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.
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!
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.
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!
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 summer we are heading up north to Green Bay, WI!
Join us on our one night trip to Green Bay, WI! Our first stop is for free time and lunch on your own in Sheboygan, WI. Then, discover the “mansion in the woods” that is the Hazelwood Historic Home as we arrive in Green Bay. Enjoy a tour and premier wine tasting at Captain’s Walk Winery. Then we check in to our hotel for dinner on your own and time at Oneida Casino. On day two, spend the morning relaxing or at the casino and enjoy lunch on your own before we check out. After lunch, we tour Lambeau Field and explore the history of the Green Bay Packers at the Hall of Fame museum. Two day overnight trip includes transportation, admission to all venues and the following hotel perks: one night lodging, complimentary breakfast, complimentary drink coupon, $20 meal voucher, and $20 free play at Oneida Casino and farewell gift.
Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
$172R / $182NR $246R / $256NR
75 Deposit Due: At Registration
Full Payment Due: 6/1
Complete Itinerary will be mailed to registered participants a month prior to the trip.
This fall we are heading to the Biltmore Estate and Asheville, NC!
Join us on our five night trip to the Biltmore Estate and Asheville, NC! Relax on a scenic drive into Asheville among the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy a guided tour of Asheville, including a visit to the St. Lawrence Basilica and the famous Folk Art Center. Explore and shop during a full day visit to America’s largest home, the Biltmore House. Enjoy “America’s Favorite Drive” – the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visit the Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea, KY, and explore the 20,000 square feet of crafts, history and shop for Kentucky products. Six day overnight trip includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, eight meals, and five nights lodging including three consecutive nights in the Asheville area.
Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
$700R / $710NR $1000R / $1010NR
$75 Deposit Due: At Registration
Full Payment Due: 7/15
Travel Insurance information is available at Simkus or Fountain View. Complete Itinerary will be mailed to registered participants a month prior to the trip. This tour is brought to you by Diamond Tours.
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.
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.
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!
2020!- Spring Fiesta at Fountain View Recreation Center
Date: May 4
Come on down to our fiesta! Delight in a delicious lunch of popular Mexican eats and enjoy some traditional mariachi music from our entertainers! Doors open at 11:30am, event from 12:00pm-2:00pm. Special thanks to our sponsors – Lexington Health Network and Steak Burrito Mexican Grill.
Pick-up Location: Colony Park 11:20am-2:15pm. Or Meet Us at Fountain View!
Early Bird Deadline: 4/15. Fees: $8R / $12NR
Regular Rate after 4/15: $11R/$15NR
Save the Date!
2020! – Summer Luau – June 23
Don’t miss our other seasonal luncheons (dates to be determined):
Fall 2020!- Oktoberfest Celebration
Fall 2020!- Thanksgiving Luncheon