Wauconda Park District – Family Programs

C.E.R.T-Wauconda EMA/CERT

Disaster can strike when you least expect it…

Are You Ready?

  • Are you prepared for the unexpected?
  • Is the safety of your family a priority for you?
  • Do you have a preparedness kit for your family?
  • Do you know where your gas shut off is or how to turn off the electricity to your home?
  • These and other safety questions are answered in the emergency preparedness class being offered by the Village of Wauconda.

Wauconda Community Emergency Response Team wants you to be prepared for emergencies.

Wauconda is hosting a CERT Training Class for the public, and those interested in becoming new members.  Meet new people and learn important safety skills.

A free six-week training course on emergency preparedness will run Tuesdays April 7, 14, 21, 28 and May 5, and 14 – 7:00-9:00pm.

Final Exam and Demonstrations:  Saturday, May 16 – 8:00-12:00pm

Sessions will be held in the training room at Wauconda Fire District Station #1

CERT training promotes a partnering effort between emergency services and the people that they serve.  The goal is for emergency personnel to train members of neighborhoods, community organizations, or workplaces in basic response skills.  After completion of this course individuals become eligible to join CERT, and then integrated into the emergency response capability for their area.  For questions regarding the CERT program, or to register please email:  mikewahl32@gmail.com

Ukulele (6 yrs-Adult)

Ukulele is fun! It’s easy! Learn all you need to know to play some old favorites and current pop tunes.  Private lessons for all levels are offered through the Wauconda Park District.  Each session includes eight, 30-minute private lessons.  Student must supply his or her own ukulele.  Register at any time during the session.  A prorated class credit will be charged if the instructor has available time slots open.  No class 3/25.

Location: Community Center

R/NR Fee:  $170/$190 (8 Weeks)

R/NR Fee:  $106/$126 (5 Weeks)***

Limit:  4/12

1706

1707

1708

1709

1710

1711

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

1/15 – 3/4

3/18 – 5/13

5/27 – 7/15

7/29 – 9/16

9/30 – 11/18

12/2 – 12/30***

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Guitar (6 yrs-Adult)

This class is for anyone, from beginning to advanced, ages 6 and up. Private acoustic guitar lessons for all levels are offered through the Wauconda Park District. Each session includes eight, 30-minute private lessons. Have fun learning to play the world’s most popular instrument.  Children will learn the fundamentals of guitar playing, including holding the guitar and pick, proper fret-hand finger placement, playing by ear and playing basic songs.  You must provide your own guitar.  Students will be asked to purchase a music book from a local or online music store.  We will accept registration at any time during the session if space allows.  No class 3/25.

Location:  Community Center

R/NR Fee:  $170/$190  (8 Weeks)

R/NR Fee:  $106/$126 (5 Weeks)***

Limit: 4/12

Code Day Date Time
1700

1701

1702

1703

1704

1705

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

1/15 – 3/4

3/18 – 5/13

5/27 – 7/15

7/29 – 9/16

9/30 – 11/18

12/2 – 12/30***

4:00-7:00 pm

4:00-7:00 pm

4:00-7:00 pm

4:00-7:00 pm

4:00-7:00 pm

4:00-7:00 pm

Candy Bar Bingo

Bring the whole family out for a fun night of various bingo games and sweet treats.  Each card will cost one regular sized candy bar (sorry no minis allowed).  Players will keep the same card throughout the entire event.  Six to eight bingo games will be played.  Pizza and light refreshments will be served.  Candy bars will also be available for purchase.  Children 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  Pre-registration  is required.  There is a limit of 3 cards per person.

Location: Community Center
Fee: $4/$6 per person and regular size candy bars per card

Limit: 6/20

Code Day Date Time
1715

1716

Fri

Fri

2/21

4/24

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Family Trivia Night – All Things Holiday

Do you love all things Holiday? Come test your holiday knowledge of movies, stories and characters to see who is not a Grinch this Christmas. Join us for another installation of our monthly-themed trivia! We will serve light refreshments and pizza. Dress in your favorite ugly sweater, grab a friend or neighbor and come out with a team of a minimum or 2 and test your holiday knowledge. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Location: Community Center
Fee: $20/$25 for a family of 4, Each additional Person is $6

Limit: 4/12 teams

Code Day Date Time
3718 Fri 12/13 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Game On Family Game Night

Grab your favorite board game, and favorite gamers and head over to the park district to find other family game night goers.  A variety of board games will be available for some competitive and recreational play.  Come try out new games and maybe find a new family favorite.

Location: Community Center
Fee: $4/$6 per person

Limit: 6/20

Code Day Date Time
1717

1718

Fri

Fri

1/31

5/1

6:00 – 8:00pm

6:00 – 8:00pm

Nature at Night:  Canvas Paint Class!  (6 yrs & older)

You will go home with a completed 16″x 20″ acrylic on canvas painting to hang on your wall.  You will be guided, step-by-step, as you paint in a relaxed, fun and entertaining group setting.  Selections include;  Winter Robin, Winter Owl, cheering Hearts, Starry Night, and Flowering Mason Jar.  The featured image of the month can be found on the following website at www.NatureAtNight.com.  All materials will be supplied.

Location: Community Center
Fee: $37/$47 (ages 12-adult)
$28/$38 (ages 6-11 years)
Limit: 6/20

Code Day Date Time
1719

1720

1721

1722

1723

Fri

Fri

Fri

Fri

Fri

1/17

2/28

3/20

4/10

5/8

6:00 – 8:00pm

6:00 – 8:00pm

6:00 – 8:00pm

6:00 – 8:00pm

6:00 – 8:00pm