discover, create & share
Fitness, Arts & Intellectual Classes
For Members Over 50
Located in New Orleans, People Program is a non-profit community center founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph to provide persons over 50 years old with creative ways to spend leisure time, share valuable wisdom and enjoy community.
During Fall, Spring & Summer season over 400 members, ages 50-90, enroll in more than 100 courses including exercise, computer, dance, art, needlework, crafts, games, languages, music, and more.
Classes offered virtually & in-person. For a flat membership fee of $200 or $150, you can take as many classes as you'd like at both campuses!
Update! Classes Start: September 27th, 2021
*On-campus classes will be restricted to vaccinated individuals. Masks required.
Line Dancing, Belly Dancing
and so much more!
Over the summer, the People Program hired several new staff members. Despite these uncertain times, this new team is excited to see our members as they return for the Fall semester.
We are each honored to bring creative classes and an opportunity to enjoy community to those across the Greater New Orleans area and other areas reached by our virtual formats.
Program Director & Campus Coordinator
(West Bank Campus)
Latest news & pictures from our students and classes.
"EACH ONE - REACH ONE" REFERRAL PROGRAM
Refer a new student to People Program for the Fall semester and receive a $25 referral reward.
August 9 Fall Registration Begins
September 6 CLOSED - Labor Day Holiday
September 21 Teacher Orientation
(Lakeshore) (10 am & 2 pm)
September 22 Teacher Orientation
(West Bank) (10am)
September 23 Teacher Tutorial on Zoom
September 24 Teacher Tutorial on Zoom
September 27 Fall Classes Begin
October 18 Fall Festival (Lakeshore)
November 22 - 26 NO CLASS - Thanksgiving
November 25 & 26 CLOSED - Holiday
December 6 Spring 2022 Registration
December 16 Fall 2021 Classes End
December 24 CLOSED - Christmas Holiday