The Grand Oaks Active Adult Center hosts a variety of weekly activities created for, but not limited, to adults 55 years and older.

1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake

815.356.2414 (9 am-12pm, daily)

815.459.0680 (all other hours)

** UPDATE AS OF 10-6-20 **

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The Grand Oaks Senior Center offers free drop-in activities Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 12 PM, excluding holidays and last 2 weeks of December. We do not require membership fees and the center is open to Crystal Lake Park District residents and non-residents alike.

Featured Games are Free Unless Noted

Mondays Rummikub & Mah Jongg 9:15 AM-12 PM
We are trying to start Euchre on Mondays-come join us!

Tuesdays Dominos
Craft 2 Noon-3rd Tuesday of each month, 9 am-Noon, FREE
$5 Bingo-Pay at Door
2nd Tuesday
Coffee & Sweets - Dunkin' Donuts CL
Wednesdays Hand & Foot or Triple Play (Player's Choice)

Thursdays Triple Play

Fridays Mah Jongg
Bunco or Farkle (Player's Choice)
9:15 AM-12 PM
(Bring Your Own Set)
or play a game of choice
10 AM-12 PM
Drop-In Beanbag Baseball
10 am-Noon in the auditorium, all are welcome
call 815.459.0680 ext 1219 for info

Some games are contingent on the number of players who attend that day

10 AM start time unless noted. Please arrive 10-15 minutes before start of game.


Come for social time or play whatever game you wish with your friends.

Grand Oaks Active Senior Center Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 12 PM

Additional Questions?

Call Jennifer Peterson at 815.459.0680 x1219,


Day trips include destinations such as professional performances, concerts, sporting events, shopping trips, casinos, cultural tours and restaurant dining. Trips are available for ages 21+.

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Fit at 55 & Beyond Punch Pass

Ages 55 +

We've got a great workout designed specifically for fantastic 50's, sizzling sixties, sensational seventies and up! During this hour long class, you will be stretching, strengthening and completing a light cardio workout while using exercise equipment, participating in fun activities and implementing various exercise techniques. To attend class, you must purchase the punch pass during regular business hours at the Administration Office or at class (payment by check only at class).

Location: Grand Oaks (M/W), Main Beach (F)

Instructor: Barbara Finn

M, W, F, 9-10 am, $50/$60 for a 10-Pass Punch Card

super senior fitness

** Super Senior Fitness is not being offered at this time due to Covid-19 restrictions.**

Ages 55 +

Designed for those seniors with less stamina and mobility or those just getting started in their fitness program. This class will use light hand weights, balance exercise, core strengthening on chairs and fun cardio games. A great way to keep up with your mobility and cardio. This class meets for 30 minutes/2 times week.

Location: Grand Oaks

Instructor: Rae Lynne Movay

10:15 -10:45 am



This fun activity combines baggo and baseball! No experience needed. Come alone or with a friend and have fun meeting new people in the Crystal Lake area. Leagues are played inside at Grand Oaks Auditorium. Not a physically challenging game!

Congratulations to the Champions of the Crystal Lake Park District Fall 2019 Beanbag Baseball Tourney at Grand Oaks. Contact Jennifer Peterson at 815.459.0680 ext. 1219 or for more details.

Come out and play in our next tournament!