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

active adult newsletter

We are so excited to introduce our FREE bi-monthly Active Adults newsletter. The newsletter will highlight a few of our events, trips and classes along with updates and photos from past events. Each newsletter will feature programs offered during those two months. A full list of our offered programs per season can be found in the Park District's seasonal guide. Copies of the newsletter will be available at the Lincoln Center and by clicking the link above.

aarp tax assistance 2023

SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT:
FREE AARP Tax assistance will once again be available in the Winter of 2023. Appointment scheduling will begin Monday, January 9, 2023, on a first-come, first-served basis by calling 630-960-7500 or in-person at the Lincoln Center (935 Maple Avenue) or Recreation Center (4500 Belmont Road). Registration is open from 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday.

Tax appointments will be located at the Lincoln Center and will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays February 2 through April 11, 2023 from 9:00am - 12:30pm.

Once your appointment is scheduled please review the 2023 Tax Aide Instructions and Intake Form. The instructions will provide information on where to go for your appointment, as well as what you will need to bring with you. You are ask to bring a completed Intake form with you to the appointment which is located at the bottom of the instruction booklet. You can either print and fill out the intake form or you can stop by the Lincoln Center Mondays - Fridays from 9:00am - 4:00pm to pick up an instruction booklet and intake form to fill out prior to your appointment.


For specific questions regarding your tax appointment, please contact Downers Grove AARP Tax Aides by phone or email: 331-481-9875 or aarpdg@yahoo.com

Social Game & Card Groups

All returning and new players are welcome to attend the game and card group of their choice or multiple groups each week. No previous experience is necessary. Coffee and/or refreshments will not be provided. 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. Winter/Spring game and card groups will meet the week of January 9th - the end of May. No groups will meet on Friday, April 7th. The Lincoln Center will be closed Friday, April 7.

Location: Lincoln Center
Fee: FREE

Game/Group Day Times No Meeting Dates
Puzzle Time M 10:00am - 1:00pm
Dominoes M 12:00 - 3:00pm
Mahjong TU 9:00am - 12:00pm
Pinochle TU 12:00 - 4:00pm
Bridge W 9:00am - 12:00pm
Chess W 1:00 - 4:00pm
Bunco - 2nd Thursday of the month TH 10:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday Poker TH 10:00am - 2:00pm
Party Bridge TH 1:00 - 4:00pm
Duplicate Bridge F 9:00am - 12:00pm April 7
Friday Poker F 11:00am - 3:00pm April 7
Canasta - 1st and 3rd Friday of the month F 1:00 - 3:00pm April 7


other GROUPS & CLUBS

Scarlett Bloomers of Downers Grove

Ladies! Join the Scarlett Bloomers 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. Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at the Lincoln Center from 1:00 - 3:00pm. Upcoming meeting dates: September 20, October 18, November 15 and December 20.


Dial-A-Ride

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.