Senior Center Trips

Our 55+ crowd likes to see sights both locally and abroad so we organize day trips and extended travel trips throughout the year. Stop by the Carbon Valley Senior Center (6615 Frederick Way) or call us at 303-833-2739 today to register for your next getaway!

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


High Plains Chautauqua (5)

High Plains Chautauqua will bring nine intriguing figures from history to the stage in Greeley Aug 2-6. Chautauqua offers a unique blend of theater, history, and the humanities under the big tent where audiences meet and engage in conversation with personalities from the past. The event takes place in the Aims Community College campus and is open to the public. The festival theme and itinerary will be available closer to the event. Fee includes transportation. Lunch on your own. Cancellation Deadline: July 28
Day         Date       Time                       Fee
 F             Aug 4      8-3pm                 $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND

Supper Club- Rosarios Peruvian (2)

We visit a different restaurant each month to enjoy company and dining.  This month we will visit Rosarios in Longmont.  We love this little gem of a place that offers traditional Peruvian food. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation Deadline: Aug 1
Day         Date       Time                       Fee
 T              Aug 8      4:30-7:30 pm       $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND

Colorado Rockies vs Atlanta Braves (5)

Join us for popcorn and peanuts as we visit Coors Field to see the Colorado Rockies take on the Atlanta Braves. Seats are located in the shade. Fee includes transportation, ticket, parking and escort. Cancellation Deadline: August 10. 
 Day         Date       Time                       Fee
 Th            Aug 17   11:30-6:00 pm     $22 SCM, $24 D, $26 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)

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 your own. Fee includes transportation. Registration Deadline: Aug 21
 Day         Date       Time                       Fee
 M            Aug 21   8am-4:30pm        $4 SCM, $5 D, $9 ND 


Strolls are designed to give you an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, take a leisurely walk, and take in some sights. Strolls vary in length, so wear sturdy walking shoes and dress in layers. Don’t forget water. 

Difficulty Level



  • Suitable for Children and Seniors
  • Someone in fair hiking condition
  • Trails are generally in good condition
  • Very little elevation gain


  • Someone in good hiking condition
  • Trails are generally in good condition
  • Increased mileage
  • Moderate elevation gain

Enchanted Mesa and McLintock Nature Trail (Easy)

This trail is a 2 mile loop trail located near Boulder that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running and nature trips
 Day         Date                       Time                       Fee
 M            July 10                    8am-2pm               $10 SCM, $12 D, $15 ND

Bierstadt Lake Loop Trail (Moderate)

This trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Estes Park that features a lake.
 Day         Date                       Time                       Fee
 T              Aug 15                   8am-2pm               $10 SCM, $12 D, $15 ND