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Active Adults

Active Adults

Programs and services for adults ages 50 and older are provided by the Woodridge Park District and other local agencies. For more information about programs, services and trips provided by the Woodridge Park District, call (630)353-3300.

July 2024 Active Adult Calendar

View trips and programs for ages 50 and older



Watch a movie on the big screen!

Fridays |   May 3, July 12, August  16  | 1:00 PM | Fred C. Hohnke Community Center, Willow Room


Golden Years Club

Thursdays | 1:00-4:00 PM | Fred C. Hohnke Community Center

The Golden Years Club is open to anyone 50 years old and better. Regular activities include games, guest speakers, birthday parties, and much more. Plus special events are planned each season.

Crafting for a Cause

Tuesdays | 1:00-3:00 PM | Fred C. Hohnke Community Center

Crafting for a Cause is a group of Woodridge Park District active adults ages 50 & over who have been sewing, crocheting and knitting since 2015 and donate their hand-made items to local charities. Join others in this weekly drop-in group where you will have the opportunity to meet others, socialize and put your skills to use for a good cause. Please note that this club is not an instructional class and does not provide supplies.

Garden Club

Second Thursday of the month | 7:00 PM | Fred C. Hohnke Community Center

The Garden Club meets monthly to plan for the upcoming gardening season and organize the annual plant sale and community workshops. They also maintain a few garden plots at the Woodridge Community Garden and donate produce to the West Suburban Food Pantry. The Garden Club was originally formed for active adults ages 50 and older, but is open to all ages.

Senior Rods Fishing Club

Meets monthly

Calling all guys and gals who enjoy fishing and/or the great outdoors!  If you would like to attend seminars, listen to guest speakers, and attend special events, please email  Al Giertz at to join the club. The Fishing Club was originally formed for active adults ages 50 and older, but is open to all ages. Click here to learn more about the Senior Rods Fishing Club.


Hooked on Books

Second Monday of the month | 1:00 PM | Willow Room,  Fred C. Hohnke Community Center

Copies of the monthly book selection will be held at the Woodridge Library for check-out in the month prior to the book discussion. To ensure that enough books are available for check-out and that the discussion space is large enough to accommodate the group, participants are encouraged to sign up for the club by calling Kim at (630) 353-3344 to providing their name and contact information. Golden Years membership is not required to participate in this club.


Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for ways to give back to the Woodridge Community? Throughout the year, the park district seeks volunteers to assist with community special events and programs.

See Volunteer Opportunities


The Woodridge Park District and other local agencies provide health & wellness, legal, and transportation services to active adults at nominal fees or at no cost.

AARP Tax Help

AARP will assist active adults with their taxes. Call AARP at (331) 201-2676, leave your name and phone number and an AARP member will get back to you in mid-January to schedule an appointment. AARP will prepare taxes February 5th- April 12th in the Aspen/Birch room (Mondays and Fridays only).

DuPage Senior Citizens Council

Provides home-delivered meals, minor home repair service, and well-being checks for seniors. Call (630) 620-0804 for more information.

Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

The Illinois Department of Insurance has trained volunteers to provide assistance to aid you in filing Medicare claims and answer your questions regarding health insurance. For further assistance you may call or visit their website.

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