General Interest


What Does This Program Offer?              

Want to learn to play guitar? Want to become a better cook? Want to stay active with yoga or basketball? The General Interest program allows Niagara residents to take part in fun, informative classes to learn and participate in a variety of skills and activities. Courses are available for all age groups, including some specifically for children.


Who Should Take This Program

You should take this program if you:

  • Are a Niagara Region resident
  • Have an interest in one of the courses offered
  • Are able to participate on the scheduled days and times

What Can I Do With This Program?

As part of the General Interest program, you child will be able to:

  • Learn Spanish
  • Take a Zumba class
  • Learn to quilt
  • Learn Adobe Photoshop
  • Learn the basics of Floral Design
  • And much, much more


Is there access for the physically challenged?

Are there any holidays that result in classes being cancelled?

What will happen when a class is cancelled or a refund is requested?

What if you are interested in teaching a general interest course?

Click below to view our Fall 2019 Learn Explore Discover Guide.

Fall 2019 LED Guide Cover

When Does It Start?

Registration begins August 15, 2019.
Classes begin the week of September 23, 2019.

How Do I Register? 

Online - visit School Cash Online.   VISA/MASTERCARD, VISA DEBIT, E-CHEQUE are accepted methods of payment.  

Complete the General Interest Registration Form and either mail or drop off to/at room 101 at Lifetime Learning Centre - Room 101,  535 Lake Street, St. Catharines, ON L2N 4H7.  Visa/Mastercard/cheque are accepted methods of payment.

905-687-7000 between 9:00am and 3:00pm.   VISA/MASTERCARD are accepted methods of payment.

In Person: 
(1) Complete the General Interest Registration Form.

(2) On the first night of scheduled class from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, visit the school where the course is to be held.   Cash, cheque or money order are accepted methods of payment..  NO CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON SITE.

**For courses at Garrison Road Public School, please register at Greater Fort Erie Secondary School.


Courses take place at the following locations:

Beamsville District Secondary School
4317 Central Ave, Beamsville
905-641-2929 ext. 81709

Garrison Road Public School
1110 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
905-641-2929 ext. 81890

Eden High School
535 Lake Street, St. Catharines
905-641-2929 ext. 81893

Greater Fort Erie Secondary School
1640 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
905-641-2929 ext. 81890

Grimsby Secondary School
5 Boulton Ave, Grimsby
905-641-2929 ext. 62522 

Welland Centennial
240 Thorold Road West, Welland
905-641-2929 ext. 81892

Westlane Secondary School
5690 Pitton Road, Niagara Falls
905-641-2929 ext. 81894


Fee varies and is dependent on the course.
Prices include HST.


Phone: 905-687-7000