Forever Young

Whether you are the adventurous type, looking for an exciting day trip or you’re interested in meeting new friends over a cup of coffee, there is a Forever Young program for you! Our Forever Young bus picks up at two locations, providing a comfortable, carefree experience.

Day Trips

Make friends, memories, and discoveries on our day trips as we travel to many new exciting places and some of our favorites too! Enjoy transportation in our 39-passenger bus as we go to sports games, behind-the-scene tours, casinos, restaurants, plays and more. Our temperature-controlled bus is also equipped with a lift for easy boarding upon request!

Casino Trips
Are you feeling lucky? Register for one of our monthly casino trips today! We travel to many different casinos within the area! Some casinos include a package, meals and more! Some of our favorites include Blue Chip, Four Winds, Horseshoe, Isle of Capri, Ameristar, and Potawatomi casinos. We make rest stops along the way for longer trips. Win big and make memories! All participants must be 21 years of age or older and must bring a valid State ID.


The park district bus picks up at two Carol Stream locations.

  • Simkus Recreation Center – 849 W. Lies Road
    Meet in the lobby.
  • Colony Park Apartments – 550 Thornhill Drive
    Meet at the main office.

Remember to indicate your pick up location on your registration form. If you wish to switch locations after you have registered, let us know at least one day in advance.

Departure times for each trip reflect the time when the bus departs. Please arrive at least five minutes early in order to check in and board the bus. Seating is first come, first served. Specific individual seats will not be reserved for participants.


Don’t miss a trip due to non-payment. Sign up for the trips now and we will charge your account on the DUE date and mail you a receipt for your records. Stop by Simkus or Fountain view to complete the EZPAY form!


Browse Our Day Trips

Overnight Trips

Sit back and relax! Travel with family and friends on our annual Diamond Tours overnight trips and leave the planning to us. Our overnight trips have taken us near and far, to New York, Washington D.C, Nashville, Savannah, Smoky Mountains and more!

This spring we are heading to Niagara Falls and Toronto, Canada! We are still accepting reservations.

This 7-day overnight trip  features deluxe motor coach transportation, six nights lodging, including four consecutive nights in the Niagara Falls area, six breakfasts and four dinners.

Other Highlights Include:

  • Guided tour of Toronto and visit to Canada’s Famous Castle –
    Casa Loma
  • Admission to Erie Maritime Museum.
  • Gaming at Fallsview Casino.
  • Guided tour of Niagara Falls and visit to Queen Victoria Park.
  • Round out the trip with an a we-inspiring cruise b y the Falls!

Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
$675R / $685NR $955R / $965NR
Registration HERE
$75 Deposit Due: At Registration
Full Payment Due: 2/15
Full itinerary and Travel Insurance is available
at Simkus or Fountain View. This tour is
brought to you by Diamond Tours.



Take a Trip

Forever Young Photo

Say cheese! Next time you are visiting Simkus or Fountain View, please allow time for your photo to be taken at the service desk for safety purposes. If you register online or by mail, just stop by the service desk when you arrive for your next trip or event. Those who have a fitness or pool membership will not need to have their account updated with a new photo.

Fun for Everyone

The park district strives to provide trips and activities for everyone. Most Forever Young programs are accessible; however, participants using walkers or wheelchairs should confirm the trip location’s accessibility in advance. Use the “Activity Key” as a guide when determining if a program suits your capabilities. Indicate any accommodation requests on your registration form. Front bus seating may be reserved in advance for those with applicable medical special needs. Participants requesting front of bus seating should arrive fifteen minutes before departure time.

Join us as we cheer on the Chicago Blackhawks at home against the Vancouver Canucks, March 18!
Nothing compares to the excitement of watching the Hawks play and this is your chance to take a carefree trip with ticket and transportation included. Dinner is on your own at the game. Seats are in section 312. Kids are welcome to attend with an adult, both must register.
Register HERE

Join the Fun

Special Events

Meet up with new and old friends at our seasonal luncheons, which often include a catered meal and entertainment! Make sure to register before the due date to save!

2019!- Vegas Valentine’s Luncheon at Fountain View Recreation Center Date: February 14
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Park District’s Vegas Casino! Enjoy a catered lunch featuring pasta, salad, and breadsticks then play a variety of exciting casino games. Try your hand at poker, blackjack, roulette, horse racing, and bingo and you just might take home a great prize!

Pick-up Location: Colony Park 11:20am-2:45pm. Or Meet Us at Fountain View!

Date: 1/15. Fees: $6R / $9NR After 1/15 Fees $9R/$12NR Minimal Activity

Doors open a t 11:30am, event from 12:00pm-2:30pm.
Register HERE

2019! – Spring Social at Simkus Recreation Center Date: April 25

Don’t miss our other seasonal luncheons (dates to be determined):

2019!- Summer BBQ – Location and Date: TDB

2019!- Oktoberfest – Location and Date: TBD

2019!- Thanksgiving Luncheon – Location and Date: TBD


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