1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, Oregon
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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

 

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Pool & Fitness Center

6/16-17 Staff Training
7/4 Independence Day
8/25-9/16 Annual Maint.

 

No Classes
7/4 Independence Day
8/20-9/4 Annual Maint.

 

 

 


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Classes & Activities for Seniors

 

Classes

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

 

Lane Writers Series

We have so much local talent! Enjoy monthly authors’ readings of poetry, fiction, non-fiction ... you name it! This FREE reading series is held at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Authors’ books are available for purchase and refreshments are served.
6/24, 7/22, 8/26 . . . Su . . . 4:30-6p . . . Free

 

Bunco

Bunco is played with three dice. Groups play for prizes and cash. Each round correlates to a number on the die; the first round correlates with the one, round two correlates with the two, etc. If it is round four and the player rolls the dice and three of them land on four that player gets a bunco. We provide the supplies and love to teach people to play. Contact Christy at (541) 653-3734 for information or email riverroadbunco@gmail.com. Bring a side dish for a potluck. Held at River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.
6/3 & 8/5 . . . Su . . . 4:30-7p
$6 per month payable at the door.

 

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
6/9 . . . Sa   . . . 9a-12p

8/4 . . . Sa . . . 9a-12p

 

Music in the Park

Grab a blanket or your favorite lawn chair and join us in the park for some great entertainment as we welcome back two of Eugene’s favorite bands. Parking is limited. Please carpool, bike or walk to the park if you can. Additional parking is available at both Howard Elementary School and Kelly Middle School.

 

Satin Love Orchestra packs the park with their disco/funk sound and adrenaline pumping music. Playing sold out shows since late 1997, SLO has never lost its loyal following of disco fanatics. Put on your dancing shoes and join us for an evening of a groovin’ good time!
7/15 . . . Su . . . 4-7p

 

The Sugar Beets help celebrate the end of summer with their foot stomping traditions of bluegrass, country and pop-inspired music. They have been entertaining audiences with original tunes and inspiring sounds for over 25 years.
9/3 . . . Su . . . 4-7p

 

Health & Wellness

 

Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s - Early Stage

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
7/13 . . . F . . . 10-1130a . . . Free

 

Effective Communication Strategies

Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.
7/27 . . . F . . . 10-11:30a . . . Free

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

 

 

 

 

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. Off from 7/13-8/31.

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

 

Summer BBQ

Come join us for our annual summer bbq. Bring a dish to share. We will serve the main dish out under shelter 1. We’re still green! Please bring a drinking cup and plate with you. No paper products please. Please pre-register for the bbq so we know how many people to expect.
7/11 . . . W . . . 4-6p . . . Free (Please pre-register)

 

Sewing/Crafting Circle

Come sew and learn from others. We have a bunch of people with a lot of sewing experience so bring your projects and if you need help with something, you have a group of ladies with ton of knowledge in the room and everyone seems very willing to help one another. You can come and go as you please; there will be no formal structure. If you can’t stay the whole time or if can’t make it twice a month, no biggy. This is fun time so we don’t want anyone to feel any pressure. We are meeting at what would normally be dinner time so feel free to bring food and drink with you. We are looking forward to many fun evenings with you all. We will not be meeting in July or August.

6/5, 6/19 . . . 1st and 3rd . . . Tu . . . 5-8p . . . Free

 

Bridge Tournament

55+. Join us for our semi-annual bridge tournament. The entry fee is $5 per person. Reservations can be made by phone or mail. Partners play together throughout the tournament. Partners must make reservations to assure themselves places at a table. Tables will be limited. The tournament will consist of six rounds of five hands each. Partners will be assigned new opponents after each round. Each round needs to be completed in 30 minutes. There will be prizes for the top team scores. Call Dick with questions - 541-687-0905.
9/14 . . . F . . . 12:30-4p (sign in at 12p) . . . $5 per person

 

 

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!

 

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. 
6/5, 6/19, 7/3, 7/17, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4 

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 River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.
6/27, 7/25, 8/22, 9/26  

4th W . . . 10:30a-2:30p . . . $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 River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.  We will not be playing on 5/28.
6/11, 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/13, 8/27, 9/10

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 River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.
6/12, 7/10, 8/14, 9/11 . . . 2nd Tu . . . 6:30-9p
6/25, 7/23, 8/27, 9/24 . . . 4th  M . . . 6:30-9p
Pre-register: $5 ID/$7 OD . . . At the door: $10

 

Bridge Tournament

55+. Join us for our semi-annual bridge tournament. The entry fee is $5 per person. Reservations can be made by phone or mail. Partners play together throughout the tournament. Partners must make reservations to assure themselves places at a table. Tables will be limited. The tournament will consist of six rounds of five hands each. Partners will be assigned new opponents after each round. Each round needs to be completed in 30 minutes. There will be prizes for the top team scores. Call Dick with questions - 541-687-0905.
9/14 . . . F . . . 12:30-4p (sign in at 12p) . . . $5 per person

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


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