Seniors Center

When entering the Village Hall, please wear your mask.

Vernon Hills Seniors Organization

The Vernon Hills Seniors Organization was established in 1995 pursuant to Ordinance #95-61. The purpose of the organization is to provide a social forum for seniors to associate with their peers and engage in recreational, social and public service activities.

Membership Eligibility

Any resident of Vernon Hills over the age of 55 is eligible for membership. Please see the application for resident/non resident dues. Membership dues are payable in advance by January 30th. Elections for the Organization are held annually in December and positions are for a period of two years. Review the Seniors Organization Bylaws.

As a member you should be of a physical status that you may enter and exit the center on your own power or with the aid of a wheel chair, cane or other device. No one within Seniors Organization or member of the Village Staff is licensed to provide services for you.

​Use of the Senior Center during Phase 4 of Restore Illinois (effective June 26, 2020)

Members / users must sign in and have their temperature taken when entering the Senior Center. All members must complete a Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19.

Capacity of the Senior Center may not exceed 10 people.  This capacity limit will be reviewed by staff from the Lake County Health Department at a future date.

Practice social distancing protocols.  If a distance of 6’ cannot be maintained, seniors must wear a mask (even indoors).    

If food is being served, buffet-style meals must be replaced with individual meals spread throughout the room.

Any Vernon Hills Senior Organization Member who is a resident of a congregate living facility which has had a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test within the past 28 days is restricted from accessing the facility.  Said member must also get clearance from the LCHD Communicable Disease division before attending any Senior Organization event. 

Senior Center Offerings

The Seniors Organization meets in the lower level of the Village Hall in the Senior Center. The Seniors Center offers:
  • A library
  • Computers with internet capability
  • Pool tables
  • Television
  • Meeting place
  • A kitchen
Members meet regularly to play bridge, pinochle and Mah Jong as well as watch movies, celebrate birthdays and holidays. Weekly activities include line dancing, senior fitness groups, bingo and a book club. Special activities, speakers and events are always on the calendar.

Activity Calendar

July 2020
August 2020
September 2020
October 2020
November 2020
December 2020
February 2021
March 2021
April 2021
May 2021

Senior Taxi Program

Senior Resources

Senior Resources Guide
Elderwerks Senior Directory
Elder Care Planning Guide
The Recovery Village

Additional Information

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Vernon Hills Seniors Organization please contact David Beckman at 224-433-1539. Contact Lily Beckman 224-628-0310 with information regarding the health and welfare of any of our Senior members.