Why Join S.T.A.R.?

If you're 55+, the Park Ridge Park District S.T.A.R. (Seniors Together at Recreation) welcomes you! You can learn about our many activities, programs, events, and services at our quarterly meetings for new and prospective members, or pick up a copy of our newsletter at the front desk.

Benefits and Amenities


  • Priority registration and discounted rates for Active Adult programs, events, and trips
  • A drop-in social center open seven days a week
  • A variety of free clubs and programs for many interests and hobbies
  • Monthly newsletter delivered to your home
  • Volunteer opportunities


  • Large meeting hall
  • Classrooms
  • Full kitchen
  • Stage with sound system
  • Three big-screen TVs
  • Card game tables
  • Table tennis
  • Variety of individual and group activities for member use
  • Free lending library
  • Free medical lending closet (limited quantities)

Additional Services

  • Social worker - 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 9:30am - Noon (walk-in)
  • Rules of the Road Review and AARP Drivers Safety class offered monthly
  • Tax preparation by AARP from February through April


Single:  $47 Resident / $67 Non-Resident
Couple:  $72 Resident / $99 Non-Resident
Over 90 Single: $23.50 Resident / $33.50 Non-Resident
Over 90 Couple: $36 Resident / $50 Non-Resident

Click here to download our membership application.  Membership expires one year from date of purchase.

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