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Your fun is our business!

You're never too old to learn something new! We provide opportunities for adults ages 18 and older to explore new hobbies and skills. From Tai Chi to retirement workshops to cooking classes, you'll find something sure to pique your interest!

For more information, call 630-879-5235 or email Recreation Supervisor Elisha Sharp elishas@bataviaparks.org.

Active Adult Classes


Coffee's On!

Seniors are invited to drop in to the Bartholomew Room every Monday from 10:00 am to noon to savor some coffee, play games and cards, and enjoy lovely conversations. The Bartholomew Room is located in the Civic Center, 327 W. Wilson St. Hope to see you there!

A donation of $1 is requested each time you attend, to help defray costs.

~ Coffee's On is sponsored by Dimples Donuts.


Indoor Walking Program

Don't let inclement weather stop you from walking! Drop in Monday and Wednesday to the Civic Center Gym or Eastside Community Center and walk with fellow Batavia Senior Citizens Club members. If you aren't a member, that's OK, you may join for a minimal daily drop-in fee. All you need is a pair of walking shoes. For more information on this program, please contact Elisha at 630-406-5282 x 2064.

Days:

Mondays: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Civic Center Gym, 327 W. Wilson St.

Wednesdays: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren St.

Fee: Free for BSCC members and $2 for nonmembers


february & march newsletters

March Newsletter


Join this exciting group of fun individuals! We meet on the third Wednesday of each month. Meetings of this active organization include general business, an entertaining and informative program, and a refreshment/lunch and social period.

BSCC meetings are in-person at historic Shannon Hall. Join us!


All of us to our seniors

We often think of the new year as a time to set new goals. Weight management requires ongoing efforts, including regular physical activity, healthier eating, getting enough seep, and managing stress. Make healthy habits a priority every day. Download this flyer with tips on how to manage weight and stay active all year round. If you are interested in learning more about the All of Us Research Program, please click here.

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Breakfast Club meetings!

Every other Friday, we gather at various local restaurants for some good food, good fun, and fellowship. Join us as we enjoy the most important meal of the day together at various local restaurants. We will meet at 9:30 a.m. on the following dates in February:

  • Feb. 16 at Egg Yolk Cafe, West Chicago

Participants may order off the menu and pay for their own breakfasts. Please call Mary Louise Rosanova at 630-853-3286 to RSVP by noon the Wednesday prior if you are planning to attend. Bon appetit!

Take a trip with us! Explore a destination, learn something new, or just get out of the house for the day. A variety of excursions are offered in cooperation with area park districts and are open to all.

Winter Trips

  • Chicago Cultural Museum & Lunch - 3/6
  • St. Patrick's Day Lunch & Shopping - 3/14
  • Geneva Historic District Tour and History Museum - 3/21
Keep an eye out for many more adventures to come for March-May!

View upcoming trips

Pickleball Open Gym

Try pickleball and join the fastest-growing sport in the nation! We offer open gym hours each season. There is a $3 drop-in fee, or you may opt to purchase a 10-Punch Pass for $27.

Pickleball is played at the Civic Center Gym, 327 W. Wilson St., throughout the week:

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 1-4 pm

Wednesday, 7-9 pm

Sundays 7-9 pm

Guidelines:

  • Do not attend if you feel sick or ill
  • No food is allowed in the gym
  • Please do not congregate in the gym or the lobby

Batavia RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is an all-volunteer, local non-profit organization formed in 1988 to provide a variety of senior services to Batavia based residents, ages 65 and older. Our goal is to provide services so our senior population can live independently for as long as they so desire. Batavia RSVP provides several programs for seniors living within the boundaries of the City of Batavia, the Batavia Park District, and Batavia Township.

These services include a Medical Assistance Program (MAP) which provides payment assistance for prescription medication co-pays and deductibles for income qualifies seniors (annual income qualifications $35,000 per individual, $45,000 per couple). MAP also includes a $200 per person annual stipend for dental services and hearing aid battery replacements (MAP income qualifications apply). Batavia RSVP also provides smoke and CO detectors and installations, driving services for seniors needing to get to medical appointments, and, in conjunction with the Batavia Fire Department, lock box installations (secure emergency access into homes) and annual smoke detector battery replacements. RSVP can be reached at 630-406-9993 or their website.