Youth Programs

Hippo Hoppo Session 2 (ages 3-5) 


Cost - $25

This class will have your preschooler moving to the music! Using games, songs, and imaginative play alongside short choreography blasts, dancers learn the fundamentals of dance and the basics of hip hop, including rhythm, musicality, and footwork. You'll enjoy watching your little on develop a love of dance while moving to age appropriate music in this high energy environment. We ask that parents stay in the building and are encouraged to stay in the room or even join in! Dancers should wear comfortable clothes, sneakers and long hair should be pulled back from the face. 

A.M. Class meets on Fridays from 11:00am - 11:30am February 12th - March 12th, 2021 
P.M. Class (Tuesday) meets from 5:00pm - 5:30pm February 9th - March 9th, 2021 
P.M. Class (Thursday) meets from 4:00pm - 4:30pm February 11th - March 11th, 2021 

To register, call 740-592-3325, stop by the center or follow the links below to register online. 
Register for AM Class
Register for PM Class (Tuesday)
Register for PM Class (Thursday) 

Little Royals Ballet Session 2 (ages 4-6) 

Cost: $25 

Princesses and Princes will cover fundamentals of ballet vocabulary and technique in this fun, informal setting. Students will learn the importance of strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality through games, songs, and choreography. No dance experience necessary. There is no dress code for this class; dancers should wear comfortable clothes and long hair should be pulled back. Soft ballet slippers are recommended but not required. 

Class meets on Thursdays from 5:00pm - 5:30pm February 11th - March 11th, 2021 

To register, call 740-592-3325, stop by the center or register online.

Crafternoon! Art Classes (Grades K-3rd) 


Cost: $10 per class 

Children will be led by the instructor through arts and crafts projects any kid will love! Weekly classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm - 5:30pm January 11th - March 3rd, 2021. 

Monday classes will be held at the Athens Community Center and Wednesday classes will be held at Arts West. Virtual classes are also available. Virtual students will receive a craft box with all the needed materials and a video link for step by step instruction. 

To register call Arts West at 740-592-4315 or the Athens Community Center at 740-592-3325 or register online by clicking the links below. 

Craft projects will be as follows: 

Woven Turtles
Community Center: Monday, January 18th 
Arts West: Wednesday, January 20th 
Virtual Option 

Fiber Art Snow Yeti 
Community Center: Monday, January 25th
Arts West: Wednesday, January 27th 
Virtual Option 

Shrinky Dinks
Community Center: Monday, February 1st 
Arts West: Wednesday, February 3rd 
Virtual Option 

Raised Salt Hearts
Community Center: Monday, February 8th 
Arts West: Wednesday, February 10th 
Virtual Option 

Nasty Burgers
Community Center: Monday, February 15th 
Arts West: Wednesday, February 17th 
Virtual Option 

Mixed Media Mothmen 
Community Center: Monday, February 22nd 
Arts West: Wednesday, February 24th 
Virtual Option 

Paper Clay Kitties 
Community Center: Monday, March 1st 
Arts West: Wednesday, March 3rd 
Virtual Option