Adult Sports and Leagues

Gurnee Park District offers several seasonal adult sports leagues and programs. Click here to view more information on leagues, days and times.



Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis for all ages and athletic abilities. Equipment will be provided at no charge. Pickleball is easy to learn, so please join us and experience this great new game. Dates and times are subject to change. This activity is free for all Gurnee Park District Fitness Members and is $5.00/day for all other participants. Click here for the current schedule at our two great locations.


Adult Volleyball League

Outdoor recreational volleyball leagues offered at the Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center. We offer a Thursday night women's league and a Sunday night co-ed league. Participants need to be 19 years and up to participate. The leagues format is designed with an emphasis on fun. For additional information, contact Ron Dorsey at 847-599-3758 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adult Softball

Adult Softball League

Gurnee Park District offers summer softball for adults throughout the week. This league is designed with emphasis on fun. We offer both a men’s and co-ed league for all adults to enjoy. For additional information, contact Ron Dorsey at 847-599-3758 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Click here for our Tuesday schedule.

Outdoor Soccer

Adult Outdoor Soccer

Two local Gurnee teams participate in the Tri-County Soccer League. There are two different men's teams: over 30 and over 40. For additional information, contact Ron Dorsey at 847-599-3758 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Coming Summer 2017

The park district is offering Sunday morning soccer for adults. Teams will be made up of preregistered participants on smaller sized soccer field at Viking Park. This program is for those soccer players who still enjoy playing soccer, but in a less non-competitive league atmosphere.

Adult Basketball

Join Gurnee Park District for adult open basketball at Woodland Middle School. This program is offered November—April each year. Click here for more information.

Adult Golf

These classes are the perfect fit for any adult looking to learn how to play golf. The focus will be on club selection, chipping, pitching, putting, driving and using course management. Classes meet four times and for one-hour. The program ends with a Friday two-hour practice round on the course. The ratio will not exceed 8:1 to maximize the learning potential of each individual. Exceptions will be made for playing clinics. All classes are contracted through Bittersweet Golf Course. Click here to learn more and to register.

Adult Tennis

There are several levels of adult instructional tennis programs:

  • Beginner: never played or played a little
  • Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (AB/I): can rally a little and have the basics of topspin, serve and some knowledge of rules and scoring.

Chose the program that fits your skill level. All classes are contracted through Midwest Tennis Programs, LLC. Click here for more information and to register.


Couples, Women’s and Co-ed Volleyball Programs (Non-League)

Come out and enjoy a fun sport with your friends, meet other couples and enjoy informal volleyball games. The emphasis is on fun and recreational play in a supervised setting. For more information, please contact Ron Dorsey at 847-599-3758 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Guitar Lessons—Group and Private Lessons

Are you looking for a fun way to learn how to play guitar? Sign up for our private lessons. Lessons are 30 minutes and will be personally adjusted to the needs of the student. Click here to learn more about our guitar classes.


This class, for beginning to advanced artists, introduces composition, color theory, and  techniques needed to successfully complete a painting. Individual instruction will be given. Click here to learn more about our painting programs.  For a class supply list, click here.


Exercise doesn’t have to be a chore to stay healthy. Dance is a great way to burn calories, strengthen your bones and provides a great cardiovascular workout. Besides the health benefits, you will have fun along with socializing with friends. Click here to learn more about all of our dance classes.

Viking Park Singers

Love to sing? Want to have fun singing with a great bunch of people at a “recreational pace?” Then check out the Viking Park Singers! Under the direction of Rita Byrd, this adult community chorus of over 40 singers welcomes interested newcomers at any rehearsal. Click here to learn more about our Viking Park Singers program.

Gurnee Days Trail Run
(10k and 2 Mile Fun Run)

All ages welcome! Join us for a community race that utilizes the Des Plaines River trail limestone path system. A fast and flat course certified by USATF. Click here to learn more about the race.

Senior Programs: ages 55 and up

We offer recreational programs for all ages.

Monthly Mixers

Join your friends at our popular monthly luncheons. Enjoy a catered meal and professional entertainment every month. Register early as space is limited.

Senior Fit

This class will guide you through a series of exercises that will help increase mobility and flexibility. Each class introduces a warm-up, stretching, strength exercises as well as some cardio and a cool-down to help relieve the muscles. Register now for Senior Fit.

Senior FitNation Membership

Become a member of FitNation and receive a special discount! Membership is easy, and you only pay for the fitness amenities that you want to use. Joining is the easiest step in reaching your fitness goals.

Inclusion with WSRA Special Recreation

Warren Special Recreation Association (WSRA) and its member districts, believe that all participants should be provided with leisure opportunities that allow for performance at their highest level of ability. Inclusion helps provide a smooth transition from WSRA to a member Park District/Township program. If you are interested in Park District/Township programming and desire inclusion assistance, contact the WSRA office at 847-244-6619.