EVENT: Wednesday, July 12th 

A Day in The Country – Whistling gardens


Total cost :$ 130.00 – members only  (non refundable)    code – 37863

Registration starts on June 1st, 2023

Booking deadline is Wed July 5th, 2023


We will start our day at Whistling Garden in Wilsonville – a public garden featuring acres of flowers including peionies, lilies and roses. It has an impressive fountain feature with a water show set to music.  After a liesurely visit we will enjoy lunch at a nearby local restaurant . In the afternoon we will visit Bonnieheath Estate winery and Lavender farm. We will experience the gardens, the gift shop and the option of tasting their wine and cider products. (Wine is sold at 8.00 per glass – not included in the trip price)


The cost includes coach transportation , soup, sandwich and dessert with tea/coffee luncheon – all admissions and all tips and taxes


Leave:    Evergreen Centre: 8:45 am ,  Carousel: 8:55am

Return:  6:00pm


Refund Policy: This trip is NON-REFUNDABLE; doctor’s certificates will not be accepted. Should there be a mandatory provincial shutdown due to COVID-19 or GWSA cancels the trip due to lack of participation, all participants will receive a full refund to their method of payment. Don’t Wait! That means booking your trip before the trip must be cancelled due to low participation.

Accessibility:   Unfortunately there is no wheelchair accessibility on this trip  Travellers who can transfer to a coach seat may have their collapsible , manual wheelchair or walker stored in the cargo area of the coach


Parking: Please do NOT park your vehicles in the Evergreen parking lot while you are on a day trip. Vehicles must be left at the Carousel parking area in Riverside Park where you will board the bus. This allows for other members to have a place to park when they come throughout the day.

PROCEDURES FOR BOOKING THIS TRIP: All participants will be required to have a current GWSA membership. If your membership needs renewal, please see the front desk staff at the Centre. Please bring the completed contact list available on the GWSA website located on the Trips, Travel and Tours page. If you are unable to print this form, copies will be available from a Travel Committee member the day of the trip.

Registration will be available until the trip is fully booked, or booking is closed Wed July 5th 2023

Register online (preferred): Sign up for a RecEnroll account with the City of Guelph. MasterCard, Visa, Amex or Visa Debit are accepted for online booking https://cityofguelph.perfectmind.com/SocialSite/MemberRegistration/MemberSignIn

Register by telephone: By contacting Customer Service at the Evergreen Seniors Centre at 519-823-1291. As of January 1, 2023, credit card information is no longer accepted over the telephone. If you wish to make a telephone payment, you must first save your credit card on your RecEnroll account. Customers can also pre-purchase a City Card or an account credit in-person at any of our recreation facilities to be used towards future purchases by telephone.

Register at the front desk at the Evergreen until the trip is fully booked, or booking is closed.

Please put the date on your calender and please be on time for the trip