Senior Van Services & Trips

Senior Van Services

All riders -- regardless of number of uses -- must have current membership dues and van fee paid. Van cards are no longer issued. Membership and van fees are due annually, renewable in September. Van dues is $10 annually. For details and to register, please call (860) 844-5353. No one will be denied service due to an inability to pay. Every effort is made to meet the needs of the riders but due to the demand for service, requests are handled on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Granby center errands (pharmacy, bank, post office and local doctors appointments).
Out-of-town medical appointments may be made with at least one week advanced notice--however, calling the office as soon as you find out about a medical appointment is advisable. The Senior Van is equipped with a wheelchair lift for added accessibility. Please call the office at (860) 844-5353, one week in advance for scheduling.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Vans are designated for CRT Nutrition meal participants and local grocery shopping. Only local medical appointments may be served. 

Ongoing Shopping Trips

Ocean State Job Lot & Big Y, Southwick - Every Tuesday. Call office to schedule ride. 844-5353
Geisslers, Every Wednesday.  Call office to schedule ride. 844-5353   Geissler's 5% senior discount every Wednesday!
Stop & Shop, Every Thursday. Call office to schedule ride. 844-5353

Current Shopping Trips

Friday, May 11th departs at 9:30AM $4 / Kohl's, Wal-Mart, Canton
Friday, June 29th departs at 9:00AM $4 / Holyoke Mall

Dine & Drive (Enjoy a lunch out with scenic drive)

Monday, May 21st, Russell Inn, Russell, Mass.  $4 for the ride
Friday, June 15th, Butcher & Bakers, Farmington. $4 for the ride

Current Day Trips

Call (860) 844-5353 for information and to sign up. Sign up early, trips fill up fast. Please note that departure times are estimated. Timing is dependent upon the number of passengers and the location of pick ups.  Seats are not reserved beforehand.

Adventure Club: Guided Walk Middlefield, CT

Tuesday, May 8th at 8:45AM

Join Naturalist Lynn Kochiss on this 2 mile walk to explore the flowers of the season at Highlawn Forest. Hiking sticks are available to borrow. Dress for the temperature and weather. Covered footwear advised. Bring snacks, and water. Lunch on your own at Lyman Orchards.  Cost $14.

 

Yard Goats Hartford, CT

Wednesday, May 9th at 9:30AM

Enjoy a fun-filled day at the ball park with CT’s Yard Goats team vs. Binghamton. Box lunch included. Additional food on your own. You must register and pay by May 4th. Cost $17.

 

The Glass House Museum

New Canaan, CT

Monday, May 14th at 7:30AM

Tour this unique all glass museum along with fourteen other structures and a collection of 20th Century paintings and sculptures. Cost $43. Lunch on your own at the Little Pub. Register and pay by May 7th. Limited to twelve people.

 

Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl & Grill

Bridgeport, CT

Wednesday, May 30th at 9:30AM

A unique place for fun and food. Twelve full lanes of bowling that offer a simulated underwater ocean experience! Lunch on your own on the premises. Cost $9 plus $3.25 for shoe rental. Register and pay by May 23rd.

 

Wrentham Village Outlets
Wrentham, MA

Wednesday, June 6th at 8:30AM

Over 100 stores to choose from for bargain shopping. Lunch on your own on the premises. Cost $8. Register by May 30th.

 

Adventure Club: Paddle Boarding 101

Collinsville Canoe & Kayak, Collinsville, CT

Friday, June 22nd at 12:00PM

Stand Up Paddle Boarding offers a new perspective on exploring waterways. Learn the fundamentals—getting familiar with equipment, paddling technique and safety. Session takes place on the water. Cost $30. Register and pay by June 15th.

 

Berkshire Botanical Gardens

West Stockbridge, MA

Wednesday, June 27th at 9:00AM

Enjoy a guided tour of 23 display gardens highlighting plants native to the region. Lunch on your own at No. 6 Depot (an old train station). Cost $17. Register and pay by June 20th.

 

Inclement Weather Policy: Should the Granby Public Schools close due to inclement weather, all Senior Center scheduled trips, classes and activities are cancelled. Check WFSB Channel 3 for closings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Travel Opportunities with Silver Mill Tours and the Granby Senior Center for Those Ages 25 and Older. 
No Van Membership Required. See Granby Senior Center HomePage "News & Announcements" New Excursions!