Classes

Classes

Albemarle County Adult Education ESOL: English for Speakers of Other Languages Program

296-3872
www.k12albemarle.org/adult
rsnider@albemarle.org

The Albemarle County Adult Education ESOL Program offers general English classes with year-round registration for beginner- to advanced-level students.  Classes are held every Monday and Wednesday evening at Albemarle High School from 6:30-8:30 pm. The program also offers beginner-, intermediate- and advanced-level communication skills daytime classes and T.O.E.F.L. preparation classes. For more information and to download a registration form go to the website, www.k12albemarle.org/adult, or call (434) 296-3872, ext. 2 or email Rebecca Snider at rsnider@albemarle.org.

Albemarle County Parks & Recreation

www.albemarle.org
296-5844

Offers many classes locally.

Albemarle County Schools

www.opendoors1.org/albemarle
975-9451

The county's community education program, Open Doors, offers a variety of classes, including art (painting, stained class, woodworking, photography, etc.), music, cooking, computers, yoga, belly dancing, golf, gardening, sign language, and finance. Schedule distributed countywide.

Blue Ridge English as a Second Language Council (BRESL)

214 Rugby Rd.
977-7988 
esltutors@hotmail.com

BRESL is a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization serving the ESL community in Greater Charlottesville. Trained tutors provide free English tutoring services and teach cultural adaptation skills to ESL adults.

Charlottesville Department of Recreation & Leisure Services

website
970-3592

A broad range of classes and competitive sports are available for children and adults. Activities vary by age and include art, dance, music, basketball, tennis, swimming, gymnastics and more. 

McGuffey Arts Center

www.mcguffeyartcenter.com
295-7973
201 2nd Street, NW

Classes are offered in creative bookmaking, calligraphy, fiber arts, Chinese brush painting, African dancing, glass blowing, stained glass, painting, and printmaking. Children and adults. Call for further information.

YMCA

www.piedmontymca.org 
974-YMCA
151 McIntire Park Drive (Brooks Family YMCA is the closest to the Law School)

Offers a wide variety of programs for men, women, and children. Programs include swim team, martial arts, basketball, summer day camp, karate and weight control. Also offers child care.

Piedmont Virginia Community College

www.pvcc.cc.va.us
977-3900
Rt 20 South, just south of I-64

Offers variety of courses in both academic and nonacademic fields. Registration takes place in January, May, and August. Charlottesville Transit bus available to campus.

UVA School of Continuing and Professional Studies

www.scps.virginia.edu
982-5313
104 Midmont Lane, Zehmer Hall

Offers a large number of credit and noncredit courses starting in September and January. The spring catalog is available in January, and the brochure for the fall session is available in late August and may be picked up at the School of Continuing Ed. Cost varies for noncredit classes.