lawn.

Date: Friday, September 15, 2017

Time: At Sunset

Fee: Free

Location: Johnson Park Softball Fields, 1781 Ebenezer Road Conyers, Ga 30094

 

Sip and Paint

Get your creative juices flowing with a guided art activity and a light refreshment.

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $3

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


Miracle League Baseball

Miracle league baseball provides opportunities for children with disabilities of all forms to play baseball, regardless of their abilities. It provides them the opportunity to experience the joy and benefits that come from playing our National pastime – baseball.

Date:                 TBA

Location:         Legion Field, 1260 Main Street, Conyers   

 

Special Olympics Masters Fall Softball

This is Softball for All! Everybody plays and has fun. We are looking for 16 year old and over participants for our summer softball team. We will have regular practices, home and away games and compete in the Fall State Games and other tournaments!

Date: TBA

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

Fee: Free


Walking Group

Enjoy the beautiful fall weather with a short walk through Johnson Park trails. Don’t forget to bring water!

Date: Monday, October 2, 2017

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free

Location: Meet at 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: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

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

 

Pottery 

Create your own pottery using air dry clay with friends! We will paint the finished pottery at a later date.

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Time:   4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fee: $3

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

 

Pumpkin Patch– Glenn United Methodist

Pumpkin patch, fall festival, games, and pizza for dinner.

There are only 12 spots available for this program, so please register early. 

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time:   5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $5 (for dinner)

Location: 1669 N Decatur Road, Atlanta 30307 Bus leaves at 5:30 pm from Johnson Park


Friday Night Live Disco Dance

Looking for something fun to do? Come join us for our disco night where we will listen to popular dance music, dance with friends, and meet new friends. Be ready to participate in our Cha-Cha slide and learn some new dance moves. This will be an exceptional night so come prepared to have fun!! Please note light refreshments will be served.

Date: Friday, October 20, 2017

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $2

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

 

Sports Day at the Park

Come on out and play with us at Wheeler Park. Outdoor Games such as Bocce Ball, Dodge Ball, Keep Away and more will be offered to play. Bring your own picnic lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fee: $2

Location: Wheeler Park, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers 30012

 

Annual Halloween Fest

Join us for an exciting and thrilling night as we hold the Johnson Park Annual Halloween Fest. This spine-chilling family oriented event will provide a safe and fun new twist on trick or treating. With the help from the community and local businesses, families will be able to walk or ride along our trail here at the park and trunk or treat in the designated areas.  Portions of the trail will be a little spookier than others and other activities will be available throughout the facility.  Be a part of this spook-tacular night and make the Johnson Park Annual Halloween Fest a night you won’t forget! Watch for flyers that will have more details of this night! Activities are a minimal fee.       

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Ages: Toddlers to 14 years of age

Fee: $5 per person (Participants must have a wrist band)

 

Atlanta Hawks Basketball Trip

Come cheer on the NEW HAWKS. We will travel to Phillips Arena and sit together as we cheer on the team, boo the bad calls and have a great time watching the Highlight Factory! When we get tickets we will send out a notice by email. Email karolyne.bell@rockdalecountyga.gov to be put on notification email list.

You can not sign up for games until we send out an email with trip details and sign up information.

 

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: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

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

 

Southern Belle Farm Trip

To the farm, we go!  There will be lots of fun activities.  We may even meet Belle, the star of the farm!

There are only 12 spots available for this program, so please register early. 

Date:                 Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Time:                4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fee:                   $15

Location:         Bus leaves from Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, GA

 

Yoga

Exercise and relax with a beginner’s yoga class. Don’t forget to bring water!

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m.  – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

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

 

Special Olympics Basketball for All

This activity is for ages 16 and above. Everyone can play regardless of ability or experience. You only have to try hard and be able to have fun! We’ll practice some skills and break up into teams to play practice games. Get some exercise, meet new friends and perfect your jump shot! Emphasis will be on basketball skills and individual success.

Date: TBA

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 am

Fee: Free

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

 

Junior Unified Special Olympics Basketball

This program is for ages 8-15 players. Unified basketball combines special Olympic participants and non-special Olympic participants together so everyone benefits from basketball instruction and play.

Date: TBA

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 am

Fee: Free

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

 

Friday Night Live Disco Dance

Looking for something fun to do? Come join us for our disco night where we will listen to popular dance music, dance with friends, and meet new friends. Be ready to participate in our Cha-Cha slide and learn some new dance moves. This will be an exceptional night so come prepared to have fun!! Please note light refreshments will be served.

Date: Friday, November 17, 2017

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $2

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

 

Christmas Crafts

Join us as we create Christmas crafts while warming up with hot cocoa.

Date:                 Friday, December 1, 2017

Time:                6:00 p.m. – 7:30 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: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

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

 

Christmas Party

Enjoy live music, dancing, refreshments and games to get in the Christmas spirit!!

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

Fee: Free

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

 

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker

Add some sparkle and a little dash of magic to your holiday season with an incredible adventure at the Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker.

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Fee: TBA

Location: The bus will leave from Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, GA

 

Yoga

Exercise and relax with a beginner’s yoga class! Modifications will be made for all abilities. Don’t forget to bring water!

Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free

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