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?

When Does It Start?

Registration will be available in early September 2019.

How Do I Register? 

Online - visit School Cash Online.   VISA/MASTERCARD, VISA DEBIT, E-CHEQUE, INTERAC ONLINE 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

Port Colborne High School
211 Elgin Street, Port Colborne
905-641-2929 ext. 81891

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
Seniors (65 +) receive a 25% Discount off course fee only.


Phone: 905-687-7000