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.

Transportation

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.

EZ PAY 

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 Maine! We are still accepting reservations.

This 9-day overnight trip  features deluxe motor coach transportation, eight nights lodging, including four consecutive nights in Maine, eight breakfasts and six dinners.

Other Highlights Include:
• Guided tour of quaint Kennebunk and Kennebunkport
• Tour of Victoria Mansion
• Guided tour of the picturesque Pineland Farms
• Explore Boothbay Railway Village
• Visit the Portland Head Lighthouse
Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
$969R / $979NR $1399R / $1409NR
Registration HERE
$75 Deposit Due: At Registration
Full Payment Due: 3/1
Full itinerary and Travel Insurance is available
at Simkus or Fountain View. This tour is
brought to you by Diamond Tours.

 

This fall we are heading to New Orleans on seven day six night trip!

New Orleans Overnight Trip – Dates: OCT 14-20

 

This 7-day overnight trip  features deluxe motor coach transportation, six nights lodging, including four consecutive nights in New Orleans, 10 meals: 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners.

 

Other Highlights Include:
• Guided tour of New Orleans
• Admission to the National World War II Museum
• Guided tour of the picturesque Pineland Farms
•Guided tour of a Louisiana Plantation & Relaxing riverboat cruise on the Mississippi River
• Admission to Mardi Gras World & Enjoy Historic New Orleans French Quarter

Double Occupancy

 $725R / $735NR

Single Occupancy

$975R / $985NR

Registration HERE
$75 Deposit Due: At Registration
Full Payment Due: 6/1
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.

NEW! Bucket list Trip Selection

Check an experience off your bucket list maybe something adventurous, or something unique, but either way it’s sure to please! Gather your friends and come aboard our 39 passenger bus as we travel to our next bucket list trip location!

Thus far the group has done indoor skydiving and zip lining!

Sign up today for the next adventure!

Segway on the Chicago Architecture Tour- May 7th

Take a ride on a Segway on the Chicago Architecture Tour. You’ll travel where no boat or bus can go! We complete our Segway tour by gliding along Michigan Avenue to see a diverse collection of structures dating back to the birth of Chicago architecture in the 19th century contrasted against the ultra-modern Millennium Park. Lunch is on your own after the tour. Locations: Simkus 9:25am-3:50pm, Colony Park 9:40am-3:35pm. Due Date: 4/15.

 

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!

2018!- Spring Social at Simkus Recreation Center Date: April 17

 

Join us at the Spring Social at the Simkus Recreation Center. Enjoy roasted chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, California blend vegetables, fresh salad and rolls. Win prizes at bingo and enjoy dessert and coffee. Thanks to our generous sponsor Travanse Living in Wheaton.

Pick-up Location: Colony Park 11:15am-2:45pm.

Date: 3/15. Fees: $6R / $9NR After 3/15 Fees $9R/$12NR Minimal Activity

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

Special thanks to our generous  sponsor, Travanse Living in Wheaton.

 

SAVE THE DATE:
2018! – Summer BBQ at the Holiday Inn Date: Jun 21

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

2018!- Oktoberfest- Location and Date: TDB

2018!- Thanksgiving Luncheon at Windsor Park Date: TBD

Special thanks to our generous host and sponsor, Windsor Park.

2019! – Vegas Valentine’s Luncheon-Date: TBD

Coming Up

Thank you to our Forever Young Sponsors!