Older adults can find nearly anything that interests them at the Riverdale Y. From special membership rates in our Fitness Center to film, theater, dance, music and more in our Arts Department, the Y is filled with activity and enrichment for adults.
Riverdale Y Senior Center offers opportunities to socialize, catch up with old friends, make more friends, and get involved in a new community. Membership is free for adults aged 60+. Register in-person Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Senior Center is funded by the New York City Department for the Aging and participant contributions.
A freshly-prepared, hot Glatt Kosher lunch is served daily at 12:00 PM. Menus are planned by the agency's head chef and reviewed by a nutritionist. All menus provide one-third of the recommended daily allowance and are low in sodium and fat. Substitutes are available for those with dietary restrictions. Call (718) 548-8200, ext. 225 from 9:00 AM–11:30 AM for our daily menu.
Some of the regular benefits of being a RYSC member include:Come Alive Exercise - Every day at 9:15 amPainting - Tuesday, 10:00 amTechnology - Wednesday, 1:00 pm
Creative Writing - Wednesday, 9:30 am -11:30 am
Water Aerobics - Monday & Wednesday, 10:15 am
Movies - Tuesday, 1:15 pm
Baking with Friends - Thursday, 1:00 pm
Book Club - Every 4th Thursday at 1:00 pm
Meditation & Hypnosis - Friday, 11:30 am
Friday Schmooze - Friday, 1:00 pm
Social Work Services
Whether you are figuring out what type of benefits you may qualify for or need supportive counseling, we are here to lend a hand. A licensed social worker is available at the Senior Center for you to meet with during the week, to help you with everyday concerns or subjects that are weighing on your mind. We are here for you.
We offer daily personalized door-to-door transportation to the Senior Center. Morning pickups begin at 8:30 AM. Afternoon departures are scheduled Monday through Friday at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. There is an additional departure at 3:15 PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The suggested contribution is $2.25 per ride. Call Toby, at (718) 548-8200, ext. 223 for information and registration.
Teach a class; sell tickets for our special events or trips; help set up for lunch. Contact Sandra Ehrlich to get involved at 347-913-4395, firstname.lastname@example.org.