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Forever Young

We’re excited to travel with you! For the safety of our staff and guests, face coverings are required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated participants at all times while on the bus and may be necessary at some trip destinations. Please also note that you may be seated directly next to another participant on the bus and during activities. For additional information on our programs or COVID protocol, contact us at (630)784-6100.

Trips & Events

Join us for a bucket list adventure, meet new friends, and stay connected with our Forever Young trips and events. Trip destinations include tours, boat rides, performances, casinos, festivals, and much more. Special events are often holiday-themed and take place close to home, at one of our facilities.

Register today by signing up online or by visiting Simkus or Fountain View Recreation Center.

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Overnight Trips

Overnight trips are back! Join us this fall as we venture on our eight night trip to San Antonio, TX! Enjoy a guided tour of San Antonio, including a visit to the San Fernando Cathedral and the King William Historical District. Visit El Mercado, an area patterned after an authentic Mexican Market. Take in the sights aboard San Antonio’s famous Riverwalk Cruise. Immerse yourself in history at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historic Park, with a tour of the LBJ Ranch and a visit to Fredericksberg to see the National Museum of the Pacific War, including the George Bush Gallery. Visit the San Antonio Missions, including the “Queen of the Missions” – Mission San Jose, and the “Shrine of Liberty” – The Alamo. Round out the trip with shopping at Magnolia Market – the Fixer Upper’s haven! Nine day overnight trip includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, fourteen meals, and eight nights lodging including four consecutive nights in the San Antonio area.

 

Brought to you by Diamond Tours. $75 deposit due at registration. Full payment due July 1, 2022. Note: Double Occupancy registrants must have a roommate, otherwise should and will be registered as a single occupancy. Must register in person at Simkus or Fountain View Recreation Centers.

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Guidelines

Accessibility

Carol Stream 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. Indicate any accommodation requests when registering.

Front bus seating may be reserved at the time of registration for those with applicable medical special needs. Participants requesting front of bus seating should arrive fifteen minutes before departure time.

 

COVID Guidelines

COVID guidelines vary between cities, counties and states. Participants are responsible to review the current protocol of a trip location prior to registering and should be aware that requirements are ever changing. Some destinations may require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. We cannot process credits or refunds after the payment deadline for any participant unable to comply with location guidelines. In addition, face coverings are required at all times on the bus and may be required at trip destinations. If you have any questions on requirements of a trip, contact us at 630-784-6185.

All participants should conduct a wellness check prior to attending a trip and should not travel with us if they have any symptoms of COVID or recently tested positive for COVID or have had a close contact exposure. Review our full COVID guidelines for more information

COVID PROTOCOL

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

Health & Safety Protocol

A wellness check should be completed prior to attendance. View our full COVID health protocol here for information on symptoms, wellness checks, and what to do if you’re exposed to or test positive for COVID. Face coverings are required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated participants at all times while on the bus and may be necessary at some trip destinations. You may be seated directly next to another participant on the bus and during activities.

Payments Policy

Registrants are required to either pay in full or enroll in a payment plan and complete an Automatic Payment Request form at the time of registration. If enrolling in a payment plan, payments for trips will be withdrawn from the account listed on the Automatic Payment Request form on the payment due date listed for each trip. If a due date has passed, you may still enroll in the trip if space is available – payment is due at registration. Enroll in the waitlist for a trip any time at no fee.

Trip Cancellations Policy

Withdrawals should be requested prior to the payment deadline. If you can no longer attend after the deadline, withdrawals are only processed if a participant on the waitlist takes your spot or if you find a replacement. There is no guarantee that a waitlist replacement will be found after the due date has passed. If a friend is taking your place on the trip, a signed waiver and payment are due before your withdrawal can be processed. Passengers not on our roster are not permitted to attend. Refer to our Refund and Withdrawal Policy.

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