The Adult Center, on the third floor of the Lincoln Center, is designed for adults 55 years and older.

Social Game & Card Groups

For information regarding the Summer card/game group schedule, please see the Summer Recreation Guide.

Fall 2021

Pre-registration is required for participation in each group. Face coverings are recommended to be worn over the mouth and nose for anyone not fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Coffee and/or refreshments will not be provided until further notice. Participants are welcome to bring their own coffee/non-alcoholic beverage.

All games/activities are self-led, but supplies are provided. An instructor is not provided.

To register, please call 630-960-7500, register online using the activity number below, or register in-person at the Lincoln Center Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

No groups will meet December 20, 2021 - January 3, 2022

Location: Lincoln Center

Class # Game/Group Day Date Times No Meeting Dates
4700B22-01 Dominoes M 9/13 - 12/13 12:00 - 3:00pm
4700B25-01 Mahjong TU 9/14 - 12/14 9:00am - 12:00pm
4700B24-01 Pinochle TU 9/14 - 12/14 12:00 - 4:00pm
4700B26-01 Bridge W 9/15 - 12/15 9:00am - 12:00pm
4700B32-01 Chess W 9/15 - 12/15 1:00 - 4:00pm
4700B33-01 Bunco - 2nd Thursday of the month TH 9/9, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9 10:00 - 11:00am
4700B28-01 Thursday Poker TH 9/16 - 12/16 10:00am - 2:00pm 11/25
4700B31-01 Party Bridge TH 9/16 - 12/16 1:00 - 4:00pm 11/25
4700B30-01 Duplicate Bridge F 9/17 - 12/17 9:00am - 12:00pm 11/26
4700B29-01 Friday Poker F 9/17 - 12/17 11:00am - 3:00pm 11/26
4700B23-01 Canasta - 3rd Friday of the month F 9/17, 10/15, 11/19, 12/17 1:00 - 3:00pm


Scarlett Bloomers Red Hat Chapter

Ladies! Join the red-hatted revolution! From monthly themed luncheons and slumber-less overnight parties to weekly game clubs and luncheon trips, the Downers Grove Park District Scarlett Bloomers does it all.

Active Adult Center Volunteers

Volunteers are vital to the Active Adults Center. Volunteerism is one of the easiest and best ways to become involved and the primary way many services are provided. Volunteers enjoy the many benefits of volunteering, including meeting new people, learning new skills, accomplishing projects and assisting behind the scenes with monthly parties and special events.


Dial-A-Ride is a curb-to-curb shared ride service for Downers Grove Township residents who are 65 and over. It is also a service for qualified persons with disabilities of any age. In order to ride Dial-A-Ride you must have a permanent address in Downers Grove Township. Motels, hotels, extended stays and temporary housing are not eligible for our Dial-A-Ride service. Appointments for rides are two days in advance for personal trips and seven days in advance for medical appointments within the Township of Downers Grove area. Service is provided from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. The fare is $3 for each one-way ride. New limited service on holidays--$5 fare one way on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. In order to use the service, riders must have a valid RTA or ADA card. Questions and registration contact the Township at 630.719.6670.