The ongoing flurries and cold temperatures have kept many of us house bound and experiencing cabin fever – but no more!

We’re excited to announce our Spring Day Trip Schedule, packed with exciting local events and destinations to keep you busy all through the winter and spring months.

Explore hot spots like Harrison Hot Springs, Museum of Vancouver, Fort Langley and more – all at affordable prices. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends, while discovering gems in your city!

Check out our full list of trips below –

 

February Day Trips

Thursday, February 9th: 11:00AM – 1:00PM — Discover Dance! Grupo America 

  • Enjoy an outing to the latest performance in Scotiabank Dance Centre’s Discover Dance series. Journey through South and Central America and experience dances steeped in culture and history.

Thursday, February 23rd: 9:15AM – 12:30PM— Police Museum Trip 

Members 60+: $12 Under 60: $14 | Non Members 60+: $13 Under 60: $15

  • Join us as we explore the Vancouver Police Museum, which houses 20,000 + artifacts and archival documents.
  • Please register in advance at Reception. Meet at SGSC at 9:15. Please bring compass card or money for a transit pass.

Tuesday, February 28th: 10:00AM – 1:30PM — Museum of Vancouver Trip 

Members 65+: $13 Under 65: $16 | Non Members 65+: $14 Under 65: $17

  • Explore the Museum of Vancouver’s permanent collection as well as two new exhibits featuring 20 rare and unconventional collections.
  • Register in advance at Reception. Meet at SGSC at 10:00AM. Please bring compass card or money for a transit pass.

 


 

March Day Trips

Thursday, March 7th: 1:00PM – 3:00PM — High Tea at Petite Cuillere 

Members: $16.25 | Non Members: $17.25

  • Indulge in tea, pastries and finger sandwiches with good company!
  • Register in advance at Reception. Meet at SGSC at 1:00PM. Please bring compass card or money for a transit pass.

Wednesday, March 15th: 9:00AM – 2:00PM — Fort Langley

Members: $16 | Non Members: $18

  • Explore historic Fort Langley, an 1827 Hudson’s Bay Company fur trading post. Pan for gold and feel the heat of molten metal in the blacksmith’s or enjoy interpretive presentations that will bring the fur trading history of British Columbia to life.
  • Register in advance at Reception. Meet at SGSC at 9:00AM. Bus departs at 9:30AM sharp.

Wednesday, March 22nd: 8:30AM – 5:00PM— Harrison Hot Springs

Members: $18 | Non Members: $20

  • Spend a fun and relaxing day at the Hot Springs. Take a dip in the Hot Springs, or explore the shops and restaurants Harrison has to offer.
  • Register in advance at Reception. Meet at SGSC at 8:30AM. Bus departs at 9:00AM sharp.

Tuesday, March 21st — Lunch & Movie (Beauty and the Beast)

Members: $14.50 | Non Members: $15.50

  • Join us for a scrumptious lunch at Caffe Artigiano before heading to watch the newly released movie, Beauty and the Beast at the Scotiabank Movie Theatre.
  • Register at Reception in advance. Meet at SGSC at 11:30AM. Please bring compass card or money for a transit pass.

Wednesday, March 28th: 10:00AM – 1:30PM — Roedde House Museum & Tea

Members: $10 | Non Members: $12

  • Tour the Roedde House Museum, a uniquely restored Heritage house in the heart of the West End. To end off the tour, cozy up with tea (Roedde House’s own Murchie’s blend) and biscuits in the Roedde House tea room.
  • Register in advance at Reception. Meet at SGSC at 10:00AM. Please bring compass card or money for a transit pass.

April Day Trips

Wednesday, April 19th: 1:00PM – 3:00PM — Bloom Tulip Festival (Abbotsford, BC)

Maximum 37 Participants

Members: $15 | Non Members: $17

  • Charter Bus
  • Enjoy BC’s only tulip festival, located in picturesque Abbotsford. Stroll around the 10 acres of colourful tulip-lined fields, pick your own flowers in the U-Pick fields, or snack in the covered area. Trip cost includes transportation and entry fee. Note that the fields are packed dirt, and as such may not be walker accessible. Proper footwear is encouraged.
  • Register in advance at Reception. Meet at South Granville Seniors Centre at 8:30AM. Bus departs at 9:00AM sharp.

May Day Trips

Tuesday, May 23rd: 9:00AM – 5:00PM — Whistler Day Trip

Maximum 44 Participants

Members: $21 | Non Members: $22

  • Blending the charms of an alpine village and an urban center, Whistler Village offers dining, unique boutiques and many walking paths. This charming village is great for a day trip as there are always new things to discover and explore.
  • Register by Wednesday, May 17th 2017. Meet at South Granville Seniors Centre at 8:30AM. Bus departs at 9:00AM sharp.

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