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


Upcoming 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


American Art: From Benjamin West To The Wild West
Apr. 22, 2021

Tea Time With The Presidents
May 4 – May 18, 2021


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.

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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.


Recreation Opportunities

Fitness CenterThe Fitness Facilitie  s at Lorain County Community College include a Fitness Center, an indoor Field House (with interchangeable court areas for full or half-court basketball, tennis, volleyball, and indoor soccer and softball), an indoor track with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a full view of the outdoors, a varsity-sized gymnasium, outdoor tennis courts, a soccer and softball field, and a 3.1 mile cross-country course.


Free Fitness Memberships


Silver Sneakers

Silver Sneakers

SilverSneakers® is the nation’s leading wellbeing fitness program designed exclusively for older adults 65 and older and is currently sponsored by Medicare health plans throughout the United States. Members can check their eligibility at the SilverSneakers® website, with their individual insurance company, or at the LCCC Fitness Center.




Prime® is a program sponsored by health plans and employer groups for eligible members ages 18-64 and includes a fitness center membership. Please check eligibility with your individual insurance company, the Prime® website, or the LCCC Fitness Center.



Renew Active

RenewActive™ is a program designed for plan holders of eligible Medicare Advantage Plans insured by UnitedHealthCare Insurance Company in participating states. Members can check their eligibility with their health plan’s Customer Service department, at the Renew Active™ website, or at the LCCC Fitness Center.


Ohio Buckeye Card Holders – free track access

Buckeye card holders receive free access to the LCCC indoor track. Present a Driver License at the HPER Program Welcome Desk to receive a participation waiver form. LCCC ID numbers are processed for each individual within two business days. Present your LCCC ID number and Driver License to receive a Fitness Facility ID card.


Membership Information

Participants that do not qualify for SilverSneakers®, Prime®, RenewActive™, or Buckeye may register to access to the LCCC Fitness Center, Field House, and, Gymnasium, and Track for $15/month, $30/quarter, or $120/year (July-June).


Facility Information  

The Ewing Activities Center provides facility rental to corporate and general public groups. All HPER facility rental requests can be made by contacting LCCC Conferencing at or (440) 366-4100.

The LCCC Adventure Challenge Experience which includes team building activities, low and high ropes course elements, is also available to public and corporate groups.


Contact Information  

For additional information, contact Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Programs toll-free at (800) 995-LCCC, Ext. 4028 or direct-dial at (440) 366-4028


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.