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 (times vary M-F based on daily activity)

815.459.0680 (all other hours)

We do not require membership fees and the center is open to Crystal Lake Park District residents and non-residents alike.

Summer 2024

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


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

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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NEW for 2023-Monthly indoor Walking Club

Free, just drop-in 1-2 pm to walk and socialize.

Tu, Nov 7

Tu, Dec 6

Tu, Jan 9 (please note: 2nd Tu of the month)

Tu, Feb 6

Tu, Mar 5

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

Instructor: Rae Lynne Morvay

M/W/F 12/4-5/6*, please note: 12/27 class moved to West Beach

*no class 12/22, 12/25, 12/29, 1/1, 2/19, 5/27

9-10 am (doors open at 8:45 am)


Register Online

register for code #131000-01

Sit, Stand and Swing

Ages 21 +

Join Brenda in this fun, energetic dance/fitness class to help get you up and moving! Various fitness styles will be incorporated in this class including Qi Gon, Tai Chi, PIlates, Zumba, bands, weights as well as working on balance, strength and stretching to fun music. Whether you use the chair for the whole class or not, you will feel an invigorating workout to keep you moving throughout the week.

Location: West Beach

Instructor: Brenda Law

Th, 1/11-3/21, $68/$73 code 231039-01

Th, 4/5-5/23, $68/$73 code 431009-02

2-3 pm

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Move It, Shake It, Lift It

Ages 55 +

Come and get those bodies moving in this fun 30 in class 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.

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

Instructor: Rae Lynne Morvay

Wed, 1/10-3/27*, $71/$93, register for code 231018-02

Wed, 4/3-5/22, $51/$67, register for code 231018-03

Fr, 1/12-3/29*, $71/$93, register for code 231018-04

Fri, 4/5-5/24, $51/$67 register for code 231018-05

*no class 3/6, 3/8

10:15-11 am

View Senior Fitness in Activity guide


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!

Fridays, 10 am-Noon

Contact Jennifer Peterson at 815.459.0680 ext. 1219 or for more details.

Come out and play in our next tournament!

Beanbag Baseball Social

Ages 18+

Take me out to the ballgame, and grab a friend or two and join us for a fun morning of playing Beanbag Baseball. Names will be put in a hat to form teams. Lunch will be provided including hot dogs, chips and drink. No experience needed, all you need to do to is throw a beanbag 20ft.

Fri, 4/19, 10 am-2 pm, $7/$9

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