This is your time: to connect with nature and its beauty, to find new hobbies, to really dig in to all those interests on your bucket list, to plan activities for your grandchildren, and more. Press some flowers. Take up birding or photography. Play bingo with your grandkids. And keep your gardening going. If you are over the age of 62, you also get discounts at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Start exploring now.
Based on a holistic approach, our programming will help you attain or maintain a balanced lifestyle. Explore our yoga, tai chi, or other wellness & fitness classes.
Photography, horticulture, botanical arts: We have a class for whatever you want to explore.
With your help, we can continue to inspire and touch lives through the natural world, and work to protect and sustain our planet’s fragile ecosystem.
These seasonal walks allow you to enjoy the unique beauty of the Garden in each season while you experience the health benefits provided by walking.
Become a Garden Plus member and get free admission on Wednesdays to Butterflies & Blooms, Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America, and tram tours. Plus, Garden Plus members get a discount on Camp CBG.
The Chicago Botanic Garden is grateful to longtime wellness partner NorthShore University HealthSystem for its generous support. NorthShore and the Garden share the belief that health and well-being are nourished by the respite that nature provides, no matter your age. NorthShore’s support has made this Garden Time feature possible. NorthShore has many resources on health and wellness; please visit NorthShore’s Healthy You to learn more.