Rockford, Illinois

Center for Learning in Retirement

Retirement doesn’t have to be an ending. Make it a new beginning. Take advantage of the many exciting lifelong learning opportunities the Center for Learning in Retirement has to offer! For our members, we offer over 350 classes each year, monthly bus trips, extended trips, social events, a fitness program, special interest groups, and many volunteer opportunities. Meet new people. Develop new friendships. Find a purpose in retirement. It’s all waiting for you here.


Membership fees are now through the end of the year, discounted to $15! Starting January 1, 2016 - all members will be due at a rate of $30 annual fee. Become a member now to support your local Center for Learning in Retirement!

You can learn more about the center by calling (815) 921-3930. Membership information is available. Our friendly staff would be happy to help you live life to its fullest...through learning!


Gift Certificates

You can give the gift of CLR all year 'round.  CLR gift certificates make the perfect Christmas, birthday, anniversary or Mother's/Father's Day present.  Please call the CLR office at (815) 921-3931 for more information.

CLR News

There is an awesome Veteran's Day Celebration on November 11 here at CLR! Check out the details on our News page!

CLR Catalogs were mailed on 08/12.

Check the Filled Classes page for the classes that are currently filled.


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Mailing List

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