ATTENTION ILR SUBSCRIBERS
The 2020 Winter/Spring class list is now available. Click on "List of Classes" above to get the Class Overview document. Registration opened December 3 at 9:00a and there are still openings in some classes.
We have 17 excellent classes scheduled for the winter/spring semester, our biggest offering ever, covering all the usual topics such as history, geology, music, literature, science, and more.
And, be sure to read the tips (below) for using the website!
Welcome To The ILR Website
Here are a few tips for navigating:
What is ILR?
The Institute For Learning In Retirement (ILR) is an organization formed in 2005 by a group of SaddleBrooke residents to provide a broad range of educational opportunities for all the residents of SaddleBrooke. No tests, no grades, no papers - just a group of people getting together to learn something new. ILR course leaders are SaddleBrooke residents who have knowledge or expertise in certain areas and a desire to share that knowledge with others. The ILR is subscriber-driven and is dedicated to providing an environment that leads to lively discussion and interaction on topics of interest to its subscribers.
The ILR offers two sessions of courses each year: one in the fall, and one in winter/spring. Courses usually last 5 or 6 weeks, depending on the topic, and meet once a week for 2 hours. This allows ample opportunity for discussion and interaction among the participants. The quality, scope and presentation of each course are directed by the ILR Board of Directors. A wide variety of topics is presented in an attempt to cover many areas of interest to residents.
After paying a one-time fee of $25, subscribers can enroll in as many individual courses as are offered, for a very modest fee per course (typically $15) to cover the cost of materials and audio-visual aids.