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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.

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Card Games

Canasta • Mondays • 1:00-3:00 pm • Community Center

Duplicate Bridge • Fridays • 6:30-10:00 pm • Community Center

Pinochle • Tuesdays • 1:00 pm • Community Center


Lunch & Learn

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 to be announced.


Matinee Movies

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 on the monthly calendar.

LOCATION: Willow Room, Community Center
TIME: 1:00 pm
DATES: Generally the first Friday of the month. See monthly calendar for specific dates.


Dining Around Trips

Join other active adults for a monthly lunch outing organized by the Woodridge Park District. Registration fee includes transportation only. Participants order off the menu and pay on their own on the day of the trip. Advance registration is required. Call (630) 353-3300 or stop by the Community Center for details. Click here to view and register for available active adult trips.

Click Here to view active adult trip guidelines established by the Woodridge Park District Senior Coordinator.

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
Crafting for a Cause is a group of Woodridge Park District active adults ages 50 & over that have been sewing, crocheting and knitting since 2015 and donates 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. The group meets every Tuesday from 1-3pm at the Woodridge Community Center to plan and work on their projects. Please note this club is not an instructional class and does not provide supplies.

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

  • Regular yarn – acrylic
  • Flannel material
  • Regular material - cotton
  • Fleece material
  • Terry cloth material
  • Velcro


Garden Club

The Garden Club meets monthly on the first Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center.

Hooked on Books

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
Calling all guys and gals who enjoy fishing and/or the great outdoors! The group meets monthly. 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
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.

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.

Blood Pressure Checks
Osco Pharmacy provides blood pressure checks for free on the first Thursday of each month from 12:30-1:30 pm. Call the Community Center at (630) 353-3300 with questions.

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.