Community Education

The Sparta Community Education Program is an opportunity for all members of the community to engage in lifelong learning.  The program seeks a variety of lifelong learning opportunities to support the interests and educational needs of the community.  Classes are usually taught in small groups. The Sparta Community Education Program encourages community members to offer suggestions of class interests and teaching strategies. 

Current Offerings

Dog Obedience Classes: Classes begin Wednesday, October 2, 2019, and will continue every Wednesday for 8 weeks (Puppy Preschool is 6 weeks).

Location: Administrative & Educational Center, 201 E. Franklin St, Sparta – Pre-K Gymnasium (enter from the Spring St./Southwest side of the building)
5:30 p.m. Puppy Preschool (*6-week class) $95
6:30 p.m. Therapy Dog Training (8-week class) $125
6:30 p.m. Advanced Obedience (8-week class) $110
7:30 p.m. Basic Dog Obedience (8-week class) $110

Required Forms: Karen’s K-9 Konnection, LLC Spring 2019 (PDF)

Class space is limited for all classes

All forms must be returned by September 27, 2019.
Mail to: Karen’s K-9 Konnection, LLC
1519 Highland Meadows Drive
Sparta, WI 54656
**Make Checks Payable to the Sparta Area School District**

Teacher: Katelyn Herrman

When: Wednesdays  December 4th - February 26th (no league December 25th or January 1st)

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm 

Location: Sparta High School AA Gym

Cost: $20/person

Students will learn basic volleyball skills, rules of the game, teamwork and communication. This class also allows students to stay involved in a sport they may already enjoy playing, meeting new people, and learning how to play with unfamiliar people

Sparta High School
506 N. Black River St,
Sparta, WI 54656

Monday-Friday
4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
October 1 to May 1

The purpose of the Walkers Program is to provide an indoor site for community members to exercise, while also keeping everyone safe while student-athletes may be in the hallways for practice.  Registered walkers will be given a badge that opens door E at Sparta High School on weekdays between 4:00-9:00 p.m.

For more information and to register, please see the form below:

Walkers Program Registration Form (PDF)

Date: Monday, January 6, 2020 and Monday, January 13, 2020

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Location: Lawrence-Lawson Elementary Room 20

Cost: $10/person

In this 2 session class, students will learn to do basic drawing of an image, tape down paper, layer colors from lights to darks, and learn techniques such as wet on wet and wash. No experience or supplies needed.

Register for a Class

Sparta Community Education Registration Form (PDF)

Teach a Class

Community Education Teaching Application (PDF)

If you are interested in teaching a course, please fill out the form above and submit it to:

Holly Church, Community Education Coordinator
201 E. Franklin St.
Sparta, WI 54656
hchurch@spartan.org
(608) 633-1807