Don’t let the kids have all the fun. The Park District of Oak Park has programs, classes and sports leagues just for adults. We know that you are busy juggling jobs, family and other obligations so we want to provide you with fun, recreation opportunities close to home. From softball to skating, stained glass to beer-brewing class, you are bound to find something that appeals to you.
We offer over 45 group classes for all fitness levels. Conveniently located, classes are offered from 5:45am-8pm. Buy a 10 class pass for $85 or an unlimited class pass for only $45/mo. See the fitness schedule.
Adult Sports/Martial Arts
Explore the variety of Adult Sports programs, leagues and martial arts offered by the Park District. Join our sports leagues and become a part of our community of sports enthusiasts.
Browse our Sports Programs:
Nature and Gardening
Take advantage of the wealth of expertise in your neighborhood. Get opinions and instruction from our horticulturists at the Oak Park Conservatory to help you plan your outdoor garden, or create an arrangement that thrives indoors. Our nature programs will give you insight into our local environment with topics that change seasonally.
See all Nature and Gardening programs (use the Nature/Garden filter on the left side).
Come and energize your creative spirit. Our Arts and Dance programs offer a wide variety of choices such as ballet, swing, hip hop dancing and more!
Adult Dance Classes
Cooking and Baking
Want to learn more about the culinary arts? Refine your cooking skills while socializing with friends. Join us for our adult cooking and baking classes taught by Chef Daniel Vogel from Food Obsession and Obsessed Kitchen and from pastry Chef Andrea Miller Parkinson.
See all adult Cooking and Baking classes.
Arts & Crafts
We offer one-day innovative and traditional visual art programs. Some popular classes include ceramics, jewelry making, painting, and one-day project based workshops. No experience is necessary. Just bring your curiosity and we'll help you through the rest.
See the current Intergenerational Workshops and Adult Only Programs.
Monthly Drop-in Clubs
Join other active adults for our Book Worms Book Club or our Travel in Arts club. All programs are held during the day at Cheney Mansion. Our clubs are free and available for drop-in–no registration required.
View our Monthly Drop-In Clubs
We offer events for adults 21+ to gather, mingle and even learn something new! Past events have included tequila tasting, outdoor concerts on the lawn at Cheney Mansion and “Yappy Hour” for dogs and the owners that love them. We have new events planned every season, for grown-ups only.
View upcoming Special Events
Feel free to provide us your feedback on adult programming by taking our Adult Survey. https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4015350/Adult-Programs-Survey