Recreation Classes

make parks & recreation a part of your LIFE!

Our recreation classes offer unique opportunities to learn new skills, maintain healthy lifestyles and interact with others in the Fair Oaks community.

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explore our offerings

  1. EDUCATION
  2. ARTS & ENRICHMENT
  3. ATHLETICS & ADVENTURE
  4. FITNESS & WELLNESS
  5. MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

*The following is a list of common education classes we provide throughout the year. Please consult the current Roost Activity Guide for specific details, or click above to register for an in-season Education class.

TRAININGS

Child and Babysitting Safety (11-15 YRS)

A course for building a safe and successful babysitting business. Covers getting started, leadership, caregiving, safety, and prevention, playtime, and first aid tips. No CPR training in this class, see Babysitting CPR. Participation card received. No certification card for this class.

Babysitting CPR (11-15 YRS)

Teaches Child and Infant CPR participation card received. No certification card for this class.

CPR/AED/FIRST AID Training for Infant, Child, and Adult (12+ YRS)

This Medic First Aid Course covers infant, child and adult CPR and First Aid and AED certification. Save time and money by receiving this two-year, EMSA approved certification. This course is required for licensed preschool teachers, daycare workers, educators and coaches. However, anyone can benefit from these life-saving skills. Come join us for coffee, cookies and life-saving education!

SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

SMART PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS & EDITING (16+ YRS)

Take better photos with your smart phone. Learn to "capture the moment" through greater understanding of composition, light sources, and editing in the basics class. Learn more advanced skills to create unique and artistic products, how to organize your photo files, and how to deal with the dreaded storage issue. Photo Basics class or a clear understanding of photography basics are required for the Advanced Editing class.

SMART PHONE BASICS (18+ YRS)

Beginner workshop for those who struggle, or are new to smart phones and similar technologies. This entry level hands on event will teach the basics on Android & iPhone devices.

MEDICARE 101 (18+ YRS)

Are you overwhelmed by all the choices for Medicare plans? Learn what is and is not covered by Medicare part A, B, and D and about the role of supplemental insurance plans A-N, also known as “Medi-Gap”, and proposed changes for 2020 and beyond. Class is for educational purposes only and is not a sales seminar.

HOW WILL YOU SPEND YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS? (18+ YRS)

Creating monthly income that lasts throughout your retirement can be tricky. A wrong decision (or lack of planning) could subject you to unnecessary taxes, penalties, and inflation. A retirement income plan is crucial to protect your assets and have sufficient income for 30+ years. If you are still working and saving, or are planning to retire in the near future, this workshop is for you! A question/ answer period is included. Class is for educational purposes only and is not a sales seminar.

BRAIN GAIN (18+ YRS)

Come experience “Neurobic” fun interactive brain exercises that give your brain a creative workout beyond crossword puzzles and Sudoku. Join educational physiologist, Dr. Alice Jacobs, as we learn about the hemispheres of the brain, the predominant functions, and engage in hemisphere dominant exercises.

STATIC IN THE ATTIC: UNDERSTANDING ABOUT MEMORY AND HOW TO PRESERVE IT! (18+ YRS)

Are you noticing word grope syndrome and “senior moments?” Are you frustrated because you can’t remember names of people, but recognize faces? This workshop covers the current scientific information about memory, the components of memory, changes with age, tips and techniques for improving memory. Dr. Alice Jacobs, a leader in brain wellness lifestyle promotion leads this workshop and provides extensive materials.