DAY TRIPS with Groton Senior Center

Groton Senior Center a Division of Town of Groton Parks & Recreation


Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.  An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

Payment is required at time of sign up for our trips!  You can register online too!    For more detailed flyers on ANY of our trips please email  or call  860-441-6623


Tuesday, February 21st Lyman Allyn Art Museum tour & workshop trip  Our visit will include a welcome to the museum, hour-long guided tour, and hour-long painting landscape workshop. $15 per resident  GSC bus. We depart at 12:30 pm / approx. return of 3:45 pm

Friday, March 3rd  Winter Wildlife & Eagle Cruise  From the CT River Museum docks in Essex at 12:30 pm we take a 2 hour “on-the-water” cruise to search for eagles & other winter wildlife. RiverQuest has a heated cabin, though the best views will be from the open decks We will you not only get to enjoy the river and its wildlife from the water, but also the entire museum and their special Eagles of Essex exhibit.   Max of 20, GSC bus $ 25 per resident. We depart at 11:30 am

Saturday, March 4th NEW YORK CITY On Your Own We provide the ride and worry about the parking. You enjoy the day!  $55 per resident. Trip cost includes coach transportation and driver gratuity. We depart Groton Senior Center at 7:30 am with approximate return of 8:30pm(for all ages)

Tuesday, March 14th Aqua Turf Club’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! Featuring: The Maclean Avenue Band . Coffee & Donuts; Complimentary Glass of Beer or Wine then Family Style Lunch: Salad/ Pasta/ Corned Beef & Cabbage/ Baked Scrod/ Carrots & Potatoes/ Lemon Cake $53 per resident. GSC transportation- We depart at 10am

Saturday, April 8th RENT at Providence Performing Arts We have great orchestra seats for this amazing Broadway show!  The show is at 2 pm. We take our own Groton Senior Center bus and have a limit of 24 seats. $72 per resident . We depart GSC at 12:30  pm

Sunday, April 23rd  USCGA Band at Leamy Concert Hall -Captain Lewis J. Buckley Guest Conductor.  Program to be determined. These concerts are free and open to the public, we provide you the transportation! This is a 2 pm concert.  We depart GSC at 1:15 pm. via GSC bus $5 per resident

Sunday, May 7th  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME will conclude its tour at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., on May 7, 2017. Join us as we are going to the 3 pm show on Sunday, May 7th. We have lower level seating. The cost including circus admission, coach bus transportation and driver gratuity is $88 per resident.Departing GSC at 1 pm.

Monday, May 15th GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA at Aqua Turf  Coffee & Donuts ; Complimentary Glass of Beer or Wine then Family Style Lunch: Garden Salad, Pasta, Chicken ala Kathryn & Broiled Scrod w/ Cracker Crumb Topping, Vegetable, Potato, Rolls, Dessert, Beverage COST: $87p resident.  GSC transportation—We depart at 10am

Thursday June 15th BEST OF BOSTON Trip John F Kennedy Library & Museum stands as a vibrant tribute to the life and times of JFK. Following a brief orientation and history, enjoy the museum on your own taking in the numerous exhibits and informative films. Lunch is on our own in Quincy Market then we enjoy a fully-narrated, 90-minute tour on Boston Harbor Cruise.   $103 per resident . Estimated Depart: 7:15am from Groton Senior Center Estimated Return: 7:30pm