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Address

4701 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60076 Get Directions

Phone

847-674-1500, ext. 2700


Programs

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

Click here to inquire about Active Adult Lounge programs and reservations.

Oakton Hours

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

Winter Break Hours
Saturday, December 24, 9 a.m–noon
Sunday, December 25 –– closed
Friday, December 30, 12:30-6 p.m.
Saturday, December 31, 9 a.m–noon
Sunday, January 1 –– closed

Exploritorium Hours

Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Winter Break Hours
Saturday, December 24, 9 a.m–noon
Sunday, December 25 –– closed
Friday, December 30, 12:30-5 p.m.
Saturday, December 31, 9 a.m–noon
Sunday, January 1 –– closed

Tuesdays & Thursdays, private rentals only: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sundays: closed for private birthday parties

info-icon2 Aryn Fletcher, CPRP, Oakton Community Center & Pooch Park Manager
info-icon2 Nate Bibat, Recreation Supervisor
info-icon2 Janeen Gorelick, Active Adult 60 Program Coordinator
info-icon2 Alyssa Mergler, Exploritorium Supervisor
info-icon2 Serena Tyler, SPACE Program Manager 
info-icon2 Pamela Zeid, CPRP, Program & Customer Service SupervisorTitle

Features

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

Oakton Birthday Parties

Visit the Exploritorium page for Exploritorium Birthday Parties.

Princess/Superhero Party• Age: 3  
A special character will interact with your guests for 60 minutes with simple games, moves, dancing, singing, and more! Additional fee may apply.
Fee: $275/$344

Slime Party • Age: 5
Includes 1 hour of activity with a birthday party leader. Does your child love making messes? If so, try a grossly fun slime party for your child’s next birthday bash! Make three different kinds of slime with our instructor and keep the mess with us. 
Fee: $250/$313

Tie-Dye Party • Age: 3
Fee: $225/$281

Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2700 for more information.

Oakton 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. To inquire about date availability and rental fees, please contact Pamela at (847) 674-1500 ext. 2715, PZeid@skokieparks.org, or fill out a request form using the link below.

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First Floor Rooms Capacity Resident/Non-resident rate**
Entire Multi-purpose Room* 200 $180/$360
1/2 Multi-purpose Room* 100 $124/$248
1/4 Multi-purpose Room* 50 $62/$124
Meeting Room 25 $62/$124

*Includes use of the kitchen, including refrigerator/freezer, microwave, double sink area counter area.
**Proof of residency required.

Second Floor Rooms Capacity Resident/Non-resident rate**
Entire Program Room East 60 $88/$176
East Room 203 or 205 30 $52/$104
Entire Program Room West 80 $103/$206
West Room 202 or 204 25 $62/$124

**Proof of residency required.

Room Rental Times
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

All rentals require a $100 refundable deposit which is due upon signing the rental contract. The deposit is in addition to the rental cost. The balance of the rental cost is due two weeks prior to the rental date.

Rentals times MUST include set-up AND clean-up times.

Rentals must be made at least one month in advance of requested rental date. Any rental made with less than one month advance notice must be paid in full at the time the contract is signed.

All rental dates are subject to availability.

Room rentals include table and chair set-up and will be set-up per your room set-up. All tables are set-up to accommodate the number of people on the completed application. There will not be any additional tables/chairs available once the room is set-up.

 

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

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