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The Lounge

The Lounge is relaxing space in the Johnston Recreation Center for active adults and seniors. It features a comfortable seating area to watch TV and movies, play cards, an area to get active with Wii video games, and plenty of space to simply relax and pass the time. Free coffee is available.

Our schedule is subject to change. The Lounge is open Mondays and Wednesdays. The Lounge is Free to all adults; however, some programs and lunches require a registration fee to participate.

Hours at The Lounge

9:30AM-12:30PM

If you have questions about The Lounge programs, please contact rebecca@bloomingdaleparks.org or 630-529-3650.



April Schedule

National Deep-Dish Day April 2 | 11:30-12:30PM | $9 per person | Code: 203791-A1Love pizza? Grab your friends and enjoy some deep-dish pizza from Lou Malnati’s in The Lounge. Fee includes pizza, dessert and drinks.  Registration is required.

Healing The Spirit Within-One Note at a Time April 9 | 10:30-11:30AM | $35 per person | Code: 203790-A1
This program integrates music, poetry and art. After Katherine lost her first husband to cancer, she discovered that going out of her comfort zone with different creative processes helped heal her soul. With this program, Katherine will explore the themes of love lost and found, hope, joy and gratitude through playing her flute, reciting poetry and displaying her art journal. All attendees will receive a journal, pen, prompt bookmark and a poetry handout to use and take home. Let this mini retreat bring some peace and joy to your world. Registration required.

Bingo - Spring Themed April 10 | 10-11:30AM | Free | Code: 203777-E1Save the second and last Wednesday of every month and join us for some Bingo fun. All supplies will be provided. Prizes to all winners! Registration is required. The second Wednesdays of the month are themed Bingos.

Ice Cream Social April 11 | 11AM-12PM | Free
Stop in between the hours of 11AM-12PM and enjoy an ice cream sundae!

Craft Day April 16 | 10:30-11:30AM | Free | Code: 203780-A5Stop in to make a craft. This program is free, but registration is encouraged. Supplies provided.

Pizza Party April 18 | 11:30AM-12:30PM | $8 per person | Code: 203787-A1Love pizza? Grab your friends and enjoy delicious pizza. Fee includes pizza, dessert and drinks. Registration is required.

Blood Pressure Checks April 24 | 9:30-11AM | Free
Come join Alden Valley Ridge outside The Lounge at the Johnston Recreation Center for a free blood pressure screening.

Bingo April 24 | 10-11:30AM | Free | Code: 103777-E2
Save the second and last Wednesday of every month and join us for some Bingo fun. All supplies will be provided. Prizes to all winners! Registration is required. The second Wednesdays of the month are themed games.

Cards and Games April 25 | 9AM-12PM | Free
Grab your friends and save the last Thursday of the month to play a variety of card games in the Lounge. Stop in anytime between the hours of 9AM-12PM. Game ideas are Poker, Crazy Eights, Spades, Rummy and more.

Seated Strength and Stretch April 30 | 10:30-11AM | Free | Code: 203795-A2You don’t need to leave your seat to workout! This 30-minute class will incorporate light hand weights and stretching to elevate your heartrate, strengthen your upper body and do a full-body stretch. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.

May Schedule

Hot Dog and Movie May 2 | 11AM-12:30PM | Free | Code: 203788-A2
Enjoy a hot dog lunch and a movie. Lunch is free but registration is required.

Craft Day May 7 | 10:30-11:30AM | Free | Code: 203780-A6
Stop in to make a craft. This program is free, but registration is encouraged. Supplies provided.

Bingo - Memorial Day Themed May 8 | 10-11:30AM | Free | Code: 103777-F1Save the second and last Wednesday of every month and join us for some Bingo fun. All supplies will be provided. Prizes to all winners!  Registration is required. The second Wednesdays of the month are themed Bingos.

Book Club May 14 | 10-11AM | Free
Bloomingdale Park District and Bloomingdale Public Library have partnered up to offer a Book Club quarterly in The Lounge. The  is on at 10AM and led by Reference Librarian Soon Har Tan from the Bloomingdale Public Library. The book can be checked out
at the Johnston Recreation Center. Books are available in regular or  or an audiobook with CDs.

Blood Pressure Checks May 29 | 9:30-11AM | Free
Come join Alden Valley Ridge outside The Lounge at the Johnston Recreation Center for a free blood pressure screening.

Bingo May 29 | 10-11:30AM | Free | Code: 103777-F2Save the second and last Wednesday of every month and join us for some Bingo fun. All supplies will be provided. Prizes to all winners! Registration is required. The second Wednesdays of the month are themed games.

Cards and Games May 30 | 9AM-12PM | Free
Grab your friends and save the last Thursday of the month to play a variety of card games in the Lounge. Stop in anytime between the hours of 9AM-12PM. Game ideas are Poker, Crazy Eights, Spades, Rummy and more.

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Alden Valley Ridge

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