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Under the Governor's COVID-19 Reopening Plan, the Recreation Center will reopen in Phase 1, Aquatic Center in Phase 2, and 60+ Activity Center in Phase 3. These facilities may not open for operations immediately until building modifications are completed, suitable cleaning supplies are acquired, and adequate staffing levels are obtained.

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20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
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Tuesday 8:30AM − 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 5:00PM
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Saturday 9:30AM − 4:00PM

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Travel Adventures

Join us for wild and wacky adventures with the 60+ Activity Center...who knows where it might lead...


Please review the trip policies document for more information

 

flowers

Lane County Home & Garden Show, Eugene, OR

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Member cost $27.00, Non-Member cost $29.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get ready for a fun day at this Spring Show, tour a Fitzpatrick TIny House, check out over 325 exhibits for the home and garden and see what's new for inside and outside of your home. Tour exhibts in the Convention Center and Expo Hall, visit the Garden Market. Please bring canned food donations for Food Lane County.

airplane

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, OR

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Member cost $45.00, Non-Member cost $47.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For anyone interested in the history of American Aviation, the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum provides a fascinating learning experience into what makes flying wonderful. The centerpiece of the museum is the Hughes Flyng Boat H-4 Spruce Goose. Built entirely of wood due to wartime restrictions on metals.

team of horses

Farm Fest & Plowing Competition, McMinnville, OR

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Member cost $25.00, Non-Member cost $27.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experience a rare opportunity to watch old-time farming history. This event includes the Oregon Dragt Horse Breeders Association annual plowing competition. The competition has 20 plus teams of draft horses and mules making this the largest competition of its klnd int he state. Dont miss the Parade of Teams!

casino

Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, OR

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Member cost $16.00, Non-Member cost $18.00

Times 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

With over 1200 of the newest slots, progressive slots, video poker and table games including Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker, No Limit Texas Hold'em, and Keno. Gaming not your thing? Try your luck at Bingo. Be sure to check out the gift shop and have lunch at the Chinook Seafood Grill or Siltez Bay Buffet.

tulips

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, Woodburn, OR

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Member cost $28.00, Non-Member cost $30.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Are you ready to be dazzled by the brilliant colors of the tulips and daffodils at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm? From lily-flowered tulips to parrot tulips, visitors will see a flower in every hue. There is plenty to see and do, from daily wine tasting, to a bouncy ride on their famous cow trains through the tulip fields.

flowers
HIKE (EASY)- Gerdemann Botanic Preserve Tour, Yachats, OR
Saturday, May 2, 2020

Member cost $5.00, Non-Member cost $7.00

Times 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Put on your hiking shoes, pack energy bars and plenty of water and get ready for a fabulous guided tour of the 3.5-acre Gerdemann Botanic Preserve. The Preserve contains many unusual plants, from the southern hemisphere shrubs and trees to magnolia, camellia, and rhododendron species and hybrids.

 

 
camp adair

Camp Adair With John Baker, Corvallis, OR

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Member cost $16.00, Non-Member cost $18.00

Times 8:00 - 5:00 pm

The Newport 60+ Activity Center is honored to welcome John Baker as a narrator and personal guide for a memorable journey through Camp Adair and other Willamette Valley points of interest. Camp Adair was a United States Army division training facility operating from 1942 to 1946. Camp Adair included about 1800 buildings and was home to approximately 40,000 people.

State Park

HIKE - (EASY) South Beach State Park, South Beach, OR

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Member cost $5.00, Non-Member cost $7.00

Times 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Are you ready for a beautiful and relaxing 2.2 mile walk on the South Jetty Trail? This trail is ten feet wide and is paved. Enjoy the fresh ocean air, scenic views, sea birds, and Harbor Seals. This nature trail leads from the day-use parking area to the South Jetty. It passes through a shore pine forest and over dunes covered with European and American Beach Grass.

lavender iris

Keizer Iris Festival, Keizer, OR

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Member cost $18.00, Non-Member cost $20.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring is finally here! Thisis a combined trip where everyone can enjoy the parade at the Keizer Iris Festival, the finest Irises in the world at Schreiners, and the colorful and beautiful peonies at Brook's Peony gardens! Perennial peonies and irises can last a lifetime, plant once and enjoy fragrant flowers every spring!

trappist

HIKE - (MODERATE) Trappist Abbey, Lafayette, OR

Saturday, May 19, 2020

Member cost $15.00, Non-Member cost $17.00

Times 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Enjoy the 4-mile hike from the chapel to a hilltop shrine where you can overlook vineyards n the Willamette Valley. On a clear day, you can see from Mt. Hood to the Coast Range Peaks. After the inspiring hike stop by the bakery, which sells the traditional dark fruitcake, ginger date-nut cake, tropical dessert cake and creamed honey.

cars and giraffe

Wildlife Safari Park, Winston, OR

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Member cost $50.00, Non-Member cost $52.00

Times 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Want to walk on the wild side? Wildlife Safari open in 1972 and is the onlyl drive-through 600-acre animal park in Oregon. Nestled in a large wooded valley, the park features over 550 animals from around the world. Visitors can view over 76 species from their cars including tigers, giraffes, zebras, lions, elephants, bison, elk and bears. Later, have lunch at the White Rino Cafe.

BIRD

HIKE - (MODERATE) Finley Wildlife Refuge, Corvallis, OR

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Member cost $10.00, Non-Member cost $12.00

Times 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ready for a walk on the wild side? Join the Newport 60+ Activity Center for a fun and educational 3.5 mile hike explorng Mill Hill Loop. Get a beautiful view of Display Pond, walk in lovely,mossy oak woods blooming with toothworts, orchids and violets in the spring. Look for wood ducks or beavers on Gray Creek, or rest on one of the benches to watch for deer, elk, and other wildlife.

 

cake

Strawberry Festival, Lebanon, OR

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Member cost $16.00, Non-Member cost $18.00

Times 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Get ready to celebrate "Roaring Strawberries" at the 111th Annual Strawberry Festival. The Grand Parade is a sight to behold each year, dating back to the Festival's beginning in 1909. The Parade has around 130 entries, and from start to finish everything from dance groups, bands, floats, "The World's Largest Strawberry Shortcake", and everything in between! This festival has something for everyone!

train

Garibaldi Train Ride, Garibaldi, OR

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Member cost $40.00, Non-Member cost $42.00

Times 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear on the Oregon Coast Railroad. People get to enjoy the awesome Oregon Coast Line by riding the rail behind a historic Steam Locomotive. The 90-minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, and the Nehalem River Valley.

Thyme Garden

Thyme Garden, Alsea, OR

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Member cost $50.00, Non-Member cost $52.00

Times: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Guests will start the day out with a guided tour of separate gardens: Moon Garden, a collection of silver and gray plants that reflect moon light as a white glow, Edible Flower Garden, a bouquet to liven up dishes, The Circle of Thyme, which has sixty or more varieties of thyme and the Sunken Shade Garden with native ferns and a little stream that makes you feel like you are looking at a hidden paradise. Following the tour everyone will enjoy a delicious and relaxing luncheon outdoors under the fir trees. The menu includes mixed local salad greens with edible flowers, herb infused beverages, homemade herbal breads, grilled seafood, and, of course, dessert!

forest path

HIKE - (MODERATE) Peavy Arboretum, Corvallis, OR

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Member cost $10.00, Non-Member cost $12.00

Times 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Get ready for a hike in nature's splendor! This hike takes you through old growth forests and gives you a chance to see wildlife while hiking, trail running, or birding. Steep walk up, easy walk down. Look for deer, rabbits and other birds and animals along the way. This trail is accessible year-round.

Fort Umpqua

Butterflies & Fort Umpqua, Elkton, OR

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Member cost $25.00, Non-Member cost $27.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get ready for a day of discovery at the Butterfly Pavilion and the Native Plant Park. Step back in time and discover what life was like in the 1800s at Historic Fort Umpqua. Fort Umpqua was established in 1832, and was a Hudson Bay Company fur-trading post. The fort supplied provisions to settlers and miners passing through the area. At the Butterfly Pavilion learn about the life stages of the Monarch and Painted Lady Butterflies, and search for the unusual hidden works of art in the Native Plant Park.

casino

Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, OR

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Member cost $16.00, Non-Member cost $18.00

Times 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

With over 1200 of the newest slots, progressive slots, video poker and table games including Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker, No Limit Texas Hold'em, and Keno. Gaming not your thing? Try your luck at Bingo. Be sure to check out the gift shop and have lunch at the Chinook Seafood Grill or Siltez Bay Buffet.

antique car

Great Oregon Steam-Up

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Member cost $38.00, Non-Member cost $40.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wow, 50th Annual Great Oregon Steam-Up! This is the year's largest event in Antique Powerland. One of the unique aspects of the event is that most of the equipment is operational. A parade takes place each day at 1:30 pm and includes vintage tractors, trucks, and automobiles. The steam powered sawmill operates twice each day, and the trolley tours the site perimeter daily.

people dancing

Scandinavian Festival, Junction City, OR

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Member cost $17.00, Non-Member cost $19.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is one of the best Northwest Celebrations, ongoing since 1961. This annual event celebrates Scandinavian Heritage and presents the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Actors and storytellers in colorful costumes weave through the crowd, delighting young and old. Enjoy the folk dancers, and traditional crafts demonstrations. The food booths offer such treats as meat loaf in sour cream pastry, pickled herring, sweet and sour cabbage, traditional pancakes and so much more!

wooden face

Enchanted Forest & Trader Joes, Turner/Salem, OR

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Member cost $34.00, Non-Member cost $36.00

Times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get ready for a day in the world of enchantment, where your imagination can explore new worlds of fantasy. Some of the attractions are: Storybook Lane, Tofteville Western Town, Old European Village, Fantasy Fountains Water-Light Show, Pan For Treasures, Comedy Theatre, Ice Mountain Bobsled Roller Coaster, and so much more! Running low on those one-of-a-kind items? Not to worry, the 60+ Adventure Van will be making a stop at Trader Joes.

piglets

Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $20.00, times: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

There is no such thing as too much summer fun! With roots going back to 1861, this is one of the nation's classic state fairs! This year check out the All-Alaskan Racing Pigs! Don't forget to visit the rustic log cabin, stables, barns, homecrafted items, yummy fair food, and the list goes on and on!

marys peak

HIKE-Mary's Peak, Corvallis, OR, Rated: Moderate

Date: TBA

Cost $10.00, times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

One word to describe the scenery and hike: WOW! Mary's Peak, at 4097 feet is the highest point in Oregon's Coast Range. But, once you are at the top, the amazing views are totally worth the trip. On a clear day, Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson, Sisters, and even Mt. Rainier can be seen from the peak.

ocean beach

HIKE-Cape Meares, Tillamook, OR, Rated: Moderate

Date: TBA

Cost $10.00, times: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

A wide, asphalt trail provides easy access to the lighthouse. Cape Meares is home to a variety of wildlife. Elk, deer and many species of birds make their homes in this unique and breathtaking coastal setting. Parts of Cape Meares and the nearby Three Arch Rocks are National Wildlife Refuges.

river

HIKE-Baskett Slough, Salem, OR, Rated: Easy

Date: TBA

Cost $10.00, times: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 2,492 acre Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge was created to provide vital wintering habitat for dusky Canada Geese, a small number of Bald Eagles, 30 species of mammals, 8 species of amphibians, and 10 species of reptiles. The largest remaining population of Fender's blue butterfly is also found on the refuge.

 

oktoberfest

Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Mt Angel, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $28.00, times: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the 54th Annual Oktoberfest! There will be great entertainment at the Bandstand, enjoy the Polka, and Old World Music,120 artisans displaying their Bavarian themed arts and crafts. Have a light breakfast so you can enjoy your choice of sausages, brauts and sauerkraut!

jousting

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, Kings Valley, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $22.00, times: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Here enchantment awaits young and old alike as jousting knights and noble steeds clash on the tourney field. With over 125 artisan stalls and 1,000 costumed players, visitors can browse the village for unique hand made goods and one of a kind treasures while surrounded by Renaissance revelry and entertainment.

beaver creek

HIKE-Beaver Creek, Seal Rock, Rated: Moderate

Date: TBA

Cost $5.00, times: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Beaver Creek Trail Loop is the backbone of a system of trails that skirt the fringes of the upland forests and meadows. Hike your way along Snaggy Point Trail to the highest point on the property and take in the epic view of the Pacific Ocean and lower reaches of the marsh.

waterfall

HIKE-Trail of Ten Falls, Silverton, OR, Rated: Moderate

Date: TBA

Cost $15.00, times: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

What a fantastic day to explore the beautiful scenery and waterfalls at Silver Falls State Park, the crown jewel of the Oregon State Parks System. Check out the famous South Falls and see what a 177 foot curtain of water looks like from behind. This hike passes a series of breathtaking waterfalls.

red arrows airplanes

Oregon International Air Show, McMinnville, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $65.00, times: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get ready for an amazing day of aerial performances at the Oregon International Airshow! This year the Royal Air Force Aerobatic team, The Red Arrows, and the U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II will take to the sky and dazzle all. Be sure to check out the ground displays!

pig

Pumpkin Patch & Pig Races, St. Paul, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $26.00, times 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

French Prairie Gardens & Family Farm is a 500 acre paradise of amazing activities! Be prepared to have a wonderful & fun day watching some silly & squealingly exciting Pigtucky Derby Pig Races! Try your hand at shooting off the pressurized cannon and see if you can hit the bulls eye.

lady shopping

Shopping Salem Downtown Mall, Salem, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $16.00, times: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Be ready to shop until you drop at the Salem Downtown Mall! Some of the stores are Band & Body Works, Foot Locker, JC Penney, Kohl's, Macy's Nordstrom, Shoe Mill, Victoria's Secret, and the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, to only name a few of the amazing stores!

dragon

Haunted Carousel & Covered Bridge, Albany, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $16.00, times 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get ready for a fun day stepping back into yesteryear while visiting the Historic Carousel & Museum, and the Crabtree Creek (Hoffman) covered bridge! Watch the master carvers and painters at work on one-of-a-kind carousel animals. Walk across a bridge that was built in 1936!

fall festival

Fall Creek Festival, Alsea, OR

Date: TBA

Cost $15.00, times 9:00 - 5:00 pm

The Oregon Hatchery Reseach Center is hosting their Annual Fall Creek Festival. The Festival features a day of workshops, fun activities, tours of the facility and a delicous lunch provided by Thyme Garden!

Christmas Trees

Festival of Trees, Florence, OR

TBA

Cost $15.00, times 9:00 - 5:00 pm

This fun event will be the perfect way to start off your holiday season! Browse dozens of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths available for purchase. Don't forget to visit with Santa and Mrs. Clause.

christmas lights

Christmas In The Garden, Silverton, OR

TBA

Cost $25.00, times 2:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Upon arrival, visitors board the Holiday Express tram, where they are transported to the Rediscovery Forest festooned with 600,000 holiday lights. Walk through a sparkling winter wonderland, shop from more than 20 artisan vendors, and enjoy the traditional German foods.