Ela Community Center
Ela 55+ Staff
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Ela Community Center
The Ela Township Community Center is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM and Wednesdays from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, or as specified for a program or event.
Ela Township Community Center
380 Surryse Road, Lake Zurich, IL
Community Programs Director: Susan Dillon
Ela Township “55 Plus” is dedicated to providing the highest quality recreational, social and supportive services to adults 55 and older residing in Ela Township. It is our goal to foster a warm environment where individuals can explore and enjoy activities and services designed to meet the needs and enrich the lives of our diverse older adult population.
Contact Us 847-438-9160
Community Programs Director: Susan Dillon firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director: Jim Dalbec email@example.com
Senior Program Coordinator/SHIP Counselor: Laura Kulawik firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Resource Specialist/SHIP Counselor: Lisa Gaggiano email@example.com
Nutrition Specialist: Chef Lynn Garrett firstname.lastname@example.org
Day Trip Specialist: Laura Zickuhr email@example.com
Membership: Membership into Ela Township “55 Plus” is free to all residents in Ela Township 55 and older. If you would like to sign up, please print and complete the membership form and bring it to our center at 380 Surryse Road, Lake Zurich, 60047. You can also complete our membership form online and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Non – Residents Must Pay Their 2019 Annual Fee Prior to Registering For Any Programs.
For an annual rate of $35.00 per person, those residing outside of Ela Township can enjoy the free programs and services offered to Ela Township residents. This fee will offset the cost for guests using these services. Non-Residents must still pay the non-resident rate on all fee based programs as this would be the non-subsidized rate.
Senior Resource Office Hours:
Monday 11:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Friday 11:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Activities are offered every day and include classes, health and wellness, games, trips, special events and much more.
Click to view our April, May, & June 2019 newsletter
Activities offered include Bunco, Trivia Nights, Reel Talk and much more…
Men’s Programs and Trips
Activities offered are Macho Man Exercise, Men of Genius, Baggo, Museums, Breweries/Restaurant Trips, and more.
Join the Ela 55+ Travel Group on exciting domestic and international trips!
Each Month is a Culinary Adventure!
Enjoy Delicious Homemade Lunches from our own Chef Lynn!
You Must Sign Up 1 Week in Advance…No Exceptions
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