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Community Education works in collaboration with community members and organizations to create lifelong learning opportunities that are responsive to community needs and enhance the quality of life. Here you will find classes, activities and programs for children, adults and families that will allow you to Gather. Discover. Grow. through community education.

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New to Albert Lea Community Ed?

Set up a new account to register for classes. To best serve you, please complete a profile for every adult and child in your household. This will ensure you will receive accurate program information for your whole family.

If you need additional assistance, click here for more details or call 507-379-5318.

Gather. Discover. Grow. Albert Lea.

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2021 World Tour Paddling Film Festival


Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 135 cities around the world each year and is also now available to stream online. Check out these films that celebrate the great adventures of adrenaline, adventure and culture.

Access this content and share the program with your entire household. 

Price: $15 USD per program | 3 programs to choose from
3 day rental once you make your purchase.

Adult Learning Center

Get help with GED preparation and testing, Math, learning English and college PREP.

Driver's Education

Prepare your future driver for the permit test. Check out dates of available courses.

Tiger Cub Child Care

Tiger Cub Child Care is excited to serve the Albert Lea Area Schools’ staff, family, and the surrounding community. 

Pre-K Preschool

Pre-Kindergarten registration and information in regards to availability for children ages 3 through 5.

Early Childhood
Family Education

Parent and child classes with activities, stories, and parent-only discussion groups.

Early Childhood

Schedule a free screening for your 3-4 year old to prepare for future school success.

Adult Enrichment

Learning for life includes all ages
and stages. Enrichment, hobby 
and fitness courses offered.

Youth Enrichment

A variety of opportunities for youth
to learn, grow and build friendships.

Experiential Education

Our recreation experiences teaches you skills through hands on learning.