You are invited to join the Institute for Learning in Retirement

The ILR is a member-directed organization, providing lively learning experiences that enable mature adults to pursue their intellectual interests. 

The membership fees are as follows:
   Half-year, Fall only $70.00
   Half-year, Spring only $70.00
   Full Year (Fall and Spring) $135.00

Your membership dues cover the following:
   Registration in up to 12 classes and/or trips plus BONUS classes and/or trips;
   Wind-Up Picnic at no charge
   Privileges at the SRU library;
   Prior over non-members in registering for classes;
   Discounts on ILR day trips and other special events.

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Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy

The Institute for Learning in Retirement Inc. admits participants of any race, color, gender, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to ILR participants.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational programs or policies.

Adopted October 13, 2013

Click the Catalog button to download a  Catalog of Classes and Trips.   

You can join the ILR and/or register for classes after February 10, 2020 in any one of the following ways.


Print out and complete the ILR registration form.

Mail the form to ILR INC to:
   Institute for Learning in Retirement
   165 Elm Street

   Slippery Rock, PA 16057.


   Fax the form to 724.738.1605   


IN PERSON: You can register for classes at the ILR Office

   Monday-Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm. 


PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! Please be advised many classes and events are limited in size. Registrations must be received at least 7 days in advance. We will send you a confirmation, including the location of your class or event.


A LA CARTE OPTION: Members may take as many 12 classes, not including "bonus" classes. A non-member may register for a single ILR class or event on a space-available basis. Not all offerings are open to non-members. If an offering is open to non-members, a non-member fee will be listed with the description.


GUEST POLICY: For classes that meet more than once, an ILR member may, with the instructor's permission, bring a guest to one meeting of the class. The same guest cannot attend more than one meeting of that class, but a member may bring different guests to each class meeting (one guest at a time).

For workshops and events that only meet once, non-members must pay the non-member fee in order to participate.


To receive the next ILR catalog, contact or call (724) 738-1604.