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.
Lunch is cooked onsite and served each weekday at noon for only $3.00 a meal.
Take out lunches are available after all patrons who are eating in the
dining room have been served.
To view the monthly menu click on the
"Lunch Menu" button above.
Come join us for a wide variety of programs and classes.
To view the monthly schedule click on the "Activities Calendar" button above.
Riverdale Connections is a monthly publication with information 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 online
click the "Riverdale Connections" button above.
NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
CRAFT ITEM OF THE MONTH
Our craft item of the month is “The Child”. Get your favorite Mandalorian character before you can purchase them in the stores. These are handmade by our local seniors. There are two styles to choose from: felt and knitted. To purchase, come to the Senior Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. The cost is $30.00 each. Proceeds go to benefit our Senior Center programs.
FREE TAX HELP OFFERED FOR SENIORS
The AARP is once again offering free tax help for seniors at the Senior Center. Appointments are available on Thursdays only, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. beginning on February 13th and going until April. Early sign up is encouraged as appointment times are limited. To participate, seniors must sign up in advance at the Senior Center.
VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATION
Join us at the Senior Center on February 14th for a Valentine’s Day Celebration as part of our lunch hour at 12:00 p.m. We will be playing song request and having a great time!
SENIOR CENTER CLOSED
The Senior Center will be closed for the President’s Day holiday on Monday, February 17, 2020.
SENIOR OF THE MONTH
Our Senior of the Month is Judy Gabourie. Judy was born in SLC and grew up in Farmington. She grew up in the oldest house in Farmington with four younger brothers. She enjoyed gardening with her Dad and making bread with her Mom.
She graduated from Davis High School and Weber State College. She is retired and widowed. She has four wonderful sons, ten grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Her Mama said grandchildren were “God’s compensation for the challenges of growing old”. They are such a blessing. Her hobbies include singing, sewing, and duplicate bridge.
NEW SEWING CLUB
The Senior Center has started a new Sewing Club. The new group meets on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. You don’t need to know how to sew. There are many different projects and tasks available to do. We may need people to cut, sort, give ideas or just come to socialize and have fun. All are welcome!
- You can text the keyword “LUNCH” to 801-621-6086 to join a group that will send you a daily notification of the lunch menu at the Senior Center.
- To join the activities and programs group, text “SENIORS” to 801-621-6086 and you will receive the schedule for the day at the Riverdale Senior Center.
SILVER SNEAKERS AT THE SENIOR CENTER
We are now accepting Silver Sneakers exercise program memberships at the Senior Center and Community Center. Help support our programs and classes by checking in with your Silver Sneakers membership next time you visit.
STAY FIT, EXERCISE AT THE SENIOR CENTER
The following free exercise classes are offered at the Senior Center:
- Tai Chi is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:50 a.m.
- Enhance Fitness is held on Mondays, Wednesdays at 10:00 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.
- Men's Fitness Class is held every Thursday at 9:00 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 will have a person in the computer room ready to give help and answer questions about computers every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Stop by and get the computer help you need!
FOOT CLINIC SCHEDULE
The Foot Clinic day is scheduled the second Thursday of every month at 9:30 a.m. The location is 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 Thursday's of the month at 10:30 a.m. Come and join our group of scrapbookers.
Come play the Nintendo Wii at the Center. You can play tennis, golf, bowling, baseball, and boxing. We also have the Wii Fit!
Veterans will be on call for those that need to order a Veterans tile. To visit the Veterans web page click here.
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.
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
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