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Active Adults/Seniors

Free Drop-In Programs for Active Adultssenior_meeting

Book Worms - 4th Thursday of each month, 10:30 am at Cheney Mansion
Challenge yourself by setting a goal to read one new book a month. Enjoy meeting new people and participating in lively discussions about each new book. Books for each month will be on reserve at the Oak Park Public Library.
      
Upcoming Book Selections:

June 28th: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance - we will be at Pleasant Home (217 S. Home)

July 26th: ONE BOOK OAK PARK

August 23rd: Glass Houses by Louise Penny

September 27th: Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton

October 25th: H is for Hawk by Helen McDonald

November 22nd: No Meeting - Happy Thanksgiving

December 6th: A Moveable Feast by Earnest Hemingway - we will be at Eastgate Cafe

Travels in Art - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, 10:30am-12:30pm at Ridgeland Common.
"Travel" throughout Europe and Asia, visiting different countries and the Art that they offer. Learn about art and artists in many different countries. Discussion led by a resident art enthusiast. (NOTE: This program does not meet in July or August)

  • Septebmer 12th & 26th
  • October 10th & 24th
  • November 14th & 28th
  • December 12th

Active Adult Trips

The Park District offers a wide variety of  low cost trips for Active Adults. Active Adult Trips pick up from Dole and Fox Centers. Lunch during trips will be on your own unless otherwise stated in the description.

> Check out our upcoming trips!


Drop-in Fitness Classes

seniorfitnessHave you been looking for drop-in classes that fit into your schedule? Check out our Senior Fitness Punch Pass. Punch Passes are available in 10, 20 & 35 punch increments. Each visit to one of these classes counts as one punch! Purchase your pass online, in-person at one of our customer service centers at Ridgeland Common or GRC, or call 708-725-2000. Active Adult Members save 25% on punch passes!

Basic Fitness, M,W,F from 10-10:55am at Dole Center
Strong & Long, Tu & Th, 8:15- 9:15am, Dole Center
Some Like it Light, M & W, 6:15-7:15PM at RCRC
 


Active Adult Membershipssenior_trip

Active Adult Membership is open to ages 50 & up and is valid for a full year from the date of purchase. Oak Park resident’s  membership fee is $48, Non-resident fee is $55. Click here to register today for our Active Adult membership.

This membership entitles members to receive 10% off the resident price for many programs through the Park District, such as Nature and Gardening classes at the Conservatory and much more! (Eligible programs are marked with the "AAM Eligible Symbol" in the Park District Program Guide)

PLUS, the Active Adult Membership entitles you to several other benefits, such as

  • Phone in registration!  Members simply contact customer service at (708)725-2000 to register for any program over the phone.
  • 10% off Senior Fitness Punch Passes
  • 10% off select Park District programs
  • 4-Free Pool Passes to Rehm or Ridgeland Common Pool
  • FREE programs for members including, but limited to: Monthly Food & Flicks, Select Trips, & other exciting one day programs
  • Discounted tickets to Festival Theater at Austin Gardens during the summer months
  • Discounted tickets to Dominican University's Performing Arts Series (excludes beneift concerts)

For more information about Active Adult programs and membership, email Amanda Heiman, Program Coordinator.


Active Adult Ambassador

The Park District of Oak Park is passionate about providing quality recreation experiences for the seniors of Oak Park. The Park District currently offers a wide range of activities for seniors, including trips, fitness classes, luncheons, a book club and more. Volunteers specific to the Active Adult program- Active Adult Ambassadors are currently needed for:

· Trip Chaperones

· Food & Flicks and other luncheons

If you have interest in a volunteer position with the Park District of Oak Park as Active Adult Ambassador, email Amanda Heiman.

 

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Jul

19

Willis Tower & Skydeck more info

Jul

24

Lake Geneva Lunch Cruise more info

Jul

31

Pritzker Military Museum & Library more info

Aug

03

Grant Park Music Festival more info

Aug

09

Water Taxi, River Musuem & Riverwalk more info
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