Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
10:38 pm EDT
Monday, May 23, 2022

Back to school

The old adage is “You’re never too old to learn something new”—especially if you’re a Villager. The Enrichment Academy, The Villages’ adult education program, began in October 2017 and is growing rapidly. As the second year of classes starts this month, the number of instructors has increased from 68 to 90, and courses have risen from 155 to 216 according to district administration. The Enrichment Academy is a fee-based program that essentially replaced the community’s former Lifelong Learning College, which closed in 2016. More than 10,000 Villagers have signed up for classes since registration opened last year. That’s a lot of Lunchables to pack. Villagers can learn more about the academy at