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Due to a scheduled power outage at the Alcott Center to upgrade equipment, the registration desk will be closed on June 1, 2 and 3.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Club 50

Information

New players are always welcome to stop by, learn, and join the fun. Please bring your own water bottle and sweater, if you tend to feel cool.

Additional Program Information

Please see the current program guide for a complete list of program offerings.

For Club 50 Members Only

Activities Included in Membership:

  • Bingo
  • Bridge
  • Bunco
  • Canasta
  • Knitting & Crocheting
  • Mah Jong
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • Texas Hold’em

Senior Event

Become A Member of Club 50

Wondering What To Do For Fun? Want a place to socialize with active, exciting people your own age?

Become a part of the Buffalo Grove Park District’s Club 50, a program for adults age 50 and over. Trips, lectures, services, refreshments, and planned activities are all part of the excitement that awaits you.

Resident Membership Fee: $20
Nonresident Membership Fee: $25
All memberships expire every year on April 30, and a new year will begin May 1.

Benefits Of Becoming A Member
This membership entitles you to discounted member rates for many of your trips and programs and enables you to participate in our many free lectures, lunches, parties, and drop-in programs. Be the first to find out what there is to do and avoid being placed on waiting lists. Membership is not required to enroll in classes or to make use of services that are offered. Resident/Nonresident fees will apply.

20% Discount
Residents age 62 and over, are entitled to a 20% discount on recreation opportunities through the Park District, except for contractual programs and trips. This will be indicated throughout the seasonal program guides. The graphic symbol with the letter “S” indicates the 20% discounted fee. This will help you identify the programs that will entitle you to an additional discount. Classes offered in the senior section already are discounted. Prices are as stated.

Transportation

Wheeling Township – Offers bus service for Wheeling Township residents Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. Call 847.259.7743 between 9 am and 1:30 pm to make a reservation. Reservations should be made 2 days before the travel date.

Taxi Service – The Village of Buffalo Grove has negotiated a discounted fee for seniors. For more information on this program please call the Village at 847.459.2500. Forms are available at the Alcott Office.

Good & Welfare
Have a card sent from our Senior Advisory Council Board. Cards can be sent for any occasion, get well, congratulations, sympathy, etc. If there is a member you would like to send a card to, please tell our Good and Welfare Chairperson.

The Crafty Ladies – Knitting & Crocheting
The Crafty Ladies are a great group, helping others while having fun. Hand-made knitted and crocheted items are wanted by many. All items the Crafty Ladies make are donated to worthy causes. They have yarn and patterns but can use a few more helping hands. Please stop by and see all the beautiful items they make. If you have yarn you would like to donate, please call 847.850.2146.

Crafty ladies

Current Events
Join Rabbi James Gordon, Director of Pastoral Services at the Claremont Rehab and Living Center. This group will meet once a month.

Senior Adults Growing & Exploring (SAGES)
Click this link for more information on SAGES.

Indian Trails Library (program currently on hold)
A librarian from the library comes to the Alcott Center once a week with a selection of books and movies to browse and check out with a library card.

For more information, contact Brian O’Malley at 847.850.2146. or brian@bgparks.org.


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