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 Adult 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 below
Active Adult Newsletter - June & July 2023
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.
Location: Lincoln Center
|Game/Group||Day||Times||No Meeting Dates|
|Puzzle Time||M||10:00am - 1:00pm|
|Dominoes||M||12:00 - 3:00pm|
|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|
Lunch and Learn
|2700L00-03||5/26||Friday||12:00 - 2:00pm||Lincoln Center||TBA||Advocate Health|
|3700L05-04||6/13||Tuesday||12:00 - 2:00pm||Lincoln Center||TBA||Advocate Health|
|3700L05-01||6/22||Thursday||12:00 - 2:00pm||Downers Grove Township||Safety Seminar: How to Avoid Scams||TBA|
|3700L05-05||7/7||Friday||12:00 - 2:00pm||Lincoln Center||TBA||Advocate Health|
|3700L05-02||7/27||Thursday||12:00 - 2:00pm||Downers Grove Township||Grief Support and How to Plan a Celebration of Life||TBA|
|3700L05-03||8/10||Thursday||12:00 - 2:00pm||Downers Grove Township||Eye, Ear & Dental Health||Advocate Health, more TBA|
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 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.