Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks

Senior Trips

For further info on any event or to give suggestions on programs or trips, please call Sandra Young at 465-4076.


 









The Department of Recreation and Parks, with the advisement of the Senior Advisory Committee, is sponsoring the following trips for seniors who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City during the upcoming months. Please remember to register early because all trips are first come, first served.  

To register for any of these trips, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave.  Please note, once the fees are sent to the venues, they are not refundable so make your selections carefully. All trips are open to senior residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City only.




​TRIPS FOR GARDEN CITY SENIORS ANNOUNCED


Here is the beginning of Garden City Recreation and Parks’ fall trip list for seniors who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City.  More trips will be added in the coming weeks.  If you would like to register for any of our trips, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.  Payment must accompany registrations.

 
 
 
Monday, February 5 - Join us for Chinese New Year!
We will travel by coach bus into NYC where we will enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine and entertainment to celebrate the "year of the Dog"! New Year is the grandest traditional festival with many legends, traditions and taboos.  Learn the customs and traditions of the world's oldest culture.  Space is very limited.  The cost will be $85, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel.  To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway ave.


Tuesday, March 6 - Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show.
We will travel by coach bus to Philadelphia for the famous Flower Show!  This year's exhibits will feature "Wonders of Water", with exotic flowers, a beautiful rain forest, fanciful fountains, and more.  The cost will be $70, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel.  Lunch will be on your won and space is limited.  To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Ave.


Tuesday, April 17 – Brooklyn Brownstones 
We will travel by coach bus to Brooklyn where we will explore historic Brooklyn neighborhoods with their tree lined streets and 19th century row houses while we learn about the “brownstone revolution” and the joys of living in Brooklyn.  Lunch will be included at Juniors.  The cost of this trip will be $85, checks only, made payable to Rendezvous Travel. 



Thursday, June 14 - Trip to NY Botanical Garden "Visions of Hawaii"

We will travel by coach buss to NY Botanical Garden.  The NYBG will preset Georgia O'Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii, a major exhibition exploring the artist's immersion in the Hawaiian Islands.  Highlights include a stunning display of more than 15 of O'Keefe's paintings, not seen together since their debut in 1940.  Discover a lush flower show evoking the gardens and landscapes that inspired O'Keeffe.  W will then have lunch at the Seashore Restaurant on City Island.  The cost of this trip will be $90, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel. 



To register for any of these trips, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave.  Please note, once the fees are sent to the venues, they are not refundable so make your selections carefully. All trips are open senior residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City only.​