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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. 

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

 


CURRENT TRIPS

Thithis Restaurant

Thithi’s Restaurant - Lunch

Ages 18 & Older        $65 per person
Depart/Return: Village Hall Lobby

14823-01    Wednesday   11 am-3 pm      May 12, 2021

Thithi's Restaurant, featured on WTTW's own Check Please! is Evergreen Park's hidden gem known for great experiences, delicious food, amazing martinis and pleasant staff. This 4.5-star restaurant features a mix of Thai and French cuisine in an upscale establishment that which allow our group to safely and comfortably dine in their outdoor seating area. Your meal will include your choice of entrée with appetizers of soup and Thai egg roll, unlimited soft drinks, tea and coffee. Please select meal choice when registering. We can accommodate any special meal request. Gluten free, vegan or any allergies. Transportation is included via coach bus. Trip is non-refundable. 

*Meal choices - Please select meal choice when registering (choose one). 

    Thai fried rice (choice of 1 protein - chicken, shrimp, or veggie). Fried rice with our special seasoning and a touch of lemon.

    Pad see eiw (choice of 1 protein - chicken, beef, or shrimp). Stir-fried flat rice noodles with egg, broccoli, baby bok choy
     in a sweet pepper soy sauce. 

    Hoisin marinated pork chop. Marinated and grilled pork chop served with Hawaiian fried rice. 

    Spicy basil – (choice of 1 protein - chicken, beef or shrimp) with tofu stir-fried with basil leaves, jalapeno, crushed
     garlic, mushrooms and bell peppers in spicy sauce. 

    Bangkok baby back ribs. Marinated grilled pork ribs with a smoky, tangy Asian air, served with signature Asian vegetable slaw.

    Spicy baked salmon. Baked salmon in Thai spicy sauce, garnished with fresh greenery.

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.




Riverside Casino and Golf Resort
Riverside Casino (Riverside, Iowa)
April 5, 2021 to April 7, 2021
Program # 14822-01
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Get ready to play with 2x the casino fun!

If you like to play, you'll love these two Eastern Iowa properties! Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is located south of Iowa City, IA just off Highway 218 and Rhythm City Casino Resort is located just 55 miles away in Davenport, IA. Both locations are part of the Elite Casino Resorts family of properties. Trip is non-refundable after trip deadline (March 4, 2021). 

Package includes:

  • Covid-19 compliant limited motorcoach seating. 

  • Motorcoach Transportation and the services of a Recreation, Parks & Community Health staff person to keep you entertained with movies, games and lots of fun.
  • Stop at Rhythm City Casino - Everyone receives $10 in Slot Play and a FREE Boxed Lunch with your choice of a Ham, Roast Beef, or Turkey sandwich. Each box comes with a bag of chips, a fruit, and a cookie. Please indicate your meal choice at time of registration.
  • Accommodations for 2 Nights at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort with $15 Slot Play on day 1, $20 in Slot Play on day 2 and 3, $10 Free Slot Play on day 3 ($45 total) at Riverside Casino. Trip also includes $5 off at Robert's Buffet dinner or other Restaurant if Robert's Buffet is not open day 1 and 2 and free breakfast buffet or $10.99 equivalence at other restaurants if Robert's Buffet isn't open day 2 and 3.

Depart: April 5, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. - Park Forest Village Hall
Return: April 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. - Park Forest Village Hall

Fees: The total fee is due at time of registration. No payment plan is available for this trip. 

Single Occupancy -  $338.00 (per person)
Double Occupancy - $225.00 (per person)

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.





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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 for an additional fee.

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


niagara falls


Niagara Falls & Toronto 
7 Days / 6 Nights
June 6-12, 2021
Program # 14658-01

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Fees:
$75 (per person) due upon registration, with the balance due in full by March 30, 2021. 

$923.00 per person (Single Occupancy)
$689.00 per person (Double Occupancy)
$669.00 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 Niagara Falls area
•10 meals: (6 breakfasts and 4 dinners)
•GUIDED TOURS OF NIAGARA FALLS & TORONTO
•A visit to Casa Loma; Canada's most magnificent castle
•A visit to NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE & QUEEN VICTORIA PARK
•A Journey to the Falls on the "HORNBLOWER NIAGARA CRUISE"




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Savannah, Jekyll Island & Beaufort, SC
7 Days / 6 Nights
September 26-October 2, 2021
Program # 14631-01

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Fees:
$75 (per person) due upon registration, with the balance due in full by July 19, 2021.

$1,033.00 per person (Single Occupancy)
$779.00 per person (Double Occupancy)
$759.00 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 Savannah area
  • 10 meals: (6 breakfasts and 4 dinners) 
  • GUIDED TROLLEY TOUR OF SAVANNAH, followed by Hop-On/Hop-Off Privileges 
  • Tour of gorgeous Beaufort, SC, "Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands"...plus a visit to Penn Center
  • Evening Show at Famous Savannah Theatre
  • GUIDED TOUR OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND
  • GUIDED TRAM TOUR OF JEKYLL ISLAND