Welcome to Bloomington 

Community Education

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Community Education Advisory Council is looking for members! Interested in learning more about what's going on in the community? Would you like to be involved in a group that supports education from our youngest learners to adult enrichment classes? Then we would like to hear from you! The CEAC meets five times during the school year. During a typical meeting you may hear from leaders from local non-profits or businesses and be informed, as well as asked for your input, on Community Ed offerings. Please call 952-681-6103.

Early Childhood Classes

Early Childhood Family Education provides classes and services for families with young children from birth to kindergarten.  A typical ECFE class includes parent discussion while children learn together in an early childhood classroom.  Parents and children later join each other for fun learning activities.

Preschool classes are for 3 and 4 year-olds.  Our preschool program provides children with a positive introduction to school.  Our teachers are highly-qualified, experienced and licensed by the state.

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Kids' SAFARI is a before and after school program, as well as non-school day care, offered for children in kindergarten through grade 5.  The focus of the program is on school-age childcare and enrichment opportunities designed to meet the changing needs of children and families.  Kids' SAFARI is located at all Bloomington Public School elementary buildings.  For more information, please visit our website at www.kidssafari.org.

Early Learners Academy is a quality childcare program designed to meet the needs of families who desire an all day early education experience for their three to five-year-old children. ELA is housed within three award-winning elementary schools in Bloomington with high-qualified instructors whose focus is to prepare children for kindergarten.  For more information click here.

Youth Enrichment

This program offers a variety of summer, school- year and evening enrichment, education and recreation opportunities for children of all ages.  Programs are available on an on-going basis at a variety of school locations throughout the district. Fall 2019 class registration is now open.

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SLAM is Bloomington Community Education's Summer camp program.  We offer over 100 week long camps from June to August.  

SLAM 2019 registration is now closed.  Thank you to everyone who attended a camp this summer!

Adult Enrichment

Adult Enrichment classes are designed with adults in mind.  Classes are taught by professionals and members of the community who have a passion and expertise in a subject. Fall 2019 class registration is now open.

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Bloomington Community Education has been offering youth and adult swim classes for over 30 years.  Bloomington Swim is proud to be a Local Partner of the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash program, which is dedicated to providing the opportunity for every child to learn how to swim. Fall 2019 class registration is now open.

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Driver's Education

Bloomington Community Education offers two options for Driver's Education classes.  Option One is a package of Classroom Instruction and Behind the Wheel.  Option Two is Behind the Wheel only.   The Fall 2019 class schedule is now posted.

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Learning Exchange

Click on the photo to the right to view the 2020 winter catalog.
Click here for directions to Learning Exchange winter 2020 classes.

Bloomington Community Education

2575 W. 88th Street, Suite 200

Bloomington, MN 55431


Hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm