1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, Oregon
Main Office 541-688-4052  |  Pool 541-461-7777  |  Gymnastics 541-688-8955

You can now take care of business online!

 

Need to create your account?

Cick the red button below and then click the
Log In/Create Account link located in the upper
left corner of the page.

 

Already have an account?

Click the red button below to do the following:

Log In/Register/Pay for activities.

 

Log In Register Pay Button

Hours

Main Office
M-F 8a-5p

 

Pool
M-F 5a-9:30p
Sat. 6a-5p
Sun. 1:30p-5p

 

Gymnastics

M-F 9a-12p and 1p-6p

Sat. 9a-1p

 

Closures

 

Pool/Fitness Center

6/24-6/25 Staff Training
7/4 Holiday Hours (6a-3p)
8/12- 9/24 Annual Maintenance

 

 

Holidays/No Classes
    
7/4 Independence Day
8/20- 9/4 Annual Maintenance

 

 

Gymnastics

7/4 Independence Day


Connect with us

Facebook Facebook Gymnastics Page
District Gymnastics

 

 

 

 

Classes & Activities for Seniors

 

We need volunteers to help with our 55+ yard sale in September!

Want to donate? Call Kathy Beck to set up a time to meet. 541-688-4052.

 

Classes

Preregistration is recommended to avoid full or canceled programs. All activities held at River Road Park unless otherwise noted.

 

Donate Blood

Come on over and save a life. Each single blood donation can help up to three Lane County patients. Donors must be 16 years of age or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health.  Contact Lane Blood Center at 541-484-9111 to schedule an appointment.  For more information visit www.laneblood.org
6/19 . . . M . . . 12:30-5:30p
7/27 . . . Th . . . 3-6p
8/14 . . . M . . . 12:30-5:30p

 

AARP Safe Driver

Designed for motorists age 50+, but open to all ages. Auto insurance discounts available to participants 55+ who complete the class. You must repeat the class every two to three years to requalify. There are no tests. Fee is collected by the instructor. Feel free to bring a sack lunch.
6/15 . . . Th . . . 9a-4p . . . $15 AARP member/$20 non-member

8/29 . . . Tu . . . 9a-4p . . . $15 AARP member/$20 non-member

 

Step’n Out With Kathy

Get to know members of the River Road Park community by “Steppin’ Out with Kathy.” Group meets twice a week and is designed to promote the benefits of walking and a healthy lifestyle. Walks will last about an hour and will begin and end at the River Road Park Annex. Make sure you wear sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers for variable weather. Walks take place rain or shine. Leader: Kathy Beck.

Meet at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.
TuTh  . . . 9-10a  . . . No Charge

 

Optimal Core Alignment

Ages 50+. Are you ready to feel better than you ever imagined you could again? Reducing body stress, improving circulation, energizing musculature, and lessening or avoiding chronic strains and sprains is at your fingertips with this natural approach to pain management. Join a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a 50-year Professor of martial arts and bodywork master in this 4-session workshop. You will learn practical self-help practices to assess and improve your posture and body alignment, which will improve function and reduce pain while standing, walking, sitting, and working.  Register soon, class fills quickly. Instructors:  Don Cross and Melanie Carlone.
5/22, (no class on 5/29), 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 . . . M . . . 6:30-7:30p
Adult: $59 ID/$69 OD . . . Senior: $49 ID/$59 OD

 

Tracing Memories

Tracing Memories is an art program designed to promote relaxation and stress reduction through coloring line art of photographs.  Bring in your own photograph to convert to line art and practice coloring on images that are provided.  Demonstrations will be given involving Copic markers.  The Tracing Memories app will be available for free download to your device so that you can bring Tracing Memories home! Instructor: Nori Rice.
7/21 . . . F . . . 10:30-11:30a . . . Free

 

Fraud Watch

Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity gets stolen. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network - to arm people of all ages with the tools they need to spot and avoid scams.  Join us for this workshop and learn how con artists scam people, and learn how to protect yourself and your family from these scammers. Instructor: TBD.
9/13 . . . W . . . 1-3p . . . Free

 

Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s

 

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others. Contact Abby if you have specific questions.  algershenzon@alz.org | 800-272-3900.
7/14 . . . F . . . 10a-12p . . . Free

 

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.  This program is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional. Contact Abby if you have specific questions.  algershenzon@alz.org | 800-272-3900.
8/11 . . . F . . . 10a-12p . . . Free

 

 

Get Togethers

Memory Tones Choral Group

The focus is having fun singing old favorites. Experience or ability to read music would be helpful. Newcomers are welcome. Weekly practices and several performances per month. Group will be off August and September.
Weekly . . . F . . . 9:45-11:45a Free

 

Lunch @ the Annex—Everyone Welcome!

River Road Park District hosts the River Road Lunch Site, in cooperation with the Lane Council of Government’s Senior Meals Program. Luncheons are served twice a week at the River Road Park Annex, 1055 River Road. All meals are prepared fresh daily. Diabetic menus available upon request. Meal calendars available at the park office. People age 60+ pay on a donation basis. (Suggested minimum donation: $3). Those under 60 pay $8. To assure yourself a meal, call Kathy at 688-4052.
Weekly . . . TuTh . . . 12p

 

Wednesday Luncheons & Potlucks

Meet others and enjoy a delicious lunch once a month with various activities and entertainment. Held in the multi-purpose room. Menu posted in the 55+ corner. Please pre-register for all lunches. We are trying to get a better grasp on how many people to expect, so pre-registering really helps. 541-688-4052. Begins at 12p. We’re still green! Please bring a drinking cup and plate/bowl with you. No paper products please.

6/14. . . Potluck . . . 12p . . . Bring a dish
7/19 . . . BBQ . . . 4-6p . . . Bring a dish


 

Cards & Games

We’re green! All card groups are now bringing their own coffee, creamer, sugar, cups, snacks, etc. You will now be required to hand in a roster to the front office so please ask Kat, Kathy or the main office for blank rosters if you need them.  Enjoy!

 

Bridge

Enjoy playing contract bridge in a social atmosphere. Singles welcome. Partners change after five hands. There are pay outs for high and low scores. Bring a brown bag lunch. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Road.

6/5, 6/19, 7/3, 7/17, 8/7, 8/21, 9/18
1st & 3rd M . . . 11:30a-3p . . . $2 at the door

 

Grumpy Old Men Bridge

Men meet to play contract bridge. Partners change after five hands and play six rounds total, with a brown bag lunch break. There are payouts for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and low scores. Coffee will be available.
6/6, 6/20, 7/18, 8/1, 8/15, 9/5, 9/19

1st & 3rd Tu . . . 10a-2:30p . . . $3 at the door

 

Happy Lady’s Bridge

Enjoy contract bridge with women on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Partners change after five hands and play five rounds total. Payouts include high, 2nd, 3rd, slam pot and door prize. Bring a sack lunch. Refreshments are furnished. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Road.
6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27     
4th W . . . 10:30a-2:30p . . . $2 at the door

 

Bingo

Who can resist some penny Bingo fun? Soup, fruit, bread, dessert and coffee are served. Please bring your own table service and cup. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Road. Please pre-register so we know how many people to expect. Pay at the door. No meeting on 7/4.

6/5, 8/1, 9/5

1st Tu . . .1:30-3:30p . . . $2 at the door


Pinochle

Join fellow pinochle enthusiasts for an afternoon of pinochle play and fun. Singles welcome. Partners change after four hands of play. There are payouts for door prize, high and low scores, etc. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Road.
6/12, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/14, 8/28, 9/11, 9/25

2nd & 4th M . . . 1-4p . . . $2 at the door

 

Texas Hold’em Poker

Join in on the excitement that has everyone buzzing. Buying into this friendly game will cost you only $5/$7. Each table winner will be awarded a prize at the end of play. Coffee/tea and dessert will be furnished. You must be age 55+ to participate. Register and prepay in advance to get the discounted buy-in. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Road.

6/13, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12 . . . 2nd Tu . . . 6:30-9p
6/26, 7/24, 8/28, 9/25 . . . 4th  M . . . 6:30-9p

Pre-register: $5 ID/$7 OD . . . At the door: $10

 

 

Other Fun Activities

Travel E-mailing List

If you'd like to be on our travel e-mailing list, fill out the form that's available in the active 55+ corner or contact Kat at 541-688-4052.

 

Active 55+ Corner

Our active 55+ corner features photos and information for senior activities. If you've taken some fun pictures at a class or on a trip, please drop them off to Kat so that she can post them on the board.

 

Volunteer Opportunities & Outreach

Contact Kathy Beck at 541-688-4052.

Entertainment Scheduler. Help book/schedule entertainment for luncheons.
Special Events Committee. Help plan fun, themed parties through out the year.

 

Outreach

If you know of a senior in the River Road area who would like to get information about how to receive help or would like to get acquainted with other seniors, call Kathy.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 © River Road Park & Recreation District.   Site maintanence by Pixel Sky Design.