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.

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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 fall we are heading to Canadian Island of Coudres, Quebec, & Montreal – Sept 29- Oct 7. We are still accepting reservations.

Trip highlights include: · The amazing Island of Coudres and a ferry ride to the island · Guided tour of Quebec City · Artists? paradise, Baie Saint-Paul · Gaming at the Casino de Charlevoix · St. Anne de Beaupre Shrine · Albert Gilles Copper Museum · Guided tour of Montreal · Notre Dame Basilica · Whale watching This nine day overnight trip features deluxe motorcoach transportation, fifteen meals, and eight nights lodging, including three consecutive nights on the Island of Coudres. Valid passport required.. Register

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 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!


Sign up for the Oktoberfest Celebration on Wednesday, September 20
(register by Oct 1 to save money!)

Roll out the barrel, the root beer barrel, of course! Enjoy a day of authentic German food, bingo and prizes. Lunch includes bratwurst with sauerkraut, herb-roasted chicken, German potato salad, vegetables, and dessert. Doors open at 11:30 am and the luncheon begins at 12:00 at Fountain View Recreation Center Doors open at 11:30am and the event runs from 12:00-2:00pm.


Sign up for the Thanksgiving Luncheon on Friday, November 17
(register by Nov 1 to save money)

Join us in celebrating Thanksgiving! Lunch includes turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie. Enjoy exceptional entertainment by the Glenbard North Gold Tones, who will serenade you with joyful holiday classics. Thank you to Windsor Park, our generous host and sponsor of this event. Tours of the facility will be available after the meal. Minimal Activity. Location: Windsor Park  124 Windsor Park Dr, Carol Stream  Doors open at 11:30am and the event runs from 12:00-2:00pm.

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

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

2018! – Vegas Valentine’s Luncheon
2018! – Summer BBQ

Coming Up

Thank you to our Vegas Valentine’s Luncheon Sponsor!