The Learning Centers at Fairplex Vision Statement
To be recognized as a premier resource and proven model in Southern California that serves unmet educational needs and improves communities through our hands-on, innovative environments.
The Learning Centers at Fairplex Mission Statement
Through the distinctive resources of Fairplex, The Learning Centers provides a wide spectrum of innovative and enriching educational experiences that bring learning to life, benefit our diverse communities, and prepare our participants for success.
Who We Are - More Than Just A Fair
For more than 90 years, the Los Angeles County Fair Association has demonstrated its commitment to the community. Beginning with the first fair in 1922, the Association has a historic reputation of building stronger communities throughout Southern California using fun, educational and collaborative efforts.
By serving unmet educational needs,
The Learning Centers at Fairplex (TLC) is the Association’s most meaningful example of its impact on the community today.
Through the distinctive resources of Fairplex, TLC provides a wide spectrum of innovative and enriching educational experiences that bring learning to life, benefit our diverse communities, and prepare our participants for success
The World's Largest Classroom
By complementing businesses and activities on the 487-acre campus (home to the L.A. County Fair and 300 year-round events), TLC programs utilize many Fairplex assets including the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center, the hospitality company Cornucopia Foods, the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts, the Child Development Center, a fully operational farm and a building dedicated to educational programming.
Where else in Southern California can students access such unique resources and experience such a wide variety of educational programming in just one location? More than 150,000 community members benefit from TLC programs each year – a substantial number of individual lives touched by a single organization!