Adult Education

The Adult Education and Recreation program is a comprehensive, community adult education program made possible by the unique partnership of Community Unit School District 200 and the Wheaton Park District.

Overview

Community Unit School District 200 and the Wheaton Park District partnership exemplifies our commitment to work together to provide services of the highest quality for our residents. The program was created in April 2000 and replaces the adult education program formerly offered by School District 200. Programs addressing the needs of multi-generational adults between the ages of 18 and 99 are offered in the areas of Athletics, Computers, Creative Arts, Dance, Financial, Health & Fitness, Martial Arts, Music, and Personal Growth.

Programs Currently Offered

Browse programs currently offered by type in the mobile or desktop-optimized online registration portal.

View all programs currently offered in the online registration portal or in the current program guide.

Programs Highlight

Pickleball Pizza Party Mixer

Friday, November 15 | 10:30A-1:30P | $10.00 | #427100-01

Location: Wheaton Park District Community Center
Age: 18+

Come out to the all-new Pickleball Pizza Party Mixer! The Warrenville and Wheaton Park Districts cordially invite all Pickleball players to our upcoming Pickleball social mixers. These “get to know your Pickleball neighbor” events will include 3 hours of Pickleball open play, skill contests, prize drawings, and of course–pizza!

Pickleball

Wednesday, September 11-December 18 | 11A-1P

Punch Pass info: $2 Resident / $2.50 Non Resident per punch
Location: WPD Community Center Gym
Age: 18+

Description: Are you looking for a new low impact exercise that combines the best of these three sports: Badminton, Tennis, and Ping Pong? Join fellow Pickle-ballers and discover the fastest growing sport for active adults in the nation, with Current estimates at 100,000 players. Beginners are always welcomed. If you are interested but do not know the rules, please visit the official Pickle-Ball website at www.usapa.org/.

Winter 2020 programs upcoming:

Pickleball Beginners Class

Sunday, February 9-March 1 | 10-11:15A | $60.00 | #123140-01

Location: WPD Community Center Gym

Description: Learn to play the game in a stress free and welcoming environment. Our instructor will teach you the basics, the rules, and everything in between. Paddles and balls will be provided but you may bring your own paddle if you would like.

Supply Lists

Program Locations

In 2012, cooperative programming partnerships with Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, West Chicago, and Winfield Park District were initiated by the Wheaton Park District. The Bloomingdale and Lombard Park Districts joined in 2013 and 2015. This partnership increases our program attendance as well as invites our residents to enjoy class offering at other local districts. Hosting site addresses:

  • Wheaton Park District Community Center, 1777 S Blanchard St, Wheaton
  • Mary Lubko Center, 208 W Union, Wheaton
  • Franklin Middle School, 211 E Franklin, Wheaton
  • Monroe Middle School, 1855 Manchester, Wheaton
  • Wheaton North High School, 701 W Thomas, Wheaton
  • Sunset Knoll Recreation Center, 820 S Finley, Lombard
  • Winfield Park District, 0N020 County Farm Rd, Winfield
  • Simkus Recreation Center, 849 W Lies, Carol Stream
  • Fountain View Recreation Center, 910 N Gary, Carol Stream

Do you have a hobby or talent you would like to share? Consider teaching an adult education class!
New Program Request Form (PDF)