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.
SENIOR HEALTH FAIR
Join us at the Senior Center for our annual Senior Health Fair on May 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We invite all seniors to come and participate. This will be a great opportunity to meet with a variety of companies that offer education and health services to seniors. Free lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. that day. Plan now to come on by to check out the Health Fair and enjoy lunch.
SENIOR CENTER YARD SALE DONATIONS NEEDED
The Senior Center is accepting good, clean, usable items as donations for their annual yard sale. No clothing please. The funds raised from the yard sale will go to help support the Senior Center programs. Please drop off your items at the Senior Center, 4433 South 900 West, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The yard sale will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018.
SENIOR OF THE MONTH
Dave Leahy was born in Richmond, VA. He joined the USAF and served tours in Thailand, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam and Okinawa, Japan. He met his wife of 53 years in Japan and they have raised two boys. He has served as the Chairman of the Veteran's Memorial Committee. He enjoys photography, metal detecting, and bike riding. He is our Senior Center photographer.
SENIOR CENTER CLOSED
The Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 28th for the Memorial Day holiday.
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 April 5th 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.
In partnership with the YMCA, 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.
- May 2nd - Blood pressure and glucose checks at 11:00 a.m. by CNS.
- May 3rd - Manicures by OWATC at 10:00 a.m. Sign up at Senior Center.
- May 10th - Foot Clinic at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $10.
- May 9th - Dan Doshier will be performing at 11:45 a.m.
- May 10th - Foot Clinic at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $10.
- May 18th - Ensure pickup.
- June 6th - Blood pressure and glucose checks at 11:00 a.m. by CNS.
- June 7th - Manicures by OWATC at 10:00 a.m. Sign up at Senior Center.
- June 14th - 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
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