Senior Programs

Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of exciting summer activities and trips for anyone 55 years and finer. Activity fees include transportation, admission fees, tickets, and hotel when necessary. Meals are not included in the activity fee and are the responsibility of the participant. Participation is limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

2018 Senior Programs

Celestial Seasonings Tea Tour & Butterfly PavilionCelestial Seasonings Cafe

Experience a fragrant, behind-the-scenes tour, of the Celestial Seasonings tea factory in Boulder. The trip includes time to visit the one-of-a-kind gift shop, and enjoy lunch at the onsite café. From there, the group heads to Westminister to marvel at the colorful creatures at the Butterfly Pavilion. 

Date / Time: Wednesday, June 6 | 7 AM to 7 PM
Cost: $30.00 (Fee includes transportation and guided tour; lunch not included)

Colorado Rockies Baseball GameCoors Field

Enjoy a day at the ballpark as the Colorado Rockies take on the Miami Marlins. First pitch is at 1:10 PM, and the group will arrive early enough to watch the teams warm up and to grab lunch at the stadium.

Date / Time: Sunday, June 24 | 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Cost: $30.00 (Fee includes transportation and admission; lunch not included)

Betty Ford Alpine GardensBetty Ford

Discover the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail, the highest elevation botanic garden in the world! Spend the day admiring the beautiful flowers and other alpine treasures, then visit Vail Village for a snack and a little afternoon shopping.

Date / Time: Monday, July 2 | 8 AM to 5 PM
Cost: $15.00 (Fee includes transportation only)

Museum of Nature & ScienceNature-Science

Explore everything that the Museum of Nature & Science has to offer, including, the planetarium and an IMAX movie about pandas. The T-Rex Café is available for lunch and snacks at your leisure, and includes hot entrees, salad bar, soups, grill pizza and more! 

Date / Time: Tuesday, July 17 | 6 AM to 5 PM
Cost: $45.00 (Fee includes transportation and admission; lunch not included)

Colorado Rockies Baseball Game

Enjoy a day at the ballpark as the Colorado Rockies take oCoors Fieldn the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is at 1:10 PM, and the group will arrive early enough to watch the teams warm up and to grab lunch at the stadium. 

Date / Time: Wednesday, August 8 | 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Cost: $30.00 (Fee includes transportation and admission; lunch not included)

Leadville Train RideLeadville Train

Take a breathtaking 2.5 hour train ride through the untamed wilderness of the San Isabel National Forest. First, explore the town of Leadville, the "highest incorporated city in North America", and its rich mining heritage. Then climb aboard for a thrilling historic train ride. Eat lunch in town or bring a lunch to enjoy on the train ride. 

Date / Time: Thursday, August 23 | 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM
Cost: $56.00 (Fee includes transportation and train ticket)

Pump Boys and DinettesPump Boys

Head to the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre in Grand Lake for an afternoon of country western songs with a revue that celebrates and embodies the value of friendship and life's simple pleasures. Before the 2:00 PM matinee, enjoy Grand Lake's scenic downtown boardwalk and many shops and cafes. There will be plenty of time to eat lunch and relax in this scenic mountain town. 

Date / Time: Sunday, September 9 | 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: $50.00 (Fee includes transportation and admission; lunch not included)

Blackhawk / Central City CasinosBlackhawk

Let's try out our luck! Choose your adventure, two days to gamble, see the sights, take in a show, and enjoy meals at the locations of your choice. Stay at the Ameristar Hotel & Casino in the heart of Blackhawk, and within walking distance of several casinos. A free shuttle is also available to Central City. 

Date / Time: Tuesday/Wednesday, September 18/19 | 8 AM (Tuesday) to 5 PM (Wednesday)
Cost: $60 - Double Occupancy Room | $100 - Single Occupancy Room                                                   (Fee includes transportation and hotel room; meals not included)

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Maria Bidgood | Recreation Specialist
Email Maria Bidgood | 970-879-4300