Active Adult Trips

Carbon Valley Active Adults (age 55 and older) are always on the go! Join us for day and extended trips to exciting destinations in Colorado and beyond. Register for your next excursion or getaway online, in person at the Carbon Valley Senior Center, or by calling 303-833-2739.  

Trip Exertion
Each trip description below includes an exertion level number. This is a generalization of the exertion levels that participants can expect on a trip.

  Trip Exertion Chart:

  1. Easy, mostly sitting
  2. Easy, mostly sitting with some walking
  3.  Moderate, some walking, possible stairs
  4.  Moderate to high, lots of walking, outside, some elevation
  5.  High, long day, lots of walking, stairs, elevation

Pricing Codes:
M - Senior Center Member
D - District Resident
ND - Non-District Resident

GLEN

JULY TRIPS

Blake Street Glass Tour (3)
Tuesday, July 24, 9 am - 3 pm
Get an up close look at how glass becomes art. A team of highly talented artisans help create the unique and beautifully hand-crafted glass sculptures sought after by collectors worldwide. They melt, blow and cut glass into unexpected combinations and exhibit the pieces at shows and festivals around the world. Fee includes tour, transportation, and escort. Food cost is on your own before returning home.
Fee: $15 M, $17 D, $19 ND

Supper Club - White Fence Farm (3)
Thursday, July 26, 4:30 - 8:30 pm
White Fence Farm in Lakewood is known for its great home style food, beautiful grounds, and attractions such as the Americana Barn Gift Shop, Granny’s Old Time Fudge Shop, live entertainment, and OK Corral animal petting area. Fee includes dinner, tax, tip, transportation and escort.
Fee: $22 M, $24 D, $26 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)
Monday, July 30, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes a $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. You must be 21 or older to go on the trip. Meals are on your own. Fee includes transportation.
Fee: $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

AUGUST TRIPS

Supper Club: Maggiano’s Little Italy (2)
Tuesday, August 7, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Enjoy portions of Italian-American cuisine, reminiscent of a Sunday night visit to grandma’s house, or as they say in Italy, nonna’s casa. The recipes are simple, authentic classics, many of them coaxed out of Italian grandmothers, mothers, and aunts. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own.
Fee: $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan at the Buell Theatre (3)
Thursday, August 9, Noon - 6 pm
From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to American and broke through barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter century and is one of the most inspiring stories in music history. Enjoy dinner following the show at your own cost. Fee includes show, transportation, parking and escort.
Fee: $40 M, $42 D, $45 ND

Fort Tours and House of Smoke Lunch (4)
Thursday, August 16, 9 am - 3 pm
Visit Fort Vasquez, an original 1835 fur-trading post now museum in Ft. Lupton. Then head to Lancaster Lupton’s Trade Fort to see inside the trade fort, an 1850 trapper cabin, school house and more. Enjoy lunch at the House of Smoke Deli after the tour. Lunch cost is on your own.
Fee: $15 M, $17 D, $20 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)
Monday, August 20, 8 am - 5 pm
Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. You must be 21 or older to go on the trip. Meals are on our own. Fee includes transportation.
Fee: $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

Supper Club- Malone’s Club House Grill (2)

Tuesday, August 8, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Malone's Club House in Arvada features a diverse AMerican menu, full-service bar, live sports, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own.
Fee: $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Lazy B Ranch Chuckwagon Dinner and Western Show (2)
Thursday, August 14, 3:30 - 9 pm
Get ready for a rip roarin’ evening of music, humor and grub served up cowboy style! During dinner we will be entertained with The Lazy B Wranglers. Dinner will include Slow Cooked Brisket and Pulled Pork, Boot-Stompin' Baked Beans, Tater-Baked to Perfection, Campfire Cowboy Biscuits, Belt Bustin' Brownies and Hold 'er by the Peach. Fee includes dinner, show, escort and transportation.
Fee: $50 M, $52 D, $55 ND

Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres (5)

Thursday, August 23, 11:30 am - 6 pm
Join us at Coors Field to watch the Colorado Rockies take on the San Diego Padres. Seats are located in the shade on either the 1st or 3rd base line. Fee includes transportation, ticket, and escort. Lunch is at your own cost. Fee: $22 M, $24 D, $26 ND

SEPTEMBER TRIPS

Breakfast Club - Red Rooster (2)
Tuesday, September 4, 8 - 10 am
Enjoy this hidden gem in Longmont known for its large, creative, and delicious breakfasts. Food cost on your own. Cancellation Deadline: August 28
Fee: $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Buell Theatre (3)
Thursday, September 6, 4 - 10 pm
Experience the inspiring true story of singer/song writer Carol King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit song writing team to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Trip includes transportation and escort.Food before show at your own cost.
Registration Deadline: August 1
Fee: $40 M, $42 D, $45 ND

Supper Club - Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs (2)
Thursday, September 13, 4:30 - 8 pm
Find out if Biker Jim's really serves the best hot dogs in Denver. Biker Jim’s is all about creativity via exotic meats, including reindeer, wild boar, and rattlesnake-pheasant. With 13 different dog options and seven special toppings, you’re looking at 91 potential combinations from this menu - and not a one of them will let you down. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own.
Cancellation Deadline: September 6
Fee: $5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Supper Club - Pepper Pod (2)
Tuesday, September 20, 4:30-8 pm
The historic Pepper Pod, an American steak house in Hudson, began as a modest cafe in 1913 and flourished into a Colorado landmark. Enjoy fine cuisine based on the traditions of Colorado’s past and an atmosphere featuring rustic decor to go along with it's rich history. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation Deadline: September 13
$5 M, $8 D, $10 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (4)
Monday, September 24, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. Meals are on your own. Fee includes transportation. Age: 21+    Fee: $5 M, $6 D, $10 ND

Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets (5)
Thursday, September 27, 11:30 am - 6 pm
Join us for popcorn and peanuts while watching the Colorado Rockies take on the New York Mets at Coors Field. Seats are located in the shade on either the first or third base line. Fee includes transportation, ticket,
parking, and escort. Lunch at your own cost. Cancellation Deadline: September 20
Fee: $22 M, $24 D, $26 ND