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ADULT PROGRAMS

Discover a world of adult recreation at the West Chicago Park District. Engage in art workshops, board game play, social gatherings, trips and more. Our adult programs encourage social connections, offering opportunities to make friends and build a sense of community.

For more information about adult programs, please reach out to Sara Witteck at switteck@we-goparks.org.

Social Gatherings

Each month we gather at the ARC Center to chat with our friends, enjoy entertainment and, of course, eat.

Pre-registration is required for all social gatherings so we can be sure to have enough food for everyone!

There is a registration deadline and space is limited. Note: Please do not bring a dish to pass; all gatherings will be catered.

Spring Tea Time

Program Code: 211100-01 | Registration Deadline: June 7 at 12:00pm.

Join us for tea, sandwiches, and other goodies as you listen to a piano performance. Wear your fanciest hat for a best-dressed contest! 

Independence Day Picnic

Program Code: 211100-02 | Registration Deadline: July 5 at 12:00pm.

Join us for some outdoor fun as we celebrate Old Glory! We’ll play some backyard games and enjoy burgers and dogs off the grill. 

Let's Make a Deal

Program Code: 211100-3 | Registration Deadline: August 1 at 12:00pm.

We’re bringing the classic gameshow of deals, trades, and choices to you! Costumes are optional, but we’d love to see you wear one! 

Adult Social Gatherings

Trips

Come join us as we travel to places nearby. Whether its seeing new sights, hearing new music or trying new food, there is something for everybodyAll day trips are in cooperation with the Warrenville and Winfield Park Districts and may depart from Warrenville, West Chicago or Winfield Park Districts. Departure locations will be emailed 1-week prior to trip date. After the registration deadline, trip registrations can be refunded only if a spot can be filled by a participant on the waitlist.

Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 

Pride of Oregon Boat Cruise & Lunch

Program Code: 211204-01 | Registration Deadline: May 15 at 12:00pm.

Join your friends on this relaxing river cruise with lunch while sailing! The group will travel to Oregon, IL to board the Pride of Oregon riverboat. The trip includes a relaxing river cruise, lunch, and transportation. The sail length is 11:30am-1:30pm. Fee includes transportation, lunch, and the cruise. Lunch entrée selection is Beef Bordelaise served with vegetable, starch, dessert, and beverage aboard the River Boat while cruising.

Starved Rock Land & Water Cruise

Program Code: 211212-01 | Registration Deadline: June 15 at 12:00pm.

The tour begins with lunch in the historic dining room at the Lodge, followed by a narrated trolley tour with history and legends of the area. The trolley will then take you to the new river boat, the “Eagle I,” where you will see the east end of the Starved Rock State Park by water. There are restrooms available throughout the tour, and minimal walking is involved.

Ellwood Mansion & Garden Tour

Program Code: 211213-01 | Registration Deadline: June 15 at 12:00pm.

Join us for a wonderful day touring the Ellwood Mansion and gardens. As you visit, you will be aware of the comfort and quality of workmanship that wealth could provide. At the same time, you will also sense the warmth and hospitality of a family home that was lived in for almost 100 years. Lunch will be on your own at the Lincoln Inn. Fee includes tour and transportation. This trip has a great amount of walking.

Olivia Newton-John Tribute Show & Luncheon

Program Code: 211213-01 | Registration Deadline: July 29 at 12:00pm.

Celebrate the hits of Australia’s Sweetheart, Olivia Newton- John! This entertaining tribute showcases Olivia’s most-loved signature songs with spot-on “Olivia-sounding” vocals. With costume changes, lots of interesting Olivia trivia, and even a live guitar accompanist, you’re sure to recall why we all remain so Hopelessly Devoted to Olivia! Lunch is served at 11:30am; show to follow.

Adult Trips
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