The Adult Center, on the third floor of the Lincoln Center, is designed for adults 55 years and older. Many Adult programs and offered on a free, drop-in basis.

adult center membership

Members of the Adult Center receive numerous benefits including discounts on a wide variety of classes, parties, day trips and clubs. Visit the Lincoln Center registration office to join.

Annual Fee: $25 Residents / $30 Non-Residents

Membership Benefits

  • Membership ID card
  • Seasonal Connections newsletter (non-members will be charged $5 per year)
  • Free admission to monthly brown bag bingo program
  • Annual membership appreciation luncheon
  • Discounts on various programs and trips


VIEW January adult center calendar


Activity Day(s) Time Fee Participation
Bridge Monday 9:00 - 11:30 am Free Drop In
Dominoes Monday 12:30 - 3:30 pm Free Drop In
Chess Club Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm Free Drop in
Canasta 3rd Friday of the Month 1:00 - 3:30 pm Free Drop in
Craft Club Tuesday, March thru December 9:00 - 11:00 am Free Drop in
Pinochle Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm Free Drop in
Progressive Bridge Tuesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm Free Drop in
Pokeno 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month, March thru November 11:00 am - 12:00 pm $1/$2 Drop In
Red Hats Book Club 2nd Tuesday of the Month 9:30 - 11:00 am Free Club Members
Red Hat Club Meeting 3rd Monday of the Month 1:00-3:00 pm Dues Registration
Bingo Last Wednesday of the Month 11:30 am - 2:00 pm Free/$1 Drop in
Bunco 2nd Thursday of the Month 10:00 - 11:00 am Free Drop in
Friendly Poker Wednesday 12:00 - 2:30 pm Free Drop in
Party Bridge Thursday 12:00 - 3:00 pm Free Drop in
Competitive Poker Thursday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm Free Drop in
Popcorn Matinee 2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month 1:00 - 3:00 pm Free/$1 Drop in
Duplicate Bridge Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm $2 Drop in
Competitive Poker Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Free Drop in
Mah Jong Tuesday, April thru December 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Free Drop in


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. To join the Scarlett Bloomers Red Hat Chapter, contact the Active Adult Center at 630.963.1314.

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.

Craft Club

Let your creative juices flow. Help make fun and creative projects and decorations for Active Adult Center parties in this weekly social group. Refreshments are served weekly.


Dial-A-Ride is a service sponsored by Downers Grove Township. Township residents 65 or better, or who have a disability, may travel anywhere within the township, to Good Samaritan Hospital and to Suburban Hospital, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Riders must have an RTA pass, which can be applied for at the Township office. Rides must be reserved at least two days in advance by calling the Downers Grove Township office at (630) 968-6408. The fare is $5.00 for each one-way trip.