Adult Programs

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District offers a variety of adult classes year round. To register, please call 916-933-6624, visit our office at 1021 Harvard Way in El Dorado Hills or register online. If you're 50 years and older, also check out our Senior Programs. (Ya we know that's young!) 

Dance

Ballroom, Swing & Salsa - CSD
$44/4 classes

Registration
Learn the fundamentals of Ballroom Dancing and build each week progressing from basics to intermediate patterns and techniques. No partner necessary. Call (916) 849-6257 for private lessons. Instructor: Adriana Clark

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Country Line Dancing  - CSD
$44/4 classes

Registration 
Exercise your body and mind dancing to lively, upbeat music. Country line dancing is a fun way to dance socially without a dance partner and get fit. Instructor:Tina Goins

 

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Music

Let's Uke
Ages 12 & Up  • $44/4 classes
Tuesday 7:15-8pm
Registration
Class instruction in playing ukulele using Mel Bay's Easy Ukulele Method Book 1 by Mary Lou Dempler.  Strum along to traditional songs.  No experience necessary.  Bring a ukulele (no baritones) and a copy of the book.   Instructor: Lew Johnson

Intro Guitar
Ages 12 & Up  • $44/4 classes
Tuesday 7:15-8pm
Registration
Class instruction in playing guitar using Step One: Teach Yourself Guitar (Hal Leonard). Learn chords, strums, picks, and songs. No experience necessary. Bring a guitar and a copy of the book. No class 4/11. Instructor: Lew Johnson

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Cooking

Ultimate Chocolate Truffles
Ages 12 & Up  • $39/1 class
Saturday, February 4 • 10am-12:15pm 
Registration                                                                                                                                                                                                                 What if you could create beautiful, gift-worthy chocolate truffles in two hours? Well, you’re in luck! During this class, participants will learn how to make elegant dome-shaped truffles. The instructor will walk students through three simple steps to making truffles using two different types of chocolate. White, milk and dark ganache will be flavored with exciting additions like Amaretto, Raspberry, and Coconut. Everyone will take home a dozen truffles in flavors of their choosing. Students will receive a set of molds and notes from class, along with boxes to take home their impressive creations. Supply fee of $15 payable to Instructor. Instructor: Karen Moore 

NEW! Create Time for Yourself Without the Guilt: Mastering the Art of Time Management
Ages 18 & Up  • $35/1 class
Monday  • 7:30-9pm •  January 23        
Registration
Are you feeling overwhelmed by all you have to do?  Is it nearly impossible to find time for yourself?  By utilizing the art of time management, you can get tasks done in a timely fashion, carve out some personal time, and juggle what is on your plate with grace and without guilt. Instructor: Sharon Grossman, PhD

  • Learn the 3 mistakes busy professionals make that lead them to feeling overwhelmed
  • Learn 3 strategies to maximize your time so you can get more done in less time
  • Learn 3 tips for overcoming your guilt

 NEW! The Barriers to Smart Parenting and How to Overcome Them
Ages 18 & Up  • $35/1 class
Tuesday • 9:30-12p •  January 17 or February 7
Registration
Are you overwhelmed in your parenting role?  Do you wish you were calmer and less reactive no matter what your child does?  Uncover the missing ingredients and learn the essential steps to being a smart parent so you can increase your sense of control, confidence, and joy as a parent.  Instructor: Sharon Grossman, PhD

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Special Interest

NEW! Chess Club
Every Thursday • 2-4pm
Oak Knoll Club House 3371 Alussum Circle, EDH
If you already play chess, join us and be part of our new Chess Club which will meet bi-monthly. We will exchange playing ideas, recreate famous games and compete with other participants. All ages are welcome and invited to join. Sorry, this is not for brand new beginners, as no lessons will be offered. Bring your own chess board. Call the Senior Center at 916-358-3575 to let us know you are coming.  Wil Brunet, former ranked player

 

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CPR/First Aid

rescue institute

Heartsaver Adult/Child CPR & AED 
Saturday, 8-11am
Fee: $57
January-April Registration
Learn the AHA’s one-person technique for adult and child CPR and AED use. 

Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR & AED 
Saturday, 8am-12pm 
Fee: $62

January-April  Registration
Learn the AHA’s one-person technique for adult, child, infant CPR and AED use. 

Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR, AED & First Aid 
Saturday, 8am-3pm 
Fee: $72 

January-April   Registration

Learn AHA's adult, child & infant CPR, AED use and basic first aid administration. The CA EMSA and Community Care Licensing do not approve this class for daycare/preschool industry licensing. 

Heartsaver First Aid Only
Saturday, 1-3pm
Fee: $42

January- April  Registration

Learn American Heart Association's basic fi rst aid administration for medical, injury & environmental emergencies. The CA EMSA and Community Care Licensing do not approve this class for daycare/preschool industry licensing. 

Basic Life Support
Saturday, 8-12:30pm
Fee: $62 

January-April  Registration

Intended for present and future professional rescuers.

Pediatric CPR & First Aid
Saturday, 8-5pm  or Monday & Tuesday 5:30-9:30pm
January-April  

Fee: $77   Registration
Infant, Child, & Adult CPR and First aid. This class is EMSA approved for daycare/preschool providers. We are required to affix their approval stickers to your card at a cost of $6, payable at class. $10 materials fee also due at class.

Heartsaver CPR & AED Skills Session
Saturday, 1:30-2:30pm 
January-April  Registration
Fee: $42
Prerequisite: Separate purchase and completion of the OnlineAHA. org Heartsaver CPR/AED online course. Bring the Completion Certificate to class.

 

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