Senior Center – Activities & Services

Cicero Senior Center

📌 5631 W. 35th Street

📞 (708) 222-8690

🕗 Hours Of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

 

 

Cicero Senior Services

Cicero Senior Services Bus📌 5410 W. 34th Street

📞 (708) 656-3600

🕗 Hours Of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

 

FREE Services Offered:

Available to seniors aged 62 and up, as well as to disabled citizens who are recipients of Social Security and disability benefits.

Daily Transportation: CALL (708) 222-3879 Daily Transportation: CALL (708) 222-3879
Enjoy complimentary door-to-door bus service for medical appointments, doctor visits, and other essential needs. Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Buses run Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Disability Program Disability Program
Our Comprehensive Services Include: Assistance with medical equipment. Medical transportation support. Handicapped parking application facilitation. Guidance with Social Security processes. Access to Senior Ride Free Transit Benefits. Participation in the Persons with Disabilities Transit Discount Ride Program. Assistance with Secretary of State License Plate applications. Application support for the Illinois Disabled Person Identification Card.

Gym Membership Gym Membership
All Cicero seniors are eligible for a complimentary gym membership at Morton College!

Public Works Public Works
Receive complimentary blue recycling bags, graffiti removal services, and personalized trash toters with your address from our Public Works department!

Rodents Rodents
We provide inspection and servicing for all exteriors of Cicero homes. Upon request, glue boards are complimentary. Additionally, we offer yard and baiting services!

Towing: CALL (708) 477-4386 Towing: CALL (708) 477-4386
Complimentary lockout assistance is available in Cicero on an emergency basis. Please be prepared to verify your authorization to access the vehicle. Additionally, we offer free vehicle towing and jump-start services exclusively within Cicero!

Water Help Water Help
Benefit from our water rate discounts and complimentary rodding services for sewers and catch basins!

Handyman Program (100% FREE)

No repairs to appliances (i.e. refrigerators, washers, dryers, stoves, microwaves, etc.)! Senior homeowner must live on property to receive services. Services are not allowed on rental, investment, or commercial properties. For more information regarding these programs please call (708) 656-3600.

Electrical Repairs Electrical Repairs
Our Services Include: Repair or replace up to 2 outlets per order. Install ceiling fans (homeowner provides the fan, inspection required). Repair or replace wall switches. Change light bulbs (excluding fluorescent ballast). Install light fixtures (homeowner provides the fixture). Install doorbell buttons and chimes. Mount security doorbells. Repair garage door openers. Perform minor repairs on AC/heating units. Replace burned out fuses/breakers

Note: Any electrical repairs involving old or distressed wires must be done by a licensed and bonded contractor!

Plumbing Plumbing
Our Services Include: Repair leaks. Rod sinks, toilets, and tubs. Repair sink drains. Repair or replace faucets. Repair or replace toilets. Install or repair hot water tanks. Repair or install shut-off valves. Install supply lines to sinks and toilets. Replace P-traps.

Note: Any plumbing repairs involving the replacement of sinks, pipes, or drain tiles must be done by a licensed and bonded contractor!

Carpentry Carpentry
Our Services Include: Install grab bars (homeowner provides the bars). Repair or replace locks (homeowner provides the locks). Repair window or door screens (limit of 6 per year). Install handrails (homeowner provides the rails).

Painting (SEASONAL) Painting (SEASONAL)
Our Services Include: Garage trim. Handrails. Window trim (first floor only). 

Note: Decorative or interior painting is not available!

Lawn Cutting Lawn Cutting
Eligible homeowners can benefit from our 26-week lawn cutting program, which runs from May through October. Under this program, lawns will be mowed once a week.

Snow Removal Snow Removal
Complimentary snow removal is provided to eligible homeowners following an official snowfall of 3 inches or more!

Windows Windows
We offer installation and removal of window air conditioners, and provide seasonal exterior window cleaning services exclusively for the first floor!

Gutters Gutters
We offer seasonal gutter cleaning services to one story homes and handle minor repairs for both gutters and downspouts!

Carpet Cleaning (SEASONAL) Carpet Cleaning (SEASONAL)
No area rugs. We will not move furniture.

Ask About Our Home Repair Reimbursement Program Ask About Our Home Repair Reimbursement Program
Eligible senior homeowners can obtain a reimbursement of up to $500 for pre-approved contractor-led home repairs. If a permit was necessary, a $50 reimbursement is available. All home improvements under this program must receive prior approval!

Programs & Activities: 

Must register for ALL EVENTS. Register in-person at the Senior Center or give us a call (708) 222-8690. Voicemails not acceptable.

Exercise Videos (Every Weekday At 9 A.M.) Exercise Videos (Every Weekday At 9 A.M.)
Boost muscle strength, increase flexibility, and maintain bone density. Elevate cardiovascular health and manage chronic diseases more effectively. Delay cognitive decline and uplift your mood with natural endorphins. Feel connected in our community and add structure to your day. Enhance balance and coordination, reducing risks of falls. Join now and embrace a healthier, happier, and more active lifestyle!

Chair Dance Classes (Every Monday At 12:30 P.M.) Chair Dance Classes (Every Monday At 12:30 P.M.)
Experience the joy of dance without leaving your seat! Engage muscles and boost flexibility, all with minimized impact. Elevate your heart rate and spirits from the comfort of a chair. Share moves and memories in a supportive space. Ideal for those seeking low-risk, high-reward movement. Explore diverse dance genres tailored for chair dancing. Embrace a new dance style without breaking the bank. Join us and redefine the way you move and groove!

Dance Classes (Every Monday At 1:45 P.M.) Dance Classes (Every Monday At 1:45 P.M.)
Improve strength, flexibility, and balance with every move. Boost cardiovascular health while grooving to the beat. Dance away stress, uplift your spirits, and sharpen cognitive functions. Join a vibrant community, make new friends, and share laughter. Stay agile and reduce the risk of falls, once dance step at a time. From salsa to waltz, there’s a style for every soul! No fancy gear needed, just the passion to dance! Join our dance classes and add sparkle to your senior years!

Yoga Classes (Every Tuesday at 10 A.M.) Yoga Classes (Every Tuesday at 10 A.M.)
Dive deep into poses that rejuvenate both your mind and physique. Enhance flexibility, balance, and strength in every asana. Learn breathing techniques to calm the mind and energize the body. Join souls on a shared journey towards inner peace and wellness. Our certified instructors will lead you through each transformative session. From beginners to seasoned yogis, find a class tailored to you. Embrace an ancient practice with benefits that resonate today. Dive into our yoga classes and embark on a holistic journey of discovery!

Tai Chi Classes (Every Thursday At 10 A.M.) Tai Chi Classes (Every Thursday At 10 A.M.)
Dive into graceful dance of balance and harmony. Build internal strength while cultivating a peaceful mind. Enhance your posture and breathing, anchoring presence in every move. Join a community united by the rhythmic flow of Tai Chi. Learn from instructors deeply rooted in this ancient art. Open to all, from novices to seasoned practitioners. Embrace a practice that’s been nurturing minds and bodies for centuries. Engage in our classes and discover a world where motion meets meditation!

Bunco (Every Tuesday & Thursday at 1 P.M.) Bunco (Every Tuesday & Thursday at 1 P.M.)
Enjoy a lively afternoon full of laughter and friendly competition. Jump right in, whether you’re a newbie or a Bunco veteran. Join teams, make new friends, and bond over the roll of the dice. Revel in the thrill of the game with chances to win and celebrate. Experience the camaraderie of our Bunco enthusiasts. An inclusive game where age and experience don’t matter. No pressure, just pure, unadulterated fun. Be part of our spirited dice game afternoons, where every roll could mean a new memory. Let the good times roll!

PLEASE NOTE: On days with special events programs and activities are subject to change!

Senior Events In June:

Cicero Senior Center will be CLOSED on June 5th, June 6th, June 12th, June 13th, & June 17th

Summer In The Park: Every Sunday, Monday, & Wednesday Summer In The Park: Every Sunday, Monday, & Wednesday
Starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Larry Dominick Park on 34th & Laramie!
Senior Trip To Chicago Botanic Garden: June 5th, 6th, & 13th Senior Trip To Chicago Botanic Garden: June 5th, 6th, & 13th
Reservations Required! Meet at 9 a.m. over at the Public Safety Building. Must register in advance for this event in-person at The Cicero Senior Center or by calling (708) 222-8690. For residents ages 62 and older. Must have a waiver form on file to participate. Space is limited. Must show ID upon arrival.

Town Board Meetings: Tuesday, June 11th and Tuesday, June 25th Town Board Meetings: Tuesday, June 11th and Tuesday, June 25th
Meetings start at 10:00 a.m. over at Town Hall.

Father's Day Brunch: June 12th Father's Day Brunch: June 12th
10 a.m. at the Cicero Community Center. Reservations required. Must register in advance at the Cicero Senior Center or by calling (708) 222-8690. For residents 62 and older. Must have a waiver form on file to participate. Space is limited. Seniors must show ID upon arrival.
Neighborhood Watch Meeting: Tuesday, June 18th Neighborhood Watch Meeting: Tuesday, June 18th
1 p.m. at the Senior Center
Men's Health Event: June 22 Men's Health Event: June 22
Event information to be announced soon.
Vitamin B12 Shots: June 26th Vitamin B12 Shots: June 26th
1 p.m. at the Cicero Community Center. No copay with insurance. $15 for uninsured patients. Please bring photo ID and insurance card.
Birthday Celebration With Bilingual Loteria: Thursday, June 27th Birthday Celebration With Bilingual Loteria: Thursday, June 27th
1 p.m. at the Cicero Senior Center.
Cicero Fest: June 27th-June 30th Cicero Fest: June 27th-June 30th
All Day At the Larry Dominick Park on 34th & Laramie!

Leadership:

Diana Dominick (Senior Center Director) 

Email: diana@thetownofcicero.com

Ryan Chlada (Senior Services Director)

Email: rchlada@thetownofcicero.com