Parkgate Society Staff

Bus Trips

Seymour Access Bus

The Seymour Access Bus is for older adults who have difficulty navigating transportation and who need extra support to get out of the house. Shop for groceries, prescriptions, and other essentials or just enjoy an afternoon out with companions.

Thursdays from 10:30AM – 2:30PM

Jul 11, 25
Aug 8

To register, contact Katie: 604.983.6359 or kkearney [at] parkgatesociety [dot] ca

Monthly Leisure Bus Trips

Explore the interesting sights of Lower Mainland in the comfort of our Society’s private bus! Our monthly Leisure Bus Trips will take you to a variety of destinations. We also have our twice-monthly Seymour Access Bus trips for those who have a harder time getting out and about. All trips depart from and return to Parkgate Community Centre.

Bus trips are registered programs. Registration opens for upcoming bus trips one month prior to the trip date and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Sign up for a bus trip at Parkgate Community Centre front desk, by calling the North Vancouver Call Center: (604) 987-7529 or online via this link.

Find more details of upcoming trips on the seniors’ bulletin board by the Front Desk.

  • Picnic at Belcarra Park: Jul 22
    Take in the views of the rocky beaches and mountains views while enjoying a picnic from Bean Around the World. Belcarra is surrounded by forested trails that range from easy to challenging for you to explore!
    Price: WAITLISTED
  • Burnaby Central Railway: Aug 13
    The Burnaby Central Railway offers steam, diesel and electric locomotives that are built to look like ones that have been, or are, in service on railways around the world. They offer four hand-crafted steam engines that patrons can ride on with over 2 miles of 7.5″ gauge track. Enjoy lunch afterwards at Trattoria Burnaby an Italian Glowbal Group Restaurant. Price is only for transportation, lunch is not included. Bus leaves at 10:45am sharp.
    View Burnaby Central Railway website here. 
    Registration opens Jul 13.
    Price: $11+gst (Lunch Cost Not Included)

  • Theatre Under the Stars: Jul 16 & Aug 6
    So much more than just a night at the theatre, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) interweaves a kaleidoscope of elements – setting, scenery, concessions, and quality art – into a fun, encompassing experience much greater than the sum of its parts. Two concert subscriptions featuring ‘Cats’ and ‘School of Rock’.
    View Theatre Under the Stars website here.
    Registration opens May 23.
    Price: $127

     

  • Deep Cove Society Bus Tour: Oct 1
    A scenic bus tour of the 18 neighbourhoods of the Seymour area narrated by Janet Pavlik. This historical tour provides insights to how the community in the East of Seymour has developed, includes stories of Past and Present buildings, people and community events over the last 50 years. Lunch stop in Deep Cove, bring a packed lunch or support a local business! If you have a copy of “Echoes Across Seymour” please bring it or you can purchase one for $39.99 on the day.
    View Deep Cove Heritage Society’s website here.
    Registration opens Sep 1.
    Price: $30

 

 

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