The Waukegan Park District never turns anyone away because of inability to pay. Park District Resident scholarships are funded through endowments and corporate contributions. Below are financial assistance/scholarship applications for Recreation Programs (847-360-4700) and Cultural Arts Programs (847-360-4740); please call the respective telephone numbers if you have any questions.
Jack Benny Center Financial Aid and Scholarships are funded through Endowments and Memorial Funds. To apply for a scholarship for arts lessons with the Waukegan Park District please click the button below to apply:
There are sibling discounts available for programs including Summer Camps, SwimSmart, and Youth Programs such as Before and After School Experience (B.A.S.E.), We Have Off (W.H.O) and Holiday and Spring Break Adventures.
SwimSmart Swim Lessons
Families with more than one child, living in the same household will receive a discount for each additional child who is taking a SwimSmart lesson. Participants must register for the same session. To receive a sibling discount, registration must take place in person at a registration location. Click here for Aquatics information »
Families with more than one child living in the same household will receive a discount for each child attending camp. Listed below are the discounts for each camp Please note that siblings do not have to attend the same camp to receive the discounts. Click here for Day Camp information »
B.A.S.E., W.H.O., and Holiday and Spring Break Adventures
Families with more than one child, living in the same household will receive a discount for each additional child in the same program. Listed below are the discounts. To receive a sibling discount, registration must take place in person at a registration location. Click here for After School Program information »
If you want to contribute to the Arts Memorial and Endowment accounts, click any of the names below to be taken to a donation screen for that item. You may also email Ty at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 360-4744.
Some Memorial and Endowment Accounts that support Cultural Arts Scholarships and Programs include:
Arts Scholarships: Music, Art,
Theatre, & Dance
Programs & Projects for the
Jack Benny Center
Waukegan Symphony Orchestra
& Concert Chorus
Orchestra & Concert