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

 

Closures

Holidays/No Classes
    
11/11 Veteran’s Day
11//23-24 Thanksgiving
12/25 Christmas
1/1 New Year’s

 

Gymnastics

11//23-24 Thanksgiving
12/18-1/1 Winter Vacation


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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.

 

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

11/20 . . . F . . . 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

 

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

 

Bridge Tournament

Join us for our semi-annual bridge tournament. The entry fee is $6.00 per person. Reservations can also 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.
9/15 . . . F . . . 12:30-4p (sign in at 12p) . . . $6 per person

 

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
10/4 . . . W . . . 12-3p
10/9  . . . M  . . . 3-6p
12/6  . . . W  . . . 3-6p
12/19 . . . Tu . . . 12-6p

 

Flu Shot Clinic

It’s that time of the year! Time to get your flu shot, folks. Today we’re teaming up with our local River Road Health Mart Pharmacy to make it easy for you to get your shot. We do not need you to register prior to coming in that day. Appointments are first come first serve.  If you are not certain whether your insurance covers your flu shot or if you have other questions regarding the shot, please call the pharmacy staff directly at River Road Health Mart Pharmacy 541-636-3522. Please bring your insurance card with you on the 7th so the insurance company can be billed directly.
10/13 . . .  F  . . . 10a-12p

 

Your Wardrobe and You

Do you have a closet full of clothes but nothing to wear? This is a 3 part class designed to help you rediscover your style and enjoy your wardrobe.  Feel good about the way your look!  Get tips on style as we age, a “Style Profile” to define what your wardrobe says about you and how to incorporate the right changes.  Learn about style personalities, colors, design and proportion for different body shapes. Then discover how to organize and shop your closet.  Bring notebook and pen.  Instructor:  Patricia Hillyer of Your Style Connection.
10/16, 23, 30 . . . M . . . 6:30-8:30p
Adult: $30 ID/$34 OD . . . Senior: $26 ID/$30 OD

 

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. You will learn to improve function and reduce pain while standing, walking, sitting, and working. Each student will receive an evaluation of his or her optimal core alignment and individualized recommendations. Register soon, class fills quickly.
10/20-11/10 . . . F  . . . 6:30-7:30p
Adult: $59 ID/$69 OD . . . Senior: $49 ID/$59 OD

 

Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Presenter: TBA . . . Held at 1400 Lake Dr. 
Co-sponsored with Alzheimer’s Association, LCC Successful Aging Institute and River Road Park District.
Please pre-register. 541-688-4052.

 

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers - 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.
9/15, 22 and 29 . . . F . . . 10a-12p . . . Free

 

Dementia Conversations

This program will offer helpful tips to assist families with difficult conversations related to dementia, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.
10/27 . . . F . . . 10a-12p . . . 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.
11/3 . . . F . . . 10a-12p . . . Free

 

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.
11/17 . . . 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.

9/13 . . . Potluck . . . Bring a dish
10/11 . . . Chicken/Veggies w Rice . . . $4
11/15 . . . Thanksgiving Turkey . . . Bring a dish
12/13 . . . Holiday Ham . . . 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. No get together on 9/4.
9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18
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.
9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19
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.
9/27, 10/25, 11/22, 12/27     
4th W . . . 10:30a-2:30p . . . $2 at the door

 

Bingo

We need a bingo caller! Interested? Get in touch with Kat or Kathy at 688-4052. Please note the new time and day! Who can resist some penny Bingo fun? Held at the River Road Park and Recreation District Annex, 1055 River Road and will follow a lunch program. That begs the question... why not join us for lunch and then play some bingo? Fun times! Please pre-register by calling (541) 688-4052 so we know how many people to expect. Pay at the door.

9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5   

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.
9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/13, 11/27, 12/11

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.

9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12 . . . 2nd Tu . . . 6:30-9p
9/25, 10/23, 11/27 . . . 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.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


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