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Eric Solander Center at Bryant Park

For services and referrals, contact 351-2031
BabiesThe Solander Center's mission is “to decrease risk factors in the lives of children 5 and under, their families and the community.” Within the Solander Center is a WIC Office, and Arlanza Child Development Center. The WIC Office provides nutrition services and parent education for expectant mothers and children 5 and under. The Arlanza Child Development Center provides children 3 - 5 years of age affordable preschool. Parenting classes, family counseling, ESL (English as a Second Language),WIC Immunization and Childcare licensing classes are also provided.

The Arlanza Community Partnership, a multi-disciplinary collaborative, invites public, private, and community leaders and neighbors to participate in their monthly meetings, held the first Wednesday of each month at noon.

Project BRIDGE

Contact Program Coordinator Socorro Huerta at 826-2273
KidsProject BRIDGE (Building Resources for the Intervention and Deterrence of Gang Engagement) is a gang prevention, intervention and suppression program, the goal of which is to reduce the incidence of youth gang violence, gang membership, and gang related activities in the City of Riverside. This program provides various services to participants between the ages of 12 - 22. Project BRIDGE is located in the Cesar Chavez Community Center at 2060 University Ave.


PRIME Time and HALF Time After School Programs

(Partners in Riverside Investing in Middle School Education and Hours After School for Learning and Fun) The Riverside (RUSD) and Alvord (AUSD) Unified School Districts, in cooperation with the City of Riverside conduct a grant funded after-school program at 11 elementary schools and 10 middle schools serving the city of Riverside. The program operates throughout the school year and the hours of operation vary with each school site. The program includes an academic component, tutorial and many enrichment activities such as recreation, clubs, etc. Schools are noted with an “A” for AUSD and “R” for RUSD.

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

    • Arlanza (A)
    • Collett (A)
    • Foothill (A)
    • La Granada (A)
    • McAuliffe (A)
    • Myra Linn (A)
    • Orrenmaa (A)
    • Rosemary Kennedy (A)
    • Terrace (A)
    • Twinhill (A)
    • Valley View (A)
    • Arizona (A)
    • Central (R)
    • Chemawa (R)
    • Earhart (R)
    • Gage (R)
    • Loma Vista (A)
    • Sierra (R)
    • Wells (A)
    • University Heights (R)
    • Villegas (R)

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New Instructors
Do you have a special talent or skill you are interested in sharing? The Park and Recreation Department is looking for new instructors. We are especially interested in finding instructors to teach classes in:
  • Computer Software Training
  • Mommy and Me
  • Teen Interests
  • Cooking/Nutrition
  • Special Interest Classes
  • Spanish Courses
If you are interested, please contact Lauren Burgnon at 951-826-2221 or e-mail lburgnon@riversideca.gov