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

September

AIRR Drama

With the help of Conyers Rockdale Art Association (CRCA) and Belle AIRR will be performing a Charlie Brown Christmas play for the community. This will require participants to participate in a minimum of once a week practices where we will learn the required lines, songs and dances for the play. The play will be performed at multiple locations and will be a great time for everyone’s family!

AIRR DRAMA Informational Parent Meeting: Please attend this meeting if you are interested in your loved one participating. Play practice schedules will be given out for the next several months.

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fee: Free

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

 

Eve Curry Collage Art

Come support and learn from our very own AIRR participant. Eve will show us how to create beautiful collages. Please bring newspaper and magazines with you to this class for everyone to share.

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Fee: $3.00 per person (for refreshment and supplies)

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

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: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Time:  5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $12.00 per person (covers bowling and dinner)

Location: Bus leave from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers 30094

Noah Arks Animal Sanctuary

Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary is a non-profit educational sanctuary for exotic animals and farm animals. We’ll receive a tour and get to see some beautiful animals. Make sure you bring a sack lunch for a picnic following the tour.

Date: Friday, September 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Fee: We ask that everyone bring $5.00 cash as a donation, as part of the admission process.

Location: Bus leaves from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers 300

Fitness Fun– Movement to Music

Get your mind and body racing with an upbeat workout! Don’t forget to bring water.

Date: Monday, September 10, 2018, September 17, 2018, September 24, 2018, Monday, October 8, 2018, October 15, 2018, October 22, 2018, Monday, November 5, 2018, November 19, 2018, November 26, 2018, Monday, December 10, 2018, December 17, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

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

Ice Cream Social

Enjoy the company of friends a cold treat at Creamberrys in Olde Town Conyers. We will meet at Johnson Park

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fee: $4.00 per person

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

Special Olympics Masters Bocce

Bocce requires a minimum of physical ability but maximum of strategy, teamwork and fun. It’s a great way to meet other individual with similar interests. For more information contact (678-662-4444)

Date: Thursdays (September 6-October 11)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Johnson Park Softball Fields, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW 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 of an organized sport.

Date: Friday and Saturdays (September 7-October 13)

Location: American Legion Fields,  1260 S. Main St., Conyers 30012

Special Olympics Masters Softball

We are looking for individuals 16 years and up for interested in learning the basic softball skills. We will have regular practices, home and away games and compete in Fall State Games together.

Date: Saturdays (September 8-October 13)

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

October 

Georgia State Fair

Join us for some fun at the State Fair!! There will be rides, petting zoo and food! There are a limited number of seats for this trip. Reserving your spot requires a payment in advance. AIRR participants can bring one family member with them, but please understand that our individuals with disabilities have first priority. If your family wants to attend they need to ride separately

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fee: $5.00 per person (please bring extra cash for snacks)

Location: Bus leaves from Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers 30094 at 3 p.m.

Fishing Trip

We are partnering with our friends from Restore Health to host a fishing trip at Black Shoals Park. We’ll fish and then eat a meal together. More details to come.

Date: October 9, 2018

Time:  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Fee: Free

Location: Randy Poynter Lake at Black Shoals, 3001 Black Shoals Road, Conyers 30012

Unified Art: Guided Painting Class

Come learn from an experienced artist from the Sketching Pad. She will led 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: October 11, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fee:  $5 per person

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

Walking Group

Come enjoy the fall weather and get some exercise with friends! We’ll walk the trails at Johnson Park when weather is permitting. Please remember to bring water.

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, October 24, 2018, Thursday, November 8, 2018, November 15, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

Halloween Dance

Come to party in your best costume!! We’ll have refreshments, music and spooky decorations!!

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $4.00 per person

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

Tennis

Come learn some new tennis skills and socialize with friends!

Date: October 26, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fee:  Free

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

November 

 

Unified Art: Ceramics

Come to create a beautiful piece of pottery with the help of a professional artist: Katy King. She will guide us through the technique and then we will come back to put a glaze on the artwork after she puts it in a kiln. The artwork will be

collected for an art show in January.

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (shape and mold clay into pottery), Tuesday, November 13, 2018 (paint glaze on finished pottery)

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fee: $5.00 per person

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

Costley Mill Picnic

Enjoy a picnic with a scenic view at our newest park! Please bring a sack lunch and we will provide bottled water.

We will also have some yard games available to play after lunch and walk the trails of the park.

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Fee: $2.00 per person

Location: Bus leaves from Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, 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.

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fee: $2.00 per person

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

Special Olympics Basketball

This activity is for ages 16 and above. Everyone can play regardless of ability or experience. We’ll work on basic skills and break up into teams to play practice games. There will be an emphasis on basketball skills and individual success.

Date: Fridays, November 9 – January 11

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: Free

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

Crazy Bingo

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

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fee: Free

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

Charlie Brown Christmas Performance

AIRR will present a unique twist of the classic Charlie Brown Christmas story with the help of Conyers Rockdale Arts Council and Belle Music. Scheduled times and location for these performances will be released at later date.

Performance Dates: November 29, 2018, November 30, 2018, December 1, 2018

December 

 

Let’s Paint Pottery

Join us for a local trip to “Let’s Paint Pottery”. You will be able to paint a festive piece of pottery for the Christmas

season.

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Fee: $8.00 per person

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

 

Unified Art: Guided Painting Class

Come learn from an experienced artist from the Sketching Pad. She will led 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: Thurday, December 13, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fee: $5.00 per person

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

Christmas Party

Come party! We’ll decorate Christmas cookies, make ornaments and play games. Please bring a small gift to use for a gift swap game! Light refreshments will be served.

Date: Friday, December 14, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $5.00 per person

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

Game Night

We’ll dive into ALL the games! Charades, Bingo and a Minute to Win it tournament.

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fee: Free

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

Christmas Movie

We’ll dive into ALL the games! Charades, Bingo and a Minute to Win it tournament.

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $4.00 per person

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

 

Urban Nutcracker

As the Ballenthnic Dance company celebrates twenty seven years in the Atlanta Arts community they return with their annual presentation of the highly  acclaimed Urban Nutcracker, an imaginative upbeat and full-length ballet with an ethnic twist.

Date: TBA ( we will receive notifications regarding tickets for individuals with disabilities several weeks in advance. This show will be in November or December. Details will be communicated to AIRR participants in advance)

 

“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

Special Needs Swim Lessons:

This 4 week class is designed teach children and teenagers with special needs how to feel more confident in the water and hopefully swim independently. This class is small (limited to six participants) so please register early. Please register by calling 770-278-7249 to register with over the phone with Karolyne.

Date: Wednesday, September 5th, Wednesday, September 12th, Wednesday, September 19th, Wednesday, September 26th

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Fee: $8.00 per class = $32.00 for 4 week session

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

 

Handwriting Skills

Ms. Sherri Wilson is a full time pediatric Occupational Therapist at Put Motor Garage. This class will consist of fine

motor, gross motor and handwriting activities to help your child improve their performance in the classroom and in

activities of daily living. Please RSVP to Karolyne.bell@rockdalecountyga.gov if you are interested in attending the workshops below.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018, Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Fee: $15.00 per person

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

 

Parents Relax & Unwind Nights

 

Parents Night Out: Swim Party

Come swim at Johnson Park! Be sure to bring a towel and a change of clothes. We’ll have pizza after swimming.

This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.

Date: September 7, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $6.00 per person

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

 

Parents Night Out: Superhero Edition

Come dressed up as your favorite superhero! We’ll have games, snacks and a chance to make our own personalized

superhero mask. This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.

Date: October 5, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $5.00 per person

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

 

Parents Night Out: Polar Express 

All aboard the Polar Express! Come dressed in your pajamas and watch the Polar Express with us! We’ll have cookies and hot chocolate to serve.  This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.

Date: December 7, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $5.00 per person

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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