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Active Adults Trips
Active Adult Trip & Activity Policies
  • Pre-registration is required for all classes and trips.
  • Payment is due at the time of registration.
  • All classes and trips are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
  • All arrival times on trips are approximate. We will make every effort to depart and arrive in a timely manner.
  • No smoking on vans or buses.
  • We encourage you to utilize the waitlist process whenever possible. Individuals on the waitlist will be contacted if spots become available and given first priority to added classes or trips.
  • An exertion chart has been established based on the physical intensity of the trip. Exertion numbers are listed next to each trip.
  • Registrations must be completed by the participating member. Trips are not transferrable.
  • Door-to-door transportation is available to those who cannot drive themselves. Space is limited so please make your transportation arrangements at the time of registration or a minimum of three days prior to the class or trip. Contact the senior office for transportation availability at 303.464.5526. Door-to-door transportation is available to Broomfield residents only for an additional fee of $2.50 each way.
 
Refund Policy on Trips and Activities
  • If the class or trip is cancelled by the Recreation Department, a full credit will be automatically applied to your account. If you would prefer a full refund please indicate your wishes when you are contacted regarding the cancellation.
  • Administrative fees of $10 will be assessed on any cancellation initiated by the participant before the deadline date.
  • Cancellations initiated after the deadline will not receive a refund, unless the space can be filled with another participant.

Special Accommodations
For Accommodations, please contact Jenifer at 303.464.5536

  • Individuals who need an assistant (i.e. someone to push the wheelchair) must provide one at the time of registration to ensure trip availability. Trip fees will apply to the assistant as well.
  • Requests for Easy Ride Transportation must be made at the time of registration or a minimum of three days prior to the class or trip.
  • For individuals using motorized mobility devices, such as scooters, please note the vehicle lift capacity is 800 pounds. We are aware that the weight of mobility devices can vary, so please be familiar with the weight of your mobility device when registering for trips that require transportation. Should the combined weight of the participant and mobility device exceed 800 pounds, transportation can still be provided if the participant is able to independently transfer from the mobility device to a wheelchair. The mobility device will be loaded onto the vehicle first and then the participant.
  • For information and questions on any special accommodations, please contact Jenifer Chrisman at 303.464.5536.

Exertion Levels
This is a generalization for the trip.
Trip Exertion Scale:
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, stairs, elevation
5: high, long day, lots of walking, stairs, elevation

Active Adult Trips link
Denver Brass Ancient Threads: A Celtic Tapestry (2)
The Denver Brass is comprised of 14 professional musicians who dedicate themselves to enhancing the quality of life of audiences in Colorado by presenting fresh and exhilarating shows that feature all musical styles. Ancient Threads is a woven tapestry of song and dance linking all mankind, the sound of kinship. We are bound together through ancient threads. Fee includes transportation, escort, and ticket. Trip deadline date: Monday March 2.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date 

64164 $26/$31 Monday 1:30 - 5 p.m. March 16

Fort Lupton Historical Park Tour (3)
Fort Lupton (better known as Fort Lancaster during its heyday) is a late fur trade era trading post constructed in 1837 by Lancaster Lupton. The reconstruction of Fort Lupton is thought to be at the same site as the Original but offset by about 100 yards. Enjoy a leisurely tour of the Fort Lupton Historic Park. The Historic Park currently includes the 1875 Independence School, the 1860’s Donelson House, and the reconstructed Fort Lupton (Originally Fort Lancaster). Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch on your own afterwards at Wholly Stomboli (price range: $9-15). Trip deadline date: Friday March 13.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

64166 $11/$14 Monday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 30

Colorado Wildlife and Wolf Center (4)
Determined to provide a safe haven for un-wanted wolf dogs, Darlene created the Wolf Hybrid Rescue Center. During the first year of operation, the Center was inundated with 15  -  20 phone calls every day from around the country from people who wanted to surrender their beloved wolves. This is when it was realized that the role of providing education was necessary. We will be taking a one-hour educational tour. Learn about hunting, howling, hierarchy and even communicate with the pack in a group howl. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch on your own afterwards at McGinty’s Wood Oven Pub (price range: $10 - 20). Trip deadline date: Monday March 9
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
64165 $27/$32 Tuesday 7:30 a.m.  - 3:30 p.m. March 24

Breakfast Club (1) link
The first Friday of each month, we will travel to a new restaurant to experience some great breakfast food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

Tangerine (Boulder)
At Tangerine Chef / Proprietor Alec Schuler creates innovative takes on traditional morning fare. His menu is rich with natural quality and focused on fresh products. Enjoy a morning experience worth waking up for with our organic fair trade coffee from Boulder’s Conscious Coffees, local farm fresh produce, and bright and cheery décor. Menu prices range from $7–14. Trip deadline date: Tue Mar 31
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67340 $7/$9 Fri 8:30–10:30 am Apr 3

Dozens (Denver)
Dozens is a Denver breakfast institution. They select fresh quality ingredients, they demand detail in execution, and they respect the egg. Dozens offers fresh, delicious daytime casual dining in a very downtown atmosphere. Menu prices range from $6–10. Trip deadline date: Tue Apr 28
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67341 $7/$9 Fri 8:30–10:30 am May 1

Sunny’s (Highlands)
In the spring of 2014 Sunny’s opened in the Highlands area of Denver on the corner of W 44th Ave and Zuni. Sunny’s is dedicated to serving delicious homemade food made with quality ingredients. Sunny’s strives to provide their guests with a positive dining experience, placing an emphasis on friendly, accommodating service. Menu prices range from $8–12. Trip deadline date: Tue Jun 2
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67342 $7/$9 Fri 8:30–10:30 am Jun 5

Parkway Cafe (Boulder)
The Parkway Cafe in Boulder, Colorado serves up American style breakfast and lunches with specials changing daily. The Parkway Cafe has been a favorite of Boulderites for years, it’s the place where you catch up with friends, meet new ones, and grab a great meal. You’ll find fast and friendly service, an extensive menu, along with great specials. Menu prices range from $6–9. Trip deadline date: Tue Jun 30
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67343 $7/$9 Fri 8:30–10:30 am Jul 3

Sundance Cafe (Nederland)
There is always a story behind any old building or any long running business, especially in a small mountain town. The physical buildings of the Sundance Cafe as well as the lodge buildings had their origins as Army barracks in Texas. Eventually, they migrated to Colorado putting in an appearance at what is now the Crossroads Mall before being moved up into the mountains surrounding Nederland. People come from all over the country to get their #1 breakfast, a taste of the homemade chilies, or to enjoy a delicious drink while gazing out on the Continental Divide. Menu prices range from $6–10. Trip deadline date: Tue Aug 4
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67344 $7/$9 Fri 8–11 am Aug 7


Supper Club (1) link
The third Wednesday of each month, we will travel to a fine dining restaurant for food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

La Fogata (Thornton)
At La Fogata, they strive to bring you the best Mexican food by using the best ingredients available. They have been in business for over 20 years in the Denver area and pride themselves in becoming one of Colorado’s best known places to have authentic, fresh, Mexican food. Every item served at La Fogata is prepared in house DAILY! Menu prices range from $8 - 17.
Trip deadline date: Wednesday March 11.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date

63647 $7/$9 Wednesday 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. March 18

Maggie Smith’s (Centennial)
Maggie Smith’s Irish Pub does it’s very best to bring a little bit of Ireland to Centennial. Located on the corner of Arapahoe and Peoria, they offer an authentic Irish Pub atmosphere with all of the warmth and care you should expect from your neighborhood bar. Menu prices range from $8 – 21. Trip deadline date: Wed Apr 8
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67346 $7/$9 Wed 3–7 pm Apr 15

Zamparelli’s (Lafayette)
Jimmy and Nancy Zamparelli have brought their passion for fresh, Italian food to Boulder County. Chef-owned and operated, Zamparelli’s Italian Bistro specializes in brick oven pizzas, pastas, sandwiches and salads using the freshest, local ingredients when available, always at affordable prices. Menu prices range from $8–17. Trip deadline date: Wed May 13
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67347 $7/$9 Wed 4:30–7:30 pm May 20

Hickory House (Parker)
The Hickory House has been crafting their baby back ribs, barbeque sauces and other recipes since 1988. The sauce, baked beans, cole slaw, onion rings, and BBQ meats are made daily from scratch. Menu prices range from $8–20. Trip deadline date: Wed Jun 10
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67348 $7/$9 Wed 3:30–7:30 pm Jun 17

Casa Vallarta (Aurora)
Casa Vallarta is a very nice Mexican restaurant in the Denver area, serving traditional Mexican cuisine. The restaurant is a family owned business. Casa Vallarta offers a very wide menu, lots of space, and very reasonable prices. Menu prices range from $5–20. Trip deadline date: Wed Jul 8
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67349 $7/$9 Wed 3–7 pm Jul 15

Simms Steakhouse (Golden)
Enjoy the award-winning menu as you marvel at the breathtaking views of Denver. The renowned chefs at Simms Steakhouse have created a menu from the finest ingredients available. Succulent steaks, fresh seafood, and decadent desserts – there’s something for everyone at Simms Steakhouse. Menu prices range from $19–39. Trip deadline date: Wed Aug 12
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date
67350 $7/$9 Wed 4:15–8 pm Aug 19

Casino Trips (3) link
Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to Black Hawk or Central City. Most casino packages includes transportation, 2 time points, $5 cash back on day of the trip, $5 or $10 off meals, and free drinks while gambling. You must use your player card to earn points. You must be age 21 to enroll for these trips. Trip deadline date: 3 BUSINESS days prior to trip.
Code R/NR Fee Day Time Date Casino
64173 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mar 17 Reserve
67727 $6/$8 Tue 9 am–3 pm Apr 21 Mardi Gras
67728 $6/$8 Tue 9 am–4 pm May 19 Mardi Gras
67729 $6/$8 Tue 9 am–3 pm Jun 16 Mardi Gras
67730 $6/$8 Tue 9 am–4 pm Jul 21 Mardi Gras
67731 $6/$8 Tue 9 am–3 pm Aug 18 Mardi Gras

Extended Trips
For more information on extended trips, please visit the “extended trips” brochure rack in the Broomfield Community Center front lobby or call 303.464.5536.

Trains, Peaches, Arches, and More!
Monday, August 17 – Thursday August 20
Back by popular demand…Beat the heat as we ride the train to Glenwood Hot Springs to soak the night away.  Ride through the picturesque beauty of the CO National Monument on our way to Moab to tour Arches National Park and Red Cliffs Lodge.  Wine and dine cruise on the CO River and tour High Country Peaches and bring back plenty.   The 4-day, 3-night trip includes all motor coach transportation, Amtrak, wine and dine cruise, lodging, meals, admissions, hot springs, tours and escort.
Double Occupancy $675
Single Occupancy $799
Trip Insurance $75
Deposit $200

For more information on extended trips, please visit the “extended trips” brochure rack in the Broomfield Community Center front lobby or call 303.464.5536.