Community Center FAQ

Q?
What is the number for the Forest Park Pool?
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708-366-7500
Q?
How is it that I can't find the Community Center in the phone book?
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We are listed under "Forest Park Community Center", 708-771-7737.
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Do you have to be a Forest Park resident to be a part of the Senior Citizen Club?
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No. The Club accepts members from surrounding communities as well.
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What is the amount for membership dues to the Senior Citizen Club?
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There are no dues for joining the Senior Citizen Club.
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What is the cost of the Dial-A-Ride bus?
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80 Cents one way and $1.60 round trip.
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How do I make a bus appointment?
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Call the Community Center at 708-771-7737. Please provide 24 hour notice.
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How far will the bus take me?
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Up to two miles further than the corporate limits of the Village of Forest Park in any direction.
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Can a non-resident sign up for a Wednesday Senior Trip?
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Yes, for an additional fee of $3.00.
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Does the Community Center offer child care?
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Yes. We are a fully licensed DCFS facility offering before and after school programs and as well as summer daycare.
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Does the Village of Forest Park Provide Housing Authority Assistance?
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Please note there is a separate response for how Senior assistance is handled, contact the Forest Park Community Center for more information. -->However Outside Seniors, the Village of Forest Park can provide information to the requester, such as local surround villages and/or Cook County Housing Authority. Contact them at (1) Housing Authority-Cook County Address: 175 Jackson Blvd # 350, Chicago, IL 60604, Phone: (312) 663-5447 (2) Housing Authority- OakPark, Address: 1025 Pleasant Pl #100, Phone: (708) 386-7536 OR Address: 21 South Blvd, Phone: (708) 386-9322 (3) Housing Authority- Maywood, Address: 801 S. 5th Ave, Phone: (708) 345-7315.