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Active Adult programs for adults ages 60 are organized out of the Oakton Community Center's Lounge. The overall program features drop-in programs, exercise classes, Monday movies, card clubs, seasonal parties, health and wellness fairs, shopping trips, lunch and dinner outings, day trips, vacation getaways and more.

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info-icon2 Janeen Gorelick at jagorelick@skokieparks.org

 

The Park District offers a variety of FREE drop-in programs for Active Adults (60 ) at the Oakton Community Center.

Monday
Mah Jong Club: 12–3 p.m.
Movie & Popcorn: 1 p.m.

Tuesday
Mah Jong Club: 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Oakton Chess Club: 6–8:30 p.m.

Wednesday
Board Games: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Thursday
Mah Jong Club: 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Friday
Laramie Bridge Club: 13:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Additional free programs are available seasonally.

The lounge at Oakton Community Center is available to members only. Membership offers unlimited use of the Lounge, during Lounge hours, by reservation, a $10 annual program voucher to use toward active adult exercise, parties or trips at the Oakton Center, and free movie and popcorn Mondays. For more information, please email Janeen, jagorelick@skokieparks.org.

Active Adults 60-plus! Enjoy free popcorn and a classic movie every Monday at 1 p.m. at the Oakton Community Center.

Monday, April 22
The Imitation Game (2014)
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly. During World War ll, a mathematician leads a team of cryptanalysts as they work feverishly to break the Germans ‘notorious enigma code. (Runtime: 1:53)

Monday, April 29
Moneyball (2011)
Starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Frustrated that his baseball team can’t afford bi-money players, Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane bets on a bold new strategy to change the game. (Runtime: 2:13)

Monday,  May 6
Leap Year (2010)
Starring Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, and Adam Scott, Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose to her boyfriend Jeremy on February 29th, leap day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on leap day must accept it. (Runtime 1:47)

Monday,  May 13
Falling for Figaro (2021)
Starring Danielle Macdonald, Hugh Skinner, and Joanna Lumley, a fund manager trades her cushy life in London for a tiny Scottish village, where she chases her singing dreams coached by a crotchety former opera star. (Runtime 1:44)

Monday,  May 20
It Could Happen to You (1994)
Starring Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda, and Rosie Perez, a waitress gets a life-changing tip when a police officer comes up short on pocket change and promises to pay her half of his potential winnings from a lottery ticket. (Runtime 1:41)

Monday,  May 27
The Miracle Club (2023)
Starring Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, and Kathy Bates, in 1967, three generations of spirited friends from Dublin chase miracles on a pilgrimage to Lourdes- and navigate unexpected revelations along the way. (Runtime 1:30)

AARP Smart Driver Course

In this classroom refresher course, you must attend both days of the class, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Visit the Oakton Center to register and reserve a spot. AARP member ($20) and non-member ($25) fees are paid to the instructor on the day of class. Please bring a check made out to AARP. Call (847) 933-4969 for more information.
AARP Smart Driver Course
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/21-5/23
12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$0.00 / $0.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Medicare 101

This seminar is for those new to Medicare or close to their enrollment date or have been a Medicare beneficiary for some time but never really understood their coverage. We will discuss the basics of Medicare coverage from A to D, give an overview of the Medicare program, and share information to help inform those with health care decisions to be made in the future. Please register at least one week in advance to meet class minimum.
Medicare 101
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/16
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$0.00 / $0.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Canasta Lessons

Learn the basics of this classic card game while learning to play Triple Play, a variation of the Canasta game that uses seven decks of cards. It is fun and easy to play. Best described as Canasta on steroids, once you learn this game, you will be able to play all other variations of Canasta. May be played with 2-6 players. Instructor Rosemary Tate.
Canasta-Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/1-4/22
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta-Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/6-5/27
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta-Advanced
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/5-4/26
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta-Advanced
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/3-5/24
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Mah Jong Lessons

Learn the basics of this classic game and meet others learning the game, too! Bring your own Mah Jong card to class, which can be purchased at many gift shops. Please pre-register at least one week in advance of the first class. Instructor: Dalya Horowitz
Mah Jong-Beginning
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/4-4/25
11:00 am-12:30 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong-Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/9-5/30
11:00 am-12:30 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong-Continuing
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/4-4/25
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong-Continuing
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/9-5/30
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Hugo's Elvis Tribute Artist

Calling all Elvis fans! Join us for an Elvis show by Chicagoland’s most charismatic Elvis tribute artist, Hugo Colin. Enjoy a dynamic performance of the legendary Elvis Presley that will take you back 60 years with an exciting collection of his greatest rock 'n roll hits! Location: Oakton Community Center
Hugo's Elvis Tribute Artist
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/22
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$13.00 / $16.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

AARP Smart Driver TEK

Smart Driver TEK is a free workshop offered by AARP. Through this 90-minute program, you will learn how to utilize the latest high-tech safety features in your current car, what technology to look for when shopping for a new car, and the safety benefits of blind spot warning systems, forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings, smart headlights, and more! AARP membership is NOT required to attend this program.
AARP Smart Driver TEK
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/17
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$0.00 / $0.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Remembering Chicago's Streetcars & Wooden "L" Trains

Did you know Chicago once had the world’s largest street railway network and four independent elevated companies? Local historian Eric Bronsky will present a kaleidoscope of colorful images and facts about how our present-day public transportation system evolved.
Remembering Chicago's Streetcars & Wooden "L" Trains
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/16
11:00 am-12:00 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$5.00 / $5.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Lunch Bunch

Authentic Southern style cooking offering breakfast and lunch options
The Southern Kitchen-Arlington Heights
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/7
11:30 am- 2:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Waitlist

Monthly Mall Trips

Travel to a new shopping spot each month. Fee includes transportation only.
Aurora Premium Outlet
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/16
9:30 am- 4:00 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Pleasant Prairie Outlet
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/21
9:30 am- 4:00 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Oakton Tai Chi Chih

Tai Chi Chih explores moving meditation, relaxing the body, refreshing the mind and promoting health and longevity. Improve your weight, blood pressure, balance, flexibility and coordination. Instructor: Alla Meerson
Tai Chi Chih Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/2-5/21
12:30 pm- 1:45 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Tai Chi Chih Continuing
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/2-5/21
11:00 am-12:15 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Easy Does It

Join us for stretching and bending of both the upper and lower body. This class is taught by a volunteer active adult instructor.
Easy Does It
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/1-5/24
10:15 am-11:15 am
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$6.00 / $8.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Cardio, Strength & Stretch

This low impact aerobics and sculpting class is designed for mature adults who want a full body workout combined with great music and a variety of exercises. You will work every muscle group using light weights, low impact aerobics, and chair workouts. Sign up for all three days and receive a 10 percent discount. Class will not meet on Wednesday, April 10. Certified instructor: Janis Argianas
Cardio, Strength & Stretch-M,W,F
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/1-5/24
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$124.00 / $155.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Cardio, Strength & Stretch-M
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/1-5/20
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Cardio, Strength & Stretch-W
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/3-5/22
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$42.00 / $53.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Cardio, Strength & Stretch-F
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/5-5/24
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Dynamic Strength & Balance

This class offers a combination of standing and chair exercises. Featuring low impact cardio movement, standing balance work, and seated work using bands, hand weights, and balls. The last ten minutes of class will offer both seated and standing stretching. This class is perfect for those that want a combination workout. Use of the chair is optional. Instructor: KC Bleuher
Dynamic Strength & Balance
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/4-5/23
11:00 am-12:00 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

BeMoved

This dance experience is designed for people of all fitness levels and abilities, with no dance experience required. BeMoved offers a full body workout choreographed to wonderful music. It’s easy to follow, gentle on the body, and nourishes your body, heart, and soul. Instructor: Joanie Bayhack
BeMoved
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/2-5/21
10:00 am-11:00 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Chair Pilates & Stretch

Strengthen your core muscles and stretch in this no impact balance of mind and body exercise. Modified activities will accommodate varying physical abilities. Instructor: KC Bleuher
Chair Pilates & Stretch
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/1-5/20
1:15 pm- 2:15 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Unavailable

Zumba

Combining high energy music with unique and easy-to-follow moves, Zumba is designed for the active adult, including beginners. Improve coordination and balance with this fun workout. Instructor: Ruben Zapata
Zumba
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/5-5/24
1:30 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$48.00 / $60.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Spring Fever Bingo Party

Celebrate the arrival of Spring while having light refreshments and playing bingo!
Spring Fever Bingo Party
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/14
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$13.00 / $16.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Antiquing in Morris, Il.

We will stop at various antique, vintage, and repurposed stores in Morris, Illinois, where you may find that unique gift or item for your home! Fee includes transportation and lunch.
Antiquing in Morris, Il.
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/18
8:30 am- 5:30 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$45.00 / $56.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Tristan Crist Magic Theatre

Witness large illusions in an intimate setting. Every seat is close to the action! Vegas-style magic and illusions with new tricks added every year. Watch a woman cut in half, objects levitate, and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle vanish in two seconds. Audience members are invited to participate throughout the performance. Following the show, we will have lunch and some free time to shop in Lake Geneva. Fee includes transportation, magic show and lunch.
Tristan Crist Magic Theatre
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/1
9:15 am- 7:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$92.00 / $114.00
AVAILABILITY
Waitlist

Beautiful The Carole King Musical@Paramount Theatre

This Tony Award-winning Broadway show tells the inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, eventually becoming one of the most successful singer-songwriters in popular music history. Enjoy songs such as You’ve Got a Friend, You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman, Too Late, Feel the Earth Move, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, and many more. Fee includes transportation, lunch, and the show. Location: Paramount Theater, Aurora
Beautiful The Carole King Musical@Paramount Theatre
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/8
10:00 am- 6:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$79.00 / $99.00
AVAILABILITY
Waitlist

Dom's Kitchen & Market

Dom’s Kitchen & Market offers a unique shopping and dining experience. The kitchen offers sandwiches, soups, salads, Mediterranean bowls, sushi, pizza and more. The market offers fresh meats, produce, bakery, floral, and more. The fee includes transportation. The cost of lunch is on your own. Location: Chicago
Dom's Kitchen & Market
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/20
10:00 am- 3:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$15.00 / $19.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Dining Out Trips

Fat Rosie’s menu offers a modern and fun take on Mexican cuisine.
Fat Rosie's-Lincolnwood
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
4/25
4:30 pm- 8:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Waitlist
Heaven's BBQ on Earth-Wheeling
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
5/23
4:30 pm- 8:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Waitlist

Mah Jong Lessons

Learn the basics of this classic game and meet others learning the game, too! Bring your own Mah Jong card to class, which can be purchased at many gift shops. Please pre-register for this class at least one week in advance. Please note that the July classes, beginner and continuing, will meet on the following days/dates: Th 7/11, W 7/24, Th 7/25, and Th 8/1. Instructor; Dalya Horwitz
Mah Jong-Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/6-6/27
11:00 am-12:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong - Continuing
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/6-6/27
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong-Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/11-8/1
11:00 am-12:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong-Continuing
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/11-8/1
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong - Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/8-8/29
11:00 am-12:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Mah Jong-Continuing
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/8-8/29
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Canasta Lessons

Learn the basics of Canasta, while learning to play Triple Play, a variety of the Canasta game that uses seven decks of cards. It is fun and easy to play. Best described as Canasta on steroids. Once you learn this game of Triple Play, you will play other variations of Canasta. Can be played with two to six players. Instructor: Rosemary Tate
Canasta Lessons- Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/3-6/24
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta Lessons-Advanced
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/7-6/28
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta Lessons-Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/8-7/29
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta Lessons- Advanced
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/12-8/2
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta Lessons-Beginner
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/5-8/26
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Canasta Lessons-Advanced
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/9-8/30
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$25.00 / $32.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Medicare 101

Are you new to Medicare or close to your enrollment date? Have you been a Medicare beneficiary for some time but never really understood your coverage? This program will review the basics of Medicare coverage from A to D and give you an overview of the Medicare program and share information to help inform you with health care decisions in the future. Please register at least one week in advance.
Medicare 101
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/20
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
AGES
55 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$0.00 / $0.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Medicare 101
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/18
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
AGES
55 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$0.00 / $0.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

AARP Smart Driver Course

Smart Driver TEK is a free 90-minute workshop offered by AARP. Learn how to utilize the latest high-tech safety features in your current car, what technology to look for when shopping for a new car, and the safety benefits of blind spot warnign systems, forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings, smart headlights, and more. You do not need to be an AARP member to attend this program. Pre-registration is required. Location: Oakton Community Center
AARP Smart Driver TEK
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/5
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
0 - 0
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
AVAILABILITY
Unavailable
AARP-July
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/23-7/25
12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
AGES
0 - 0
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
AVAILABILITY
Available

AARP Smart Driver TEK

Smart Driver TEK is a free 90-minute workshop offered by AARP. Learn how to use the latest high-tech safety features in your current car, what technology to look for when shopping for a new car, and the safety benefits of blind spot warning systems, forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings, smart headlights, and more. You do not need to be an AARP member to attend this program. Pre-registration is required.
AARP Smart Driver TEK
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/5
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
AVAILABILITY
Available

Lunch Bunch

Experience a new lunch location every month. The fee includes transportation; cost of lunch is on your own.
Wonton Gourmet-Des Plaines
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/4
11:30 am- 2:00 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Jolly Inn-Chicago
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/9
11:30 am- 2:00 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
The Original Granny's-Wheeling
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/6
11:30 am- 2:00 pm
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Monthly Mall Trips

Travel to a new shopping spot each month. Fee includes transportation only.
Oakbrook Center-Oakbrook
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/25
9:30 am- 4:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Fashion Outlets-Rosemont
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/30
9:30 am- 4:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Skokie Heritage Museum Tour

Ever wonder what's in that old log cabin by Village Hall or had a question about the old firehouse? Join us for a free tour of the Skokie Heritage Museum! Learn about how Skokie has changed over time, get a sneak peak behind-the-scenes and explore some of the museum's collection, and share your stories of Skokie back in the day while flipping through old yearbooks and photos. Light refreshments provided. Transportation is NOT provided. Please park in the Museum lot at 8031 Floral Ave. and meet outside the log cabin.
Skokie Heritage Museum Tour
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/6
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 100
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$0.00 / $0.00
AVAILABILITY
Unavailable

Oakton Tai Chi Chih

Tai Chi Chih explores moving meditation, relaxing the body, refreshing the mind and promoting health and longevity. Improve your weight, blood pressure, balance, flexibility and coordination. Instructor: Alla Meerson
Oakton Tai Chi Chih-Beginning
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/4-8/27
12:30 pm- 1:45 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
AVAILABILITY
Available
Oakton Tai Chi Chih-Continuing
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/4-8/27
11:00 am-12:15 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
AVAILABILITY
Available

Easy Does It

Join us for the stretching and bending of both the upper and lower body. Class is taught by a volunteer senior instructor
Easy Does It
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/3-8/30
10:15 am-11:15 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Cardio, Strength & Stretch

This low impact aerobics and body sculpting class is designed for mature adults who want a full body workout combined with great music and a variety of exercises. You will work every muscle group using light weights, low impact aerobics, and chair workouts. Sign up for all three days and receive a 10 percent discount. Certified instructor: Janis Argianas
Cardio, Strength & Stretch M,W,F
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/3-8/30
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$246.00 / $307.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Cardio, Strength & Stretch- M
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/3-8/26
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$91.00 / $114.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Cardio, Strength & Stretch-W
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/5-8/28
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$91.00 / $114.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Cardio, Strength & Stretch-F
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/7-8/30
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$91.00 / $114.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Zumba

Combining high energy music with unique and easy to follow moves, Zumba is designed for the active adult including beginners. Improve coordination and increase balance with this fun workout. Certified instructor: Ruben Zapata
Zumba
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/7-8/30
1:30 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$91.00 / $114.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Dynamic Strength & Balance

This class offers a combination of standing and chair exercises with low impact cardio movement, standing balance work and seated work using bands, hand weights and balls. The last 10-minutes of class will offer both seated and standing stretching. This class is perfect for those that want a combination workout. Use of the chair is optional. Class will not meet on July 4. Instructor: KC Bleuher
Dynamic Strength & Balance
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/6-8/29
11:00 am-12:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$84.00 / $105.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Active Adult Water Aerobics

Cool off in a fun, calorie burning, muscle toning, low impact workout! Both men and women will benefit from workouts that incorporate cardiovascular conditioning and muscle toning through the natural resistance of water. No make-ups for missed classes. Instructor: Renee Weingard
Active Adult Water Aerobics- Mondays
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/3-8/12
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Skokie Water Playground
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$77.00 / $96.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Active Adult Water Aerobics - Wednesdays
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/5-8/14
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Skokie Water Playground
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$77.00 / $96.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Active Adult Water Aerobics - Fridays
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/7-8/16
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Skokie Water Playground
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$77.00 / $96.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

BeMoved

BeMoved offers a dance experience designed for people of all fitness levels and abilities focusing on strength, flexibility and balance. It is gentle on the body and easy to follow, with no dance experience necessary. Instructor: Joanie Bayhack
BeMoved
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/4-8/27
10:00 am-11:00 am
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$91.00 / $114.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Deep Water Aerobics

By suspending the body in deep water, you have a greater range of motion with fewer limitations. This class incorporates a balanced workout that includes warm-up, aerobic training and cool down. You will burn calories through low impact cardio exercise and muscle strengthening. We provide a noodle to support being suspended in the water. All participants must be able to swim in deep water. Instructor: KC Bleuher
Deep Water Aerobics
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/8-8/10
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
18 - 105
LOCATION
Devonshire Aquatic Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$70.00 / $88.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Deep Water Aerobics
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/9-8/11
9:00 am-10:00 am
AGES
18 - 105
LOCATION
Devonshire Aquatic Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$70.00 / $88.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Chair Pilates & Stretch

Strengthen your core muscles and stretch in this no-impact ‘balance of mind and body’ exercise class. Modified activities will accommodate physical abilities. Instructor: KC Bleuher
Chair Pilates & Stretch
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/3-8/26
1:15 pm- 2:15 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$91.00 / $114.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Summer Brunch Bingo Party

Join us as we celebrate summer with a summer themed bingo party. A buffet brunch followed by live entertainment will be provided. We will end the afternoon with bingo and prizes! Registration deadline: July 10th.
Summer Brunch Bingo Party
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/16
12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$16.00 / $20.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Summer Ice Cream Social & Bingo

Say goodbye to summer with some delicious ice cream sundaes with as many toppings as you can fit in your dish! We will also play an hour of bingo with prizes. Please register by August 9th.
Summer Ice Cream Social & Bingo
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/13
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$13.00 / $16.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Skokie Heritage Museum Tour

Ever wonder what’s in that old log cabin behind the Skokie Heritage Museum (old Village Hall and firehouse)? Join us for a free tour both the cabin and the museum! Learn about how Skokie has changed over time, exploring some of the museum’s collection, and sharing your stories of Skokie back in the day, while flipping through old yearbooks and photos. Light refreshments provided. Transportation is NOT provided. Please park in the museum lot at 8031 Floral Ave., and meet outside the log cabin
Skokie Heritage Museum Tour
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/6
10:00 am-11:30 am
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$0.00 / $0.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Historic Trolley Tour of Naperville

Annette Wehrli, known as the “Trolley Chick,” will take us on the legendary one-hour Historic Trolley Tour of Naperville, blending the past with the present. Following our tour we will have lunch in downtown Naperville and then have free time to shop and walk around the downtown area, including the Riverwalk. Fee includes transportation, trolley tour, and lunch.
Historic Trolley Tour of Naperville
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/12
9:30 am- 5:30 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$74.00 / $92.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Lake Geneva Mailboat Tour

There are only a handful of places left in the country where mail is still delivered by boat and none with a more exciting and scenic tour than this! We will board the Walworth for a 2.5-hour tour, as they deliver mail to about 75 homes on the shores of Lake Geneva. You will have front row shoreline views while experiencing the most unique mail delivery, sure to keep you on the edge of your seat! Following our tour, we will have lunch at Pier 290, followed by some free time to shop in downtown Lake Geneva. Some walking is necessary for this trip. Fee includes transportation, mailboat tour, and lunch. Location: Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Lake Geneva Mailboat Tour
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/18
7:30 am- 7:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$107.00 / $134.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Swedish Days

Known as the granddaddy of Illinois festivals, Swedish Days in Geneva, Illinois is a must stop. The music, food, crafts, and shopping will be sure to please. Don’t miss the shops in Geneva’s historic district, including the Little Traveler. Price includes transportation only. The cost of lunch is on your own. Some walking is necessary for this trip. Location: Geneva, Illinois
Swedish Days
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/20
9:00 am- 5:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$23.00 / $29.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Anderson Japanese Gardens/ Valley Orchard

This amazing twelve-acre landscape of streams, waterfalls, winding pathways, and koi-filled ponds has been rated as one of North America’s highest quality Japanese gardens. Join us for a guided tour, before which we will stop for lunch. Following the tour, we will stop at Valley Orchard for a wagon ride orchard tour and berry picking. Blueberries and raspberries will be in season. The fee includes transportation, lunch, garden tour, and orchard tour. The cost of berries is not included in the fee. Considerable walking is necessary at the gardens, including some stairs and uneven surfaces. Location: Rockford, Illinois.
Anderson Japanese Gardens/ Valley Orchard
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/10
9:30 am- 6:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$80.00 / $100.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

I & M Canal Boat Tour

Relive history with a leisurely ride on the I&M (Illinois & Michigan) Canal on a replica of a boat from the 1840s, being guided along the canal by a mule! Following our tour, we will have lunch at a nearby restaurant, making time to shop at the Canal Cargo Market, selling vintage, antique, and shabby chic items. Fee includes transportation, boat tour, and lunch. Location: LaSalle, Illinois.
I & M Canal Boat Tour
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/18
7:30 am- 6:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$76.00 / $94.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Antiques & More

If you like to shop or browse and enjoy the thrill of the hunt, this trip is for you! We will stop at a few antique malls and vintage shops from North Aurora to LaGrange Park, stopping to eat lunch along the way. Fee includes transportation and lunch. Location: North Aurora, Illinois
Antiques & More
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/24
9:00 am- 6:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$51.00 / $64.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Beehive-The 60's Musical at Marriott Lincolnshire

“Beehive: The ‘60s Musical,” is the ultimate celebration of 1960s female empowerment! Featuring such timeless classics as My Boyfriend’s Back, Be My Baby, Son of a Preacher Man, and Me and Bobby McGee, the show nostalgically recalls the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power. Fee includes transportation, lunch before the show, and the show. Location: Marriot Theatre in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
Beehive-The 60's Musical at Marriott Lincolnshire
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/31
10:00 am- 5:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$100.00 / $125.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Lake Geneva/Fitzgerald's Fish Boil

Travel with us to beautiful Lake Geneva for a leisurely afternoon of shopping and beautiful lakefront views. We will then head to Fitzgerald’s in Genoa City for their popular fish boil,which includes fresh boiled cod, BBQ chicken, boiled red potatoes, coleslaw, fresh rye bread, and dessert. Fee includes transportation, and dinner. Location: Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Lake Geneva/Fitzgerald's Fish Boil
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/1
9:30 am- 7:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$51.00 / $64.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Wisconsin State Fair

Located just outside of Milwaukee, the Wisconsin State fair features 30 free stages, numerous educational exhibits, plenty of shopping, both indoors and out, and hundreds of food and beverage options. On our way back from the fair, we will stop at Kopp’s Custard for a sweet treat. Fee includes transportation and fair ticket. Location: West Allis, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin State Fair
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/5
9:00 am- 6:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$30.00 / $38.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Mystery Trip

If you are feeling adventurous, then our annual mystery trip to unknown destinations is for you! Join us as we venture to places that our Active Adult group has never been, without driving far from Skokie! Our day will begin by boarding a coach bus, first stop: a water excursion. Lunch will follow and it will be “deep.” After lunch, you will be “in the money.” And lastly, you will enter a “historical house of glass.”
Mystery Trip
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/8
8:30 am- 6:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$154.00 / $193.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Benson Corners Antiques

Join us as we travel to antique malls in Bristol, Wisconsin to find something unique for your home or a gift for someone special. We will go to Birchwood Grill in nearby Kenosha for lunch. Fee includes transportation and lunch
Benson Corners Antiques
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/14
9:00 am- 5:30 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$39.00 / $48.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

A Day in Galena, Il.

Travel with us via coach bus to Galena, Illinois, where we will enjoy a 90-minute narrated boat tour of the Mississippi River, followed by lunch and a guided tour of Ulysses S. Grant’s home. There will be free time to walk around Galena and visit the quaint shops. Fee includes transportation, boat tour, Grant’s tour, and lunch. Location: Galena, Illinois.
A Day in Galena, Il.
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/21
7:00 am- 8:00 pm
AGES
60 - 99
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$167.00 / $208.00
AVAILABILITY
Available

Dining Out Trips

Travel to various restaurants in the Chicagoland area. Fee includes transportation; the cost of dinner is on your own.
Port Edwards-Algonquin
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
6/27
4:30 pm- 8:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Giacomo's Ristorante-Des Plaines
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
7/25
4:30 pm- 8:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available
Balkan Taste-Mount Prospect
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
8/22
4:30 pm- 8:00 pm
AGES
60 - 105
LOCATION
Oakton Community Center
FEES (Res / Non Res)
$7.00 / $9.00
AVAILABILITY
Available


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