Our Fall 2016 Classes Are Complete - Thank you all for supporting Chilliwack ElderCollege!

Your Winter-Spring 2017 course line up is now finalized.
Our classrooms will be assigned by December 8. The calendar will be complete by December 15 and available on our ‘Courses’ page for viewing and downloading!

Our Mission

We exist to provide adults 50 years and older with education and learning opportunities that expand their knowledge and enrich their lives.

How does ElderCollege work?

Love to Learn? Interested in New Experiences? Check us out!
We exist to provide outstanding learning and growth opportunities for older adults.
Chilliwack ElderCollege is offered in proud partnership with the University of the Fraser Valley.
We are a volunteer-powered, not-for-profit society serving our community since 1999.
We feature a relaxed approach to learning with fun and stimulating courses held mainly at the UFV Canada Education Park Campus. We offer a Fall and Spring semester and our courses are 2 to 7 sessions in length. There are no exams or grades and only a few courses have pre-requisites.
Join us to gain new skills, experience new adventures and enjoy the many benefits of lifelong learning!

How do I join the ElderCollege?

Anyone over 50 may join! An ElderCollege membership is required to register for a course.
Our annual membership fee is $12.00. Some local businesses offer student rates to our members.
We are financially self-sufficient through the membership and course fees we charge.
Click here to purchase an ElderCollege membership or call us at 604-702-2611 to purchase by phone.

What kinds of courses can I take?

This Winter-Spring 2017, our 32 courses are organized into 5 programs including: Active Participation, Arts, Learn by Doing, Study & Discussion and Technology & Photography.
Click here to check out our Winter-Spring 2016 Course Preview and join the growing numbers of lifelong learners at Chilliwack ElderCollege!

How do I register for a course?

Now you can register ONLINE, not in line! You can also register by phone & we have limited capacity for in person registration at the ElderCollege office.
Click here to learn more about which registration option is right for you or call us at 604-702-2611.


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News and Events

2017 Registration Dates

Mark your calendars! Registration for the Winter-Spring 2017 semester begins 
Monday, January 16 at 9:00 AM
You can register online, by phone or in person. Course descriptions, dates, times and locations will be finalized soon so STAY TUNED!

Check Back Frequently!

As new courses are added and your favorites are re-confirmed, we will update our ‘Courses’ page on this website.
Visit us often and be the first to hear about ElderCollege’s exciting Winter-Spring 2017 semester course line up!

Activate Your Online Account

News Flash: 40% of ElderCollege students registered online last semester!
Did you?

You told us online registration was convenient & easy – no line ups and no waits on the phone.  
Ready to try online registration?
Act NOW so you can register online next semester too!
Click here to enter our online store 
GO TO the right upper corner of the page and CLICK ‘Sign up’.
Complete the email and password fields and remember to record your password.
You will receive an email to verify your account.
CLICK onto the blue verification link in that email and you are done!
Need more help?
CLICK onto the Registration tab above.  
GO TO green bar that says ‘Click here for Online Registration Instructions’ and follow the 3 step process.
Prefer to talk to someone?
Call 604-702-2611 and an ElderCollege online expert will return your call as soon as possible.
Why not activate your ElderCollege account today?