Wauconda Park District – Adult Programs

Community CPR, First Aid and AED

These are all American Red Cross certified classes. Certification is received after passing both a written and skills test given at the end of each course. These are all American Red Cross certified classes. Note: If you take CPR/AED and First Aid then the discounted fee is $80/$88.

Community CPR/AED (14+ yrs)

This class will train you to administer CPR to victims of all ages.  Skills include performing rescue breathing, clearing an obstructed airway and performing one rescuer CPR.  You will also be trained on the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.  This is a device present in many work environments that analyzes heart rhythms and determines if a shock is needed to re-establish an effective rhythm.  Books and materials are included, and you must register two weeks prior to the start of class.

Location: Community Center

R/NR Fee:  $64/$96

Limit: 5/10

Code Day Date Time
1800 Sat 2/22 10:00am-3:30pm

Community First Aid(14+ yrs)

All aspects of first aid will be covered from minor scrapes to broken bones. This class is a must for anyone working with children. Books and supplies are included.

Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee:
Limit: 5/10

Code Day Date Time
1801 Sun 4/11 10:00am-1:00pm

Defensive Driving (16 years and older)

This 4-hour national safety council class offers adults the chance to brush up on driving skills and decrease the chance of accidents occurring.  This class covers defensive driving habits, common driving errors, making split second decisions, and handling overall traffic situations.  Check with your insurance company to determine if this class will entitle you to a discount on your auto insurance.

Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $5/$7
Limit: 5/35

Code Day Date Time
1802 Sat 2/29 9:00am-1:00pm

Edward Jones® MAKING SENSE OF INVESTING

All workshops led by Stacey Stickle, Edward Jones-Wauconda
Note:  No products will be sold at educational workshops.

Most valuable for those within 5-15 years of retirement.  Learn about the potential impact of rising health care costs on retirement savings.  An introduction to Medicare coverage and costs will be presented along with long-term care costs, available options for supplemental health care and long-term care insurance.

Location: Community Center
Fee:  $10

Code Day Date Time
19998 Thu 1/30 7:00pm

Valuable for all ages.  A basic overview of estate planning will be presented.  Topics will include the importance of account registration and beneficiary designation.  In addition, information will be provided regarding wills, trusts, tax information, and life insurance.

Location: Community Center
Fee:  $10

Code Day Date Time
19999 Thu 3/1 7:00pm

THRIVENT FINANCIAL®

All workshops led by Jaime Davison, Thrivent Financial.  Note:  No products will be sold at educational workshops.  Thrivent and its financial professionals do not provide legal, accounting or tax advice.  Consult your attorney or tax professional.  Securities and investment advisory services offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc.  A registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC, and a subsidiary of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.  Registered representative of Thrivent Investment Management Inc.  Advisory services available through investment adviser representatives only.  Thrivent.com/disclosures.

Accomplishing something you’ve set out to do gives you a good feeling.  Success starts with having a goal.  The same holds true when it comes to money matters.  Planning and setting SMART goals is essential to becoming an active money manager.  Find out what they are and why they matter.

Location: Community Center
Fee:  $10/$12
Limit:  5/15

Code Day Date Time
1725 Wed 1/8 6:30-8:00pm

Knowing where your money is going and having a plan for how and when to use it helps put you in control of your finances.  Explore ways to increase your income, reduce expenses, recognize spending leaks and understand the power of compound interest.

Location: Community Center
Fee:  $10/$12
Limit:  5/15

Code Day Date Time
1726 Wed 1/29 6:30-8:00pm

Understanding the financial and emotional costs of debt can help you make better financial decisions.  Learn the difference between credit and debt, how debt can affect your goals, and how your credit score impacts your ability to borrow money–and at what cost.

Location: Community Center
Fee:  $10/$12
Limit:  5/15

Code Day Date Time
1727 Wed 2/19 6:30-8:00pm

Establishing a system to actively manage your money can help you make progress toward your goals.  Explore how a budget can provide a snapshot of your money ins and outs, and how effectively sharing your plan can lead to a common focus with those closest to you.

Location: Community Center
Fee:  $10/$12
Limit:  5/15

Code Day Date Time
1728 Wed 3/4 6:30-8:00pm