What is SIR?

SIR (Sons in Retirement) is a non-profit, public benefit corporation. Our Mission is to improve the lives of our members through fun activities and events while making Friends for Life!

We are over 60 years old, and our 90 plus branches include over 10,000 members. Our branches cover Northern California from Bakersfield to the Oregon border and Lake Tahoe to the Pacific Ocean.

Our member expectations are few. Have the free time to participate in our luncheons and activities, be a friendly, sociable guy, and introduce others to SIR so they can join in the fun.

Membership is open to men regardless of age, race, color or religion. We are an all-volunteer organization, so our members need to help out when called upon. We prohibit discussions of politics and religion, soliciting or selling anything to any member. Each Branch has monthly luncheon meetings where Sirs renew old friendships and establish new ones. Speakers are invited to speak on topical subjects of general interest. Most Branches have summer and winter luncheons and a BBQ where spouses, partners, and guests are invited.

Of special interest are Branch activities like golf, bowling, travel, bocce, bridge, poker, walking, hiking, computers, dining out, wine tasting, and investing. Our list of activities and events is almost endless and many are coed. If there is an activity you are passionate about and your branch doesn’t have it, we will help you start it and involve others.

Come join us and be part of the fun – and, better yet, Make Friends for Life!