Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Programs for Seniors

Senior activities and programs are offered at the listed locations. The programs for seniors include a variety of recreational activities and services.  Download the Spring/Summer 2015 Senior Program Newsletter here to view events taking place April through June 2015.

Special Transportation

The minibus is a citywide, Dial-A-Ride service, available to persons with disabilities and seniors unable to use the RTA route buses. It is available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The fare is $2 each way.

Park Facilities for Seniors

  • Dales Senior Center/White Park - 826-5303
    M - F: 9 am – 6 pm
  • La Sierra Senior Center/La Sierra Park – 351-6435
    M – F: 9 am – 6 pm
  • Ruth Lewis Center/Reid Park
    M – F: 10 am – 12 noon
  • Stratton Center / Bordwell Park - 826-5355
    M - F: 9 am – 12 pm
  • Ysmael Villegas Community Center / Villegas Park - 351-6142
    M - F: 9 am – 12 pm

Senior Center Special Events

Dales and La Sierra Senior Centers offers special events, such as seasonal parties, dances, potlucks, and guest speakers. Register for events at any Riverside community center or at RivReg.org.  Upcoming special events include:

Event

Date

Time

Cost

Location

Black & White Affair Dinner/Dance

April 17

6 – 9 p.m.

$10

Dales Senior Center

Beatles Tribute Dinner/Dance

May 15

6 – 9 p.m.

$10

La Sierra Senior Center

Classic Country Social BBQ/Social

July 17

BBQ 5:30 – 6 p.m.    (Social 6 - 8 p.m.)

$3

Dales Senior Center

Hana Hou Luau Dinner/Dance

August 21

6 – 9 p.m.

$10

La Sierra Senior Center

Endless Summer Social BBQ/Social

August 21

BBQ 5:30 – 6 p.m.   (Social 6 - 8 p.m.)

$3

Dales Senior Center

Senior Center Luncheons

Luncheon

Date

Time

Cost

Center

Wild Wild West Luncheon

May 13

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

Dales Senior Center

Memorial Honors Luncheon

May 21

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

La Sierra Senior Center

Summer Luau

June 10

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

Dales Senior Center

Vintage Luncheon

June 18

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

La Sierra Senior Center

Fireworks Spectacular

July 8

11 a.m. 1 p.m.

$3

Dales Senior Center

BBQ Bash

July 16

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

La Sierra Senior Center

50's Sock Hop

August 12

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

Dales Senior Center

Maui Mania Luau

August 20

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

La Sierra Senior Center

Mariachi Spectacular

September 9

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

Dales Senior Center

Oktoberfest

September 17

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$3

La Sierra Senior Center

 

Janet Goeske Center

The Janet Goeske Center provides a full spectrum of services and activities. There are many exercise and dance classes, numerous recreational and social activities including: bingo, card games, educational classes, workshops, arts & crafts, full travel programs, health screenings & services, support groups, HiCap counseling, senior service advising, a weight loss program, and paralegal services.

The center also has a wide variety of social gatherings such as potlucks, dinners, and boutiques. A meeting place is also provided for retired organizational groups. The center is open from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, and 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sundays. Pick up a free monthly calendar at the center, or for more information, please call 351-8801.

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General Information
Address:
6927 Magnolia Ave, 2nd Floor
Riverside, CA 92506

Phone: (951) 826-2000

Email: parks@riversideca.gov

Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays
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