Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Registration fees are 100% refundable when the department cancels the activity. A participant wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been cancelled by the department must provide a request at least seven days before the scheduled start of the class. They may receive 100% credit to the family’s account or may request a refund. Within the week prior to the scheduled start of a class refund/credits will not be given except for verified medical/hardship cases. Refunds for payment made by cash or check will be received approximately 2-4 weeks after the refund is requested.  Senior Services Special Events and Trips are non-refundable.


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ADULT CLASSES

Pottery for Adults

Beginning and Intermediate Pottery (age 16+)
Beginner and intermediate students alike are welcome to learn and create pottery on the wheel. 8 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident 106.00   Non-Resident 131.00   Supply Fee 25.00
Making Pots with Ann and Renee
10095   Tuesdays   March 21-May 16                  10:30am-12:30pm
Pottery with Renee
10073   Tuesdays   March 21-May 16                  7:00-9:00pm
Pottery with Darra
10122   Wednesdays   March 22-May 17             7:00-9:00pm
Pottery with Renee
10119   Thursdays   March 23-May 18                 7:00-9:00pm

Creative Sculpture (age 18+)
Release your inner artist while learning easy ways to sculpt. We will explore form and function while creating fun and useful clay projects. 8 weeks.
10085   Mondays   March 20-May 15       10:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 106.00   Non-Resident  131.00   Supply Fee 25.00

Intermediate Handbuilding Techniques with Darra (age 18+)
Students will be given instruction for handbuilding projects that focus on learning and combining intermediate pottery techniques. This is a high-energy, interactive and hands-on class for students looking to take their clay to the next level. Students will be required to utilize demonstrated techniques and encouraged to explore ways to incorporate these techniques in their own unique way. Intermediate wheel option only available to students with at least 2 wheel classes. 8 weeks.
10091   Wednesdays   March 22-May 17             10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 120.00   Non-Resident 145.00  Supply Fee 32.00

 

Visual Art for Adults

Beginning Portraiture (age 14+)
This class will give the basics in portrait drawing and figure framing. Shading and likeness will be our focus in portrait. Shading and anatomy will be our figure focus. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
10074   Tuesdays   March 21-May 16      6:30-8:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 80.00   Non-Resident 105.00

Beginning Watercolor (age 16+)
Beginning watercolor students will enjoy individual attention as they study design, color and general watercolor techniques. Instructor will provide plenty of demonstrations and instruction. Supply list online at theartplace.us. 8 wks. Taught by Audrey McSorely.
10072   Wednesdays   March 22– May 17            10:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00  Non-Resident 121.00

Creative Digital Photography (age 16+)
This class is designed to take the mystery out of operating all the great features of your digital camera. We will cover basic techniques beyond shooting in the ‘automatic’ mode; lens selection, creative lighting and more. Bring your digital camera (SLR type, advanced point & shoot, or mirrorless/four thirds) and instruction book. 3 weeks. Taught by David Batley.
10082   Wednesdays     March 8-March 22         10:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 60.00  Non-Resident 85.00

Discover Drawing for Adults (age 16+)
Learn drawing basics and fundamentals while exploring interesting subject matter. Weekly exercises are sure to build skill and enjoyment of drawing. Taught by Cara Young. Supply list online. 8 weeks.
10086   Tuesdays   March 21-May 16      9:30-11:30am
Class Fee: Resident  96.00  Non-Resident  121.00

Figure Drawing (age 15+)
In this class we will study the figure from photos to the live model. Learning to draw the figure first then moving to the finished work. A model fee of $25 will be divided between students when present). Supply list available online at www.theartplace.us! 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
10712  Thursdays    January 12-March 2    1:00-2:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00    Non-Resident 115.00

Glass Elements: Fusing and Slumping (age14+)
Create your own masterpiece with glass fusing and slumping techniques. For those with previous experience who want to make larger more intricate works. Projects ready two weeks after the last class. All Levels welcome. Supply List will be distributed at the first class. 4 weeks. Taught by Teresa Barnes.
Class Fee: Resident 100.00  Non-Resident 125.00
10089   Tuesdays   March 21-April18      10:00am-12:30pm
10090   Tuesdays   April 25-May 16        10:00am-12:30pm

Intermediate Watercolor Painting (age 16+)
Intermediate watercolor students will enjoy the individual attention as they study design, color and general watercolor techniques. 8 weeks. Taught by Karen Bradshaw.
10094   Thursdays   March 23-May 18     10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 150.00   Non-Resident 175.00

Knitting Basics (age 18+)
Whether you’re a beginner starting from scratch or a knitter who wants to revisit knitting basics, this class is for you. Learning how to knit is fun and easy using the English Method of knitting. Coleen Carey-Mitchell will take students step-by-step and explain yarn weights, needle sizes, common abbreviations, simple pattern reading and stitch counting. You will learn 2 cast on methods, the pearl stitch and how to cast off. We will finish projects like the professionals by learning how to weave in ends and join seams. Materials list can be found under the ‘Supply List’ tab. 6 weeks.
12352   Wednesdays   March 22-May 3  2:00-4:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 165.00   Non-Resident 190.00

Metals and Jewelry Workshop (age 16+)
In this 3-hour workshop, an Instructor guides students through the hand-making of a sterling-silver or brass keepsake. Students will learn beginning jewelry design techniques including letter stamping, piercing, sawing, and finishing one custom pendant or keepsake of their choice. For this class, some tools are provided, but students must supply their own materials. A materials list will be provided at registration, along with a list of merchants where the materials may be found. Students should also bring a sketchbook and any ideas (magazine cutouts, internet or reference photos, etc) for inspiration, so start gathering ideas now! After consulting with the instructor, the students will begin their custom piece! Instructor website: NectarJewelry.com. 1 day.
10629   Tuesday    April 11         10:00am-1:00pm
10630   Tuesday    May 2           10:00am-1:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 80.00   Non-Resident 105.00   Supply Fee 15.00

Mosaics with Julie Mazzoni (age 12 +)
Students will work on instructor-provided projects with guidance in cutting and layering techniques with dazzling results! 6 weeks.
10098   Tuesdays    March 21-May 2    6:00-7:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 135.00   Non-Resident 160.00   Supply Fee 20.00

Oil & Acrylics with Kip Rogers (age 14+)
Class is conducted with a studio feel. All levels and intermediate classes are listed below. Supply list online at theartplace.us. 8 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident 96.00  Non-Resident 121.00
10071 Monday  March 20– May 15          10:00am-12:00pm (Beginner)
10093 Monday  March 20-May 15            12:00-2:00pm (Intermediate)
Class Fee: Resident  90.00  Non-Resident 115.00
10069 Monday  March 20-May 15            6:30-8:00pm (All Levels)

Painting with Oil & Acrylics (age 16+)
Whether a beginner or experienced artist come and enjoy painting in a relaxed studio style atmosphere. Instructor may include painting with other materials and textures. Supply list online. Taught by Donna Shiver. 8 weeks.
10116   Thursdays   March 23-May 18     7:00-9:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00   Non-Resident 121.00

Visual Art Studio Time (age 16+)
During this open studio time  (with no instructor) painters may come and paint at your own pace using your own oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, etc. A class monitor will be selected from the group to take roll and keep the room organized, etc. There will not be instruction. (FREE to those currently registered for a Visual Arts Class) 8 weeks.
10120   Thursdays    March 23-May 18 11:00am-3:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 65.00   Non-Resident 90.00

Zentangle® Intermediate/Advanced (Age 14+)
An easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns while increasing focus & creativity, reducing stress and providing artistic satisfaction. PREREQUISITE: Zentangle Workshop for beginners. Taught by Carrie Ott. 7 weeks
10067   Wednesdays    March 29-May 17 10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 105.00   Non-Resident 130.00

Zentangle®  Workshop for Beginners (age 14+)
This class for beginners. An easy- to- learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns while increasing focus & creativity, reducing stress, and providing artistic satisfaction. Taught by Carrie Ott. 1 day.
10601   Wednesday    March 22     10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 35.00   Non-Resident 60.00     Supply Fee: 10.00

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YOUTH CLASSES

Pottery for Youth

Clay 101 Fun (age 5-7)
Come play in the clay and learn all about its properties. We will learn handbuilding techniques while making fun projects. 8 weeks.
10078   Tuesdays    March 21-May 16     3:30-4:30pm
Class Fee: Resident  84.00  Non-Resident 109.00  Supply Fee 20.00

Clay 102 Fun (age 8-12)
Learn to refine your handbuilding skills in this hands on, fun class. We will pinch, coil, slab and extrude while we make our clay projects. 8 weeks.
10079   Tuesdays    March 21-May 16     4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident  95.00  Non-Resident 120.00    Supply Fee 20.00

Clay Creations: Intro to Clay! (age 7-11)
In this intro into clay class your young artist will learn basic skills to create animals, decorative pieces, garden objects and more! Clay is a great way to develop cognitive and manipulative skills in young hands. 8 weeks.
10080   Wednesdays    March 22-May 17 3:30-4:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00  Non-Resident 110.00  Supply Fee 16.00

Clay Experience (age 4-6)
Come and join us as we create a one of a kind clay project in two weeks!
In this hand-build ceramics workshop students will experience clay through making a project taught by the teacher. Students will either use slab, pinch or coil rolling skills. Basic techniques will be used to build simple yet fun art pieces. Dress to get messy. 2 weeks.
10081   Thursdays   April 20-27       3:00-4:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 20.00    Non-Resident 40.00   Supply Fee 5.00

Wild on the Wheel (age 9-15)
Children will explore the exciting experience of throwing on the wheel. Students are required to bring a towel to each class. 8 weeks. Taught by Darra Jannuzzo.
10124   Wednesdays    March 22-May 17            5:00-6:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00  Non-Resident 115.00  Supply Fee 25.00

Mommy & Me Clay Play (age 3-5)
Following the Instructor’s step-by-step instruction, you and your child will learn how fun it is to play in clay. Each project will be glazed, fired and ready to pick up 2-3 weeks after class. 1 day.
10096   Saturday    March 25      11:00am-12:00pm
10097   Saturday    May 13        11:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee:  Resident 18.00   Non-Resident  36.00  Supply Fee: 2.00

Drama for Youth

Creative Dramatics (age 4-9)
Creative Dramatics is an intensive drama class that approaches the fundamentals of drama in a unique and creative way. The last class will serve as a demonstration for friends and family. 8 weeks. Taught by Beth Anderson.
10083   Saturdays    March 25-May 20   10:00-11:00am (age 4-6)
10084   Saturdays    March 25-May 20   11:00-12:00pm (age 7-9)
Class Fee: Resident 75.00  Non-Resident 100.00

Young Actors Performance Academy I (age 6-8)
In this 8 week theater focused class we will introduce students to stage direction, acting exercises, improvisation, storytelling, and place/imagination work. 8 weeks. Taught by Shirnest Tolbert.
10125   Thursdays    March 23-May 11   5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00  Non-Resident 110.00

Young Actors Performance Academy II (age 9-14)
In this 8 week class students learn to apply their technique work (from YAPA I) to a variety of scripts. The final day will be a presentation for parents. 8 weeks. Taught by LeeAnna Lambert.
10126   Tuesdays    March 21-May 16    5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00   Non-Resident 110.00

YAPA – How to Audition (age 10-16)
In this 8 week theater focused class we will introduce students to stage direction, acting exercises, improvisation, storytelling, and place/imagination work. Taught by LeeAnna Lambert. 8 weeks.
10602   Tuesdays    March 21-May 16     6:00-7:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00    Non-Resident 110.00

One on One Lessons for Youth

Do you have a young musician who would like extra time to improve skills already learned? In these 30 minute sessions, whether your child is a beginner or intermediate student in piano or voice, our instructors will help them advance through lessons and exercises appropriate for their level. Each time have a barcode assigned for your convenience. More times may be added if the instructor is available. 8 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident $200.00      Non-Resident $225.00

Piano or Vocal Lessons (9+) with Genevieve Cardos
Thursdays    March 28-May 18
10101   3:00-3:30pm
10102   3:30-4:00pm
10103   4:00-4:30pm
10104   4:30-5:00pm
10105   5:00-5:30pm
10106   5:30-6:00pm
10107   6:00-6:30pm
10108   6:30-7:00pm
10109   7:00-7:30pm

Visual Art for Youth

Acrylic and Watercolor Painting (age 6-10)
All kids have used some form of water-based paint. Come explore acrylic and watercolor technique with a step by step format. A finished painting each week! 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
10068   Tuesdays    March 21-May 16     3:30-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 82.00   Non-Resident 107.00

Basic Drawing for Youth (age 9-14)
Basic drawing is our focus in this class from shading to perspective with different mediums. Explore technical and creative aspects of drawing. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers
10070   Tuesdays    March 21- May16    4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00   Non-Resident 115.00

Discover Drawing for Teens (age 12-17)
Learn drawing basics and fundamentals while exploring interesting subject matter. Weekly exercises along with those of longer duration will build skill and confidence level. Supply list online at theartplace.us. 7 weeks. No class March 29. Taught by Anita Hunter.
10087    Wednesdays    March 22-May 17          6:45-8:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00   Non-Resident 121.00

Drawing and Painting for Youth (age 8-14)
Kids love drawing and painting. In this class we will paint one week and draw the next, learning basic techniques along the way. Creativity and craftsmanship will be encouraged. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
10088   Mondays    March 20-May 15     4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 78.00   Non-Resident 103.00

Illustration Arts with Heather Lund (age 10-14)
This class will teach illustration techniques meant to define each student as an individual artist, helping them discover, shape and brighten their personal style. There will be a strong focus on sketchbook usage and Subliminal Drawing, a mark form of art. Supply List is provided at the first class. 8 weeks.
10092   Thursdays    March 23-May 18   5:00-6:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00   Non-Resident 121.00

Guided Drawing Cartoons & More for Artistic Skills (age 8-13)
With guided instruction the class will cover a wide range of subjects to include cartoons, still-life and more. This instruction enables students to break down the subject into identifiable lines and shapes which leads to confidence in drawing skills. This is a process-oriented drawing and painting class. Skill acquisition and creative expression will be encouraged in a fun-filled learning environment. This class may be repeated as content changes. 6 weeks. Taught by Stephanie McFerrin.
10075   Wednesdays    April 12-May 17                  5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 72.00   Non-Resident 97.00    Supply Fee 10.00

Printing and Painting Fun (age 5-9)
Combine printing and painting in this fun class with age-appropriate skills combined to spark creativity. Students will create and art piece each week! Taught by Stephanie McFerrin. 3 weeks.
10599   Wednesdays    May 3-May 17   3:45-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 35.00 Non-Resident 60.00   Supply Fee: 8.00

2 Week Printing and Painting Workshop (age 7-12)
Combine printing and painting in this fun class with age-appropriate skills combined to spark creativity. Students will create and art piece each week! Taught by Stephanie McFerrin. 2 weeks.
10066   Wednesdays    April 12-19         3:45-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 25.00 Non-Resident 50.00   Supply Fee: 5.00

Water Based Painting for Early Artists (age 5-9)
Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting in a fun learning environment. This class will teach line, shape, color and texture. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
10121   Mondays    March 20-May 15     3:30-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 82.00   Non-Resident 107.00

Young Picassos (age 3-4)
We will  have lots of fun exploring various mediums from watercolors to clay, printmaking and everything between! Little ones will learn about the elements of art (line, shape, colors, texture and form). We will dance and sing to some fun art songs and play a few art games while creating beautiful artworks along the way! Each session will focus on a new theme so every session is different! 5 weeks. Taught by Cara Young.
10127   Wednesdays    March 22-April 26            3:00-3:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 72.00   Non-Resident 97.00   Supply Fee 9.00

Picasso Toddlers Mommy & Me (age 2-3)
We will have lots of fun exploring various mediums from watercolors to clay, printmaking and everything between! We will dance and sing to some fun art songs and play a few art games while creating beautiful artworks along the way!  4 weeks.
10117   Wednesday   April 12-May 3      9:30-10:15am
Class Fee: Resident 60.00   Non-Resident 85.00   Supply Fee: 10.00

More than a Lesson

Music and Movement: Mommy and Me (age 1-3)
Explore the foundation of music with your child through the use of singing, dancing and play. Your child will discover rhythm, melody and tempo by using educational songs and fun movements. This class is filled with sound and creative expression. *All instruments are provided. Instruction provided by More than a Lesson. 4 wks.
11954 Tuesdays March 21-April 18 9:30-10:00am
11955 Tuesdays April 25 – May 16 9:30-10:00am
Class Fee: Resident 69.00   Non-Resident 94.00

Preschool Piano (age 3-5)
Students will learn about musical notes, rhythm, play music games that are incorporated with lessons and begin learning to play songs on the keyboard. This class is a fun group setting where learning finger numbers, rhythm and more will be applicable. Younger students, under age 4, will focus on educational songs, rhythm, dynamics, and fun movements until they graduate to fully playing songs! *All instruments are provided. Instruction provided by More than a Lesson. 4 wks.
11956 Tuesdays March 21-April 18 10:30-11:00am
11957 Tuesdays April 25-May 16 10:30-11:00am
Class Fee: Resident 72.00   Non-Resident 97.00   Supply Fee 10.00

Spanish Club (age 5-12)
Come and join this fun cultural experience as we explore and learn Spanish from around the world. Discover Spanish words, colors, terms, numbers and more through a variety of activities such as art, role play, music, cooking, and high energy lessons! These activities will work as building blocks to expand cultural awareness and understanding of the language in a fun, engaging environment. Sign your child up today to start learning Spanish. Instruction provided by More than a Lesson. 6 wks.
11958 Thursdays March 23-May 4 5:30-6:25pm
Class Fee: Resident 119.00   Non-Resident 144.00  Supply Fee: 10.00


Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Registration fees are 100% refundable when the department cancels the activity. A participant wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been cancelled by the department must provide a request at least seven days before the scheduled start of the class. They may receive 100% credit to the family’s account or may request a refund. Within the week prior to the scheduled start of a class refund/credits will not be given except for verified medical/hardship cases. Refunds for payment made by cash or check will be received approximately 2-4 weeks after the refund is requested.  Senior Services Special Events and Trips are non-refundable.


Click here for supply lists and studio calendars


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