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 & 1p-6p

Sat. 9a-1p

 

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Pool & Fitness Center
12/24-25
1/1
2/1
3/14-15

 

No Classes
12/23-1/4
1/20
2/17
5/25

 

Gymnastics
12/22-1/5
5/25


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Under Age 55?

People under 55 years of age are placed on a waiting list. Two weeks prior to the trip date this list will be called.


Tips

Arrive 10-15 minutes early.
We will leave on time. You may get left behind if are late so please allow yourself enough time.
End times are estimated.
Please park vehicles in the back of the parking lot, near Lake Drive.
We use motor coaches when possible. When we do, it is customary to tip the driver $2-3 cash.
Make sure you have emergency info/contacts in your wallet.
Some are allergic to perfume so we ask that you keep your fragrance to a minimum.

Senior Trip Program

55+ Trip Day Trip Registration

 

In-district residents may begin walk-in registration Tuesday, 1/7 at 10a.
Phone and online registration will begin at 1p.
Out-of-district residents may begin walk-in registration Thursday, 1/9 at 10a.
Phone and online registration will begin at 1p.

 

instant Registration for trips with this symbol began last term, so you can sign up at any time. The trip may be full. If it is, please ask to be placed on the waiting list.

 

Please call or email Kat if you have specific questions about any given trip. Food allergies and moblility issues are probably the most common. 541-688-4052 or katrinas@rrpark.org

 

Day Trips

 

Grub Club

Every month we’re getting together to enjoy a hot, new food spot. We’re the “grub club”. If you like to try new restaurants and are an adventurous eater then this is the group for you. Each month it’s a different place so you never know where we will end up. Get ready to grub! Your cost includes transportation and lunch/dinner. *Start times may vary. Some will include dessert, others will not.

instantCafé Madeira
12/30 . . . M . . . 11a-2:30p . . . $25  Note time change!
Along Came Trudy
1/28 . . . Tu . . . 11:30a-2:30p . . . $20
Kim’s Asian Cuisine
2/24 . . . M . . . 11:30a-2:30p . . . $20
Our Daily Bread
3/18 . . . W . . . 11:30a-2:30p . . . $23
Viking Inn
4/8 . . . W . . . 11:30a-2:30p . . . $22

instantVillage Green Christmas Market

The Village Green Christmas Market is a festive holiday event in historic Cottage Grove.  Enjoy a half a million Christmas lights, live music, photos with Santa and live reindeer and more at this charming outdoor festival.  Dinner will be at Stacy’s Covered Bridge.  Your cost includes: transportation, entry to the event and dinner.
12/23 . . . M    . . .  3:45-9p    . . . $45

 

instant Arcimoto

The Arcimoto fun utility vehicle (FUV) is an all-electric three-wheel vehicle made in Springfield. The world’s first premium FUV, the Evergreen Edition is efficient, affordable, and insanely fun to drive.  Designed and assembled in Eugene, Oregon, the Evergreen is the culmination of a decade of intense development, and a major milestone in their mission to catalyze the shift to a sustainable transportation system.  Today we tour the manufacturing plant!  You cost includes: transportation, tour and lunch.
1/8 . . . W . . . 9:30a-2:30p . . . $35

 

instant Board & Brush

Local sign making (Springfield) and no experience needed! This is going to be fun. Board & Brush will provide the education, materials and fun.  Never used a hammer, sand paper, or a power tool? Never waxed wood to protect it from the elements and make it glisten in the light?  Join us as we learn all of these skills. The goal is to turn you into a “DIY Master”. The stencil process allows you to personalize your piece and the possibilities are endless. Your cost includes: transportation, class, all materials and lunch.
1/13 . . . M . . . 9:30a-2:30p . . . $75

 

Seven Feathers Casino

It’s your turn to play! Now that the holidays are finally over, come experience with us the excitement of Nevada-style gaming in the heart of the Umpqua Valley.  Enjoy non-stop action with over 950 of the hottest slot machines and table games, in a range of denominations.  Enjoy Bingo, Keno and Video Poker, and one of the largest non-smoking areas in any Oregon Casino.  Take a spin and hit the jackpot! Your cost includes: transportation and dinner.
1/23 . . . Th . . . 10a-7:30p . . . $40


Up & Away (Broadway Rose Theater)

Want some good food, fun conversation and great entertainment? Join us for dinner and a show! “Not much happens in Farmtown, USA, home of brothers Joe and Jerry Jessup. So when Joe realizes he has superpowers, he hightails it out of town to seek fame and fortune in “Big City.” When he finds trouble instead, jittery Jerry is forced to follow – and their boring life is turned upside down into a rip-roarin’ adventure! Toss in an eccentric billionaire, a plucky reporter, and dastardly villains, and you’ve got one epic tale of the world’s FIRST superhero.” This musical comedy combines old fashioned stage magic with rapid-fire character changes and plot twists. Your cost includes: transportation to Portland, show and dinner.
2/8 . . . Sa . . . 10:45a-8p . . . $84

 

Valentine Tea

Come enjoy live love songs and hot tea with yummy treats that will have your mouth watering. A variety of delicious treats and teas will be available to endulge on! Please wear red, pink or white! Your cost includes desserts, hot beverages and live entertainment. Your cost includes assorted sandwiches, desserts, hot table side tea and live entertainment (Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Tony Bennett).
Please rsvp. Price is $15 at the door.
2/14 . . . F . . . 1-3p . . . $10

 

Greenhill Humane Society

They have a brand new building!  They operate the two largest animal shelters in Lane County.  It is a life-saving shelter.   Let’s go see what is new and get educated on how they save approximately 3,000 dogs, cats, and small animals each year.  After our tour we will head to lunch.  Your cost includes: transportation, tour and lunch.
2/19 . . . W . . . 10:30a-3p . . . $39

 

Glass Fusion Fun & Food

The Eugene Glass School is known for it’s excellent glass blowing and fusion classes.  We’ll create a beautiful piece of art.  We will learn from a professional glass artists while we experience the wonder of glass first hand.  Once you have designed your piece, it will be left to be placed in a kiln and fused.  You can pick up our finished piece a few days later at River Road Park.  No experience necessary.  We’ll head to a filling lunch following the class.  Your cost includes: transportation, class and lunch.
3/2 . . . M . . . 9a-2:30p . . . $58

 

Irish Green Celebration @ The Annex

Tonight we celebrate! Come enjoy our 3rd anual event filled with Irish festivities. We’ll begin with a delicious dinner followed up with music that will have your feet a tappin’. Please wear green, your Irish garb or anything that shows some Irish spirit. Your cost includes: a delicious Irish dinner, drinks, dessert and entertainment.  This event will be held at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.  Space is limited. Extra parking is available at the church just north of the Annex.
3/13 . . . F . . . 6-8:30p (doors open at 5:45p) . . . $25

 

United States Bakery Tour

Better known as Franz Family Bakeries, it was founded in 1906.  Today we will learn about the incredible story of a 15 year old immigrant and his brothers moving to Oregon and founding one of the country’s most successful bakeries.  Did you know in 2006 they celebrated their 100th birthday by producing a Guinness world record breaking Hot Dog Bun of 104 feet!  Today we will tour the Springfield plant.  Your cost includes:  transportation, tour and lunch.
3/25 . . . W . . . 10a-3p . . . $35

 

Spring Hanging Baskets

McKenzie River Nursery is our destination for this fun class! They will teach us everything we need to know to make our own beautiful hanging basket.  They supply soil, plants and container.  The baskets are left in their warm greenhouse and grown until May. We will pick them up in May, big and beautiful and you will come retrieve them at the park. Your cost includes: transportation, large hanging basket class, lunch and basket pick up from the nursery.  We will call you when it’s time to pick up your basket up at the park.
3/31 . . . Tu . . . 9:30a-2:30p . . . $65

 

Ain’t Misbehavin (Broadway Rose Theater)

Today’s Saturday theater will have you tappin your foot and movin’ and groovin’. “The inimitable Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin’ new beat, swing music. Winner of the 1978 Tony Award® for Best Musical, Ain’t Misbehavin’ evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American legend as a versatile cast struts, strums, and sings the songs that he made famous.” We’ll head out for delicious dinner immediately following the show. Your cost includes: transportation to Portland, show and dinner.
4/4 . . . Sa . . . 10:45a-8p . . . $84

 

Easter Sunday Brunch

Inn at Spanish Head a holiday tradition will be continued this year. Imagine a delicious brunch with all the trimmings, enjoyable conversation and magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean! Is there any better way to spend Easter? Come join in on the fun; it’s going to be a great day!!  Your cost includes transportation and brunch.
4/12 . . . Su . . . 8a-4:30p . . .  $71

 

Crab Feed

The Crab Feed & Wooden Boat Show on the Oregon coast in Depoe Bay is our destination and crab is what we’ll get. Enjoy local, succulent crab and watch master craftsmen build and show off their wooden boats.  Your cost includes: transportation, crab feed, and boat show. 
4/19 . . . Su . . . 8:30a-6:30p . . . $50

 

Rabbit Hole (Pentacle Theater)

Come enjoy this fun Friday dinner and theater trip. We’ll head up to Salem to feast and then view.  “Becca, her husband Howie and their son Danny have a happy life until unspeakable loss strikes their family. After tragedy strikes, Becca and Howie face a grief that threatens to tear them apart. With the help of each other and family, they relearn how to move forward in their new lives.” The Rabbit Hole explores grief, family, forgiveness and love. Your cost includes: transportation to Salem, show and dinner.
4/24 . . . F . . . 3:15-11:30p . . . $85

 

Painted Lady Tea Time

What could be better than having a Queen’s High Tea in a 117 year old Colonial revival home located in Myrtle Creek?  Seasonal fruit, Quiche Lorraine, Chocolate dipped strawberries, apricot/cranberry scones, assorted finger sandwiches, dessert and tea, tea, tea and more tea.  If you have not done this or even if you have, this is one trip you don’t want to miss it is truly spectacular.  Your cost includes:  transportation and lunch.
4/30 . . . Th . . . 9:30a-4:30p . . . $60

 

The Drowsy Chaperone (Elsinore Theater)

We haven’t been to the Elsinore in age! You don’t want to miss this one. “Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. Hailed by New York Magazine as “The Perfect Broadway Musical,” The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the BROADWAY SERIES tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre.” Sounds good, right? We’ll have dinner at a local eatery following the show. Your cost includes: transportation to Salem, dinner and show.
5/2 . . . Sa . . . 12-8p . . . $93

 

Seeking Red (Cottage Grove Theater)

Cottage Grove, here we come. After we enjoy a great meal, it’s time for some live theater! “Grey Rhodes has been raised by her Uncle Ty ever since she was a baby, when her single mother was run over by a semi-truck – or so Grey has been told. Now in her early twenties, she works as an intern at The Seattle Times, where she’s assigned to work on a story about the “Innocence Project.” She interviews Cecil, who was recently released from prison after DNA evidence proved him innocent of the murder of his two younger sisters. As Grey learns more about Cecil’s ordeal, she is struck by inconsistencies in her uncle’s account of her mother’s death. She begins to wonder if there is far more to her mother’s story than she knows.” Come tonight and get ready to eat, drink and be merry. Your cost includes: transportation to Cottage Grove, dinner and show.
6/12 . . . F . . . 3:15-11:30p . . . $72

 

 

 

Overnight Trips

 

Ashland Interlude | May 1-2, 2020

Ashland. A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Peter and the Starcatcher are the two show we will see as we return to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in the lovely city of Ashland. Accommodations are at the Plaza Inn Downtown, close to shops, restaurants, and Lithia Park. There will be plenty of free time for shopping in Jacksonville and Ashland! Fees include transportation, lodging, ticket, prologue talk, breakfast, one dinner, and snacks; other meals are on your own. Register by March 31; no full refunds guaranteed after this date.This trip has been planned by Willamalane and co-sponsored with River Road and Campbell Center. Times and details will be given out closer to departure.
May 1-2 . . . FSa . . . Double: $379 . . . Single: $449

 

 

Extended Trips

 

#1 Tropical Costa Rica | April 18-26, 2020
#2 Tropical Costa Rica | April 20-28, 2020

Call to get a brochure or to see about space. Final payment is due 2/18/20.

 

Magical Rhine & Moselle River Cruise | Aug. 9-19, 2020

This is going to be a bucket lister for a bunch of you! If you can swing it, please join us on this trip of a lifetime! We will embark on this amazing cruise on the Rhine River after spending some time in Amsterdam. The Rhine is known for it’s picturesque landscape, beautiful castles and amazing history. You will also enjoy incredible food and entertainment on board the 150-60 Lueftner passenger boat. The ship is new and holds a maximum of 160 people so you will have a great time getting to know the crew and the other guests. Highlights include: an extra day in Amsterdam, 7 night river cruise, Rhine River highlights, Cologne, Moselle River, Cochem, wine tasting, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Siegfried’s mechanical music museum, Mannheim, Speyer, Strasbourg and Titisee just to name a few. Your cost includes: round trip air out of Eugene, extra day in Amsterdam, hotel, air taxes, baggage handling and an incredible 7 night cruise including meals. Book now and save $450 per person. Insurance is $385 per person. The price will increase after 12/11. All cabin space is sold on a first come-first serve basis so don’t doddle. Call to see if space is still available.
Lower outside double: $5394 . . . Middle outside double: $6094
Upper outside double: $6394 . . . Suite double: $8494

 

 

 

Cancellation Fees

If you cancel and want a check refund, $5 will be deducted for admin processing. No cancellation fee for refunds in the form of a credit. No refund will be given if you cancel the day of the trip or if you're a no show. No refund or a partial refund will be given once River Road has incurred costs for booking trips (tickets, meals, hotel, etc. ).

 

Information Meetings & Document Parties

 

New York City Holiday Presentation

The details of this festive, fun holiday trip to will be given out today. Stop by and get more information on this amazing trip.
2/4 . . . Tu . . . 1-2p . . . Free

 

Costa Rica Doc Party

This is for those of you going on this trip. Please make sure you make it to today’s document party or call Kat if you’re unable to attend. We’ll be meeting to go over the details of your trip.
4/6 . . . M . . . 11:30a-12:30p . . . Free

 

Africa Thru Kat’s Eyes - Slideshow

Want to learn more about Kat’s trip to Uganda? Come today and get a chance to discover Uganda without leaving Eugene.  This is a fun and informal slideshow of my journey to Africa. I hope you can join me. Please sign up by calling the  main office.
5/8 . . . F . . . 11a-12p . . . Free

 

Rhine River Cruise Doc Party

This is for those of you going on this trip. Please make sure you make it to today’s document party or call Kat if you’re unable to attend. We’ll be meeting to go over the details of your trip.
7/21 . . . Tu . . . 1p . . . Free

 

Amish Country Getaway Presentation

Looking for a fun 8 day getaway? The details of this  trip to Pennsylvania will be given out today. Stop by and get more information. If you love your history and are interested in the simpler family centered Amish culture, this is the trip for you. Coming soon!

 

Coming Soon!

 

Spotlight on New York City Holiday | Dec. 2020

What could be better than New York City at Christmas? We are going to have such a festive fun time! Rock around the (Rockefeller) Christmas tree! Highlights include: Wall Street, 911 Memorial and Museum, Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall, Statue of Libery, Ellis Island and a Broadway show.  At the time of this write up some details have not been solidified. Stay tuned for more info. Join us for our presentation on 2/4.
TBA

 

Amish Country Getaway | TBA Spring 2021

As some of you know, I am sooo excited about this one! This is going to be an awesome trip!! This is not a published trip so it is being planned just for our group! We are very VIP! Some highlights are: Philadelphia, Nemours Mansion-Longwood Gardens, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market, Wheatland, Amish Farmlands and Stores, Dinner with an Amish Family,  Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum, QVC Outlet Stores, Turkey Hill Experience, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Dutch Apple Theater, etc. Your cost includes: round trip air out of Eugene, taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel, transfers, 8 fun filled days and 11 meals. Travel insurance is available. Want to learn more? Join us for our presentation. At the time of this write up a date has not been picked. Stay tuned.
TBA 

 

 

 

 

 


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