Join us for a wide range of classes for all walks of life

Explore our regular class schedule

Education is absolutely central to the mission of the Clarkston Community Center. We offer classes for everyone, in all walks of life.

English Language Classes

The Clarkston Community Center and the DeKalb County Library System provide FREE online English language classes to help adult students learn English and propel them in their personal and professional lives.

When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm

To register for online classes click on the following link:

The Clarkston Community Center and the DeKalb County School District, Department of Family and Community Empowerment are also partnering to bring FREE in-person English classes to the Community Center.

To pre-register for online classes click on the following link:

Computer Classes

Do you need some quick and easy computer skills? We teach basic computer software skills, including Word, Excel, email, and virus protection.

To learn more email [email protected] or call 404-508-1050

Citizenship Classes

Volunteers from Literacy Action teach the information needed to pass the US citizenship test.

When: Monday and Thursdays from 9:30am to 12:00pm

To learn more email [email protected] or call 404-508-1050

Clarkston Senior Group–CSC

Come join us for a fun-filled meeting and meet new friends. Activities include making crafts, talks on issues for seniors, potluck lunches, movies and much more.

When: Every other Wednesday from 12:30 to 3:30pm

For more information please contact: Omega McKenzie at [email protected] or call 678-327-5920

English as a Second Language – ESL

When: Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:45am to 9:30am

Senior Tai Chi Class

When: Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:45am to 9:30am

Art as a Second Language

Art taught by professional artists from VSA and Mason Fine Arts Gallery – no experience needed to participate

When: The second Tuesday and Wednesday of every month from 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Dancing for Seniors

Taught by professional dancers from Core Dance

When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Vietnamese Games

Join us for a fun time playing traditional games

When: Every Tuesday from 9:00am to 12:00pm

To learn more about any of these programs email [email protected] or call 404-508-1050

STEAM-Plus Summer Camp

Our annual STEAM-Plus summer camp supports students K-12 by providing supplemental academic and extracurricular support outside of the typical school year. With a focus on science, technology, engineering, and math-related subjects, our partnerships with local universities will help your children get ready for their next year of school with one of a kind activities.

To learn more email or call 404-508-1050

After School Program

The Clarkston Community Center provides support to DeKalb County K-12 students with its annual after school program. With a particular focus on homework assistance and extracurricular enrichment, the CCC seeks to support all students in a number of ways, seeking to bridge cultural difference, address pandemic-based learning loss, and bolster achievement. The after school program seeks to be a decisive positive force in the community and to build up students in all aspects.

To learn more email [email protected] or call 404-508-1050

Leaders of Tomorrow

The Clarkston Community Center is proud to announce its Leaders of Tomorrow program. If you are a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) high school student join us for a leadership course where we'll be discussing defining leadership characteristics, the necessity of civic engagement, and other important community issues. Stipend included!

To learn more email [email protected] or call 404-508-1050

Tabala Martial Arts

Tabala martial arts is a martial arts discipline available to youth participants and supports a natural, holistic approach to life. Classes are on Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00 to 11:00am.

Contact: [email protected] or phone 404-386-7769 to sign up.

Tai Chi and Qigong

Currently offered as an online opportunity on Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 7:30pm, logon to learn Tai Chi and Qigong. Steve Dorage, with over 35 years of experience, will teach both disciplines, including the Yang-style 24 forms of Tai Chi.

These ancient practices are known to improve health, including asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure and balance issues. Please wear loose fitting clothing and sneakers or low-wedge shoes. Openings are available. Sign up occurs in class or by Facebook (www.facebook/

Join soon to assure a spot in class! For more information contact: Steve Dorage at Tai Chi 4 L.I.F.E.: 404-617- 0071.

Ecstatic Dance Atlanta

Join Ecstatic Dance Atlanta every Sunday as they seek to build community among dancers of all backgrounds and abilities. They host live DJs and an open dance floor for all dancers to express their passion.

When: Sundays from 3:00 to 5:00pm

For more information, contact [email protected]

Clarkston Cares Food Pantry

Join us in feeding our community members who are in need! The Clarkston Cares Food Pantry is held at the Community Center on the first Saturday of ever month, from 9:30 to 11:30am.

The remaining Clarkston Cares Food Pantry dates for 2022 are:

  • November 5th
  • December 3rd

Emergency assistance is available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

For more information email [email protected] or call 404-508-1050

Help one of America's most diverse communities in this time of need.