The Portage Senior Center offers a variety of one-day and multi-day trips planned to please both those looking for new destinations and those who prefer the comfort of familiarity. From theater trips to cruises, the Senior Center travel program is popular with members. Stop in to pick up your copy now.
Portage Senior Center trips are planned for Kalamazoo County residents over the age of 50 and their spouses. (Exceptions will be made for companions of persons needing assistance.) Members of the Portage Senior Center are given priority when registering for trips. Staff should be made aware of mobility problems, special diets, or other conditions that should be taken into consideration.
For your convenience the trip office is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations should be made in person during those hours at the Center whenever possible. Reservations may also be made via U.S. mail. Payment must accompany the reservation. Please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope to have an itinerary mailed to you. Telephone reservations cannot be accepted.
Checks should be made payable to the City of Portage unless otherwise instructed. If you are signing up for more than one trip at a time, please make out a separate check for each trip. Cash payments should be made in the exact amount.
Call 269-324-9239 (Trip Office) for information, cancellation and refund policies.
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If you would like to travel, but do not want to do a lot of walking, check out the walking level indicator in our travel brochure. Level 1 means not much walking is involved in that trip. Likewise, level 2 indicates some walking and level 3 indicates that there is a lot of walking involved with that trip, and there may be stairs.
Travel Opportunities - Featured Trips:
Call the Trip Office at (269) 324-9239 for information on these adventures, and more!
Heartbeat of Home
March 12, 2014
Created by the Producers and Director of Riverdance, this music and dance spectacular features dynamic, vibrant components of traditional Irish, Latin and Afro-Cuban music and dance. World-class dancers from Ireland, Australia, Britain, Italy, Spain and the United States create a dream world of joyous, heart-stoping energy. Great seats! Lunch with an international flavor is included. This excursion will leave you feeling like you have traveled overseas without leaving the U.S.!
September 4 - 15, 2014
Embark on an all-encompassing excursion around Poland. Tour the capital city of Warsaw, reborn after World War II. The somber history and tragic reality of Auschwitz is unveiled during a moving visit. Behold the Black Madonna on a tour of Jasna Gora Monastery and stand on the dock where union workers formed the Solidarity Anti-Communist movement in 1989 Gdansk.