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Satellite Senior Centers

The Satellite Centers boasts an award winning fitness program with a personal trainer and state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a Health Promotion and Wellness Education component with medical providers (nurse, nutritionist, and pharmacist) and massage therapist, computer training classes, life enrichment activities (dance, arts and crafts, Karaoke singing, parties and special events, billiards, senior club meetings, etc.); and trips and tours.

Abbott Park Satellite Senior Center

Opened in late August 2004, the Abbott Park Satellite Senior Center is operated by Community Mental Health Council’s Senior Connections Program. The center is located within the park and serves seniors who reside within the 6th, 9th, and 34th wards, including the Washington Heights and Roseland communities.

Abbott Park Satellite Senior Center
49 East 95th Street 60619
312.745.3493
Monday through Friday
8 am to 4 pm.

Auburn Gresham Satellite Senior Center

The Auburn Gresham Satellite Senior Center opened in April 2008, and is operated by The Beloved Community. The center serves seniors who reside within the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 21st wards.

Auburn Gresham Satellite Senior Center
1040 West 79th Street 60620
312.745.4797
Monday through Friday
8:30 to 4:30

Austin Satellite Senior Center

Opened in January 2004, the Austin Satellite Senior Center is operated by South Austin Coalition Community Council. The center serves seniors who reside within the 24th, 28th, 29th, and 37th wards.

Austin Satellite Senior Center
5071 W. Congress Parkway 60644
312.743.1538
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

Chatham Satellite Senior Center

The Chatham Satellite Senior Center opened in June 2006 and is operated by South Central Community Services, Inc. The center serves seniors who reside within the 4th, 5th, and 6th wards.

Chatham Satellite Senior Center
8300 S. Cottage Grove 60619
312.745.0401
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

Edgewater Satellite Senior Center

The Edgewater Satellite Senior Center began serving seniors who reside in the 44th, 46th and 48th wards in December 2007. The center is located within Broadway Armory Park of the Chicago Park District.

Edgewater Satellite Senior Center
5917 N. Broadway 60660
312.742.7502
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

Englewood Satellite Senior Center

The Englewood Satellite Senior Center opened its doors in May 2004. The center is operated by Ada S. Niles Senior Center under the auspices of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago. The center serves seniors who reside within the 3rd, 16th and 20th wards.

Englewood Satellite Senior Center
653-657 West 63rd Street 60621
312.745.3328
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

Garfield Ridge Senior Satellite

The Garfield Ridge Satellite Senior Center opened in May 2008 at Archer and Laramie. The center is operated by Southwest Side Senior Service Organization (SSSSO) in partnership with the City of Chicago since 1996. The center serves seniors residing in the 13th and 23rd wards.

Garfield Ridge Satellite Senior Center
5674B South Archer Avenue 60638
312.745.4255
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 3:00

Kelvyn Park Satellite Senior Satellite

Kelvyn Park Satellite Senior Center is located on the first floor of Senior Suites of Kelvyn Park, a beautifully designed senior apartment complex in the Belmont Cragin community. The center is open to all Chicagoans, ages 55 and above. Seniors, age 60 and better, are offered discount pricing on computer classes and voluntary donations are accepted. “Baby boomer,” ages 55 to 59, pay reasonable fees well below typical private club prices.

The smartly designed center includes a cozy multi-purpose room for dining, socializing and watching television. The library is outfitted with cozy seating and game tables.  A meeting room is available for small group meetings or as an activity room. The center also includes a fitness room with state-of-the –art senior friendly equipment and a separate room for fitness classes under the direction of a personal trainer. A wellness room is used for private consultations with health care professionals as well as massage therapy sessions.

Kelvyn Park Satellite Senior Center
2715 N. Cicero Avenue 60639
312.744.3799
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

North Center Satellite Senior Center

North Center Satellite Senior Center is located in a bustling North side community on a senior campus overlooking the lovely parks and fountains near Western and Irving Park.  Located on the first floor of the St. Vincent DePaul Senior Residences, the North Center Satellite opened in July 2008. The center is operated by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago and serves seniors residing in 33rd, 40th and 47th wards.

The North Center Senior Satellite is a collaboration between the City of Chicago DFSS and Catholic Charities.  The center is open to all people 55 years and better.  We offer a variety of Fit for Life fitness programs  including Tai chi, Yoga and Zumba.  We offer health and wellness programs, memoir writing, art classes, croquet, bocce and Wii.  We go on trips, enjoy marvelous parties, and congregate dining for breakfast and lunch to interact with your fellow participants. So what are you waiting for?  Come Explore the Possibilities at North Center Satellite, the senior center with Spirit!

North Center Senior Satellite
4040 N. Oakley 60618
312.744.4015
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

Norwood Park Satellite Senior Center

Norwood Park Senior Center is a 7,000 sq. ft. new facility located within the Chicago Park District’s Norwood Park. The center is operated by Norwood Seniors Network. The facility is decorated in bright and vibrant colors, appealing to “baby boomers,” ages 55 to 59 and to active seniors, age 60 and better. The center boasts a large fitness center with state-of-the-art senior friendly strength training and cardiovascular equipment. Classes are taught by a personal trainer.

Additionally the center offers computer training (classes for up to nine students) at an affordable price; a smartly decorated library and conference room; a wellness room that will be used by health professionals for private consultations and for massage therapy.

Lunch is served in the beautiful multi-purpose dining room/lounge area with a new food automat system.  The center offers yoga, dance, and participation in the department’s citywide Life Enrichment tours and trips program.

Norwood Park Senior Satellite
5801 N. Natoma 60631
773.775.6071
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

Pilsen Satellite Senior Center

The opening of Casa Maravilla brings a comprehensive 73-unit affordable senior rental building with a new Satellite Senior Center operated by the Alivio Medical Center to Pilsen – the development is part of a campus environment that provides a range of housing, including Casa Morelos, a 45-unit mixed-income rental housing complex and the adjacent Alivio Medical Center.

The adjacent Pilsen Satellite Senior Center provides senior citizens with the opportunity to be creative, to learn new skills and to stay active. Programs are tailored to the needs, interests and vibrant culture of the community.  Additionally, seniors can enjoy meals offered through the center’s Golden Diners program, and learn about City resources and services that can help seniors maintain their health and independence.

Pilsen Satellite Senior Center
2021 South Morgan 60608
312.743.0493
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

Portage Park Satellite Senior Center

Located within the park, the Portage Park Satellite Senior Center opened its doors in February 2004. The center is operated by the Senior Services Area Agency on Aging of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services and serves seniors residing in the 36th and 38th wards.

Portage Park Satellite Senior Center
4100 North Long 60641
312.744.9022
Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30

West Town/Logan Square Senior Satellite Center

West Town was the first satellite senior center to open its doors in October 2002. The center is operated by the Senior Services Area Agency on Aging of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services and serves seniors residing in the 1st, 26th, 27th, 32nd, and 35th wards.

West Town/Logan Square Satellite Senior Center
1615 West Chicago Avenue 60622
312.743.1016
Monday through Friday
9 am – 5 pm

For additional Satellite information, call the the Department of Family and Support Services Information and Assessment line at 312.744.4016.

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