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Helena - West Helena Community Education Classes

Registration for the 2017 fall semester began April 3. Fees are due at registration. For more information call Wandra Williams at (870) 816-1210 or 870-816-8318 between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Limited enrollment, filled on first-come basis.

I Want to Teach a Class...
If you have an idea for a Community Service class or would like to teach new offerings, please contact Wandra Williams, (870) 816-1210 or e-mail We are excited to hear your ideas!

Refund Policy...
To withdraw from a Community Education non-credit course, you must call the office no later than the day before the class begins in order to receive 100% refund. If you call the day the class starts or after, no refund will be given.

Fitness Center (non-credit)

Join our Fitness Center and let us help you become a healthier person. The fitness center is open on Monday through Friday: 6:30-11:00 am and 12:00-7:00 pm. Monday through Thursday; and 12:00-3:00 pm on Friday. Semester fee is $55. Full time students $25; and seniors (60 and older) $25. Seniors' registration covers enrollment until August 2018. Classes Start August 21, 2017.    

Martial Arts (credit or non-credit)

Tae Kwon Do meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from September 5 - November 30. Non-credit (ages 6-14) will meet from 5:30-6:30 pm, and the adult class meets from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Children ages 6-14: $55; adults ages 15 and up $75. Credit class is 6:30-7:30 pm at a cost of one credit hour. 


This is an 8-week program meeting on Wednesday from September 6-October 25.  Ages 4-7 (4:30-5:20 pm); ages 8-12 (5:30-6:20 pm); Cost is $50.  

Wine Tasting Class

Classes meet on Wednesday, October 4 and 18 at 6:30 pm. Pre-register for both nights and receive a $10 discount. Limited space, so register early. A 24-hour notice is required for refunds. One night-$30; two nights-$50. Classes are held in the Community Room of the Fine Arts Building. 


Free yoga classes on Monday or Wednesday from 7:30-9:00 am or 5:00-6:30 pm, starting August 21-November 29. Must call Wandra Williams at 816-1210 to register.  

ACT Math, English and Reading Review

Review your English, math or reading skills for the ACT Assessment Test.  The national ACT test dates are one week after each workshop. Review dates are September 2, October 21, and December 2. The math portion will meet from 8:00-11:00 am. The English/Reading portion will be from 12:00-3:00 pm.  The cost for one subject is $30; two subjects $50. 

Dance for Children

Classes for fall start the week of August 21. Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pointe, and private lessons are available to students. Prices vary by age groups: Preschool (3-5) years: $80; Elementary (grades 1-2) $90; Group classes (grades 3-12) $100; Hip-Hop classes $80; Advanced Jazz $80; and Solo $160. Students are encouraged to register before the end of July to enable placement. 

Hunter Education or Boating Safety--Free

Arkansas requires anyone born after January 1, 1969, to take a Hunter Education Class and carry a certification card. Anyone born after January 1, 1986, is required to take a Boating Safety class and must also carry a certification card while operating a motorboat on Arkansas water. Register by calling Wandra Williams at (870) 816- 1210. Dates: TBA in local newspaper.  

Adult Basketball

Come out and enjoy an evening of adult basketball on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 4:30-7:00 pm. It runs from August 26-December 3. Cost is $30. 

Additional classes and workshops are offered during the semester and are advertised in the local newspaper. If you have a specific interest in taking or offering a class, please call Wandra Williams at (870) 816-1210 or e-mail her at We are excited to hear your ideas!

Campus Contacts

Wandra Williams

Director of Continuing Education/Community Services
Helena-West Helena Campus

Phone: (870) 338-6474, Ext. 1210