Senior Trips

Overview

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.

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.  We 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.