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Alternate Name Adult Education ; CV19 ; English Classes ; English Language Instruction ; ESL ; Learning Centre ; Waterloo Catholic District School Board ; WCDSB
Areas Served Cambridge ; Kitchener ; Waterloo
Description & Services
Description (Service) English as a Second Language day and evening classes available.
Hours ESL DAY classes: Mon-Thu 8:45 am-11:45 am / 12:30 noon-3 pm (Fri 10 am-11:45 am and 12:30 noon-2 pm)* ESL EVENING classes Mon and Wed 6:30 pm-9:30 pm at the St. Louis building behind St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School (enter at rear parking lot off Green Vista Dr.)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Canadian citizens 
  • Convention Refugees 
  • Permanent Residents 
  • Landed Immigrants 
  • Visitors to Canada welcomed 
  • NEW students visit YMCA Immigrant Services at 250 Hespeler Rd. (519) 579-9622. Have your language skills assessed, then come to class.  
  • RETURNING students simply come to class at the St. Louis - St. Benedict Campus behind St. Benedict’s School. 
  • ESL Classes in Cambridge are FREE (except for visitors to Canada; visitors fees apply) 
  • VISITORS TO CANADA? Contact YMCA to confirm eligibility for English classes. Visitors may register in Kitchener for classes at any of 6 locations, including Cambridge - Please bring passport or Visa with payment 
Languages English
Fees Program - Program Fee: ESL Program FREE in Cambridge ONLY. ESL Programs at other location have an annual $10 materials fees. Visitors to Canada pay the following fees - Assessment: $60, Materials Fee: $40, plus $7/ hour of class. Visitors contact YMCA to confirm el ; None - ESL Program FREE in Cambridge ONLY
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; English as a Second Language
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-745-1201
Fax 519-579-5641
Primary Contact Janet Waito, English Language Program Manager (ESL); Email:
Alternate Contact ESL Registrar; Email:
Address and Location Information
Public Comments COVID-19 Update: St Louis ESL & LINC classes are running remotely. Teachers have been connecting with their students. If students have not connected with their teacher they can call the school at 519.745.1201. LINC ext 224 or 400; ESL ext 229 or 245. Students may also email at
Located In Community Cambridge
Address & Map
St. Louis - St. Benedict Campus (behind St. Benedict CSS)
50 Saginaw Pkwy
Cambridge, ON N1R 5W1
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Intersection Saginaw Pkwy. and Green Vista Dr.
Mailing Address c/o St. Louis Adult & Continuing Education Centres 
80 Young St 
Kitchener, ON N2H 4Z1
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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