Center for Learning in Retirement

Lifelong Learning with CLR

As a CLR member, you'll be able to register for CLR classes in the spring, summer, and fall semesters of a given year. You'll also enjoy discounted rates on bus trips and social events and have the opportunity to join any of our Special Interest Groups. 

Membership & Classes

To become a member, you will need to submit your membership registration form along with payment. Explore membership benefits, fees, & scholarship opportunities. Existing members may visit the CLR Classes page to sign-up for classes. 

CLR Membership CLR Classes, Trips, & Socials

Explore CLR

Retirement doesn’t have to be an ending. Learn about the benefits of the CLR program from the words of our very own students!

Contact Us

  • RVC Center for Learning in Retirement
  • 3350 N. Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL 61114-6615
  • Mailing Address: 3301 North Mulford Road Rockford, IL 61114
  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



four women attending annual membership meeting

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. It’s all waiting for you here!

Summer 2024 Class Catalog



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 Us on Facebook

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

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Course Proposals

Interested in presenting or leading a CLR class? We welcome new ideas each semester! Proposals for Fall 2024 are due by May 3, 2024.

Submit a Proposal