SOAR's winter program begins February 21st. Registration is underway.


A Vibrant Lifelong Learning Community


A Vibrant Lifelong Learning Community

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    Explore new and familiar topics in a casual atmosphere


    Expand your mind and broaden your horizons


    Exchange ideas and insights with friends both old and new


    Experience learning for the fun of it

Welcome to SOAR (Society of Active Retirees), a year-round program of lectures, field trips and special events for lifelong learners. Based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, we serve nearly 900 active members who believe that anytime is a good time to learn something new. As you explore our website, you’ll see how much there is to do and see at SOAR. We’re glad you’ve discovered us!


What's New At SOAR

SOAR Has A New Home

Take a glance at the left-hand column on this page and you'll see the address and telephone number for our comfortable new home at Adat Shalom Synagogue. Our offices have relocated already, and classes will begin there in April. Stop by and say hello!

When the Weather Outside is Frightful....

Please remember SOAR's inclement weather policy. Click here.

Winter Program Begins February 21st

Have you received the course schedule for SOAR's 2018 Winter Program exploring the economics, politics, social issues and culture of the Great Depression? Click here for more information.

Let The Field Trips Begin

Opera, vintage autos and art are among the sights and sounds of SOAR's spring field trips, organized by our energetic Field Trips Committee. Click here for more information.

We Want YOU!

Committee volunteers are the power behind SOAR's success. And YOU can make a difference as a committee member or chair --- in planning programs, recruiting new members, raising funds, and more. Click here to learn about the opportunities.