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Programs & Registration

Active Adult Programs and Services

Programs and services for adults ages fifty years 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, feel free to contact the Woodridge Park District at (630)353-3300.

View February Active Adult Calendar

Programs & Activities

Active Adult Adventures Newsletter
This newsletter provides information about community services, Woodridge Park District Programs and trips, and the Golden Years Club. The Active Adult Adventures Newsletter is mailed seasonally at no charge to Woodridge Park District residents and Golden Years Club members. It is also available to nonresidents for a nominal charge of $5 per year. If you want to be removed from/added to the mailing list, please call (630) 353-3300.

Dining Around Trips
Join other active adults for a monthly lunch outing organized by the Woodridge Park District. Transportation and lunch is included in the fee for the program. Advance registration is required. Call (630) 353-3300 or stop by the Community Center for details.

Date Location
W, Mar 8 Waterleaf: A Culinary Experience
W, Apr 5 Steamboat BBQ
W, May 10 Meson Sabika


Click Here to view active adult trip guidelines established by the Woodridge Park District Senior Coordinator.
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Canasta - View Flyer
Canasta is a card game of the rummy family of games believed to be a variant of 500 Rum. Although many variations exist for two, three, five or six players, it is most commonly played by four in two partnerships with two standard decks of cards. Players attempt to make melds of seven cards of the same rank and “go out” by playing all cards in their hand. It is the only partnership member of the family of Rummy games to achieve the status of a classic.
LOCATION: Hickory/Oak TIME: 1:00pm-3:30pm
Mondays

Duplicate Bridge - View Flyer
This contract bridge game is called duplicate because the same bridge deal (i.e. the specific arrangement of the 52 cards into the four hands) is played at each table and scoring is based on relative performance. In this way, every hand, whether strong or weak, is played in competition with others playing the identical cards, and the element of skill is heightened while that of chance is reduced.

LOCATION: CC, Hickory/Oak TIME: 6:15-10:15 pm
Fridays

Lunch & Learn Lecture Series
We will join forces with several different agencies to bring a lecture series to our active adult group. Topics will vary throughout the year. They will take place on Thursdays from 12:00 -1:00 pm, prior to regularly scheduled Golden Years meetings. Topics and dates will be listed in the Active Adult Adventures newsletters.

Movie Matinees
Join us each month for an afternoon movie on the big screen! Admission is free to our Golden Years members. Popcorn and pop will be sold for a nominal fee. Movie titles will be announced in the Active Adult newsletter and monthly happenings.

LOCATION: CC, Hickory/Oak TIME: 1:00 pm
Jan 13 • Feb 3 • Mar 3 • Apr 7 • May 5

Pinochle - View Flyer
Join us twice a month to play the card game Pinochle. Don’t know how to play? That’s okay, we will teach you! This is a great way to meet others while playing cards.

LOCATION: CC, Hickory/Oak TIME: 1:00 pm
Tusdays

Clubs

Golden Years Club
The Golden Years Club is open to anyone 50 years old and better. Weekly meetings are held every Thursday from 1-4PM at the Community Center. Regular activities include games, guest speakers, birthday parties, stimulating conversation, and much more. Throughout the year there will be special events plus many more exciting activities.

Crafting for a Cause - View Flyer
Do you enjoy crafting?  Do you want to share your love and passion for crafting with others?  What if you could “Craft for a Cause” and help others? All interested in crafting are encouraged to drop into one of the meetings held weekly on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. at the Community Center.

Crafting for a Cause is asking for the following items to fill requests for charity projects:

  • Regular yarn
  • Baby yarn
  • Flannel material
  • Regular material
  • Fleece material


Garden Club - View Flyer

The Garden Club meets monthly on the first Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at the Community Center.

Hooked on Books... “We read between the lines!" - View Flyer

Hooked On Books book club will meet on the second Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in the Willow Room at the Woodridge Park District 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 accomodate the group, participants are encouraged to sign-up for the book club by calling the Community Center at (630) 353-3300 and providing their name and contact information. Golden Years membership is not required to participate in this club.

Senior Rods Fishing/Outdoor Club - View Flyer
Calling all guys and gals who enjoy fishing and/or the great outdoors!  The group will begin actively meeting in the spring but are gathering a list of interested participants to begin planning for next year. If you would like to attend seminars, listen to guest speakers, and attend special events, please call Kim Passini, Active Adults Coordinator for the Woodridge Park District, at (630) 353-3300 to have your name added to the club list.


Volunteer Opportunities - View Flyer
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.

Click Here to view volunteer opportunities with the park district.

 

Services

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.

Click Here to view current services available to active adults