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Be a lifelong learner with these classes for adults

Relive the camp days of your youth by learning something new at one of these local classes or workshops just for grownups.

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Brush up on your painting skills and learn new techniques.

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Remember the joy of learning something new at summer camp or as a scout? It doesn’t have to end when you grow up. Keep the fun going with these classes, and we’ll give you an honorary badge — sashes not included.

🎨 Arts + crafts badge

Marvelous Mud Pottery Studio
Slip into a pottery workshop and join as a member to take continual classes.

Painting with a Twist
A new class is offered every day so you can try painting with step-by-step instructions.

Polk Museum of Art
Aspiring artists can learn techniques with in-depth courses or get a new perspective on art with monthly tours + talks.

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Try a dance workshop to stretch the limits of what you think you can do.

⭐️ Performing arts badge

Florida Dance Theatre
Attend a workshop to get your body moving, or get to the pointe in adult ballet.

Salsa y Bachata
Join these weekly classes to learn Latin dance moves, then finish the night with a social dance under the stars at Munn Park.

💭 Communication badge

Lakeland Public Library
The library is a go-to resource for learning how to use technology, research your family’s past, or start a new craft.

Orange Blossom Poems
Find your creative voice through poetry workshops led by Dr. Diana Álvarez-Hughes.

An aerial view of Beerman Tennis Complex with 18 fenced-in tennis courts surrounded by trees and grassy areas.

Galindo Tennis holds classes at Beerman Family Tennis Center on Edgewood Drive.

🏸 Sports badge

Galindo Tennis
Take a swing at a new sport with private lessons, one-day camps, and clinics for doubles teams.

Lakeland Ice Arena
Learn how to ice skate with private or semi-private lessons in Lakeland’s only real ice rink.

🏡 Home economics badge

Obscure Wine Company
Become a wine tasting + serving expert with courses for beginners and more experienced sommeliers.

UF/IFAS Extension Polk County
Grow your garden and your knowledge base with the expert tips you’ll learn in these gardening and cooking classes.

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