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.
NEW MONTHLY PUBLICATION
Riverdale Connections is a new monthly publication that is put together by the Community Services Department. By reading it, you will not only find information about the Community Center and Senior Center, but you will also find information about the different programs and activities offered. To pick up a free copy please visit the Community Center or Senior Center or to view a copy online click here.
SENIOR CENTER TO CLOSE FOR HOLIDAY
The Riverdale Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 15th for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.
AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS
The next AARP Driver Safety Class will be held at the Senior Center on Thursday, January 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a break for lunch. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Those who wish to attend must pre-register with the Senior Center, 801-621-6086, or call Marie at 801-389-7179.
SPECIAL CLASSES TO BE HELD
- Emergency preparedness classes: January 11th and 25th at 11:30 a.m. We will be learning very simple and practical ways to prepare for an emergency.
- Cooking Classes: January 22nd and 29th at 10:30 a.m. USU Extension Office will be here to teach their Food Sense classes.
SENIOR OF THE MONTH
Our Senior of the Month is Scott Lee. Scott has been married for 33 years to Dana. They have three sons and two daughters. He retired after 32 years from the phone company. He enjoys fishing. He also attends Yoga at the Senior Center twice a week.
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!
COMPUTER HELP LAB
A computer lab is held on Fridays at the Senior Center from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Seniors are welcome to drop by during the open period and get help with their computer problems.
Join us to watch the movie and eat popcorn for free at the Senior Center on January 18th at 9:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
DAILY CLASSES OFFERED AT THE CENTER
To print view and print a copy of the activity calendar click here.
- January 3rd - Blood pressure and glucose checks at 11:00 a.m. by CNS.
- January 11th - Foot Clinic at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $10.
- January 19th - Ensure pickup.
- February 7th - Blood pressure and glucose checks at 11:00 a.m. by CNS.
- February 8th - 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