Class Info

General Information
All class sizes are limited and registration is accepted on a first-come basis. Pre-registration is required for all classes. You must be registered with fees paid before class begins.

Registration Confirmation
If you submit an email address, you will receive a receipt that serves as your class confirmation. You will be notified if classes are cancelled or full.

Register Early
Registering early helps secure your spot in classes that fill quickly and prevents unnecessary cancellation of classes due to low enrollment. Please register at least five days before the beginning of class.

Refund Policy
In order to be reimbursed for cancelling a class, you must notify us at least three business days before the start of class unless otherwise stated in the class description. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than three business days before class. Community Education may cancel any class or program that does not meet the minimum enrollment. A full refund will be issued to those who register for a class that is cancelled or full.

Weather Cancellations
If school cancels during the day due to bad weather, Community Education will also close. Announcements will be broadcast over the following stations and continue periodically: WJJY (106.7 FM), 3Wi (1270 AM), KLIZ (1380 AM/107.5 FM), KFGI (Froggy 103.5 FM), KVBR (1340 AM), KLKS (104.3 FM), KTIG (102.7 FM) & KCCO-TV, (Channel 7/12). 

Building Locations

  • Forestview Middle School, 12149 Knollwood Drive, Baxter
  • Franklin Arts Center, 1001 Kingwood, Brainerd
  • Nisswa Elementary, 5534 Lakers Lane, Nisswa
  • Brainerd High School South Campus, 400 Quince Street, Brainerd
  • Washington Educational Services Building, 804 Oak Street, Brainerd
  • Brainerd Learning Center, 311 10th Ave NE, Brainerd
Four Easy Ways to Register:
1. Online: 24/7

2. By Mail: 
Fill out the registration form and mail check payable to ISD #181, money order or credit card information (no cash please) to: Community Education, 12149 Knollwood Drive, Baxter, MN 56425.

3. By Phone: 
 Monday - Friday 7:30 am-4 pm with Discover, MasterCard or VISA. Please have your credit card number and expiration date ready when you call Community Education at 218-454-6924.  

4. In Person:
 Our office is located at Forestview Middle School, 12149 Knollwood Drive, Baxter, and we are happy to help you register Monday-Friday from 7:30 am-4 pm. However, please be aware that parking and traffic can be hectic during before- and after- school hours. 
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