Trips

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The Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health offers trips throughout the year. Information is sent to those on the mailing list. If you would like to be on the mailing list, please call the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health at (708)748-2005.


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•The Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health will need name, date of birth, address, phone number, and emergency number of each person registering for a trip. 

•Before participating in any program or event sponsored by the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health, a waiver must be signed by the participant or responsible parent/guardian.  

•Trip return times are approximate and may change due to unforeseen circumstances and traffic.

•In the event of low enrollment, a luxury passenger van may be substituted for a motor coach bus.

Refunds - 
Refunds for trips may vary due to non-refundable tickets or fees. Refund requests made prior to the trip deadline date will be given less a 5% refund fee. Cancellations made by the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health are not subject to the 5% refund fee. Online registration fees are non-refundable. Refunds may be processed as a household credit or a check through the Village of Park Forest Finance Department. Please allow 10 business days for refund by check.

Diamond Tours Refund Policy: Diamond Tours Trips are non-refundable. Travel insurance is available for purchase for an additional fee thru Travel Confident®  .Click on the link for more information.

Nothing kills a good trip quicker than waiting until the last minute to register! Please sign up early or the trip that you want may have to be cancelled.

Credit/debit card transactions are processed through Active Network, LLC.  Active Network, LLC may appear on your credit card/bank statement as the merchant for your trip purchase; rather than Village of Park Forest, Department of Recreation, Parks, & Community Health. 


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Note: On-line registration is not available for all trips.

Recreation, Parks & Community Health 
350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 
708-748-2005

How to Register for this trip: 

On-line registration is available at https://apm.activecommunities.com/vopf/Activity_Search/2037

Register in-person at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health, 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 (Village Hall).

Register over the phone with a credit card at 708-748-2005.

For more information, call Recreation, Parks & Community Health at 708-748-2005.








Hard Rock Casino
The All-New Hard Rock Casino
Get ready to rock the region at the brand-new Hard Rock Casino in Northwest Indiana! This state-of-the art casino brings world-class gaming and Hard Rock's signature, high-octane style, to Northern Indiana. Test your luck on the casino floor and choose from over 1,800 table games and slot machines, in an effort to win big! Whether you're a high-roller or just hoping to have some fun, you're sure to find it here. Enjoy a variety of restaurants on your own during your visit including their infamous Council Oak Steaks & Seafood which is sure to delight.  No other comps or concessions are being offered at this time, listed price is for transportation only.  Transportation provided via mini-bus. Trip is non-refundable.  

Masks will be required on trips. Vaccines or proof of negative COVID-19 results may be required according to venue mandates.   

Ages 21 & Older     $10      1 day
Village Hall, Lobby
34622-02    W    9 am-5 pm    November 17, 2021   (Registration Deadline November 12)



Harry Careys

Nitti's Supper Club at Harry Carey's
Step inside Harry Caray's landmark building once owned by infamous Chicago mobster Frank Nitti, and join us for a dinner and show filled with laughs, gangster action, audience interaction and toe-tapping musical productions featuring Broadway tunes by Cole Porter and George Gershwin. Nitti's Supper Club and Speakeasy incorporates real characters from Nitti's life of crime who would have walked through the doors of 33 West Kinzie. Join them on a trip back in time to the raucous world of gangland Chicago. Transportation provided via mini-bus. Trip is non-refundable. Registration deadline November 8, 2021.

Ticket price includes show and three-course meal. Entree options will be chosen at the venue: 

  • Harry’s Chicken Vesuvio (GF) - Boneless Breast, Quartered Potatoes, Sweet Peas, Garlic, White Wine
  • Pappardelle with Italian Sausage  - Red Pepper Flakes, Basil, Cream, Marinara
  • Eggplant Parmigiana

Ages 18 & Older     $100      1 day
Village Hall, Lobby
34616-01   Saturday   5 pm-11 pm   November 13, 2021




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Holiday Inn
Join us for a trip to the Drury Lane for a play based on the classic film, Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn follows retired song-and-dance man Jim’s efforts to bring entertainment to his small Connecticut town. With the help of talented schoolteacher Linda, he turns his farmhouse into an inn and puts on spectacular shows celebrating all holidays. This joyous, family-friendly musical features thrilling dance numbers, laugh-out-loud comedy, and a parade of Irving Berlin’s hit songs, including the Academy Award-winning “White Christmas.” Transportation provided via mini-bus. Trip is non-refundable. Registration deadline November 16, 2021. 

Please select from the following entree options upon registration (choose 1): 

  • Pot Roast
  • Roast Turkey and Stuffing
  • Vegetable Lasagna

Ages 18 & Older     $87 per person      1 day
Village Hall, Lobby
34623-01    Thursday      10:00 am-5 pm     December 9, 2021 (New Date) 




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Evita
Join us for a trip to the Drury Lane for a play based on true events, Evita tells the story of Eva Perón’s rags-to-riches life as she goes from poor provincial child to First Lady of Argentina. A champion of the working-class descamisados, she uses popularity and politics to serve her people – and herself. Featuring some of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most iconic songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina,” this musical masterpiece won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. The 1996 film adaptation was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Song. Transportation provided via mini-bus. Trip is non-refundable. Registration deadline January 11, 2022. 

Please select from the following entree options upon registration:

  • Chicken Breast
  • Pork Medallions
  • Vegetable Kabob 

Ages 18 & Older     $81      1 day
Village Hall, Lobby
 34626-01   Wednesday     10:00 am-5 pm    February 2, 2022



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Dubai EXPO 2020 with Air from JFK 
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Discover the wonders of Dubai on this 8-day adventure. Full of surprises with an afternoon desert safari over the dunes and guided tours of Abu Dhabi. Then, experience the Greatest Show on Earth, the Dubai Expo, a six-month exhibition of food, culture, state-of-the-art technology, and entertainment from 192 countries. Please see the flyer for more details.

Program # 34657-01 
Date:  February 25, 2022 to March 4, 2022 (8 days/7 nights)
Single Occupancy:    $2,469.00 per person 
Double Occupancy:  $1,869.00 per person 

Trip is Non-Refundable.   

Payment Plan: $200 deposit (per person) due by November 29, 2021. Final payment date December 23, 2021. 

Travel Insurance:  Add travel insurance to your trip… With Travel Insured International’s comprehensive protection plans if you have to unexpectedly cancel or cut your plans short. Visit www.travelinsured.com or call 855.752.8303 for a customized quote today!





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On-line registration is not available for this trip. Please register at: Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health, 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 (Village Hall). For more information call (708)748-2005. 

Diamond Tours, Inc. trips are non-refundable. It is suggested that you purchase travel insurance. Travel Insurance is available through Travel Insured International. See trip information below for more information.  

For more pictures, video and information visit: www.GroupTrips.com/villageofparkforest


niagara falls

Niagara Falls & Toronto 
5 Days / 4 Nights
June 6-10, 2022
Program # 24658-01
Per Diamond Tours Policy- Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required.


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On-line registration is not available for this trip. Please register at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health, 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 (Village Hall). For more information call (708)748-2005.

Valid US Passport or US Passport Card is required for this trip.  
This trip is non-refundable. You are encouraged to purchase travel insurance.  Travel Insurance is available through Travel Insured International.  Click here for flyer.


Depart - Park Forest Village Hall at 8:00 am on Monday, June 6, 2022.
Return - Park Forest Village Hall at 8:00 pm on Friday, June 10, 2022.

Fees:
$75 (per person) due upon registration, with the balance due in full by March 20, 2022.

$719.00 per person (Single Occupancy)
$569.00 per person (Double Occupancy)
$549.00 per person (Triple Occupancy)

Incredible Price Includes:

  • Motorcoach Transportation
  • 4 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in the Niagara Falls area
  • 8 meals: (4 breakfasts and 4 dinners)
  • GUIDED TOURS OF NIAGARA FALLS & TORONTO
  • A Journey to The Falls on a "HORNBLOWER NIAGARA CRUISE"
  • Gaming at FALLSVIEW CASINO
  • A visit to NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE & QUEEN VICTORIA PARK
  • A visit to Casa Loma; Canada's most magnificent castle

For more pictures, video and information visit: www.GroupTrips.com/villageofparkforest



White House

Washington, DC – Our Nation’s Capital – Diamond Tours
7 Days/ 6 Nights
New Date:  April 7-13, 2022
Program # 24607-01

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On-line registration is not available for this trip. Please register at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health,
350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 (Village Hall). For more information call (708)748-2005.

This trip is non-refundable. You are encouraged to purchase travel insurance. Travel insurance is available through Travel Insured International. Click here for flyer.

All passengers must sign an Acknowledgment and Assumption of Risk and Responsibility at time of registration.

Depart - Park Forest Village Hall at 8:00 am on April 7, 2022
Return - Park Forest Village Hall at 8:00 pm on April 13, 2022

Fees:
$75 (per person) due upon registration, with the balance due in full by January 23, 2022.

$1,024.00 per person (Single Occupancy)
$739.00 per person (Double Occupancy)
$719.00 per person (Triple Occupancy)

Trip insurance is available through Travel insured International for an additional fee. See flyer for details.

Incredible Price Includes:
Motorcoach transportation
6 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in the Washington, DC area
10 meals: 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners
Guided Tour of Washington, DC including the WW II Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and more!
Full Day visit to the Smithsonian Institution the National Museum
Admission to the Museum of the Bible
Visit to the National Museum of African American History & Culture

For more pictures, video and information visit: www.GroupTrips.com/villageofparkforest 





memphis

Memphis – Home of the Blues, Soul & Rock n Roll – Diamond Tours
5 Days/ 4 Nights
September 26-30, 2022
Program # 24824-01

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On-line registration is not available for this trip. Please register at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health,
350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 (Village Hall). For more information call (708)748-2005.

This trip is non-refundable. You are encouraged to purchase travel insurance. Travel insurance is available through Travel Insured International. Click here for flyer.

All passengers must sign an Acknowledgment and Assumption of Risk and Responsibility at time of registration.

Depart - Park Forest Village Hall at 8:00 am on September 26, 2022
Return - Park Forest Village Hall at 8:00 pm on September 30, 2022

Fees:
$75 (per person) due upon registration, with the balance due in full by July 19, 2022.|

$765.00 per person (Single Occupancy)
$585.00 per person (Double Occupancy)
$565.00 per person (Triple Occupancy)

Trip insurance is available through Travel insured International for an additional fee. See flyer for details.

Incredible Price Includes:
Motorcoach transportation
4 nights lodging in the Memphis area
8 meals: 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners
Guided tour of Memphis
Free time on Beale Street in Memphis
Admission to National Civil Rights Museum - dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr's struggle for equality
Admission to Memphis rock N' Soul Museum
Admission to Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Gaming at the Memphis Area Casino

For more pictures, video and information visit: www.GroupTrips.com/villageofparkforest