Adult Social & Recreation Programs

Let's get together

Keshet brings together adults from all over our community for recreation and social gatherings. These programs are open to all adults who are 21+, with and without disabilities. Whether this is your first time at Keshet or your one hundredth, we hope you’ll join in on the fun.

Adult Extra Hours

When day programs and jobs end, there are still many hours left in the day! Keshet Extra Hours provide opportunities for social connection, exploring new interests and building community.

Extra Hours take place Monday- Thursday with each day offering specific activities with specialized instructors.


Extra Hours Winter 2023

Mondays | Game Time!

Hang out with your friends while playing some fun table games!

Jan 9-May 15 (No program Mar 6, Apr 10 & 24)
Keshet GADOL, Skokie
$100 | $420 (1:1)

Mondays | Zumba

Come along with us and attend Glenview Park District’s Zumba class! Zumba is a popular cardio fitness class featuring Latin-inspired dance moves.

Jan 9-Mar 20 (No program Mar 6)
Glenview Park District
$200 | $400 (1:1)

Mondays | Golf

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get back outside for some golf lessons! Our friends from the USA Adaptive Golf Alliance will be coming back to teach skills and practice hitting.

Mar 27-May 15 (No program Apr 10 & 24)
Heritage Oaks Driving Range, Northbrook
$180 | $300 (1:1)

Wednesdays | Choir and Music

Help us gear up to sing at the Keshet Choir performance at our annual event in March! Once the event is over, we will spend the rest of the class playing with some instruments.

Jan 11-May 17 (No program on Mar 29, Apr 5, 12 & 26)
Solomon Schechter Day School, Northbrook
$400 | $720 (1:1)

Adults must be available to perform with our choir at our annual event on Sunday March 12, 2023.

This program is in conjunction with Keshet’s After School program.

Wednesdays | Basketball with Hot Shots Sports

For the first time, Keshet is teaming up with Hot Shots Sports to provide an amazing basketball experience where everyone is included no matter the skills level. Participants will work on their dribbling, lay-ups, shooting skills and more.

Jan 11-May 17 (No program on Apr 5, 12 & 26)
Solomon Schechter Day School, Northbrook
$400 | $720 (1:1)

This program is in conjunction with Keshet’s After School program.

Thursdays | Performing Arts

Come and learn skills and techniques for performing as well as the behind the scenes work like lighting and costumery. The class will culminate with an open mic night for family and friends!

Jan 12-May 18 (No program Apr 6, 13 & 27)
$400 | $720 (1:1)
Keshet GADOL, Skokie

Thursdays | Fun and Fitness

A personal trainer from We Fit U will help us get moving with some low intensity indoor workouts.

Jan 12-May 18 (No program Apr 6, 13, & 27)
$400 | $720 (1:1)
Keshet GADOL, Skokie

We're Going to Disney World

We're Going to Disney World

Adult Spring Trip

Pack your bags and grab your Mickey ears because we’re going to the happiest place on earth aside from Keshet…DISNEY WORLD! We are thrilled to be bringing back our adult spring trip for the first time in four years. Participants will spend three full days at Disney’s Theme Parks accompanied by Keshet staff. The price includes everything needed for the trip—flight and transportation, room, Kosher meals & snacks and travel insurance. 

Dates: Monday, April 24, 2023-Friday, April 28, 2023

Price: Single Room $4125 | Double Room $3825

Ages: 22+

Location: Disney’s Pop Century Resort in Orlando, Florida

All participants will be contacted on a rolling basis to review eligibility and approve participation on the trip. Once approved, a 50% deposit is due. Families will be contacted by Keshet’s finance department regarding deposits and payments. Completed payment is due on March 1. Spaces are limited so sign up today!

Keshet MY Life residents should contact their house manager to register.

Adult Nights Out

Adult Nights Out

Come out once a month for a night full of fun and friends just for adults!

We’ve put together an awesome lineup of activities specifically designed for adults. There is something for everyone–choose just one or come for all! These programs are open to all adults who are 22+, with and without disabilities.

January 17: Snack, Socialize & Create
February 21: Make-A-Pizza
March 21: Windy City Bulls Game
April 18: Dinner & A Movie
May 23: Schaumburg Boomers Game

Sunday FUNdays!

Sunday FUNdays!

Once each month, Keshet takes a typical Sunday and makes it even better with a special activity for kids, teens and adults of all abilities. These field trips can be added to Keshet’s Sunday Programs or registered for on their own.

January 22: Painting Pottery
February 12: Afternoon at the Arcade
March 5: Bowling
April 23: Outdoor Nature Museum
May 21: Mini Golf

Need more info?

All of Keshet’s Adult Social & Recreation Programs are open to people of all abilities and adults throughout our community. We encourage people who have never attended a Keshet program before to join in on the fun. Most activities have a 3:1 or 4:1 participant to staff ratio.

Please contact Polly Cheeseman, Recreation Program Manager, at 630.566.9391 with any questions or ideas for programs.

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