Lifelong learning is the continuous building of skills and knowledge throughout life. At The Villages, lifelong learning is about providing second chances to update skills, learn new skills, increase knowledge, become active in our community, establish new friendships and enrich lives.
Learning opportunities abound at The Villages. For those looking to enhance their health, there are many levels of fitness classes available. Classes such as low impact Jazzercise, Stretch & Tone, Aqua Fitness, Pilates, Yoga, Arthritis Water classes, Walking for Better Balance, Parkinson’s class, Zumba, and Dance Your Buns Off are designed for The Villages’ community.
Have you enjoyed more formal educational classes? The Villages offers college level programs covering international, historical, current events and medical topics.
“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.” – Mortimer Alder.
There are a number of free or fee based classes and lectures available to Villages’ residents. Examples are listed below.
- Health – Managing and preventing illnesses, medication issues, balance, wellness lectures and classes
- Astronomy classes
- Art classes and workshops
- Current event seminars
- Bridge Lessons
- Photography classes
- Dance classes
- Golf Lessons
- Fitness classes
- Special interest college level courses
- Seminars on senior issues such as taxes, medicare, insurance, etc.
- Personal financial investment seminars