Acworth Football and Cheerleading. Competitive and instructional football and cheerleading opportunities for children ages 5-12. Teams are grouped according to age and weight. Football players are placed on teams with children of similar skill and experience. Practice begins the last week in July and ends in November. Practice is held three nights a week with a game on Saturday. Registration rates, league information, and on-site registration dates can be found on the Acworth Warriors website: www.acworthwarriors.com.
Camp Acworth Summer Sports Camps. The summer is full of opportunities for your child to brush up on the fundamentals of several sports. Acworth Parks and Recreation will host a speed and agility camp and a football camp. Both camps are extremely affordable. Every camper will also receive a camp T-shirt and water bottle! Speed and Agility Camp will be held July 9-13. Football Camp will be held July 17-19. For more information on each camp and to register, please visit www.acworthparksandrec.org.
Camp Acworth Summer Day Camp. Camp for children ages 6-14 (first-eighth grade in the upcoming school year). Eight one-week sessions begin the last week in May and conclude at the end of July (there is no camp the week of July 4). Camp hours are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Extended hours are 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Campers swim, canoe, hike, learn archery, do arts and crafts, and participate in team sports. Each week, campers go on a field trip to exciting places, such as Stars and Strikes, Medieval Times and the World of Coke. Guests visit Camp Acworth each week to teach kids a variety of subjects, ranging from public safety to performing arts. For more information, or to register, go to www.acworthparksandrec.org.
ComputerWise Seminars. Learn simple steps to connect with family and friends using social media, make face-to-face video phone calls, create and send free greeting cards online, download and; read your favorite books, and play fun mind exercise games to stay sharp. Participants will need to provide their own laptop and/or smartphone. Seminars will be offered on Tuesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. May 15 through June 5. Classes are held at the Roberts School Community Center in Acworth. The cost for each class is $25 for city residents and $30 for nonresidents. The cost for a four-session combo class is $75 for city residents and $80 for nonresidents. Residents. Register today at www.acworthparksandrecreation.org.
Horizon Kickball League. A non-competitive kickball league for athletes with physical and or cognitive disabilities played on the Horizon Field. Registration is through May 23. The cost of the league is $15 per athlete. Every effort is made to return players to their prior team. However, teams will have a player limit and team placement is based on first come, first placed. Special requests can only be considered based on available space on a team prior to May 23, as well as requested jersey sizes. There will be a late registration fee of $10 after May 23. Games for the youth league will be played Tuesdays beginning June 12. Games for teen and adult leagues will be played Thursdays beginning June 14. Registration and all other league information can be found on the Horizon League website at www.acworthspecialneeds.com.
Jedi Engineering with LEGO. Acworth Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer this new class for 5-7 year olds. The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire. Classes are 9 a.m.-noon July 23-27 at Roberts School Community Center, 4681 School St., Acworth. The cost is $157 for a city residents, and $162 for nonresidents. Register today at www.acworthparksandrecreation.org.
Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO. The Acworth Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer this new class for 7-12 year olds. The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics and eccentric motion. Build projects from LEGO® Materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away. Classes are 1-4 p.m. July 23-27 at the Roberts School Community Center, 4681 School St., Acworth. The cost is $157 for a city residents and $162 for a nonresidents. Register today at www.acworthparksandrecreation.org.
Tai Chi. Advanced Tai Chi classes are offered Mondays at 7:30 p.m. All classes are taught by Phil Robinson and his certified instructors. Classes are held at Roberts School Community Center, 4681 School St., Acworth. Classes begin June 4. The cost for the two-month session is $100 for residents and $105 for nonresidents. Register at www.acworthparksandrecreation.org.