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




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 9:30 AM-12 PM
Billiards Table Open 9 AM-12 PM
Tuesdays Dominos $5 Bingo-Pay at Door
2nd & 4th Tuesday
Coffee & Sweets - Dunkin' Donuts CL
Wednesdays Hand & Foot
Thursdays Weeping Canasta/Triple Play

Fridays Mah Jongg
9:15 AM-12 PM
(Bring Your Own Set)
or play a game of choice
10 AM-12 PM
Drop-In Beanbag Baseball
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

Grand Oaks Active Senior Center Will Be Closed on the Following dates IN 2019:

Monday, February 18
Monday, May 27
Thursday, July 4
Monday, September 2
Monday, October 14
Thursday, November 28
Friday, November 29
Tuesday, December 24, 2019-Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Additional Questions?

Call Jennifer Peterson at 815.459.0680 x1219, jpeterson@crystallakeparks.org


Day trips include destinations such as professional performances, concerts, sporting events, shopping trips, casinos, cultural tours and restaurant dining. Extended trips give special attention to dietary needs, slow-paced itineraries and comfortable accommodations. Trips are available for all ages.

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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 5/1-8/23, 9-10 am, $50/$60, register for code 331000-01

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super senior fitness

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

M, W 6/3-8/21, 10:15 -10:45 am, $60/$70, register for code 331001-02

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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 outside unless inclement weather and then we will bring it inside. Not a physically challenging game!

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

Come out and play in our next tournament! Look for details in the Fall 2019 Brochure (registration opens August 1, 2019)

Active Adult Country Line Dance

Each program season, we offer Active Adult Country Line Dance Lessons and an Active Adult Country Line Dance Party.

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