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

Half-Year, Spring only $70

Full Year (Fall & Spring) $135


Your membership dues cover the following: 

  • Registration in up to 12 classes and/or trips plus BONUS classes and/or trips;
  • Wind-Up Party at no charge; ​
  • Privileges at the SRU library; 
  • Priority over non-members in registering for classes; 
  • Discounts on ILR day trips and other special events.


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

Your Invitation to Adventures in
Lifelong Learning

165 Elm Street,
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
phone 724.738.1604
fax 724.738.1605

The Institute for Learning in Retirement, Inc.  (ILR)
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

Institute Network

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Click here to download a Registration Form: 

You can join the ILR and/or register for classes in any one of the following ways.

1. MAIL: Print out and complete the registration form.
Mail the form to:
Institute for Learning in Retirement, 
165 Elm Street, Slippery Rock, PA 16057.

2. FAX: Print out and complete the registration form.
Fax the form to 724.738.1605 


3. IN PERSON: You can join up and register for classes at the ILR office,

165 Elm Street, Slippery Rock, PA 16057 
Monday-Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm. 

Please be advised many classes can only accommodate a limited number of participants.
Registrations must be received at least 7 days in advance.
We will send you a confirmation, including the location of your class or event.

Members may take as many 12 classes, PLUS "bonus" classes.

A non-member may register for a single ILR class or event on a
space-available basis.  If an activity is open to non-members, a non-member fee will be listed with the description.

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

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).

Participants in ILR activities have the responsibility to select programs appropriate to their abilities and interests. Participants are responsible for being in sufficiently good health to undertake the activity safely and for bringing the appropriate clothing and supplies as advised.