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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Pottery for Adults

Beginning and Intermediate Pottery (age 16+)
Beginner and intermediate students alike are welcome to learn and create pottery on the wheel. 10 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident 132.00 Non-Resident 157.00 Supply Fee 32.00
Making Pots with Ann and Renee
12905   Tuesdays        August 29– October 31   10:30am-12:30pm
Pottery with Renee
12872   Tuesdays       August 29– October 31   7:00-9:00pm
Pottery with Darra
12935   Wednesdays   August 30-November 1   7:00-9:00pm
Pottery with Renee
12932   Thursdays      August 31-November 2   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. No class September 4.10 weeks.
12888   Mondays   August 28-November 6   10:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 132.00 Non-Resident 157.00 Supply Fee 32.00

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. 10 weeks.
12898   Wednesdays   August 30-November 1   10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 150.00 Non-Resident 175.00 Supply Fee 32.00

Raku Workshop (age 16+)
This workshop is for people who have already experienced Raku. No beginners please. Bring 8-10 bisque pieces; please use raku clay. Glaze night optional. 1 day. Taught by Renee Speenburgh.
12931   Sunday   November 5   10:00am-5:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 65.00 Non-Resident 90.00 Supply Fee 10.00
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. 10 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
12875   Tuesdays   August 29– October 31   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. 10 wks.
12871   Wednesdays   August 30-November 1   10:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 120.00 Non-Resident 145.00

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.
12884  Tuesdays    September 26-October 10    10:00am-12:00pm

12885  Wednesdays  September 27-October 11  7:00-9:00pm
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. list online. 10 weeks. Taught by Savannah Hensley.
12889   Wednesdays   August 30– November 1   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). 10 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
Class Fee: Resident 90.00 Non-Resident 115.00
12893   Thursdays   August 31-November 2   1:00-2:30pm

Glass Elements: Fusing and Slumping (age 14+)
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
12894   Tuesdays   August 29-September 19      10:00am-12:30pm
12895   Tuesdays   September 26-October 17    10:00am-12:30pm
12896   Tuesdays   October 24-November 714   10:00am-12:30pm
Holiday session – 2 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident 50.00 Non-Resident 75.00
12897   Tuesdays   November 28-December 5   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.
12903   Thursdays   September 7-October 26  10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 150.00 Non-Resident 175.00

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!  Taught by Rachel Vanatta.
Instructor website: NectarJewelry.com. 1 day.
13478  Tuesday   September 19   10:00am-1:00pm
13479  Tuesday   October 10   10:00am-1:00pm
13480  Tuesday   November 7   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/4 weeks
Class Fee: Resident 180.00 Non-Resident 160.00 Supply Fee 20.00
12874   Tuesdays   August 29-October 3   5:30-7:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 120.00   Non-Resident 145.00   Supply Fee 15.00
12874       Tuesdays  October 10-October 31 5:30-7:30pm

Holiday Mosaics with Julie Mazzoni (age 12 +)
Students will work on instructor-provided projects with guidance in cutting and layering techniques with dazzling results! No class week of Thanksgiving.
Class Fee: Resident 120.00   Non-Resident 145.00   Supply Fee 15.00
12873   Tuesdays  November 14-December 12  5:30-7:30pm

Knitting with Coleen (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. Supply list online. 10 weeks.
13455 Wednesdays   August 30-November 1 2:00-4:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 108.00   Non-Resident 133.00
3 Week Extension—Class Fee: Resident 35.00   Non-Resident 50.00
13463 Wednesdays   November 15-December 9 2:00-4:00pm

Oil & Acrylics with Kip Rogers (age 14+)
Class is conducted with a studio feel. All levels and intermediate classes are listed below. 10 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident 120.00 Non-Resident 145.00
12870   Monday   August 28-November 6   10:00am-12:00pm (Beginner)
12902   Monday   August 28-November 6   12:00-2:00pm (Intermediate)
Class Fee: Resident 100.00 Non-Resident 125.00
12867   Monday   August 28-November 6   6:30-8:00pm (All Levels)
4 week extensions—Class Fee: Resident  48.00  Non-Resident 73.00
12869 Monday  November 13-December 11 10:00am-12:00pm (Beg.)
12901 Monday  November 13-December 11 12:00-2:00pm (Inter.)

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.  10 weeks.Taught by Karl Kroeppler.
12928   Thursdays   August 31-November 2   7:00-9:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 120.00 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. 10 weeks.
12933   Thursdays   August 31-November 2   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.  5 weeks
12944   Wednesdays   September 6-October 4      10:00am-12:30pm
12945   Wednesdays   October 18-November 15   10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00 Non-Resident 115.00 Supply Fee: 20.00

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.  1 day.
12946   Wednesday   August 30   9:30am-12:30pm
12947   Wednesday   October 11   5:00-9:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 35.00 Non-Resident 60.00 Supply Fee: 10.00

Zentangle® for the Holidays (age 14+)
Learn to create beautiful images using repeated patterns with a certified Zentangle® teacher. Zentangle offers a great way to increase creativity, improve artistic enjoyment, cultivate mindfulness and manage stress. Beverages and a snack/dessert will be provided, feel free to bring your snack of preference. 1 day.
12943   Wednesday   November 29   10:00am-3:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 35.00   Non-Resident 60.00  Supply Fee: 20.00

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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