Learn & Grow

With The Enrichment Academy, Villagers have all the fun of learning something new without the grades! Discover new ways to inspire your mind, body and spirit with seasonal courses offered throughout the year.

Pursue Your Passions

Residents enjoy fulfilling their passion for learning on topics such as swimming, music, painting, photography, history, foreign language, beer tasting and so much more!  Hundreds of engaging classes are held during Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter seasons.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may attend The Enrichment Academy?

Residents and the general public, 30 years or older, may register for courses and programs. 

Where will courses be held?

All Enrichment Academy courses will be held at designated recreation locations or other approved locations.

Is there a fee to take a course?

Yes. There will be a charge for courses, so we may pay our instructors and program operations. Some courses may have an additional supply fee.

How do I register?

Register in person at any At Your Service location, online, or by mail.

How may I contact and learn more about the instructors?

You may see detailed course information and learn more about the instructors at and click on Our Team. 

How do I become an instructor?

Course instructors provide leadership to teach a course that fulfills an educational, social, recreational, emotional or physical need to participants of The Enrichment Academy. All prospective course instructors are required to complete a course instructor application, available at, or at any At Your Service Location. Course instructor applications are accepted year round and reviewed bi-annually.

How do I become a speaker?

Speakers are invited to present and educate a crowd on leading-edge research, historical events, innovative techniques, emerging trends, or real-life experiences. All prospective speakers are required to complete a speaker application available on our website or at any At Your Service Location. Speaker applications are accepted year round.

What's New in Recreation

Come visit and experience
the lifestyle our residents
enjoy every day!

Play golf, pickleball, enjoy FREE nightly entertainment and try something new.

Stay from 4-7 nights in a private Villa, complete with golf car and bicycles, perfect for exploring The Villages and what your life could be like living in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.





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Cost of Living

The Lofts at Brownwood brings all new apartment-style living to The Villages — featuring one, two and three-bedroom open floorplans, with on-site recreation, golf car accessibility to Brownwood Paddock Square, entertainment, dining, shopping and fun! Through your monthly amenity fee, you’ll also have access to all of The Villages’ recreation, amenities and lifestyle our 55+ community offers.

Enjoy all The Villages lifestyle has to offer. Our surprisingly affordable monthly amenity fee of just $189.00 includes:

  • Free golf on all of our executive courses*
  • Swimming, tennis, pickleball, bocce and many more facilities are all conveniently located throughout the community
  • Over 3,000 organized activities every week through our Recreation Department
  • Fishing lakes, waterfront parks and fitness trails
  • 24 hour community watch service

*A trail fee applies if you wish to use your golf car on the trails of the executive courses. 

Amenity Fee




Water & Sewer


Trash Collection


Spectrum TV & Internet


Total Per Month**


**Total cost does not include monthly rent. Please understand that all prices reflected or estimated in printed material are subject to change without notice of obligation. Some items listed above will be charged based on usage.