Adult Classes

Make new friends, learn new skills, or just keep busy. These are just a few of the endless benefits of our adult programming options.
New Dates!
New Time
AARP Driver Safety

The Driver Safety Program is designed to give adults the tools needed to drive defensively and be better aware while behind the wheel.

Completion of this AARP course may qualify you for an auto insurance discount. We ask that you register before the class, but you will pay the day of.

Make checks payable to AARP. There will be time given for breaks. Feel free to bring a lunch or snack. Participants must attend both days to receive the discount

Day: Monday/ Tuesday 
Date: 10/15 - 10/16
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm 
Age: 50
Fee: $15 AARP member/$20 non member

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402



New!
Ballroom and Latin Dance

Discover the wonderful world of ballroom and Latin dancing in this
introductory/refresher course. Improve your skills, learn new steps and how
to lead & follow. You will have fun dancing the Salsa, Tango and Swing with
just a few hours of enjoyable instruction. Couples are recommended, but not
necessary. Couples will not rotate partners. Singles are not guaranteed a
partner. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

Age: 16 AND UP

Program #          Day            Date              Time                        Fee R/NR
R4007-101         Tu              Mar 5-Apr 2   7:45pm-8:50pm       $60/$65
Location: Proksa Park Activity Center

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 8   Max: 24


New!
Birdhouse Decorating

Chase away the winter blues and start thinking spring! Gather with
other friends to construct and decorate a birdhouse to spruce up the
park! Your handiwork will help liven up your afternoon & provide
shelter for migratory birds in the area. Once your bird house is
finished, they can either be taken home, or left at the Park District to
be put up in a local park!

AGE: 40 AND UP


Program #            Day             Date             Time                     Fee R/NR
R5011-101           Th                Jan 31          1:00pm-3:00pm    $15
Location: Proksa Park Activity Center

 

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 6   Max: 35


New!
Faux Stained Glass Craft

Stained glass isn’t just for cathedral windows or Irish pub windows.
This class will give you the chance to make your very own stained
glass replica that glistens brightly when hit by the sun! No previous
experience or materials required!

AGE: 40 AND UP


Program #        Day          Date                     Time                   Fee R/NR
R5012-101       Th            Feb 21                  1:00-3:00pm      $15
Location: Proksa Park Activity Center

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 6   Max: 35


New!
Mobile Secretary of State

The secretary of state mobile photo ID unit will be here along
with the Super Senior Rules of the Road Class for all seniors
who wish to attend. Pre-registration is necessary.

 

Age: All Currently Licensed Drivers

Program #           Day         Date             Time                      Fee R/NR
R5005-101          Th           Mar 14          9:30am-2:30pm     FREE
Location: Liberty Cultural Center

 

Location: Liberty Cultural Center
6445 W. 27th Pl. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 10   Max: 50


Needlers

This program is designed for the person who loves to knit or crochet and would love to use this fun skill to donate your finished product to people in need. Our donations go to Loyola’s Neonatal Department, Jesse Brown Hospital in Chicago and the Veterans.

At our meetings we will discuss what the need is, such as infant knit caps, booties, baby quilts, blankets and lap robes. The following meetings will be used to work on projects. Coffee and great conversation will be present each week, so join us for a great cause!

* No sign-up necessary

Day: Thursday
Date: Ongoing 
Time: 12:00 – 2:30 pm
Location: Proksa Activity Center
Fee: Free!

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



New!
Obedience Training by Modern Canine

Join Jesse Flores as he teaches your dog to obey commands while using
praise to motivate instead of treats. Individual problems you have will
also be addressed. Beginner level course is for dogs 5 months and older.
Handler must be old enough to have control over the dog. Dogs need to
be up to date with vaccinations. A six foot leash and properly fitted collar
are required.

 

Program #           Day            Date                             Time                       Fee R/NR
R4009-101          Tu              Jan 15 - Feb 5              7:30pm-8:30pm      $100
Location: Proksa Park Activity Center

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 1   Max: 5


New!
Out on the Town

In an effort to get outside of our Park District, These Trips will allow us to gather for a luncheon out on the town! We will travel all over Chicagoland looking for the best eats around! Please come join us for a short ride on the bus followed by a delicious lunch! Events are listed including meal price (UNLESS TRANSPORT ONLY)

Location : Pick up and Drop off at Proksa Park
AGE: 40 AND UP


Program #          Day            Date             Time                           Fee R/NR
R5003-101         W               Jan 30          11:00am-2:00pm       $20/$25
Location: Sawa’s Old Warsaw Restaurant (Polish Dining)


Program #         Day             Date             Time                           Fee R/NR
R5003-102        Tu               Feb 26          11:00am-2:00pm        $7
(Transport only)
Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy (Italian Dining)


Program #         Day             Date             Time                           Fee R/NR
R5003-103        W                Mar 27          11:00am-2:00pm        $7

(Transport only)
Location: Edelweiss Restaurant (German-American dining)


Program #         Day             Date              Time                         Fee R/NR
R5003-104        Tu                April 23         11:00am-2:00pm      $20/$25
Location: Bohemian Crystal (Bohemian Dining)


Program #         Day             Date               Time                         Fee R/NR
R5003-105        W                May 29           11:00am-2:00pm      $20/$25
Location: Angelo’s Ristorante

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 6   Max: 14


New!
Powertools and Pilsner

Just in time for the spring weather, we are offering a DIY “beer and build”!
We will be building cornhole (bags) boards and bean bags to go with. All
supplies and tools will be provided. Participants will need to bring their
ID to the event. No one under 21 permitted in the building. Participants
will cut the wood, and then move to the assembly station where they will
receive their beverages, as well as the items needed to put the boards
together. Participants will leave with a completed cornhole set to take
home and decorate on their own. No alcohol is permitted to leave the
building.

AGE: 21+
Program #            Day            Date             Time                 Fee R/NR
R4010-101           F                May 17         6:30-9:30pm     $120
Register by: May 10
Location: Liberty Cultural Center

Location: Liberty Cultural Center
6445 W. 27th Pl. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 8   Max: 12


New Dates!
Proksa Park Garden Club

The Proksa Park Garden Club is sponsored and funded by the Berwyn Park District.

The club meets in the Proksa Park Multi-Purpose Room at 3001 S. Wisconsin Ave at 6:30pm on the third Monday of each month.  Occasional special functions are held elsewhere and are posted on the Garden Club section of the Park District Website.

Club members are encouraged to volunteer to help design, create and maintain 10 gardens in the park.  These include a Butterfly Garden, a Native Plant Garden, a Children's Garden, and other general plantings.

WE LOVE VOLUNTEERS!!!

We are always looking for volunteers to help plant, weed, and harvest the plots we tend in Proksa Park!

If you would like to help out, contact Zak Kerby at 708.956.7870 or zkerby@berwynparks.org.  He will pass along your information to a club member and help get you started. Once a member, you can work on the plot of your choice anytime the park is open.

Upcoming Meetings:

AGE: 18 AND OVER

Day        Dates

Mon         Sept 17th

                Oct 15

                Nov 19

                Dec 17

Time                     Fee R/NR

6:30-8:30pm          FREE

 

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402



New Dates!
Steppin Out Socials

The Steppin Out Socials are a popular event held every month on a Friday afternoon! Our guests rave about the food, enjoy a wide variety of entertainment and get together with friends! Please come join us for a hot buffet style luncheon catered from some of Berwyn’s Best Restaurants followed by a lively performance ranging from singing, dancing magic and more!

AGE: 40 AND OLDER

Program #            Day        Dates     Time Fee              R/NR

R5002-304             F            Dec 21     12:00-2:00pm        $16

R5002-101             F            Jan 18      12:00-2:00pm       $16

R5002-102             F            Feb 15      12:00-2:00pm       $16

R5002-103             F            Mar 15      12:00-200pm         $16
  

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 10   Max: 75


New!
Wedding Dance Workshop

This is the perfect class for anyone with any type of upcoming social
engagement (weddings, birthdays, and other parties). From backyard
barbeque bash to black tie formal events, this class will prepare you for
many types of music, such as live Rock Band, Top 40 Dance, Latin and a
Waltz! Couples are recommended. Couples will not rotate partners. Singles
are not guaranteed a partner. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

AGE: 16 AND UP

No class Mar 26


Program #          Day         Date                       Time                  Fee R/NR
R4008-101         Tu            Apr 30- May 17     7:45-9:00pm      $40/45
Register by: Apr 22
Location: Proksa Park Activity Center

 

Location: Proksa Park Activity Center
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 8   Max: 24


About BPD
The Berwyn Park District is a separate municipal governing agency established for the purpose of providing parks, facilities and recreational programs for the residents of Berwyn.

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Our Mission
To enrich the quality of life of the community by providing superior parks, facilities and recreational services in a fiscally responsible manner.
Proksa Park
Activity Center

3001 S. Wisconsin Ave.
708-795-2892
Freedom Park
Administration Office

3701 Scoville Avenue
708-788-1701
Liberty
Cultural Center

6445 W. 27th Place
708-795-2891
The Berwyn Park District is proud to be a partner and supporter of the West Suburban Special Recreational Association.