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Center for Creative Retirement


Self-directed learning centers for retirees have proved successful on scores of major university campuses around the country. CCR at Long Island University at Riverhead was one of the first such facilities in Suffolk county.

Founded in 1981, CCR capitalizes on the variety of skills and life experiences of its members. Members act together to design their own programs, and contribute as presenters and discussion participants. CCR is educational and entertaining—stimulating and fun.

If you are a retired person who seeks intellectual stimulation, meeting new people and active involvement, CCR is for you!


About the CCR

As a CCR member, you are involved in a variety of activities:

Presentations by members and discussions covering a wide variety of interesting topics

  • Member-led classes on each semester’s topics
  • Roundtable discussions of current events
  • Lectures by guest speakers
  • Day trips to museums, art galleries, and historic sites
  • Summer get-togethers at CCR member residences
  • Mid-term and end-of-term luncheons