The Dundee Township Park District offers a variety of program choices for adults each season. The district offers programs for adults in the areas of Aquatics, Dance, Fitness, Special Events, Sports & Athletic Leagues and much, much more.
Programs for Adults (18+)
A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Equipment provided…. must wear athletic shoes.
Open Gym Dates
|Friday||Pickleball (18+)||6:00-9:00 pm||May 19-Oct. 27*||Rakow Center|
*No open gym 10/20/17
Fee: $5 per person or FREE for Fitness Center Members
Programs for Adults (50+)
The Adult Activities Center, where many adult 50+ programs are offered, is located in the Rakow Center at 665 Barrington Ave. in Carpentersville. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
This monthly walking club meets at the Adult Activities Center and travels to various locations via Park District vans. Please bring a water bottle. On the last day we will enjoy a healthy lunch at Randall Oaks Golf Club.
|279512-00||Aug. 14, Sept.11||M/9:00 am||$30||RAAAC|
This yoga is adapted to the needs of people with mobility issues by designing workable poses on a chair. These positions are aimed to enhance overall physical fitness and enable you to continue normal daily activities, engage in hobbies, perform coordinated movements to keep from falling, control pain and derive a sense of well-being.
|40102-00||Sept.11-Oct. 23||M/12:00-12:45 pm||$35(R)/$45(NR)||RORC|
|40102-01||Nov. 6-Dec. 18||M/12:00-12:45 pm||$35(R)/$45(NR)||RORC|
A hybrid of Pilates, yoga and Tai-Chi. This class will focus on flexibility, balance and strength. Prerequisite: you must be able to get up and down from the floor.
|40103-00||Sept.13-Oct. 25||W/12:00-12:45 pm||$35(R)/$45(NR)||RORC|
|40103-01||Nov. 8-Dec. 20||W/12:00-12:45 pm||$35(R)/$45(NR)||RORC|
Join in on this class that’s 50% cardio, 50% strength PLUS some balance work. We’ll be doing low impact activities that can be modified for any fitness level and will use hand weights and resistance bands to increase strength. Great for all fitness levels, it’s 100% fun!
|40104-00||Sept.15-Oct. 27||F/12:00-12:45 pm||$35(R)/$45(NR)||RORC|
|40104-01||Nov. 10-Dec. 22||F/12:00-12:45 pm||$35(R)/$45(NR)||RORC|
Annual Art Show | September 8 & 9 | Friday/5:00-8:00 pm | Saturday/10:00 am-4:00 pm | FREE
Over 100 paintings will be on display from a variety of area artists. Water color, oil and colored pencil art work will be priced for sale. The artists will be present for visitors to meet and discuss their works. There is no admission fee and refreshments will be served. New – Friday reception.
A raffle will be held for a painting. All proceeds from the raffle will go to the Dundee Township Park District Senior Center.
Upcoming trips include:
- Tin Woman – Theatre at the Center – Munster, IN – July 26
- The Gin Game – Drury Lane – Oak Brook, IL – August 10
- Renaissance Fair – Bristol, WI – August 26
- Horicon Marsh & Holy Hill – WI – September 14
- Apple Picking – Woodstock, IL – September 22
- Hayride & Bonfire – West Dundee, IL – September 29
- Honeymoon in Vegas – Lincolnshire, IL – October 4
- Les Misérables – Chicago, IL – October 12
- Newsies – Lincolnshire, IL – November 1
- Christkindlmarket – Chicago, IL – November 21
- The Gathering Room – Joliet, IL – November 30
- The Christmas Schooner – Chicago, IL – December 7
- Miracle on 34th Street – Ft. Atkinson, WI – December 14
Depending on the timing of our newsletter, trips listed in the seasonal brochure may not have availability. Please check with the Adult Activities Center front desk staff for more information on these trips and availability. Call (847) 551-4307.
Day Trip Refund Policy
Because we must finalize full payment six weeks prior to our event, the following procedures are always in place: If you must cancel your day trip, we will do our best to find a replacement. When a replacement is found, our Park District will issue a full refund. If we do not find a replacement, we are unable to refund your money. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.
Continuous Monthly Programs
An Afternoon at the Movies
Fourth Friday of the month at 12:30 pm. Check with the front desk for the movie title.
First and third Friday each month from 12:30-2:30 pm, and the last Wednesday of each month from 9:00-11:30 am.
Second Friday of the month at 9:00 am. Wii & Wii Tournaments Wii is offered on a weekly basis. Please check with the Adult Activities Center front desk for dates and times.
Wii & Wii Tournaments
Check with the Adult Activities Center front desk for weekly dates and times.
Wii Tournament Dates
September 11 • October 2 • November 20 • December 4
50+ Social Club Membership 50 years & older
Show your support to the most dynamic Adult Activities Center in the area. Everyone age 50 and older is welcome. Members receive our bi-monthly newsletter as well as an $8 discount on day trips and $5 on programs. If you join after December 31, you will not be entitled to the discounted price at the Thanksgiving and Christmas 2017 dinners.
|50+ Membership for 2017||After Jan. 1|
|New Member – Resident||$15|
|New Member – Nonresident||$17|