Community Invited to Explore 50+ Center at Open House

  • HEParks welcomes the community to its 50+ Open House to explore the activity center and membership options on Wednesday, August 28 at the Triphahn Center.

    HEParks welcomes the community to its 50+ Open House to explore the activity center and membership options on Wednesday, August 28 at the Triphahn Center. Courtesy of Hoffman Estates Park District

 
Submitted by Hoffman Estates Park District
Updated 8/12/2019 7:15 AM

Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Residents over age 50 are invited to Hoffman Estates Park District's (HEParks) free 50+ Open House event on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00 a.m. in the Triphahn Center (1685 W. Higgins Rd.). At the event, participants can learn more about the services available for adults at the 50+ Active Adults Center as well as enjoy a variety of activities and programs.

The Open House event includes free lunch, sponsored by Brookdale Senior Living for the first 100 guests who arrive, plus live entertainment by Good Clean Fun Band, free blood pressure checks provided by the Village of Hoffman Estates, free Osteoporosis screenings provided by Amita Health, vendor tables, door prizes, program demos and giveaways. Skin cancer screenings, by appointment, are sponsored by Pinnacle Dermatology of Hoffman Estates. The vendor fair and program demos run from 9:00-11:00 a.m. with the entertainment and lunch beginning at 11:00 a.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

"The Open House is not only a great way to get a feel for the HEParks 50+ Active Adults Center, but it is also a wonderful showcase of the services, activities and business in the area who serve Hoffman Estates residents over age 50," said Program Manager Mindi Schwartz.

Special guests will be on-site offering a Q&A Coffee Talk with the Hoffman Estates Police, an "Ask the Experts" session on Billiards, a Tai Chi Demo and a Mexican Train (Dominos) Demo. Open house attendees can also experience the Forever Strong fitness class from 10:00-10:30 a.m. and join the Walking Club on the indoor track, at 11:00 a.m.

The park district offers an all-inclusive membership that includes unlimited access to the 50+ Active Adults Center, active recreation options (including pickleball), social groups and social recreation opportunities. The 50+ Active Adults Center is open to residents and non-residents. Hoffman Estates residents pay $5 per month for access to the 50+ Center, and non-residents pay $5.50 per month per individual. Discounts apply for couples and those who pay upfront for the year.

To learn more and to join, visit heparks.org or stop by the Triphahn Community Center at 1685 W. Higgins Road. Or contact Mindi Schwartz at 847-885-7500 x626 or mischwartz@heparks.org.

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