Trips & Tours
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Vegas Baby! Las Vegas, NV
Fly to Las Vegas on May 20 to enjoy 4 days and 3 nights
of nonstop excitement on the world’s most famous strip!
Take in a show, go see the Grand Canyon, play some
desert golf, or gamble 24 hours a day- you choose what
you would like to do once we arrive in Vegas. Includes:
Roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations at Excalibur
Hotel and Casino. *Price: $570 per person based on
double occupancy. Reserve your spot with $300 deposit
with balance due by April 21.
*$570 is the actual cost of the trip per person based on double occupancy. There was a misprint in the actual printed brochure, although $570 is the correct price.
Rock Climbing and Rappelling at
Goshen Pass on the Maury River
Come climbing with us! We’ll be heading out to Goshen
for a day of beginner friendly cliffs and the chance to
experience climbing with the security of a top–rope and
trained instructor. Participants will be provided climbing
shoes, helmets, harnesses and all other required technical
gear. A suggested ‘what to wear/bring list’ will be provided
upon registration. Ages 12+. Saturday, May 30. Depart
Gypsy Hill Park Gym at 8:00am, Return around 5pm.
Price: $60 or Parent/child combo $105. (Includes van
transportation, all equipment and instruction).
Register by: May 18
Explore Downtown Roanoke
Join us for a day of exploring downtown Roanoke.
Go shopping, dine out, and enjoy the many things to do
such as checking out the city market and local museums.
Saturday, June 13. Depart Gypsy Hill Park Gym at
9:30am; return around 8pm. Price: $19. Register by:
Beginner Caving at Glade Cave
Go underground and explore! This caving trip is great for
beginners, mostly horizontal with some crawling. Learn
caving safety, underground navigation and all about
limestone cave formations. A suggested what–to–wear/bring
list will be provided upon registration. Ages 12+. Sunday,
June 21. Depart GHPG parking lot at 8:15am; return around
1pm. Price: $39. Register by: June 10
Intermediate Caving at Glade Cave
It may be hot outside in August, but come find out what
natural AC feels like (it’s always 56 degrees underground).
Join us for an intermediate level caving experience. No
prior experience required but participants should be
reasonably fit and active, since intermediate caving involves
some vertical elements and climbing. A suggested ‘what to
wear/bring list’ will be provided upon registration. Ages
18+. Sunday, July 12. Depart Gypsy Hill Park Gym at
12:15pm, Return around 6pm. Price: $39. Register by:
Short Pump Shopping Trip
With more than 200 stores to explore, this open air 2–story
shopping center has it all, from Nordstrom’s to Crate &
Barrel, to the Cheesecake Factory. We’ll drive while you
ride! Friday, June 26. Depart GHPG at 8am, Return around
6pm. Price: $26 (includes transpor¬tation). Register by:
Redskins Training Camp
Want to see your favorite Redskins players up close?
Interested in finding out how the new rookies and free
agents are progressing? Come with us to the Redskins
training camp in their new facility in Richmond. Wear your
favorite Redskins gear and bring a marker because you just
might get an autograph. Pack your own lunch or feel free to
grab lunch at many of the restaurants in the area.
We will go on a weekday. Date/times TBD. Price: $24
(includes transportation & water). Please call Recreation
office at 332–3945 for more information.
Sandy River Aerial Adventure Park
Zip Lines and Ropes Obstacle Course
Challenge yourself to a tree top aerial adventure of over
60 obstacles and 20 zip lines! Traverse 6 different courses
ranging from easy to advanced, all while staying belayed!
Ages: 7+. Participants must be at least 48 inches tall and
fall between the following weight limits of 60lbs. to 265lbs.
(43 inch waist max, 30 inch leg max). Parent/Guardian
must accompany youth under 18. Wednesday, July 8.
Depart Gypsy Hill Park Gym at 9am. Price: $54. Register
by: June 5
Boston Redsox vs. Baltimore Orioles,
Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
The O’s take on the Sox in beautiful Camden Yards. Kick
off summer properly with an enjoyable night at the park,
sitting in wonderful lower level box seats. Leave the driving
to us, enjoy the ride up in our brand new shuttle bus,
and sit close to the action on the field. You will not want
to miss this match-up between two classy organizations.
Wednesday, June 10. Depart Gypsy Hill Park Gym at 2pm
for a 7pm game time. Price: $80pp (includes ticket and
Atlanta Braves Vs. Washington Nationals,
Nationals Park in Washington, DC
Come watch the Nats take on the Braves in this exciting
divisional game, at one of MLB’s finest parks. Sit in
premium lower-level baseline box seats, and enjoy the
action of the game’s greatest players. This game is also
college rivalry night in Nats Park, with Virginia vs. Virginia
Tech, wear your college gear to this game in support
of UVA or VT. Wednesday, June 24. Depart Gypsy Hill
Park Gym at 2pm for the 7pm game time. Price: $90pp
(includes premium game ticket and transportation only).