Center for Life and Learning

Welcome to the CLL
Founded in 1965, the Center for Life and Learning (CLL) annually welcomes more than 400 active men and women 60 years and older to explore new interests, strengthen friendships, and continue to shape their lives and communities. Classes and events are held both in-person and online.

Convenient Location and Schedule
CLL programming takes place during the daytime on weekdays in state-of-the art facilities at Fourth Presbyterian Church on North Michigan Avenue, across from the John Hancock. Entry is at 126 E. Chestnut, 200 feet west of Michigan Avenue. Map and directions

Easy-to-Use Membership
Members pay a single fee for each of three 12-week sessions (autumn, winter, spring) and then have access to all CLL programming offered during that session. More about the benefits of membership

Available to Members

Overview: The weekly schedule of classes

Arts and Humanities classes are offered during the Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters

Fitness Classes

Available to All

Special-Topic Classes

Member-Led Groups

The CLL e-newsletter
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Frequently Asked Questions about the CLL

In the office from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, the friendly CLL staff welcomes your comments and questions about the programs!

Annette Mileski, Director | 312.981.3386

Dave Dalton, Program Manager | 312.981.3391

Linda Daly, Program Assistant | 312.981.3389

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126 E. Chestnut Street
(at Michigan Avenue)
Chicago, Illinois 60611.2014
(Across from the Hancock)

For events in the Sanctuary,
enter from Michigan Avenue

Getting to Fourth Church

Receptionist: 312.787.4570

Directory: 312.787.2729



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