interest groups

LiR Nelson & Area Interest Groups

Are you looking for a few people who share your love of a particular activity?

Learning in Retirement can help!

How to join

What are you interested in?
Any LiR member who would like either to join one of the current groups or to suggest another interest, please write to Susan at

Active groups (welcoming more members):

Hands-on puzzling
Film fans
Walking groups (see more information below)
Book club
Visiting hot springs

Walking groups (this has changed)

Please honestly assess your fitness and stamina levels before choosing the group(s) you’d like to join.
Wednesdays: low to moderate intensity, morning through lunch time.
Thursdays: higher intensity with moderate elevations, morning through early afternoon, bring lunch. If you have been a participant in one of these groups in the past, just contact the communicator to make sure you are still on the email list.
If you would like join a group, send an email to saying which group you’re interested in, and Susan will put you touch with the communicator for that group.

Proto-groups (needing more people to get started):

Conversational Spanish
Conversational French (Int)
Lunch Bunch

Winter Interests:

Downhill skiing
Cross-country skiing

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