Fleetwood-Jourdain Center

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Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center opened in 1956 and is the oldest community center in Evanston. The center offers a wide range of services with indoor facilities to accommodate activities such as karate and art classes and  an outdoor playground. It also provides extensive after-school and summer camp programs for children.


Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center offers a wide range of basketball programs for all ages in its beautiful gymnasium.

Senior Lunch Program

The City of Evanston Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department was awarded over $40,000 in funding for a senior congregate lunch program. The grant is administered through AgeOptions, the regional agency that distributes federal funding under the Older Americans Act. The grant offsets the cost of each meal and no eligible senior shall be denied participation because of inability to contribute.

The Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., serves lunch on all five weekdays, while Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, 1655 Foster St., serves a meal at the “Wisdom Café” every Wednesday. When you come for lunch, please make a reservation for your meal for the following Wednesday.

Monthly Lunch Menu October 2018 Lunch Menu

Roller Skating

adult rollerskatingRoller skating for all ages is available every first Friday at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center! A schedule is posted here.

Middle School Council

New members are invited to join the combined Middle School Council of Fleetwood-Jourdain Center and Mason Park Fieldhouse. The Council meets every Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. at Fleetwood-Jourdain Center.