Language & Learning

Continued adult learning is important for personal growth and development, we offer a couple learning opportunities for you to expand your horizons, including a variety of language classes. Learning a new language and explore other cultures. We offer a multitude of language classes and conversational classes to better your confidence and diction.


AARP Driver Safety: Ages 50+. Take a refresher class to improve your driving. Completing the course could qualify you for a lower insurance rate. Instructor is certified by AARP. Register in advance. Pay $20 fee ($15 for AARP members) directly to instructor; no credit cards accepted.
 
Adult Activity Center
Mondays, 12:30–3:30pm  
$20, or $15 if you are an AARP member
9/9–16: Class #22748. Pay class instructor directly.
10/14–21: Class #22749. Pay class instructor directly.
11/18–25: Class #22750. Pay class instructor directly.
12/9–16: Class #22751. Pay class instructor directly.
 

Genealogy: Ages 18+. Find your ancestors and create your own family tree as you learn how to utilize family history programs and useful websites. Space is limited; register in advance.
 
Adult Activity Center
Beginning Genealogy 
Mondays, 9/9–10/7, 6–7:30pm 
$33 ID/$39 OD  
Class #22932. Register here
 
Wednesdays, 10/9–11/6, 10–11:30am   
$33 ID/$39 OD  
Class #23004. Register here
 
Genealogy II:  Continue Your Learning
Wednesdays, 9/4–10/2, 10–11:30am     
$33 ID/$39 OD  
Class #23031. Register here
 
Wednesdays, 10/30–11/27 6–7:30pm    
$33 ID/$39 OD  
Class #23005. Register here
 

Introductory Spanish: Ages 18+. This fun class is paced for the very beginner. Gain basic comprehension, greetings, numbers, directions and much more! Textbook required by first class: Living Language Beginning and Intermediate.
 
Adult Activity Center
Tuesdays, 9/17–11/5, 3:45-5:45pm  
$72 ID/$87 OD  
Class #23034. Register here


Spanish 1: Ages 18+. Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage of the Spanish language with this beginner class. Bring required textbook to first class.
 
Adult Activity Center
Tuesdays, 9/17–11/5, 6–8pm     
$72 ID/$87 OD  
Class #21801. Register here
 

Spanish 2: Ages 18+. Learn more complex vocabulary, sentence structure, and everyday usage; intermediate course for students with basic familiarity and vocabulary. Bring required textbook to first class.
 
Adult Activity Center
Mondays, 9/9–11/4, 6–8pm       
$72 ID/$87 OD  
Class #21800. Register here
 

Write Your Story: Ages 50+. A group for beginners as well as established writers. Write and share stories about the unforgettable people and events that shaped your life. Learn to organize your narratives into a life story book.
 
Adult Activity Center
Tuesdays, 9/17–10/22, 1–3pm  
$45 ID/$54 OD  
Class #22960. Register here


Current Classes

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FAQs

Why can't I see the class I want to take? 
Not all classes may be available at this time, and many of this term's classes may have already started. Check back every term for a new slate!

What does ID/OD mean?
 People who live or own property within Willamalane Park and Recreation District’s boundaries support Willamalane with their tax dollars, and so they enjoy lower program costs. If you live in-district, you'll pay the ID cost; if you live out-of-district, you'll pay the OD cost. Not sure if you're in-district? Check the district map here.

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