50+ Adventures

MRD offers a variety of different activities/trips for those 50 years of age or older year round. Click on "50+ Adventures" below to see a full listing of activities/trips offered at this time.

50+ Adventures

  • Gambling Trips
  • Cultural Trips
  • Tours
  • Hikes
  • Snowshoeing
  • Story Telling & Informational Presentations
  • Saturday Night Dances
Please contact MRD with any questions at 249-7705. Register at the Montrose Community Recreation Center or online.

  1. Tours
  2. Cultural Trips
  3. Winter Walking
  4. Snowshoeing
  5. Saturday Night Dances
  6. 4 Wheel Drive Tours
  7. Gambling Trips

KAFM Community Radio and News Stations KJCT8 and KKCO 11 tours plus lunch in Grand Junction 

KAFM is the only local community radio station in Grand Junction providing both eclectic music programming and special interest talk shows.  They are powered by over 250 volunteers, including the corps of talented and vibrant programmers heard on-the-air daily.  We will also tour KJCT8 and KKCO11 News.  Join us in getting behind the scenes at these news stations.  We will tour the station and meet some of the on air talent.    

  • Date:  Tuesday, December 12
  • Time:  8:00 a.m. - approx 3:30 p.m.
  • Fee:  $25 (bring money for lunch, includes donation to KAFM radio)
  • Location:  Meet at the Senior Center at 8:15 a.m.
Great Trains & Grand Canyons
The MRD 50+ program is teaming up with World Premier Travel to provide additional travel opportunities to Montrose residents.  Spend 5 nights amongst the red rocks at a resort in beautiful Sedona, Arizona departing October 7, 2018.  You will enjoy a nostalgic train ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad.  Spend time exploring Sedona as well as visiting the old mining town of Jerome and Montezuma Castle National Monument.  Please join us on January 30th at 2:00 p.m. for an informational meeting to learn about this trip.  Staff from World Premier Travel will present details on this travel opportunity.  No obligation - come see if this trip is of interest to you.  

  • Date:  Tuesday, January 30th
  • Time:  2:00 p.m.
  • Fee:  Free no obligation informational meeting
  • Location:  Senior Center Dining Room
  • Presenter:  Jill LaCroix, World Premier Travel 
Montrose SWAT Team, Montrose County Emergency Preparedness & Montrose Daily Press plus lunch in Montrose
We will tour the Montrose Daily Press to learn about the inner workings.  Commander Lillard of the Montrose SWAT team will present to us on operations at the Montrose PD and we will also learn about Montrose County's Emergency Management plan.  

  • Date:  Thursday, Feb. 15
  • Time:  10:00 a.m. - approx 2:00 p.m.
  • Fee:  $12 (bring money for lunch)
  • Location:  Meet at the Senior Center at 9:45 a.m.

Ouray Business Tours

John Wood, Master Distillers, will explain the distilling process at KJ Wood Distillers.  A line of the most refined, elegant and mature spirits are available in the tasting room.  We will also tour Markus Van Meter Alpine Photography.  Markus will share his art with us.  Since 1877, the Ouray County Plaindealer is the official newspaper for the town of Ridgway, the City of Ouray and the County of Ouray.  We will learn about this paper that is published every Thursday.

  • Date:  Thursday, March 1
  • Time:  9:15 a.m. - approx 3:30 p.m.
  • Fee:  $20 (bring money for lunch)
  • Location:  Meet at the Senior Center at 9:00 a.m.