Programs

Seniors

Young-at-heart individuals will find a variety of activities and events to stay active and happy! Programs include health and fitness, trips, arts & crafts, and adult variety. 

For more information, contact Robin Soderquist at 630-406-5282 ext. 2064.

  

Get social with area seniors! This exciting group of fun and active seniors meets the third Wednesday of each month. Meetings include general business, an entertaining and informative program, and a refreshment/social period.

New members are welcome any time. Dues are $10 per year. Attend the meeting during your birthday month and receive a $2 birthday coupon, which may be applied toward any park district activity or trip, with the exception of dues.

Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month at noon at the Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren St.

For more information, contact Robin Soderquist at 630-406-5282 or contact us.

   

The Batavia Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is staffed with friendly volunteers Monday through Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 am. The office is located on the main level of the Batavia Park District Civic Center.

The RSVP phone number is 630-406-9993.

RSVP is an intergenerational volunteer program that serves Batavians by identifying the needs of individuals within the community and then coordinating a volunteer response to those needs. Currently more than 100 individuals serve as volunteers to help improve the quality of life for Batavia seniors 65 and older.

Services include:

  • Providing transportation to homebound seniors for doctor visits and other essential trips.
  • Assisting seniors in applying for property tax relief programs.
  • Performing an informational and referral service for seniors to help them with questions about services and programs available to them.
  • Installing and maintaining smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in senior's homes at no cost.
  • Helping eligible seniors with prescription drug costs.
  • Installation of lock boxes on seniors' homes at no cost.

Individuals willing to volunteer are encouraged to contact the office even if their abilities and interests are different from services currently provided.  The RSVP telephone number is 630-406-9993.