The Kroc Center Chicago is dedicated to delivering the highest quality community center programs in Chicago that are just right for you. Whether you’re interested in the arts, or the many areas of sports and fitness, aquatics, family & education, church, or seniors programs, you’ll find incredible opportunities to express your creativity and live a healthier life at the Kroc Center Chicago.


Activities and programs are designed for the entire family, as well as for each individual age group, we have programs for everyone! Discover more of the unique opportunities designed for you by checking out some of our current offerings:


The Academy of the Arts is dedicated to providing its students a quality holistic performing arts experience. We provide instruction in the areas of visual arts, music, drama and dance. In addition, students that participate will develop a positive sense of self-awareness, self-motivation, self-respect and respect for others.

The Kroc School of Dance (KSOD) is a tuition-based program designed to meet the needs of aspiring dancers who are eager to explore their potential in the fine arts. Students will attend classes two evenings a week. Core dance class offerings will include Ballet, Modern Jazz, tap, and Hip-Hop with enrichment classes in Art, Music and Drama. Students will perform multiple times over the course of the semester.




Gain swimming skills, exercise or simply have a splashing good time in the Kroc Aquatics Center! The indoor water park and pool area offer enrichment opportunities including swimming lessons, water aerobics, open swim, water classes for seniors and more.

We offer more than just swimming lessons. We offer a complete new level for your swimming skills and beyond!



Family Life & Education

Immerse yourself in the wide variety of enrichment and special interest classes that will be offered through the Kroc Center. Re-discover yourself and build a new talent to improve your physical and mental well-being. Classes may vary but Summer camp, jewelry making, crafts, tutoring and job readiness are some examples.



At our state-of-the-art Fitness Center, members have the opportunity to enhance their physical health and participate in non-traditional physical activity. Burn calories and have fun in various fitness classes. Certified professional personal trainers are available to provide continuous motivation and guidance to efficiently reach goals!



Kroc Church

kroc-church-programs-chicagoIf you are looking for a friendly church home with inter-generational ministries for all members of your family, we invite you to come and visit. Our worship services include heart-felt music, testimonies and Bible based teaching from God’s Word. We have a fun and interactive Sunday school classes for all ages at 10 am. Our worship services begin at 11 am.



Stay active by participating in our Sports and Recreation leagues for all ages! Sports activities such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, golf and flag football to keep you moving and fellowshipping through healthy competition!


Our Seniors center provides various classes and social activities, special events, field trips, and services to enrich the quality of life for older adults. Register for some stepping or ballroom dancing, knitting and more!