Jun 1

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2021 Youth Summer Camp

2021 Youth Summer Camp

Jun. 1, 8:30AM – Jul 29, 4:30PM

What are your plans for the summer? Join Albany Recreation & Parks for their 2021 Youth Summer Camp! This fun and creative camp is open to participants 7 to 12 years of age. Camp begins Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and comes to a close on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day! Early registration begins Saturday, April 17, 2021, at the 2021 Albany Summer Showcase from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The early registration fee is $100 per participant. General registration begins May 1, 2021. The general registration fee is $120 per participant. Campers will participate in activities covering: S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), Sports, Gardening, Fitness and more! For more information, please contact Ta'Shelya Bynum at (229) 894-1957 or Morris Hicks at (229) 894-0148. We can't wait to see you there! Go >

Jun 14

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The X For The Boys Summer Program

The X For The Boys Summer Program

Jun. 14, 12:00AM – Jul 26, 11:59PM

2021 SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION IS OPEN! This program is open to boys ages 11 to 17. Eligible participants must live in the Albany, GA area. There are only 40 spots available, so register today! Deadline to register is May 31st or until all 40 spots are filled! Go >

Jul 26

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YMCA Boot Camp

YMCA Boot Camp

On multiple days

We have a new summer class alert! Join Ken for Boot Camp in the aerobics studio on Thursdays at noon! If you can't make it at noon, join Dan at 5:40am for Boot Camp on the tennis courts! YMCA Boot Camp instructors, Dan Gillan and Ken Kirsch will be hosting classes with strength and cardio workouts, tires, kettlebells, and bodyweight exercises. Remember that ALL fitness classes are FREE with a YMCA membership, or purchase a 6 class punch card for only $25! Go >

Jul 26

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Summer Camp: Ocean Explorers

Summer Camp: Ocean Explorers

On multiple days

Break out the sunblock and gear up for an ocean adventure. With most of the Earth’s Biodiversity living under the sea there are so many animals to meet. Let’s take a journey to discover what you can do to protect the many marvels of the seas. Each day of camp includes a trip to the aquarium or science museum, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, snack, a Flint RiverQuarium water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Need a late pick up? After-camp care is available until 6 pm. To register: https://flintriverquarium.regfox.com/summer-camp-2021 Go >

Jul 26

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Turtle Island Summer Camp

Turtle Island Summer Camp

On multiple days

Turtle Island (Ages 5-12): Can you hear the drums? Thump, thump, thump. Each drum beat represents mother earth’s heartbeat. Ancient tribes believed earth was carried on the back of a turtle. Join us for a week of adventure where campers dip into the rich local Native American history and the culture’s deep ties to the animal kingdom with tracking, primitive technology, art creations, shelter building & more! When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Jul 26

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Summer Camp: Ocean Explorers

Summer Camp: Ocean Explorers

On multiple days

Break out the sunblock and gear up for an ocean adventure. With most of the Earth’s Biodiversity living under the sea there are so many animals to meet. Let’s take a journey to discover what you can do to protect the many marvels of the seas. Each day of camp includes a trip to the aquarium or science museum, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, snack, a Flint RiverQuarium water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Need a late pick up? After-camp care is available until 6 pm. To register: https://flintriverquarium.regfox.com/summer-camp-2021 Go >

Jul 26

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Adventure Out Summer Camp

Adventure Out Summer Camp

On multiple days

*New- Adventure Out (Ages 9-12): Learn and test your survival skills through nature based play. In addition to exciting activities in the zoo, campers will go on many adventures including hiking and canoeing. This week campers are immersed in the native flora and fauna that call Georgia home. When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Jul 26

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Stash, Dash, & Cache Summer Camp

Stash, Dash, & Cache Summer Camp

On multiple days

*New Dash, Stash, and Cache (Ages 5-8): Darting from here to there, storing and hiding food for the future. Squirrels, like many others crafty, caching creatures adapt and survive. Campers will learn how squirrels and other critters around the world work year round preparing for whatever comes there way. When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Jul 26

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Downtown Albany Splash Pad

Downtown Albany Splash Pad

On multiple days

Looking to cool off this summer? Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Festival Spring Fountains provide a splash pad that is perfect for families looking to cool down in the summer heat. Go >

Jul 27

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Driskell Pool and Spray Park Activities

Driskell Pool and Spray Park Activities

On multiple days

Make a splash with Albany Recreation & Parks this summer! Registration is now open for Youth Swim Lessons and Water Aerobics beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Public swim hours are available Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A completed registration must be on site before entrance is allowed. Parent/ guardian signatures are required on membership applications for public swim admittance. Admission for public swim is $1.00 and children ages 3 to 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian 18 years of age or older at all times on pool grounds. Children under the age of 3 years old are not allowed on the premises. Public Swim Hours of Operation: Tuesday- Saturday 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. 2:45 P.M. - 4:15 P.M. 4:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Water aerobics sessions are $5.00 per session on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15 P.M. to 7:15 P.M. Participants must be 16 years or older. Refunds will not be issued unless a session is canceled by Albany Recreation and Parks Department. Youth Swim Lessons are $25.00 per individual $20.00 for two participants in the same home and $15.00 for three or more participants within the same home. Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration. No refunds will be provided unless the session is canceled. The swim lesson schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:15 P.M. to 4:15 P.M. from July 6, 2021 to August 5, 2021 Driskell Pool and Spray Park is located at 1021 S. McKinley Street For more information, please contact the administrative office of Albany Recreation & Parks at (229) 430-5222 or send an e-mail to arpd@albanyga.gov. Go >

Jul 27

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Let’s Roll at Mi Casa - A Brush Strokes & Buzzed Folks Event

Let’s Roll at Mi Casa - A Brush Strokes & Buzzed Folks Event

Jul. 27, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Come join us for a night of wine, paint, friends, music, and fun! Brush Strokes and Buzzed Folks with Haley West will walk you through this happy camper painting step by step. No experience or talent required – BS&BF is not a class; it’s a party! It’s a perfect date night, girls night, solo night, whatever you want night. You’ll sip your favorite beverage while relaxing and having fun with friends. Everything will be provided for you, but bring some cash for food and drinks, and wear something that you don’t mind getting paint on! Please arrive 15 minutes before the event starts to grab a seat and your drink. Can’t wait to paint and party with you! Tickets are $35.00 per person Venue: Mi Casa *Please drink responsibly. Please do not drink and drive. **Only 20 spots available! *** We will take extra measures to sterilize supplies to keep everyone safe and healthy! However, if you have been in direct contact with anyone who tested positive for covid, or if you have tested positive for covid, or if you have a fever, cough, or just generally don’t feel well, PLEASE stay home! Go >

Jul 29

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Wetherbee Planetarium

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

The Wetherbee Planetarium is proud to be considered a valuable educational resource in South Georgia, sharing not just fulldome educational films, but also producing live presentations on a wide variety of astronomy topics. Go >

Jul 29

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Imagination Theater- Alligator Kingdom

Imagination Theater- Alligator Kingdom

On multiple days

A magic carpet ride into one of the last great black water swamps on earth-- the great Okefenokee. Venture into a stunning landscape forged by fire and ruled by ancient predators. Go >

Jul 29

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Imagination Theater- Watermelon Magic

Imagination Theater- Watermelon Magic

On multiple days

The Imagination Theater at Flint RiverQuarium is proud to present: Sea Lion Rescue. The showings are Thursday-Saturday at 10:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. For more information on the showings, visit flintriverquarium.com or follow the link to the website. Go >

Jul 29

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Trivia Thursdays

Trivia Thursdays

On multiple days

Come to Pretoria Fields for trivia and show off your brain power while enjoying locally made brews at Trivia Thursdays! Go >

Jul 30

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Yoga in the Gallery

Yoga in the Gallery

On multiple days

Yoga in the Gallery returns to the Albany Museum of Art at 5:30 pm on Friday May 28. Sessions will be hosted by 229 Yoga and begin at 5:30 pm on the last Friday of each month, combining art and yoga into a new experience. Participants should dress comfortably, and bring a mat and any other supporting props they need for the session. Each session will be influenced by the artwork in the AMA galleries. Go >

Jul 30

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Dwight Yoakam Concert

Dwight Yoakam Concert

Jul. 30, 8:00PM

The Dwight Yoakam concert at Albany Civic Center originally scheduled for May 8, 2020 has been rescheduled to Friday, July 30, 2021. All tickets purchased for the original date will be honored at the new show date. The 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY award-winning country music artist will perform all of his greatest hits along with his full band, including “Guitars, Cadillacs,” “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere,” “Fast As You” and “Honky Tonk Man.” The opening support act will be announced at a later date. Reserved seat ticket prices range from $45 to $75 and are on sale now! Click on the link to view seating options today! Ticket Link >> https://bit.ly/3w31HQB For more info, please visit www.flintriverentertainmentcomplex.com Go >

Jul 31

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Tift Park Community Market

Tift Park Community Market

On multiple days

Come out every Saturday and enjoy a nice walk at Tift Park Community Market from 9-2. Check out all the local vendors. Hope to see you there. Don't forget to get some veggies on your way out!! Go >

Jul 31

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Presidential Flyer Excursion Train

Presidential Flyer Excursion Train

On multiple days

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Go >

Jul 31

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Artesian City Car Club Christmas in July

Artesian City Car Club Christmas in July

Jul. 31, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Come to Tift Park Saturday July 31 for the Artesian City Car Club's Christmas in July event. This is a family event for car lovers and their families. At this event, visitors can shop for specialized gifts for their family and friends. Visitors are asked to bring an unwrapped you in support of those less fortunate. Did we mention that there would be shade for you and your awesome cars? Go >

Jul 31

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Dive Shows

Dive Shows

On multiple days

Dive Shows take place at the Blue Hole viewing window and are included with general admission. This event is weather permitting. Go >

Aug 1

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It’s A Man’s World Stageplay

It’s A Man’s World Stageplay

Aug. 1, 6:00PM

Tofany Entertainment presents It's A Man's World...So You Say: The Stage Play on Sunday, August 1 at 6:00PM in the Albany Municipal Auditorium!! Don't wait until the last minute to get your tickets! Click on the link to see ticket options today!!! General admission starts at $30.00. Tickets are available via the link on this webpage Go >

Aug 2

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SOS: Saving our Species Summer Camp

SOS: Saving our Species Summer Camp

On multiple days

*New- Saving our Species (SOS) (Ages 5-12): Animals across the world are in trouble, but you can help! Zoos and aquariums are leading the charge to save our species through research and conservation. Spend the week meeting animals and learn how you can help zoos make a global impact. When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Aug 2

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Pokémon Summer Camp

Pokémon Summer Camp

On multiple days

Pokémon Camp (Ages 7-8): Come with us the time is right. There’s no better team. Arm and arm, we’ll win the fight. It’s always been our dream. Campers will search far and wide to find information as well as digital Pokémon while meeting and learning about the real-life animals who inspired these fictional creatures. Campers are welcome to bring their own devices but these are definitely not required. Gotta catch ‘em all! When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Aug 2

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Art in Nature Summer Camp

Art in Nature Summer Camp

On multiple days

*New- Art in Nature (Ages 5-12): Beauty can be found all around us, step outside and discover the countless wonders nature provides for inspiration. Campers will create their masterpieces using different mediums found across the globe and enjoy seeing the zoo through a different lens. When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Aug 2

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Beauty Chemistry Overnight Summer Camp at Chehaw Park

Beauty Chemistry Overnight Summer Camp at Chehaw Park

Aug. 2, 2:00PM – Aug 8, 11:00AM

Come out to Chehaw Park Monday, August 2, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. for a Beauty Chemistry Overnight Summer Camp! This camp is limited to 12 children (9-13 years old) with the child drop off at 2:00 P.M. on Monday and child pick up at 11:00 A.M. on Sunday, August 8, 2021. This event is limited to 12 children. We will be staying overnight therefore only 9-13 year old's are able to come at this time. Drop off is at 2pm on Monday & pickup is 11am on Sunday. Call 2298546111 or view the Eventbrite link for fore details. May the young great meet the great. Go >