We’re excited to announce our Summer 2017 Day Trip Schedule, packed full of exciting local events and destination trips.

Explore incredible places like Deep Cove, Westminster Abbey, Harrison Hot Springs, Bowen Island and more – all at affordable prices. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends while discovering our beautiful province!

Check out our full list of trips below!

 



June Day Trips

 

Lonsdale Quay

Lonsdale Quay, North Vancouver
Public Transit
Tuesday, June 20th
10:00AM – 2:30PM (Meet at centre at 10:00AM)

Members: $4 | Non-Members: $5
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip.)

  • Enjoy a leisurely trip to North Vancouver’s Lonsdale Quay. Originally opened during Expo ’86, the Quay has become a culinary destination for those seeking fresh, local, and unique foods. We will travel to North Vancouver via SeaBus, and have ample time to browse the market and grab lunch.
  • Please bring money for a Transit Pass if you are not already a monthly pass holder, as well as money for lunch (or a packed lunch).
  • Register by Monday, June 19th.

 

Bill Reid Gallery Tour

639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Public Transit

Wednesday, June 28th
9:45AM – 1:30PM (Meet at centre at 9:45AM)

Members: $12 | Non-Members: $14
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip, as well as the cost of gallery admission and guided tour for our group.)

  • Join us for a guided tour of the Bill Reid Gallery, which is devoted to the works of Bill Reid (1920-1998), Haida master goldsmith, carver, and sculptor. We will enjoy a 45-minute private tour (starting at 10:30), after which guests will be free to browse the collection on their own.
  • Please bring money for a Transit Pass if you are not already a monthly pass holder.
  • Register by Friday, June 23.

 


July Day Trips

 

Deep Cove

Deep Cove, North Vancouver
Charter Bus
Wednesday, July 5th
8:30AM – 4:30PM (Meet at centre at 8:30AM. Bus departs at 9:00AM sharp.)

Members: $16 | Non-Members: $20
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip, as well as the cost of transportation.)

  • Enjoy a visit to one of North Vancouver’s most scenic destinations. We will travel to Deep Cove via charter bus, and have 4 hours to visit the area. Guests can spend the day visiting the village’s quaint galleries and shops, taking in the beautiful vistas, hiking up to Quarry Rock, or having a picnic by the water.
  • Be sure to bring money for lunch or a packed lunch.
  • Register by Wednesday, June 28th.

 

Japantown Walking Tour

Gastown, Vancouver
Public Transit
Friday, July 7th
9:30AM – 1:00PM (Meet at centre at 9:30AM)

Members: $4 | Non-Members: $5 + optional donation to Buddhist Temple Society
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip. Please consider making a donation to the Buddhist Temple in acknowledgement of their hospitality.)

  • Join us for a walking tour of Vancouver’s historic Japantown neighbourhood. We will travel downtown by public transit, and enjoy a guided tour of and a meditation at the Vancouver Buddhist Temple at 10:30. Afterwards, we will take a walking tour of some of Japantown’s historic sights.
  • Please bring money for a Transit Pass if you are not already a monthly pass holder. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Register by Friday, June 30th.

 

Kitsilano Pool

2305 Cornwall, Avenue, Vancouver
Public Transit
Tuesday, July 11th
10:00AM – 2:00PM (Meet at centre at 10:00AM)

65+ Members: $7 | Non-Members: $8
Under 65 Members: $9 | Non-Members $10
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip, as well as a single admission to the pool.)

  • Beat the summer heat at Kitsilano Pool! Bring your towel and swimsuit, and enjoy a swim at Vancouver’s favourite outdoor saltwater pool.
  • Please bring money for a Transit Pass if you are not already a monthly pass holder. If you would like to use a locker at the pool, please bring $0.25.
  • Register by Friday, July 7th.

 

Main Street Gallery Hop

Main Street, Vancouver
Public Transit
Friday, July 14th
1:00PM – 3:30PM (Meet at centre at 1:00PM)

Members: $4 | Non-Members: $5
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip.)

  • Explore The Flats, a burgeoning industrial neighbourhood that has recently become home to over 15 of the city’s most prestigious, experimental, and critically challenging contemporary art galleries. Join us as we visit some of Vancouver’s exciting local and international art exhibits.
  • Please bring money for a Transit Pass if you are not already a monthly pass holder. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Register by Monday, July 10th.

 

Westminster Abbey

Mission, BC
Charter Bus
Wednesday, July 19th
8:30AM – 4:30PM (Meet at centre at 8:30AM. Bus departs at 9:00AM sharp.)

Members: $20 | Non-Members: $24
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip, as well as the cost of transportation.)

  • Enjoy a visit to Westminster Abbey, a unique hilltop Benedictine monastery surrounded by serene gardens. We’ll have time to explore the monastery grounds and surrounding park before departing back to Vancouver at 3:00PM.
  • Be sure to bring money for lunch or a packed lunch. Please note that people in shorts are not allowed into the chapel.
  • Register by Wednesday, July 12th.

 

Little Italy Walking Tour

Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Public Transit
Tuesday, July 25th
10:00AM – 2:30PM (Meet at centre at 10:00AM)

Members: $4 | Non-Members: $5
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip.)

  • Discover one of Vancouver’s most vibrant neighbourhoods! Explore the charming shops and pay a visit to some of Vancouver’s most beautiful heritage homes. We’ll finish our walking tour with a picnic at McSpadden Park.
  • Please bring money for a Transit Pass if you are not already a monthly pass holder. Be sure to bring money for lunch or a packed picnic lunch.
  • Register by Friday, July 21st.

 

Berry Picking

Emma Lea Farms, Westham Island
Charter Bus
Friday, July 28th
9:30AM – 2:00PM (Meet at centre at 9:30AM. Bus departs at 10:00AM sharp.)

Members: $18 | Non-Members: $20
(Where does my money go? Your trip fee covers the staffing and administrative costs associated with planning this trip, as well as the cost of transportation.)

  • Get away from the city and enjoy a day of berry picking on Westham Island! We will travel to Emma Lea Farms vis charter bus, and have approximately 2 hours to pick our own berries and enjoy the farm grounds. The farm’s Ice Cream Shoppe offers a selection of ice cream, baked goods, and coffee/tea, or you can bring your own packed lunch or snacks.
  • Be sure to bring a container for your berries, as well as money to pay for your purchase. Please note that the farm accepts only cash/debit. Be sure to bring money for lunch or a packed lunch.
  • Register by Friday, July 21st.

 


 

Upcoming Trips in August

 

Harrison Hot Springs

Thursday, August 10th
8:00AM – 5:00PM (Meet at centre at 8:00AM. Bus departs at 8:30AM sharp.)

Members: $22 | Non-Members: $25 | Registration now available

 

Bowen Island

Wednesday, August 16th
7:30AM – 5:00PM (Meet at centre at 7:30AM. Bus departs at 8:15AM sharp.)

Members: $23 | Non-Members: $26 | Registration now available

 

Annual Summer Picnic

Wednesday, August 23rd
9:00AM – 4:00PM (Meet at centre at 9:00AM. Bus departs at 9:30AM sharp.)

Cost TBA | Registration now available – Sign up now and pay later!

 

More August trips coming soon! For more information, check back here or look for the August Trips Brochure, available at Reception July 5th.

 


 

Please register in advance at Reception or call 604-732-0812.