Oakton Community Center exterior


4701 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60076 Get Directions


847-674-1500, ext. 2700


Info & Events

The Oakton Community Center is currently open ONLY to participants registered for classes and those who have booked appointments and rentals. (We are allowing evening and weekend room rentals of 50 people or less.)

Click here to inquire about room rentals.
Click here to inquire about Active Adult Lounge programs and reservations.
Click here to inquire about private Exploritorium rentals.

The Oakton Community Center houses The Exploritorium, the district's Active Adults 60 lounge, as well as the supervisor for teen events and trips. The center also offers a variety of programs for people of all ages.


Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

info-icon2 Crystal Haben at CHaben@SkokieParks.org



  • Classrooms
  • Exploritorium
  • Indoor Playground
  • Kitchen
  • Meeting & Party Room Rentals
  • Parking
  • Senior Acting Troupe
  • Senior Lounge

60+ Lounge

Available to Skokie Residents 60 & better. Located at the Oakton Community Center offering a big screen TV, computers, card tables and books.

Lounge Hours

Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

For up-to-date listings on all of our Active Adult programs, classes and activities, read our Prime Times newsletter.

Birthday Parties & Rentals

Birthday Parties

Visit the Exploritorium page for Exploritorium Birthday Parties.

Room Rentals - now booking!

Looking for a venue to hold a birthday party, bridal shower, baby shower or family event? The Oakton Community Center is currently booking room rentals for groups of 50 people of less beginning in October 2020. To inquire about date availability and rental fees, please contact Pamela at 847/674-1500 ext. 2715 or email her at PZeid@skokieparks.org.

Room Capacity Resident/Non-resident rate
Multi-purpose Room 200 $180/$360
1/2 Multi-purpose Room 100 $124/$247
1/4 Multi-purpose Room 50 $62/$124
East Program Room 60 $88/$175
1/2 East Program Room 30 $52/$103
West Program Room 80 $103/$206
1/2 West Program Room 30 $52/$103
Meeting Room 30 $62/$124



Oakton Park has a petanque court for free use. You can reserve the court and also rent equipment at Oakton Community Center. For more information, email Pamela Zeid or call her at (847) 374-1500, ext. 2715