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.




Wednesday, March 29 – Cradle of Aviation Museum and Maggiano’s – We will leave the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave at 9:45 am and visit the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Uniondale where we will tour the museum on our own and see one of the Museum’s shows.  We will then head to Maggiano’s for a family style lunch.  The cost of this trip will be $38.50, with $13.50 due now in a check made payable to the Cradle of Aviation Museum, and $25 in cash due when we board the bus for our lunch.  We will return to the Recreation and Parks Office after lunch. 


Thursday, April 20 -  A Night at the Opera to see “Aida” at the Metropolitan Opera House. We will travel by coach bus and dinner will be on your own. Seating is limited. The cost of this trip will be $75, checks only, made payable to Jo Falabella.


Wednesday, April 26 – Westbury Manor for Lunch and “My Fair Lady”.  We will travel on the Recreation bus for this trip.  The bus will leave the parking lot by St. Paul’s Center at 11:15 am.  The cost of this trip will be $40, checks only made payable to Plaza Theatrical Productions. To register, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave.



Wednesday, May 3 – Tour of Grand Central Station, Lunch, and a Narrated Sight Seeing Cruise of lower Manhattan. We will travel by coach bus into the city and stop at the 100 year old Grand Central Station, where we will receive a guided tour.  After our tour, we will have lunch at La Nonna in Little Italy and then head toward South Street Seaport where we will board the Zephyr to receive a narrated tour by boat of lower Manhattan.  The cost of this trip will be $90, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel.  To register, please visit the Recreation at 108 Rockaway Avenue. 


Wednesday, June 14 – Metropolitan Opera House to see the ballet “Swan Lake”.  This is a matinee show. We will travel by coach bus and lunch will be on your own. Seating is limited. The cost of this trip will be $85, checks only, made payable to Jo Falabella.  


Tuesday, June 20 – New York Botanical Garden featuring the Chihuly Garden Exhibit and lunch on Arthur Avenue.  We will travel by coach bus to the Garden where you will have approximately three hours to see the artwork of world-renowned sculptor Dale Chihuly as well as the rose garden and more that venue has to offer.  We will then visit Arthur Avenue and have lunch at Mario’s.  The cost of this trip will be $85, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel.


Tuesday, July 11 – “Summer on the Boardwalk”, Atlantic City.  We will travel by coach bus to Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, where we will see a performance of the “Unexpected Surfer Boys” who will sing your favorite summer songs.  We will also receive $25 in slot play. Gamble, enjoy the show and walk on the boardwalk to enjoy the day!  The cost of this trip will be $50, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel and lunch will be on your own.



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.​