Hastings Community Education has a wide variety of classes and opportunities from which you may choose. What are you looking for? What do you want to learn?

Great Rivers Adult Education Consortium

We provide FREE classes for community members in Washington and Dakota Counties.  Our north site is in Woodbury at Central Park – RH Stafford library.  Our Central site is in Cottage Grove at the District Program Center.  Our South site is at Tilden Community Center in Hastings. The programming offered will be: ESL, GED/Diploma, College Prep, Computer Classes, Family Literacy, Para Prep Classes, GED Testing Center, and more!  Contact Great Rivers at

Adult Enrichment

Pursue a passion…sharpen your competitive business skills…take control of your life. Find these exciting opportunities and more in an Adult Enrichment class! If you’re a Baby Boomer, we have programs and events scheduled with your special interests in mind.  Adult Enrichment classes are held in Hastings Public School buildings (and some off-site locations), most weekday evenings and Saturdays.

Click HERE for a full list of current Adult Enrichment Classes.

Online Learning 24/7

Did you know that Hastings Community Education also has some great online learning options?  We have partnered with Cengage ed2go. Click a link below to discover everything that we have to offer and to start learning from the comfort of your own home.

Click here to visit the ed2go website

Adults with Disabilities

Fun, Friends & Fitness are programs that are sponsored in partnership with Community Education and the Hastings Sharks for persons 14 and older.  This program provides classes, activities and services that help break down barriers and allow adults with disabilities the opportunity to participate in Community Education programs. Fun, Friends & Fitness activities and classes are specially designed and adaptable for all abilities. Discover a new skill such as arts and crafts, be with friends while playing bingo, watching movies, singing Karaoke, or playing board games. Become more active during our recreational gym nights.

To have your name added to our mailing list call or e-mail Laurie at 651-480-7689 or

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