The Oak Park City Magazine and Recreation Program Guide
In January of 2017, the City of Oak Park launched its new publication, the Oak Park City Magazine and Recreation Program Guide. The new magazine is a glossy format, quarterly magazine that replaces the City's six-page newsletter, re-launches the Recreation Program Guide, incorporates Library Programming, and includes the Senior Odyssey newsletter. It's delivered to every home and business in the City of Oak Park. To learn about upcoming classes and programs, call the Recreation Department at (248) 691-7555, download a copy of our current City Magazine and Recreation Program Guide, or visit our online registration portal at Online Recreation Registration Portal.
The Recreation Department offers five ways in which a person can register for activities, including online registration, mail-in registration, in-person registration, after hours drop box and by phone. For more information on our registration options, visit Five Ways to Register for Recreation Programs.
Arts and Entertainment
Did you know that we take day trips? These trips are not only offered to our seniors, but to all adults (some people take the day off from work for an afternoon with us!). Come enjoy culture with us. We offer interesting lecture series, trips to the casinos, lunch and shopping trips, and trips to the theatre. For more, information, call (248) 691-7555.
Fitness and Wellness
For more information on Fitness and Wellness programs offered through the Recreation Department, contact (248) 691-7555.
For a list of upcoming Recreation Department events, visit, call (248) 691-7555.
Senior Programs/Senior Odyssey
According to the National Council on Aging, senior center participants have higher levels of health, social interaction, and life satisfaction. Senior centers connect seniors to vital community services hat can help seniors stay healthy and independent. The Oak Park Recreation Department offers many fun activities for seniors, including lunch and shopping trips, theatre excursions, casino trips, lecture series, wellness plans, fitness classes, computer training, financial planning presentations, driver's training class, sports leagues, and more. Enjoy the benefits of our 50 Up Senior Club Membership, including Bingo, Pickleball, and other popular drop-in programs. We even offer assistance in the area of Meals on Wheels, nutrition planning and transportation options. For more information, call Maralee Rosemond at (248) 691-2357.
We offer seasonal sports programs like Basketball, Soccer, Karate, Softball, Baseball and Kickball programs. For more information, on these programs, call Daniel Pitts, Recreation Coordinator at (248) 691-7562.