Carole Taylor

Contact Carole for more information about all upcoming trips, travel and Senior activities at the McAbee Center.


PARA4Life Membership - $119/year

PARA4Life offers an exclusive membership for ages 62+ at the McAbee Activity Center.

You will gain access to all the amenities the McAbee has to offer, including group fitness classes, an indoor pool, basketball gym and fitness equipment.

This membership is valid only at the McAbee Center and is only $119 per year!

Additional family members are $25 for age 16-61 and $20 for age 62+.

PARA4Life Membership

Senior Adult Activities

Pickleball - Drop In Play

Join us for Pickleball, a paddle sport for all ages!


Instruction is available on Mondays ONLY.  Tuesday-Friday is drop-in play.


McAbee Center

Free with Membership


Brunch & Bingo - 903420

Come and join us for fun and a delicious brunch for only $4. Afterwards, those purchasing the brunch can play bingo FREE. This event is designed especially for seniors and is a joint effort between PARA and North River Village Assisted & Independent Living.

Brunch & Bingo

Breakfast & Bingo - 903421

Come and join us for a fun and delicious breakfast! Afterward, those purchasing breakfast can play bingo for FREE! This event is designed specially for seniors. Breakfast is only $4.

Breakfast & Bingo

- Monday Night Dance

Join us every Monday Night at the McAbee Center from 6:30-9:15 pm.
The Silver Eagle Band AND a SPECIAL Guest!
$5- Food Provided

Come out and enjoy the music, dance, laugh and sing along with them. Bring your friends and meet new ones!

Thursday Night Dance

Every Thursday night at the Northport Community Center the PARA4LIFE dance is  held from 6:45 until 9:30, with Bob Sullivan and the Country Gold Band Playing.  The cost of the dance is $5 per person.

West Alabama Dance - Friday NIghts

Come out and enjoy the fun on Friday nights with Keith Porter and the band!



Northport Community Center


Refreshments will be served


West Alabama Dance

Day Away Trips

Silver Star Casino - March 14

Join us on this day-a-way trip!
Must have ID!... and if you have a card, Bring it.

$35-per person, includes round-trip motor coach transportation, $11 food credit and $25 bonus bet.

Silver Star Casino

Overnight Trips

Extended Trips

Savannah, Georgia - April 16-18, 2018

Springtime in Historic Savannah Georgia!
Package includes 3 days/2 night hotel accommodations, dinner at Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room, One dinner at Lady and Sons, guided tour of Historic Savannah, performance at the Savannah Historic Theater, experience Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, visit famous River Street, standard taxes, baggage handling, meal gratuities, deluse motor coach transportation

Savannah, Georgia

Mackinac Island - May 5-12, 2018

Mackinac Island
May 5-12, 2018
A deposit of $500 per person is due upon reservation. If you purchase your travel protection plan, the deposit is only $250 per person plus the cost of the insurance. A lot of fun things to do on this trip!
Included: 8 days with 7 breakfast, and 4 dinners
Enjoy the beauty of Mackinac Island and the Great Lakes Region, a guided tour of Chicago, Holland, Michigan and the Tulip Festival, Mackinac Island and 2 nights stay at the Grand Hotel, enjoy tour on horse-drawn carriage, and enjoy many more exciting things to see and do in Mackinac, Frankenmuth, Michigan and Dearborn, Michigan.

Mackinac Island

Alaskan Cruise - May 17-25

Visit Juneau, Skagway, Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska and Victoria BC; Excursions offered from each port.
Includes round trip airfare, one night hotel accommodations in Seattle with breakfast, guided tour of Seattle, cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in Seattle. Motor Coach transportation to and from airport.
Trip Requirements: Fill out registration form, pay deposit and insurance at the time of registration (2nd deposit of $500 is due by November 15, 2017), get passport (with name as it appears on drivers license).
Monthly payments may be made.

Northern European Cruise - May 28 - June 7, 2018

Northern European Cruise

12 day/11 night Northern European Cruise aboard Celebrity Cruise's "Eclipse".

Visit Dublin, Ireland - Reykjavik, Iceland-Akureyri, Iceland, Lerwick/Shetland, Scotland-Cork (Cobh), Ireland.

Round trip airfare, cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in Dublin, Ireland plus transportation from Tuscaloosa to and from airport.

Niagra Falls, Canada - June 19-22, 2018


Niagra Falls, Canada
June 19-22, 2018
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2018
Must have passport!
Includes: 5 nights hotel accommodations, Niagra Falls, Clifton Hill, Casino's, Meet and greet by local guide, 5 breakfast's, 3 dinners, guided tours, Hornblower Niagra Cruise, wine tasting & tour, standard taxes, meal gratuities, baggage handling and transportation.

Denver-Majestic Rockies and Colorado Springs - August 12-17, 2018

Round trip airfare & motor coach transportation in Colorado, 5 nights hotel accommodations with hot breakfast every morning! Spend 2 nights in Denver and 3 in Colorado Springs. Evening receptions at your hotel to include hot food and beverages, 3 wonderful dinners, 3 fabulous lunches, lunch at the Historic Broadmoor. Lunch aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad Vista Dome Dining Car, picnic lunch in Rocky Mt. National Park, tour and wine tasting, guided tour of Colorado Springs, visit Garden of the Gods, Guided Tour of Denver, visit Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Visit Rocky Mountain National Park Guide service by our local guide throughout your Colorado vacation. Standard taxes, meal gratuities and hotel baggage handling.
Deadline for Registration is June 1, 2018.

Wester Caribbean Cruise - October 15- 20

Carnival Cruise -Costa Maya & Cozumel
Trip includes cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges &taxes, motor coach transportation to and from Mobile Cruise Pier.
$100 per person deposit is due immediately to hold your reservation.
Final payment is due August 15, 2018.

Wester Caribbean Cruise

Panama Canal Cruise - November 4-16

Panama Canal Cruise

November 4-16

Must have a registration form and passport!

Registration Deadline: August 20, 2018

Sun- Arrive in Miami for the night
Mon- Board Norwegian's "Jade"
Tues & Wed- at sea
Thurs- Visit Cartagena, Colombia
Fri- Panama Canal- Gatun Lake, Panama
Sat- Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
Sun- at sea
Mon- Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Tues- Harvest Caye, Belize
Wed- Costa Maya, Mexico

Panama Canal Cruise

Pigeon Forge, TN - November 26-28, 2018

Two nights resort accommodation, 2 full breakfasts at the resort, one wonderful dinner show at Dolly's Dixie Stampede, a full day at Dollywood Theme Park, Shopping at Tanger Outlets, standard taxes, meal gratuities and baggage handling , Deluxe motor coach transportation.
Registration Deadline is Sept. 1, 2018.

Pigeon Forge, TN

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights - February 4-19, 2019

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights
February 4-19,2019
Registration Deadline is December 6, 2018
A deposit of $500 per person is due upon reservation. If you purchase our travel protection plan, the deposit is only $250 plus the cost of the insurance.
7 days, 5 breakfasts, 5 dinners
Trip Highlights Include: Reykjavik, Northern Lights Cruise, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Vik, EyjafjallaJodull Volcano Visitor Center, Skogar Folk Museum, Skogafoss, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull Glacier, Blue Lagoon and much more!

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights