Active Adults Trips

Active Adult Trip & Activity Policies


  • Pre-registration is required for all classes and trips.
  • Payment is due at the time of registration.
  • All classes and trips are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
  • All arrival times on trips are approximate. We will make every effort to depart and arrive in a timely manner.
  • No smoking on vans or buses.
  • We encourage you to utilize the waitlist process whenever possible. Individuals on the waitlist will be contacted if spots become available and given first priority to added classes or trips.
  • An exertion chart has been established based on the physical intensity of the trip. Exertion numbers are listed next to each trip.
  • Registrations must be completed by the participating member. Trips are not transferrable.
  • Door-to-door transportation is available to those who cannot drive themselves. Space is limited so please make your transportation arrangements at the time of registration or a minimum of three days prior to the class or trip. Contact the senior office for transportation availability at 303-464-5526. Door-to-door transportation is available to Broomfield residents only for an additional fee of $2.50 each way.

Refund Policy on Trips and Activities


  • If the class or trip is cancelled by the Recreation Department, a full credit will be automatically applied to your account. If you would prefer a full refund please indicate your wishes when you are contacted regarding the cancellation.
  • Administrative fees of $10 will be assessed on any cancellation initiated by the participant before the deadline date.
  • Cancellations initiated after the deadline will not receive a refund, unless the space can be filled with another participant.

Special Accommodations


For Accommodations, please contact Kim at 303-464-5536
  • Individuals who need an assistant (i.e. someone to push the wheelchair) must provide one at the time of registration to ensure trip availability. Trip fees will apply to the assistant as well.
  • Requests for Easy Ride Transportation must be made at the time of registration or a minimum of three days prior to the class or trip.
  • For individuals using motorized mobility devices, such as scooters, please note the vehicle lift capacity is 800 pounds. We are aware that the weight of mobility devices can vary, so please be familiar with the weight of your mobility device when registering for trips that require transportation. Should the combined weight of the participant and mobility device exceed 800 pounds, transportation can still be provided if the participant is able to independently transfer from the mobility device to a wheelchair. The mobility device will be loaded onto the vehicle first and then the participant.
  • For information and questions on any special accommodations, please contact Kim Hollingsworth at 303-464-5536.

Exertion Levels


This is a generalization for the trip.

Trip Exertion Scale:


1: easy, mostly sitting
2: easy, mostly sitting, with some walking
3: moderate, some walking, possible stairs
4: moderate to high, lots of walking, outside, stairs, elevation
5: high, long day, lots of walking, stairs, elevation

Active Adult Trips


Breakfast 1

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The first Friday of each month, we will travel to a new restaurant to experience some great breakfast food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

Supper 1

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The third Wednesday of each month, we will travel to a fine dining restaurant for food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

Casino 3

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Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to Black Hawk or Central City. Most casino packages includes transportation, 2 time points, $5 cash back on day of the trip, $5 or $10 off meals, and free drinks while gambling. You must use your player card to earn points. You must be age 21 to enroll for these trips. Trip deadline date: 3 BUSINESS days prior to trip.

Strolls (3-4)

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Strolls are designed to give you an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, take a leisurely walk, and take in some sights. Strolls vary in length, so wear sturdy walking shoes; dress in layers; bring a jacket and water bottle.


Active Adult Day Trips

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Senior day trips provide a great opportunity to explore new locations with your friends.  



Extended Trips


Premier World Discovery will be presenting a preview of the following trip below.  Anyone interested in traveling during Spring 2018.

A presentation will be held by Jill LaCroix (Premier World Discovery) on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 10:30-11:30 am at the Broomfield Community Center.

Great Train & Grand Canyon
Featuring 5 nights in Sedona
6 Days: March 4, 2018

Join us on March 4, 2018 as we travel to Sedona Arizona for 6 days.  Explore Sedona on a trolley tour, take nostalgic train journey to the Grand Canyon and a trip on the Verde Canyon Railroad.  We will also visit Montezuma Castle National Monument built in the 12th and 13th centuries and the old mining town of Jerome.

Hike-Hayden Green Mountain Park (5)


With more than 2,400 acres of open space, William Frederick Hayden Park on Green Mountain is the second largest park in Lakewood. The park features a challenging network of multi-use trails.Green Mountain Trail: 6.5 mile loop.  Features a challenging ascent to the park’s highest point. Starting elevation 5800’, elevation gain 1000’. Fee includes transportation and escort. Bring a sack lunch and plenty of water.  Trip deadline date: Fri, Sep 1.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82735 $9/$11 Fri 9 am–3 pm Sep 8

Tea at The Swan House (1)


If you enjoy an historic setting for High Tea or luncheon, you'll enjoy a visit to downtown Loveland's Swan House, a Celtic Tea Room. This beautiful historic home, built in 1908, has been restored and renovated into a Tea Room and a boutique. As you enter the Swan House, you are immediately welcomed by a fine assortment of collectibles. This historic home is decorated in keeping with a bygone era and in these comforting surroundings you may browse for a treasure or proceed to tea. Fee includes transportation, escort and tea.  Trip deadline date:  Fri, Aug 25.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82736 $26/$33 Mon 12-3 pm Sep 11

Celestial Seasonings Tour (4)


Visit the Celestial Seasonings headquarters in Boulder, Colorado and unlock the mysteries of tea with a guided tea tour. During the 45-minute tour, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look how tea is made – from raw ingredients to finished products – plus see unique attractions like the famous Mint Room, Tea Shop and Celestial Café. Fee includes transportation, escort and tour. Lunch on your own at the Celestial Café (price range $5-$10). Trip deadline date: Tue, Sep 5.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82737 $9/$11 Thu 10 am-1:30 pm Sep 14

Lazy B Ranch (1)


Rooted in an appreciation of the history and traditions of the Estes Valley, The Lazy B is committed to preserving Western Heritage through providing a Western Stage Show that rivals the best in the country! Their authentic Cowboy Chuckwagon Supper is the best in Colorado bar none. Come join them for a delightful night of music, entertainment and authentic cowboy dinner.  Fee includes transportation, ticket, dinner, and escort. Trip deadline date: Fri, Sep 1.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82738  $53/$66 Sat 4-9 pm Sep 16

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres (3)


Adults 55 and older can take advantage of a day at Coors Field for some fresh air, and some stellar baseball! Come watch your favorite Rockies take on the San Diego Padres. All seats are under shelter and near restrooms and food. Fee includes transportation and tickets to the ball game. Lunch is on your own. Trip deadline date: Tue, Sep 5.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82739 $22/$26 Sun 12-5 pm Sep 17


Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave (3)


The Museum illustrates the life, times, and legend of William F. Cody. It includes exhibits about Buffalo Bill's life and the Wild West shows, Indian artifacts and firearms. See Sitting Bull's bow and arrows, Buffalo Bill's show outfits, Frederick Remington's "Portrait of a Ranch Hand," and many other objects from the Old West in the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave. Visit the one and only grave of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody. Located in Lookout Mountain Park, part of the Denver Mountain Parks system, the site overlooks the natural beauty of the Great Plains and the Rockies, attracting over 400,000 annual visitors. Learn more about the buffalo herd, wildlife, and natural attractions of the region Fee includes transportation, escort and admission. Lunch on your own at Macaroni Grill (price range: $10-$23). Trip deadline date: Fri, Sep 8.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82740 $12/$15 Thu 9:30 am-2 pm Sep 21

RMNP Cookout & Elk Viewing (4)


Enjoy a BBQ picnic in beautiful Estes Park. We then go into the RMNP to enjoy elk viewing and bugling. Bring a camera and a jacket for cool weather. The elevation is over 8,000 feet. Fee includes a BBQ picnic, drinks and transportation. Entrance to the park is $10 on your own (Golden Age Parks Pass is highly recommended for free RMNP admission). Trip deadline date: Fri, Sep 15.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82741   $24/$28 Mon 1-8:30 pm Sep 25


Fall Colors & Lighthouses of the Great Lakes


Featuring 2 nights in Chicago and 2 nights on Mackinac Island
9 Days: September 28, 2017

Join us as we see the fall colors & lighthouses of the Great Lakes. We will start out the trip with a two night stay in Chicago before heading to Michigan where the first stop will be Grand Rapids to see the Gerald Ford Museum before traveling to Mackinac Island for a two night stay. From Mackinac travel through Michigan’s scenic upper peninsula to Green Bay Wisconsin, Door County and the Wisconsin Dells. You will enjoy a city tour of Chicago, the quaintness of Mackinac Island, carriage tours, lighthouses, a traditional Door County Fish Boil, a boat cruise and much more while experiencing some of the most beautiful fall colors. 
For more information on extended trips, please call 303.464.5536.


Fall Colors Tour (3)


Kenosha Pass, elevation 10,000 ft (3,000 m), is a high mountain pass located in the Rocky Mountains, just northeast of the town of Fairplay. In addition to providing one of the principal access routes to South Park, the pass offers dramatic views of the surrounding Rockies, including the nearby peaks of Mount Evans and Mount Bierstadt. Fee includes transportation. Lunch will be on your own at Mason’s High Country BBQ (price range $8-$17). Trip deadline date: Tue, Sep 19.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82742   $9/$11 Fri 9 am–3 pm Sep 29

Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers (3)


Adults 55 and older can take advantage of a day at Coors Field for some fresh air, and some stellar baseball! Come watch your favorite Rockies take on the Milwaukee  Brewers. All seats are under shelter, and near restrooms and food. Fee includes transportation and tickets to the ball game. Lunch is on your own. Trip deadline date: Tue, Sep 19.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82743 $22/$26 Sun 12-5 pm Oct 1

Royal Gorge Train Ride (2)


Climb aboard Colorado’s most scenic train for a journey through the spectacular Royal Gorge. Since 1879, these tracks have followed the winding, tumbling  Arkansas River deep within the soaring, 1,000-foot  granite cliffs of Colorado’s Royal Gorge. The Royal Gorge Route is a quality, Colorado attraction with no thrill rides or cotton candy, just a focus on outstanding service, delicious food, and unique classes of service. Fee includes transportation, escort, and train ticket. Lunch will be on your own on the train (price range: $10–$18).  Trip deadline date: Thu Sep 29.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82744 $70/$88 Mon 8:30 am–6 pm Oct 9

Elk Range Trail at Centennial Cone Park (Golden) (4)


For those who are looking for a nice hike that incorporates the highland meadows of Colorado and views to snow capped mountains, then the Elk Range Trail at Centennial Cone Park is the perfect hike. Hiking distance can be up to 6.6 miles round trip, elevation gain is +446’/-314’. Fee includes transportation and escort. Bring a sack lunch and water.  Trip deadline date: Mon, Oct 2.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82745   $9/$11 Thu 9 am–3 pm Oct 12

Sunday Brunch at Mount Vernon Country Club (1)


Their brunch features action stations set up throughout the Main Dining Room including 1 free Mimosa or Bloody Mary with brunch. Try the egg station where you may choose your favorite ingredients in a "made to order" omelet, or eggs of your choice. They are bringing back a Mount Vernon tradition - Charlie's Pancakes! Choose from chocolate chips, bananas, blueberries, strawberries and nuts, incorporated by the Chef of the Day within your own serving of silver dollar pancakes. Top them off with flavored syrups, warm butter or mounds of whipped cream. Relax to the sounds of one of their favorite piano players in the Main Dining Room. Fee includes transportation and escort. Brunch is on your own (price $24.95 plus tax and gratuity). Trip deadline date: Wed, Oct 4.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82746 $7/$9 Sun 9:15 am–12 pm Oct 15

Gold Hill Murder Mystery Dinner (1)


Come join us, high in the Rocky Mountains, at the historic Bluebird Lodge built in 1872; for an evening of mystery and suspense. A limit of thirty guests insures a very intimate and unusual theatrical experience. Begin with a champagne reception, surrounded by characters from the past with stories to tell and secrets to divulge (or withhold). Later, in the dining room, keep your eyes and ears open as you enjoy a meal prepared by the famous Gold Hill Inn. You just may be sitting next to a "killer." You and your team-mates will survey the scene of a crime, look for clues and interrogate suspects. Solve the mystery over dessert and win a prize. This year we will present you with a true 40's thriller, complete with a faded femme fatale, a shadowy enigmatic man, a black marketeer and enough rope to hang a small mountain town.  A gritty, historically inspired story-line, Murder 1942:  Dead Reckoning, will prove to be our most captivating and harrowing night of homicide yet. Dress in costume to magnify your fun! Fee includes transportation, escort, ticket, dinner, and gratuity. Trip deadline date: Wed, Oct 4.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82747 $80/$100 Fri 5-10:30 pm Oct 20

Capitol Hill Ghost Tour (5)


The Capitol Hill Tour is a flat 2 mile walk through Capitol Hill and Cheesman Park. The tour tells the infamous ghost tales of our city including spooky stories of a hidden burial room that inspired a Hollywood movie, angry apparitions, spirit wanderings, grisly accidents and one of Denver’s most haunted locations: Cheesman Park. Believers and skeptics alike are welcome to join. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Trip deadline date: Mon Oct 16.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82748 $26/$33 Thu 6-10 pm Oct 26

Tea at Thompson House Inn (1)


A Longmont historic landmark, the Thompson House was completed in 1887 for John Brigham Thompson, a successful hardware merchant who came to Longmont along with his brother-in-law, Royal M. Hubbard. In 1994, the Thompson House was meticulously renovated, preserving the natural attributes of this historic property, including the magnificent oak, rosewood and maple-inlaid floors. Gas-log fireplace and multiple stained-glass windows add to the magical quality of the large home.Today the home is a marvelous mix of old world charm and modern conveniences as a bed and breakfast and tea room. Fee includes transportation, escort and tea. Trip deadline date: Tue Oct 17.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82749 $25/$32  Fri 12:30-3 pm Oct 27

Air Force vs. Army (3)


Watch the Air Force Academy Falcons play the Army West Point Black Knights at Falcon Stadium.  Arrive in time to see the pre-game fly-over. Game starts at 1:30 pm.  Fee includes transportation, escort, and reserved tickets. Trip deadline date: Fri, Oct 13.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82750 $73/$91 Sat 11 am-7 pm Nov 4

Sunday Brunch at Arvada School House Kitchen (1)


Not the Lunch Lady special…
Home schooled is the way they like it, so they make most of the grub right in house. With a huge menu of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads, and entrée’s, they are sure to offer something for everyone. Their chefs have worked all over the country incorporating regional styles, as you will be able to tell from the menu.  Fee includes escort and transportation (price range: $7-13).  Trip deadline date: Fri, Oct 27.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82751  $7/$9 Sun 9:30 am-12 pm Nov 5

Denver Aquarium (3)


Downtown Aquarium was purchased by Landry's Restaurants, Inc. in 2003, when it was Colorado's Ocean Journey Aquarium. On July 14, 2005, Landry's reopened the redesigned complex as Downtown Aquarium. The entertainment and dining complex features a public aquarium boasting more than a million gallons of underwater exhibits that highlight fascinating ecosystems around the world. Downtown Aquarium houses over 500 species of animals, the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank, Aquarium Restaurant, Dive Lounge, the Nautilus Ballroom and amusements for the entire family. Fee includes transportation, escort and admission. Lunch on your own at the Aquarium Restaurant (price range: $6-$15). Trip deadline date: Tue, Oct 24.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82752 $27/$34 Thu 10 am-2 pm Nov 9

Afternoon Tea at the Huckleberry (1)


The Huckleberry is proud to offer Afternoon Tea. Relax as they serve a traditional afternoon tea, complete with a lovely table dressed with linens and tea time accoutrements. A bountiful tiered tower of delicious pastries and savory tea sandwiches baked fresh for you on the day your tea is presented with, of course, a pot of their premium tea. Fee includes transportation, escort and tea. Trip deadline date:  Fri, Nov 10.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82753 $27/$34 Mon 12-2:30 pm Nov 20

Blossoms of Light (3)


Blossoms of Light is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Denver Botanic Gardens is proud to host this annual family-friendly event that has become a tradition for people across Colorado. Enjoy thousands of twinkling lights throughout  the Gardens. Warm drinks and tasty treats will also be available. Fee includes transportation, escort and admission. Please register for only one date. Trip deadline date: Wed Nov 15.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82754 $20/$23 Mon 5-7:30 pm Nov 27
82755 $20/$23 Mon 5-7:30 pm Dec 4

History Colorado Center (3)


Designed to ignite imaginations of all ages about Colorado history, this museum and hub for civic engagement creates a rich experience for visitors through exhibits and programs that blend technology, media, environments and artifacts. Fee includes transportation, escort and admission. Lunch on your own Cafe Rendezvous (price range: $5-$10). Trip deadline date: Fri, Nov 17.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82756 $17/$21 Thu 9:30 am-1:00 pm Nov 30

Georgetown  Christmas Market (5)


Experience this winter holiday wonderland as the magic of an old-fashioned Christmas is recaptured in Victorian Georgetown. There are hand-crafted gift items, baked goods, entertainment and many beautiful decorations. Fee includes transportation and escort. The elevation is approximately 7500 feet. Lunch is on your afterward at one
of the local restaurants. Please register for only one date. Trip deadline date: Thu Nov 16.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82757 $18/$20 Sat 8:30 am-3 pm Dec 2
82758 $18/$20 Sat 8:30 am-3 pm Dec 9

Denver Zoo Lights (3)


See the Zoo in lights you never have before. Join us for an evening at the Denver Zoo after dark but lit up with holiday lights and spirit everywhere. We will follow the lit path through the zoo and see a few animals but admire the light displays the zoo staff works so hard to create! Please come dressed for the weather, there are warming stations and hot chocolate available for purchase. Fee includes transportation, escort, and admission.  Please register for only one date. Trip deadline date: Mon, Nov 27.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82759 $15/$19 Tue 5:30-8 pm Dec 5
82760 $15/$19 Mon 5:30-8 pm Dec 11


Sunday Brunch at the Fresh Fish Company (1)


At The Fresh Fish Company, everything about them is fresh—from the flown-in-fresh seafood to house-made seasonings, sauces, marinades and sides.They’ve been Denver’s go-to for fresh seafood for more than 35 years. They have placed 1st or 2nd on Denver’s “A List” for Seafood every year since 2007! You’ll feel appreciated from the moment you arrive until they make sure you don’t forget your leftovers. (And you’re sure to have leftovers, because their portions are so generous). Fee includes transportation and escort. Brunch is on your own. Price is $32.95 all you can eat buffet. Does not include tax and tip. Trip deadline date: Fri, Dec 1.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82761 $7/$9 Sun 9:15 am-12 pm Dec 10

Holiday Lights Tour (2)


We’ll head to the West Denver Metro area, into neighborhoods and into slices of color around the city to see the glittering lights and the fanciful sights. Each year is different, based on our critical reconnaissance. Let us put the holiday twinkle in your eye on this tour of the holiday lights of Denver!  Fee includes transportation and tour guide. Dinner is on your own at White Fence Farm (prices range from $10-$20). Please register for only one date. Trip deadline date: Wed Nov 29.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82762  $20/$25 Thu 4 –10 pm Dec 14
82763 $20/$25 Tue 4 –10 pm Dec 19

Miner’s Alley - A Christmas Carol (1)


Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.  This Thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life.  From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Barlow’s A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than some simple props, fresh physicality and the power of imagination to convey this timeless story of redemption. Before the play, you will enjoy dinner at Indulge Bistro and Wine Bar. Fee includes transportation, escort and ticket to play).  Dinner is on your own (price range from $12-$26). Trip deadline date: Mon, Dec 4.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
82764 $35/$44 Sat 5-10:30pm Dec 16



Music Cities Christmas 


Featuring Branson, Memphis & Nashville
6 Days: December 1, 2017

Join us for our Music Cities Christmas trip. Your trip will be filled with holiday shows and sites in Branson, Memphis and Nashville. Highlights of the trip include a performance by Shoji Tabuchi, time at the Clinton Presidential Library, a visit to Graceland and two nights at the Opryland Hotel with a performance at the Grand Ole Opry. For more information on extended trips, please call 303.464.5536.