CITY SENIORS PROGRAM
Riverdale City Senior Center is located at 4433 South 900 West.
The Senior Center phone number is 801-621-6086.
The Center is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday.
The center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and
COME JOIN US AT THE SENIOR CENTER
The Riverdale Senior Center is a place that seniors can gather, share old friendships as well as make new ones. The center offers a variety of activities and classes. We are here to strengthen and help seniors have a good life and hopefully touch each senior's life for good.
To view and print the activities calendar click here.
To view and print the lunch menu click here.
Riverdale Connections is a monthly publication that is put together by the Community Services Department withinformation about the Community Center and Senior Center programs. To pick up a free copy please visit the Community Center or Senior Center or to view a copy online click here.
Come and celebrate the Halloween season with the following events:
Oct. 24th - Pumpkin Painting for the city Pumpkin Walk 10:00 a.m.– noon.
Oct. 31st - Come dressed in your best Halloween costume. Prizes will be awarded during lunch.
FALL CRAFT SALE AT THE SENIOR CENTER
The Fall Craft Sale at the Senior Center starts in late October. There are a variety of homemade items to buy for yourself or as a perfect gift. Proceeds go to the Senior Center programs. If you have items to donate, you can still drop them off at the Center.
AARP DRIVERS SAFETY CLASS
The next AARP Driver Safety Class will be held at the Senior Center on Thursday, October 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Those who wish to attend must pre-register at the Senior Center at 801-621-6086, or call Marie Nye at 801-389-7179.
SENIOR OF THE MONTH
Larry Cook was born in San Diego, CA. His Dad was from Louisiana and his Mom was from Arizona. Larry has two half brothers and one half sister. All are still living. Larry’s elementary and secondary education was in CA. He also spent some time in Junior College. Larry was married in 1981 and had one daughter, since deceased. Larry used to bowl and rode a bike for years. He once did a bike ride for MS that was over 100 miles long. Larry loves coming to the Senior Center and seeing his friends. He wishes to be a good grandfather and have fun until the day he is no longer with us.
HAND CRAFTED ITEMS NEEDED
The Senior Center is in need of hand crafted items for the annual Senior Center Craft Sale. If you have items that you can donate, please drop them off at the Center. The sale takes place at the Center from October to December.
STAY FIT, EXERCISE AT THE SENIOR CENTER
The following exercise classes are offered at the Senior Center:
- Tai Chi is held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:50 a.m.
- Enhance Fitness is held on Mondays, Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., and Fridays at 8:00 a.m.
- Senior Aerobics is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 a.m.
- Yoga is held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
In addition to the classes, there is also an exercise room open during Senior Center hours with a variety of equipment to help you stay fit.
SENIOR CENTER HAS A LOT TO OFFER
If you are 55 and older and have not visited the Riverdale Senior Center, we invite you to stop by and see what you are missing! The Riverdale Senior Center is a great place to learn new skills, enjoy great food, relax, and make new friends. Here are just a few of the highlights:
- Great Food: Lunch is cooked on site each weekday for only $3.00.
- Classes: A wide variety of classes are taught at the Center.
- Exercise Room: There is an onsite exercise room free for seniors.
- Library: Come check out our library of books and movies.
- Pool: Come play on our pool tables.
- Computers: Are available for use, including internet access.
Stop by the Center for a full list of classes and activities. The address and hours are listed above. Don’t miss out on this wonderful community resource!
Enjoy a movie and fresh popcorn on September 11 at 9:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
Donations of new handcrafted items, suitable for sale at the Fall Boutique are needed. New fresh ideas of things to make are welcome. Questions, 801-621-6086.
The Senior Center is now offering a Senior Fitness Class. This class takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. and Fridays at 8:00 a.m. It is a free one hour class that is geared toward older adults. Come and give it a try!
DAILY CLASSES OFFERED AT THE CENTER
To print view and print a copy of the activity calendar click here.
October 11th - Foot Clinic at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $10.
October 11th - Manicures by OWATC at 10:00 a.m. Sign up at the Center.
October 11th – Robin Arnold will perform at Noon.
October 19th - Movie and popcorn at 9:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
October 19th - Ensure pickup.
October 31st - Blood pressure and glucose checks, 11:00 a.m. by CNS.
November 9th - Foot Clinic at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $10.
Lunch is served at noon weekdays for seniors age 55 and older for only $3.00. To view the lunch menu click here.
SENIOR CENTER NEWS BRIEFS
NEW Walking Group: Friday’s at 8:00 a.m. at the Senior Center.
Tai Chi: A new class of Tai Chi will begin on September 5th at 8:50 a.m. Sign up at the Senior Center.
Line Dancing: Join us for line dancing every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Come join the fun!
- Wood Carving Class is held every Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. Come join them!
- Chuck-A-Rama Senior Club Discount Cards available at the Senior Center for only $1.00 per card.
- A Call for players for Mahjong on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and Bridge on Tuesdays/Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.
- On Your Own Scrapbooking is the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Come join us!
- Open Exercise Room at the Center. Equipment includes: treadmills, bikes, hand and leg weights, NuStep cross trainer
The Senior Center is in need of yarn donations for humanitarian projects.
SENIOR CENTER LIBRARY
The Riverdale Senior Center has a wonderful library for seniors to use. The library has a variety of books along with a collection of VHS and DVD movies. Seniors are welcome to come and check out any library item. Come check it out!
Donations Sought: We are in need of DVD's. If you have any DVD's you no longer want, please consider donating them and help us replenish our library.
SENIOR CENTER VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers are always welcome to help out at the Senior Center. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities such as class instructors, front desk help, support help, and humanitarian work. If you would like to volunteer please contact the Senior Center at 801-621-6086.
TAKE OUT MEALS
Take out lunches are still offered at the Center but they will be served after all patrons who are eating in the dining room have been served. Lunch is served at the Senior Center each weekday at noon. The meals are prepared onsite by our own cooks and are offered for only $3.00 a meal. Stop by and enjoy a great lunch!
FOOT CLINIC SCHEDULE
The Foot Clinic day is the second Thursday of every month at 9:30 a.m. The location has also been moved to the ceramics room. The cost for the clinic is $10.00.
SENIOR CENTER SCRAPBOOKING
An "on your own" scrapbooking group has been organized. It will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday's of the month at 9:30 a.m. Come and join our group of scrapbookers.
Veterans will be on call for those that need to order a Veterans tile. To visit the Veterans web page click here.
FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM
If you're 55 or older you can serve as a Foster Grandparent in an area school. The program has flexible hours and volunteers receive a small stipend. If you are interested in learning more, please call 801-625-3782.
HUMANITARIAN PROJECTS AT THE SENIOR CENTER
Riverdale Senior Center is known for all the Humanitarian Projects that are donated throughout the community. Many donations have been made to the Shriners Hospital including admission bags, meal tray covers, and lap quilts. Donations of lap quilts and chemo caps have also been made to McKay Dee and Ogden Regional Hospitals.
Our Humanitarian Workdays are on Mondays at 9:00 a.m. We need help cutting and sewing admission bags, meal tray covers, and lap quilts. Anyone interested in crocheting granny squares, afghans, and chemo hats can pick up yarn and patterns at the senior center. Donations of yarn and granny squares are also being accepted.
Come play the Nintendo Wii at the Center. You can play tennis, golf, bowling, baseball, and boxing. We also have the Wii Fit!
Seeing all the materials around her, Linda Phaff decided to make an "Everyday quilt". The everyday quilt is made out of material scraps from many different patterns. It is a beautiful "Magic Quilt!"
The center will be making changes as we grow. Come and join us