Adult Enrichment Programs

Register online or at any Recreation service desk.


  • BRCC - Burns Road Community Center, 4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
  • Lakeside - Lakeside Center, 10410 North Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
  • R/NR FEE - Resident/Non-resident Fee
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Students will be introduced to the standard Mandarin Chinese language and will focus on learning essential vocabulary, practicing pronunciation, and understanding simple grammatical structures. Learn to effectively communicate in Mandarin on a limited range of topics related to everyday situations. Practice listening and speaking in real-life situations, learn to read and write Chinese characters, and examine how culture and language interact in China, with a particular focus on necessary communication skills. In-class activities and course assignments aim to assist students as they develop the oral proficiency and confidence necessary to initiate simple conversations. 

  • Age: 16+
  • Instructor: Michael Chong
  • Location: Lakeside Center
  • No class February 25 and 27
T/ThFeb 4-Mar 59:30-11am$120/$150131903-2A
T/ThMar 10-Apr 29:30-11am$120/$150131903-3A
T/ThApr 7-309:30-11am$120/$150131903-4A

Declutter 101: A Step-by-Step How-To Guide

Are you tired of all your “stuff” and ready to let it go? Or downsizing to a smaller place and need to get packing? If so, this class will give you a step-by-step plan to overcome the habit of procrastination that comes with knowing what to keep and what to give away. You will learn how to purge items quickly, how to donate beloved possessions, and how to declutter your space with a system that keeps your home clutter free. For more information, contact Kathy Andio, 561-236-4298,

  • Age: 18+
  • Instructor: Kathy Andio, Professional Organizer and Clutter Coach
  • Location: BRCC
ThuMar 5-191-2:30pm$59/$74131908-2A
ThuApr 2-161-2:30pm$59/$74131908-3A
ThuApr 23-May 71-2:30pm$59/$74131908-4A

AARP Driver Safety

The AARP program provides drivers 55 and over with a basic review of driving rules, covers new laws and teaches great driving tips. To register for the AARP Driving Class, call 561-630-1100: a check made payable to AARP must be brought to the instructor on the first day of the class. Bring your valid AARP card to receive a discount. Florida residents can expect a rebate on their insurance.

  • Age: 55+
  • Instructor: AARP
  • Location: BRCC
WedMar 49am-3pm$15/$20None
WedApr 19am-3pm$15/$20None

Canceled Classes

Many classes are canceled due to low enrollment. If you are interested in taking a class that has been canceled, please email the Recreation Department or call 561-630-1100 and put your name on a list to let us know that you are interested in that class. Once we have enough people to hold the class, we will try to restart that class.