Welcome to the Academy for Lifelong Learning Toronto!

Intellectually curious? Want to meet like-minded individuals? Interested in peer-learning?

Check out our workshops / courses, talks, walks, special interest groups and special events!

Questions? Email academylifelonglearningto@gmail.com

About the Academy for Lifelong Learning Toronto

The Academy for Lifelong Learning Toronto (ALLTO) offers a full program of workshops / courses, talks / lectures, walks, special interest groups / clubs and social events for seniors and older adults who want to be part of an active community of later life learners. Established in 1991, the core value of the Academy is peer learning. Our workshops / courses are offered in-person and online via Zoom.

ALLTO members share their knowledge both as participants and as facilitators in workshops from September through March.

For more in-depth information about everything the Academy offers, check out Academy for Lifelong Learning: A Great Option in Retirement.

Upcoming Talks, Walks and Special Events

Check the Calendar for key Academy dates as well as dates for talks, walks and special events.

Workshop and Special Interest Group meeting dates are sent to members by their facilitators.

Academy for Lifelong Learning Toronto workshop with ALLTO members.


Academy members participate in workshops / courses and enjoy lively discussions about a variety of topics. Workshops are offered both in-person and online.


Academy members and well-known experts present thought-provoking talks on a wide range of academic, social, and political issues.



Join Academy members to explore Toronto’s neighbourhoods.

Special Events and Special Interest Groups

Meet and mingle with Academy members at a number of social events. Chat at the Coffee Chat or with members in our Special Interest Groups.

Special Events