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This study aimed to investigate leisure activity of the elderly, focused on the elderly education. Two hundred thirty nine elderly persons in the region of Cheongju were selected, and questionnaire was utilized for collecting data. As statistical methods, frequency, %, crosstabs analysis with spsswin was used. Five principle results emerged from this study. First, the elderly education was based on law of welfare of the aged and law of life long education. Second, the elderly education programs consist of four subcategories- intellectual, emotional, social, physical subcategories. Third, many of the elderly participated in physical subcategories. Fourth, the levels of elderly participating in leisure activity was relatively high and differed significantly according to age, time level and cause of participating in leisure activity. Fifth, they were segmented into eight groups by level of education, health and economic status. Among them, the group of positive attitudes and participated on elderly education was more likely to be higher level of education, health and economic status. Based on the results of this study, participating elderly education provides solution of problem and self development for the elderly. In order to prepare Korean society for the aged society, the government need to offer a basis on law and policy for the elderly education, as well as program the elderly education.