Community Bus Trips

A variety of bus trips are planned each month and are open to all! For the latest schedule of trips, which is included in our Senior Newsletter.

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Bus trip are open to all ages. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by and adult. Pre-registration is required and full payment is due upon registration. No Holds.

Trips include transportation and admissions. Meals are not included unless noted. 


The bus departs from Stow City Hall, 3760 Darrow Road unless otherwise noted. Return times are approximate, please allow for additional time. Trips include transportation and admissions (meals only if noted)

Program / Refund Policy

Be sure to check our policy before signing up for a trip!

Bus Trip Policy

Don't delay in registering for a program or trip.  Some programs fill up quickly or minimum numbers must be met in order to hold an activity.  If the Stow Parks and Recreation Department must cancel a program due to low numbers you will receive a full refund of program fees.  

Trip Cancellations / Refund Requests: No refunds will be issued within seven days of the scheduled trip. Refund requests prior to seven days are handled on a case-by-case basis. A refund is dependent on ticket purchases, minimum registrations, or other expenditures. A family emergency, illness, or change of plans does not constitute an automatic refund. In the event a refund is granted, a $5 processing fee per person is applied. Substitutes: Individuals unable to attend may find a replacement, all transactions occur between the two parties.

Please notify the Parks and Recreation office of any change. No Shows: Refunds will not be issued for "No Shows" on the day of the trip. Parks and Recreation Cancellation: A full refund or credit is given if a trip is canceled by the Stow Parks and Recreation Department due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

Wait Lists: Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. When a trip is full, a waiting list will be initiated. If space becomes available we will notify individuals on the waitlist in order of their registration. A person is registered only when payment is complete.

Weather: In most cases, trips will go on as planned unless the department has canceled the trip.

Registration for Friends: If you are registering someone else for a trip, in addition to payment, you will need the following information: Name, address, and contact phone numbers.

Trip Departure: Trips depart from Stow City Hall unless otherwise noted. Please park at the back of the lot, so the public will have easy access to City Hall. All trips leave promptly as scheduled, please be on time. Failure to board the bus at the scheduled time does not cause a refund. Please be aware of all-time appointments. Return times are approximate; please be flexible in your arrangements.

Trip Changes: Trips are scheduled in advance; on occasion tour dates, times and itineraries may need to change. Please take note of any updated information during registration.

Special Assistance: Please call the front office to discuss wheelchair and special accommodations prior to the trip. Due to the nature of the trips. 1:1 assistance is not available from our staff.  

  • Our staff is happy to assist you with basics whenever possible if you are travelling alone such as, if you need assistance  retrieving your mobility device, or accessing the lift. (You must have a mobility device if you intend to use the lift.) If you require special assistance boarding, de-boarding, climbing stairs, or walking any distance, or of a personal nature, you should travel with a personal care attendant as our staff will not provide that level of assistance.  A personal care attendant MUST also be registered for the trip. Please inform us of your intentions regarding these needs when you register.