Clarendon Hills Park District  •  315 Chicago Ave.  •  Clarendon Hills, IL 60514  •  (630)323-2626  •  clarendonhillsparkdistrict.org

Recreation -Adult Trips (50+ years)

Adult Trips are for adults, age 50 years and better. NOTE: There is NO REFUND for trips after the registration deadline, the exception is IF there is a Wait List for the trip AND space can be filled. For information about any Adult trips please contact Kathy Forzley at 630-323-2626 or at kathyf@clarendonhillsparkdistrict.org

Our Program Registration Form is located in the panel to the right. Beginning in August 2014, a "Household" must be established in the system in order to register for programs and trips. The form is available on the Home Page or at the Clarendon Hills Park District office. Click to download & print, then fax to 630-323-5362, mail or walk in. Please Note: Payment for classes is required to reserve a spot.

All trips include transportation on air-conditioned 35 passenger bus. We attempt to give you as much information ADULT DAY TRIPS as possible regarding the amount of walking required during each trip. The symbols below will allow you to make a more informed decision regarding trip registration.

=Minimal walking |= Moderate walking | = Heavy walking

 

EAST TROY ELECTRIC RAILROAD (TWO SHOES)

Step back in time when life was simplier. These historic rail cars travel 2 hours through beautiful southeast Wisconsin. You will have time to wander the depot musuem, as well as the gift shop. We will then board the train, where we will enjoy a delicious lunch (Chicken Marsala or Shrimp de Jonghe) and take a slow ride to the park in Mukwongo, where you can enjoy a short walk by the river. We will also have time to shop at the Elegant Farmer, which has a deli, bakery and unique farm products. (KF)  Deadline to sign up for this tour is Thursday, April 27

Min/Max: 25/29
Time: Depart from the Church of the Holy Nativity (275 S. Richmond) at 8:30am Return by 5:00pm

Code
Day
Date
Fee
843200-01 Thursday May 25

$86

 

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LUNCH AND LAUGHS (IN-HOUSE ONE SHOW)

Join us for an Italian lunch and lots of laughs as Larry Bernach presents "The Funniest Comedians of Radio and TV". A renowned humorist and nostalgia aficionando. Bergnach will do some of the jokes, routines and stories of Charlie Chaplin, Milton Berle, Jack Benny, Groucho Marx, Jackie Gleason, Sid Caesar, Danny Thomas, Lucille Ball, Steve Allen, Johnny Carson and more. Spend a beautiful day with friends, good food and a chance to reminisce. (KF)  Deadline to sign up for this tour is Monday, May 15.

Min/Max: 25/40
Location: Clarendon Hills Park District Community Center

Code
Day
Date
Time Fee
843200-04 Tuesday June 6

12:00-2:00pm

$10

 

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SHIPSHEWANA ADVENTURES (THREE SHOES)

We will begin by learning the history of the Amish at the Menno-Hof Visitor's Center and Museum, and then stop at the largest flea market, where you can purchase just about anything. You can also shop in downtown Shipshewana where the people travel by horse and buggy. We will eat a late lunch at a favorite Amish restaurant for an all you can eat family style meal. Make sure to save room for pie! This tour includes transportation, museum entrance and lunch. Don't forget your cameras. (KF)  Deadline to sign up for this tour is Monday, June 20.

Min/Max: 25/35
Time: Depart from the Church of the Holy Nativity (275 S. Richmond) at 7:00am Return by 7:30pm (there is a one hour time difference and we will do a rest stop both ways)

Code
Day
Date
Time Fee
843200-02 Tuesday July 25

7:00am-7:30pm

$78

 


A "FRUITFUL " DAY IN SOUTH HAVEN, MICHIGAN (THREE SHOES)

We will stop at a local orchard to pick or purchase peaches, as well as enjoy their farm stand and bakery. Lunch will be at Hawkshead Inn, one of southwest Michigan's premier golf courses (choice of Lake Superior Whitefish, Pure Michigan Chicken or Beef Tender Medallions; salad, dessert and beverages). While in South Haven, you will have time to enjoy the shops and lakefront. (Make sure to stop at Sherman Dairy for ice cream). Our next stop is at a blueberry farm to purchase fresh picked blueberries and view of facility. This tour includes motor coach transportation and lunch. We will make a dinner stop on the way home - which is on your own. (KF)  Deadline to sign up for this tour is Friday, July 21

Min/Max: 35/50
Time: Depart from the Church of the Holy Nativity (275 S. Richmond) at 7:00am and Return by 7:30pm

(there is a one hour time difference and we will do a rest stop both ways)

Code
Day
Date
Time Fee
843200-03 Thursday August 10

7:00am-7:30pm

$76
 

SUMMER LUNCHEON

What a great way to spend a summer afternoon with old (and new) friends, delicious food and music to enjoy and sing along. A buffet style lunch with dessert will be served followed by live entertainment. Priority given to Clarendon Hills residents. Pre-Registration at the Park District is required. Non-resident guests may register for the luncheon beginning March 20 if space available. (KF) REGISTRATION DEADLINE August 10.

Max: 45
Age: 50 years and better
Location: CHPD Community Center

Code
Day
Date
Time Fee
840200-01 Tuesday August 15

12:00-2:00pm

FREE

 

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CHICAGO ARCHITECTURAL CRUISE & NAVY PIER (TWO SHOES)

This 90-minute river cruise places you at the feet of over a hundred skyscrapers, each designed or inspired by the Modernists of nearly a centure ago. As you travel through the birthplace of modern architecture, a specially trained guide describes the work of those who revolutionized the building arts, and how they are linked structurally. After the cruise you will have the chance to shop and grab lunch at one of the many restuarants at Navy Pier (lunch is on your own). Spending a summer day in Chicago is always a hit. (KF) REGISTRATION DEADLINE August 14.

Min/Max: 35/50
Time: Depart from the Church of the Holy Nativity (275 S. Richmond) at 8:00am and Return by 4:00pm

Code
Day
Date
Time Fee
843300-01 Thursday September 14

8:00am-4:00pm

$72

 




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