Center for LifeLong Learning

Programs for adults 50 and older.

Contact the Center for LifeLong Learning

Phone: (440) 366-4148

Location: Spitzer Conference Center, Room 109


CLLL LogoThe Center for LifeLong Learning is going virtual for Fall 2020. The instructors you know and love will be teaching on your computer screen.

We understand that technology can be frightening, but we are here to help. Technology instructions and assistance will take place before each course starts to help make sure your technology is working and that you are comfortable for your classes.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact the Center for LifeLong Learning at (440) 366-7536 or email


Fall 2020 Courses

Click on the course titles listed below for details and registration information. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact the Center for LifeLong Learning at (440) 366-7536 or email


Alzheimer’s Tips, Tricks And Talking
Nov. 10, 2020

Balance, Flexibility And Mobility With Paul & Mary
Oct. 2-30, 2020

CARAVAGGIO: The Outlaw Painter
Oct. 22, 2020

Chords are Key
Self-paced music course

Consumer Protections – Avoiding Utility Scams and Unwanted Charges 
Oct. 28, 2020 

German Theologian and Resister – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Sept. 29, 2020

Humor The Best Medicine? 
Oct. 13, 2020

Love, Hatred, Lust & Music: The Real Beethoven
Sept. 22, 2020

More Reality, More Dreams
Nov. 17 – Dec. 1, 2020

Nursing Home Family Finesse
Dec. 8, 2020

Paul The Zealous Apostle
Oct. 20 – Nov. 3, 2020

Picture This: The History Of Photography
Sept. 20, 2020

Retirement Planning Today – Online For Your Convenience!
Sept. 30 – Oct. 7, 2020

Retirement Planning Today – Online For Your Convenience!
Oct. 6-13, 2020

Tea, Tearooms And Women’s Suffrage
Nov. 4-18, 2020

The Art Of Love: A History Of Love In Art
Sept. 24, 2020

THE ART OF MEXICO: Mexican Art From Pre-Columbian To Modern
Oct. 15, 2020

The Ghosts Of The Napoleons Lurk Among Us
Oct. 1, 2020

THE LAND OF THE PHARAOHS: The Art Of Ancient Egypt
Dec. 3, 2020

THE PRINCE OF PAINTERS: The Art And Life Of Raphael
Nov. 12, 2020

The Women Of Gettysburg
Oct. 22 – Nov. 5, 2020


The Center for Lifelong Learning offers non-credit programming that is designed especially for those who are at least 50 years old and/or retired.  These programs and courses offer learning opportunities in computers, the Internet, estate planning, career enrichment, fitness and recreation, world cultures, astronomy, gardening, history genealogy, antique collecting, creative writing and much more.  All courses provide adults 50 plus the opportunity to attend classes with their peers.

Retired teachers Joe and Paulette Dahman have spent their retirement years learning by participating in courses, activities and trips offered through the Center for LifeLong Learning.  Read their story.


Other LCCC Programs for Adults 50 Plus

Recreation Opportunities

Fitness CenterAll of LCCC’s Ewing Activities Center and LCCC Physical Education fitness and recreation facilities are available to the public. Facilities include a Fitness Center with more than 80 pieces of equipment, including weight resistance and aerobic machines; an indoor field house with interchangeable court areas for full- or half-court basketball, tennis, volleyball and indoor soccer and softball;  an indoor, mezzanine-level, three-lane, 200-meter track with banked corners and floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a full view of the outdoors; a varsity-size gymnasium; outdoor soccer and softball fields; outdoor, lighted tennis courts; a 3.1 mile cross-country course which may be used for walking, running or cross country skiing; and a free-weight room.

Community users have access to the LCCC Fitness Center, Field House, and Track by enrolling in NPER 150 or NPER 189 (Field House & Track access only).  Call the HPER Program Office at (440) 366-4028 for sections and prices.  Register for NPER 150 or 189 

Older adults (60+) have access to the fitness facilities by enrolling in NFIT 150C or NFIT 151C. Call the Center for Lifelong Learning at (440) 366-4148 for sections and prices.

The Ewing Activities Center provides facility rental to corporate and the general public groups. The LCCC Adventure Challenge Experience which includes team building activities, low and high ropes course elements, is also available to public and corporate groups. For additional information contact the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Division toll-free at (800) 995-LCCC, Ext. 4028 or direct-dial (440) 366-4028.

Buckeye card holders have free access to the LCCC indoor track.  A Buckeye card and driver’s license must be presented at the HPER Program Welcome Desk to receive a participation waiver form.  An LCCC ID number will be processed for each individual within two business days.  This LCCC ID number and a driver’s license must be taken to the Elyria Public Library – North Branch on campus to obtain an LCCC community user ID.  This LCCC ID will be required for track access.


Senior Adult Learner Tuition-Free Registration for LCCC Credit Courses (60 plus)

You may register for LCCC credit courses tuition-free if you’re 60 years old or older and have lived in Ohio for at least the past 12 months. This registration is processed on select dates only for each credit semester. Check the LCCC Academic Calendar for Senior Adult Learner Tuition-Free registration dates.

Senior Adult Learners are reminded that tuition is waived but all non-tuition fees, such as special course fees, books and materials, are their responsibility.

Learn how to register for classes as a Senior Adult Learner.