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Adult Programs

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:

adultnatureNature 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).

dancingsmArts and Dance

Come and energize your creative spirit. Our Arts and Dance programs offer a wide variety of choices such as ceramics, painting, ballet, swing dancing and more! 

Adult Dance Classes
Adult Art Classes

cookingsmallCooking 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.

Grant_park_3Adult Trips

We offer one-day and weekend trips for young adults, families and seniors looking to get away. Dozens of trips are offered every year to local museums, historical sites and points-of-interest. We provide the transportation and tour guide, all you have to bring is an open mind and your sense of adventure.

See the current Adult Trips.

adultclubsMonthly 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

adultspecialeventsSpecial Events

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.

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