Center for Learning in Retirement

Retirement doesn’t have to be an ending. Take advantage of the many exciting lifelong learning opportunities CLR has to offer!

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Explore CLR Classes

For our members, we offer over 300 classes each year, 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!

View the Summer 2023 Schedule

Ready to start?

As a CLR member, you'll be able to register for CLR classes, programs, and special interest groups. You'll also enjoy a discounted rate on bus trips and social events. 

Become a Member

To become a member, you will need to submit your membership registration form along with payment. Learn more about membership benefits, fees, and scholarship opportunities.

CLR Membership

Already a member? Use the CLR Class Registration Form to sign-up for classes. Learn more about registering for CLR classes.

Contact Us

  • RVC Center for Learning in Retirement
  • 3350 N. Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL 61114-6615
  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Stay connected.

Join Our Mailing List

Email us your contact information to join our mailing list and receive our catalog/class schedule each semester.

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Read Our Newsletter

The CLR Word to the Wise newsletter is written almost exclusively by CLR members and volunteers!

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Follow CLR on Facebook for important office updates, class information, and some fun weekly posts.

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Now Accepting Course Proposals for Fall 2023

If you have an idea for a CLR course that you would like to lead/present, we would love to have you! Complete the CLR Class Proposal Form and email it All proposals must be received by May 8, 2023.

Class Proposal Form