Current Programs

Below is a listing of our current programs.

==========Special Events==========

49er Bypass Run - 5K & 10K

Saturday April 4th, starting at 9am in downtown Sutter Creek. Pre-register by March 13th to receive a race shirt. Costs: 17 and under :$20, 18 and over: $25
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Thank you to our sponsors:

After School Program in Jackson and Plymouth

This program is 100% FREE! Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Located at Lodge Hill in Plymouth open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and in Jackson at The Hub open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2-5. We do all sorts of fun activities and projects as well as the occasional field trip (free also!). Homework help is available and snacks are provided. We are open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2pm-5pm. Be sure to bring your completed and signed by a parent waiver form. We will not meet on school holidays or minimum days. We hope to see you there! For more information e-mail (Plymouth) and (Jackson).
After School Program Waiver Form

Thank you to our sponsors:
Jackson RancheriaCity of Plymouth


ACRA Bingo at the American Legion Hall - new day and location!!
Start time: 6:30
Early Bird games start at 6:15
1st and 3rd Tuesdays
Buy-in: $10 for 10 games - 6 top
Black out is up to $200. Raffle prizes and pull tabs!
Complimentary desserts & coffee. Beer, wine, soda and water available for purchase. Feel free to bring your own dinner.
Support your local recreation agency! For more information, call Amador County Recreation Agency at (209)223-6349.
Bingo flyer

Concert - Tom Rigney & Flambeau

Friends of the Amador County Library present Tom Rigney & Flambeau in concert at 3pm, Sunday, March 22 at The Call (Calvary Chapel), Pine Grove. They'll raise the roof with "fiery Cajun and zydeco, low-down blues, funky New Orleans grooves and beautiful ballads and waltzes". Tickets are $22 ($25 at the door, if available) and go on sale Feb. 1 at Hein & Co., Jackson, or by mail at FACL Concert, c/o Powell, 13910 Rose Quartz Court, Pine Grove, CA 95665. For more information call 209-296-1712.

Duck Race - The 28th Annual Great Sutter Creek Duck Race

The Duck Race takes place Saturday, April 25th at Minnie Provis Park in Sutter Creek. Races start at 9am. Duck Race tickets will be available starting March 6th at the ACRA office and from the beneficiaries listed.
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2015 Beneficiaries:
Jackson Gold Wheels 4-H
Volcano Theater
Amador Jr. Buffs Cheer
Boy Scout Troop #63
Willow Springs 4-H
Amador County Animal Response Team
Motherlode Harvest
Amador Mothers Club
Amador Choraliers
Team Sierra Volleyball Club
Amador County Recreation Agency

Ghost Trails Cemetery Hunt

Take a trip back in time on the ghost trails adventure! A scavenger hunt through the historic Pine Grove, Aqueduct and Volcano cemeteries. Use a map to find specific cemeteries on the adventure. Find the headstones that correspond to short stories of pioneers, their journey west and settling in Amador County. Packets are $10, available at the ACRA office or we can email it to you. This is a great family activity! Proceeds benefits ACRA and the Amador County Cemetery Board.
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The Hub - Saturdays @ the Hub!

Children of all ages! Come to The Hub Youth & Community Center Saturdays Feb 21, Mar 28, Apr 18 and May 23 for a fun-filled day. Play pool, air hockey, ping pong, foosball, do projects, activities, group games and more. The cost is only $5 and parents are welcome. Drop-ins are OK, and snacks will be provided. The Hub is located on Main Street in downtown Jackson, above Hein & Co. Books. For more info, call Katelyn at ACRA at 223-6349.
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The Hub Youth and Community Fundraiser

Join us for our 1st annual fundraiser dinner to help our youth thrive at ACRA's HUB Youth & Community Center. Your dollars will support free year-round youth programs, art, music & theater classes, computers, software, books & arcade games.
What: Sit-down dinner with choice of salmon, chicken or steak fillet. There will be a live auction & raffle prizes.
When: March 6 at Thomi's Banquet Room (5:30pm doors, 6:30pm dinner)
Tickets: $40 per plate
For tickets or more information, call Amador County Recreation Agency at (209) 223-6349.
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Raffle and live auction prizes

Thank you to our sponsors:

Tri Amador Triathlon

Thank you for signing up for the 2014 Tri Amador. Please check back soon for the 2015 Tri Amador date.
Final Results from the Olympic Distance
Final Results from the Sprint Distance

Thank you to our sponsors:

Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

What: Walk to benefit programs and research at Casana, a nonprofit helping children with Apraxia, a motor speech disorder.
When: Saturday May 16th at Amador High. Check-in at 8am, walk starts at 9am.
Cost: Kids: $10/Adults $20 (pre-registration) Walk-up registration at the event is always welcome (Kids: $12/Adults $25).
Register online before April 19th to receive a free t-shirt!
For more information, email Megan Mathison or call 209-406-7366.
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British Soccer Camp

June 8th-12th at Howard Park in Ione. Includes free ball and camp t-shirt. Register before April 24th and receive a FREE jersey. This Camp will feature 1,000 touches curriculum, packed with drills and practices designed to improve individual ball control, footskills, fakes, moves, juggling and core techniques! Host a coach and get a rebate! Email for information.
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Monthly astronomy meetings at the HUB in Jackson at 7pm. Free to all astronomers, bring your telescopes! 2015 meeting dates: Feb-7, Mar-7, Apr-11, May-2, Jun-6, Jul-11, Aug-1, Sep-26, Oct-24, Nov-28, Dec-19.

For more information, please contact Barbara Nichols.

Fly Fishing Class

Amador County Recreation Agency (ACRA), in partnership with Amador Flyfishers, a local fly fishing club, is pleased to offer a course on the ins and outs of fly fishing to those who want to learn about the sport. Course content includes: What fly fishing is about, Bugs, their life cycle and importance in fly fishing, Overview of fly fishing equipment and how to use it, Where to find fish and why they are where they are, Where to go fly fishing and special regulations, Casting techniques - a demonstration and an opportunity to practice.
Cost is $40 and classes will be held on June 13 & 14 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at The HUB / 206B Main Street, Jackson. Class size is limited to 20 people. Must be 18 years or older. Ages 12-17 may attend, but must be accompanied by an adult participant.
A fishing trip is scheduled for June 27th. Time and location to be announced.
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French Class

Extended French class runs Wednesdays Feb. 11 to March 4. For more info, email Barbara Nichols.

Yoga & Guided Meditation Class

Transform yourself with an Introductory Class in Restorative Yoga led by Marie Schluter, and Guided Meditation Techniques led by Dixie Camardo.
Saturday March 28, 10am-12:30pm
975 Broadway in Jackson (Margaret Dalton/First Five Center)
Donation: $10
Pre-registration required: Dixie Camardo, 209-256-7292 or Marie Schluter, 209-915-3244.
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Affordable Vinyasa style yoga classes every week! Suitable for all levels!
Mondays & Thursdays 9-10am and 5:30-6:30pm at Pine Grove Town Hall (19889 Hwy 88 in Pine Grove)

Fridays 9-10am at Margaret Dalton Children's Center (975 Broadway in Jackson)
Donation: $5 per class, drop ins welcome!
For more info, Marie Schluter, 209-915-3244.
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Zumba every Tuesday evening at The Hub. 5:30-6:30pm. $7 general, $5 student.


Basketball - Men's League

What: 10-week League with an A and a B League
When: Sundays starting March 15th
Where: Amador High School
Price: $400 per team
Manager's Meeting: Wednesday March 4th, 6:00pm at the ACRA Office (10877 Conductor Blvd. Sutter Creek, CA)
Registration form
Thank you to our sponsor:
Jackson Rancheria

Basketball - Women's League

What: 6-week League with possible playoffs
When: Sunday nights starting April 12th
Where: Argonaut High School
Price: $350 per team
Manager's Meeting: Sunday March 29th, 6:00pm at Argonaut High School - During Open Gym Basketball
Open Gym Women's Basketball: March 22 and 29 from 5-7pm at Argonaut High School
Registration form

Dodgeball - Adult

What: 6-week League including playoffs
When: Tuesday nights starting June 30th
Where: Argonaut High School
Price: $200 per team
Manager's Meeting: Sunday March 23th, 6:00pm at Argonaut High School - During Open Gym Dodgeball
FREE Open Gym Adult Dodgeball: June 23 from 5-7pm at Argonaut High School
Registration form

Flag Football - Adult

What: 6 vs. 6 flag football, 8-week League including playoffs
When: Saturdays starting September 5th
Where: Jackson Jr. High School
Price: $350 per team (Pays for 2 refs, painted fields, pylons, yardage markers, footballs, flag equipment, etc)

Flag Football - Youth

What: 6-week League
Who: 4th-8th graders
When: Sunday evenings starting June 14
Where: Jackson Jr. High School main field
Price: $30 per player - includes team shirt/jersey
League Meeting: Wednesday June 10th, 6pm at the ACRA Office (10877 Conductor Blvd. Sutter Creek, CA)
Registration form

Soccer - Adult Co-Ed League

What: 8-week League including playoffs
When: Saturdays starting March 7th
Game times: First game will start around 2:00pm (This could be moved slightly at the meeting if the majority of the League wants to play at a different time)
Price: $400 per team (pays for refs, paint for the fields, and equipment like balls, corner flags, referee score cards, etc.)
Manager's Meeting: Wednesday February 25th, 6:00pm at the ACRA office (10877 Conductor Blvd. Sutter Creek, CA)
Registration form

Thank you to our sponsors:
Schwabe ResidentialIone Rotary

Softball - Men's

Length of season: Play every team twice, plus double elimination Playoffs for every team
When: Monday and Wednesday nights starting June 15
Where: Pioneer Park in Pioneer
Price: $650 per team
Registration deadline: June 4
Managers Meeting: Wednesday June 3rd, 6pm at the ACRA Office (10877 Conductor Blvd. Sutter Creek, CA)
Registration form
Team roster

Tennis - Junior Team League

Boys and girls ages 7-14 learn & play doubles and/or singles tennis on co-ed teams in three ability levels: beginning, intermediate and advanced. No experience is necessary, beginners are welcome!
Six match days April 11 to May 16. Matches on Saturday afternoons between 12 and 5pm depending on the total number of teams. Practices begin as early as week of March 23 (up to three practices before 1st match). Exact time & location of practices will be announced when rosters are determined.
Cost: $70 first child, $45 second child, $10 third child (max of $125 per household) Registrations must be RECEIVED by March 6. Register early, space is limited. Preference may be given to those who register first.
More info & registration form

Volleyball - Co-Ed Adult League

What: 7-week League including playoffs - 2 matches per week/per team
When: Sundays starting February 15th
Where: Amador and Argonaut High Schools
Price: $175 per team
Registration Deadline: February 8th
Manager's Meeting: February 8th at 4pm at Amador High School
Standings & Schedule
Registration form
League rules