Summer 2017 ESL/ESOL Classes around richmond:

Many local ESL/ESOL programs take a break during the summer months.

Thank you, City Oasis, for sharing this list of places to practice English this summer!


Centralia Presbyterian Church         

4625 Centralia Road, Chester, VA 23831

     English Conversation - Mondays 9:30-11:00am. No childcare. 

     Contact Lynn Firebaugh, 804-706-9200 or 804-748-5969,


Libby Mill Library

2011 Libbie Lake East Street, Henrico, VA 23230

     ESL Conversation Cafe.  Must speak some English and be 16 years or older. Free. No childcare. 

     Meets 1st Tuesdays at 7pm: June 6, July 11 (2nd Tuesday), August 1, September 5, October 3, 2017.

     No meeting November or December. 

     Call 804-501-1940


Ramsey Memorial United Methodist Church

5900 Hull Street Road, Richmond, VA 23224

     Beginner, Intermediate, and Conversation classes - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30p to 8:30p. No childcare.

     This is a 10-week semester ESL class hosted by The Bridge CDC. Tuition for each class is $40. English students with perfect attendance can attend the next semester for free!

     Registration is on Thursday, June 8 and Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30pm and Saturday, June 24, from 11am - 1pm.

     Call 804-506-0863 for more information.

     For information in Spanish, call 804-461-3194


Regency Mall

1420 N. Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23229

     English Conversation Club for beginners - Monday nights 6:30-8:30pm. No childcare. 

     Meets on lower level of mall in side room off of food court. 

     Contact Dustin McElduff, 804-672-6811


Richmond Public Schools ESOL         

Goodwill Industries, 6301 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23225

     Class meets Monday - Thursday, 4:45 pm to 7:45 pm, July 3-August 3.  No class July 4.    

     Register 5pm Tuesday June 6 or Thursday June 8 at Goodwill class location. No childcare.  

     Fee $15, plus $30 for textbook. Cash or money orders only. Call to verify. 

     Contact Juli Stirrup 804-780-8311,


River of Life Community Church                       

700 Woodman Road, Richmond, VA 23228

     Call for information, 804-266-6080 


Sacred Heart Center                                                    

1400 Perry Street, Richmond, VA 23224

     Tuesday and Thursday nights 6:30-8:30, June 6-July 27. 

     Registration May 30 and June 1, 5:30-7:00pm. Cost $20.

     Call 804-230-4399 ext. 3 or 1,, 


Second Baptist Church                                             

9614 River Road, Richmond, VA 23229

     ESL Conversation class -  Monday nights, June 26-July 31, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Free. No childcare.

     Call 804-740-7101


Southside Nazarene Church                          

6851 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832

     English Conversation - Tuesdays June 20-August 1, 9:30-11am and 6:30-8pm. No meetings July 4.  

     Childcare provided, birth-4yrs. $15 fee, morning or night. 

     Contact Karen, 804-437-4408.

     For information in Spanish, call Sonia, 804-638-8118. 


Staples Mill Baptist Rd Church                   

10101 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060  

     English Conversation Club for intermediate-advanced - Monday nights 6:30-8:30pm. No childcare. 

     Contact Dustin McElduff, 804-672-6811


Sycamore Presbyterian Church                           

510 Coalfield Road, Midlothian, VA 23114

     Thursday Conversation -  9:30-11:00am. Nursery provided.

     Contact 804-794-0238,


Varina Library

1875 New Market Road, Henrico, VA 23231

     ESL Conversation Cafe. Must speak some English and be 16 years or older. Free. No childcare.

     Meets 3rd Thursdays at 7pm: June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 21, 2017.  

     No cafe meetings in January and February. 

     Call 804-501-1980


West End Assembly of God                                     

401 N Parham Road, Henrico, VA  23229

      ESL Classes Fridays, July 7–August 25, 6:00-7:30pm. Childcare provided, $20 fee.

     Contact Vicky Tobey 804-774-4290,