A A A

RIVER HOUSE

What have YOU always dreamed of doing? With over 70 programs, activities, seminars and support services scheduled each and every week, COA’s River House can help you make your dreams come true! From writing, dancing and acting to yoga, foreign language classes and a “Downton Abbey Tea” River House is the place to be! Become a River House activity member and enjoy discounts on almost all of the classes and activities!

The River House is accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers and the National Council on Aging.

You can view some of our highlighted activities below and click on our calendar tab below for a complete listing!

See you at The River House!

“Taking dance classes at River House has saved my life.” – Martha Amico

UltraShred Service at River House

UltraShred Technologies specializes in providing onsite document shredding to residents, businesses, health care facilities, institutions, and schools. They are an independently owned company and have been helping customers “Go Green” since 2000.

All shredded materials are transported to a recycling plant for processing.

UltraShred has been generous in donating a shredding bin at River House (179 Marine Street) from May 17 through June 28.

If you have any private documents to be shredded please stop by Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost is $5 per grocery size bag with a maximum of 3 bags per person.

All proceeds benefit the COA Sunshine Fund.

Please call 209-3655 or email tbennett@stjohnscoa.com

AARP Smart Driver Improvement Course

 
The Council on Aging and AARP will be sponsoring a class for mature drivers (55 and over).
A driver improvement course can help senior drivers keep driving knowledge fresh and get the most out of your vehicle, while reducing risk to you, your passengers and others on the road.
AARP driver improvement courses may enable you to receive a discount on insurance premiums.
The class will be held at River House, 179 Marine Street, on Tuesday, June 20, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (30 min lunch break).
Reservations are required, please call 209-3655 to reserve your place. Cost at the door is $20 for AARP members and $25 for Non-AARP members.
You must bring your AARP Membership card to receive the discount. Please call 209-3655 or email tbennett@stjohnscoa.com

 

Book Club

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 3:00-4:00 p.m. for our book club! The book being discussed on July 11 is “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein.

Joining a book club is a great way to be consistent in your reading, delve deeper into books, and make some great friends. This is complimentary. Please call 209-3655 for more information.

 

Open Art Studio!

Join us for an open art studio on Friday, June 23rd from 9:30 until Noon!

 

Ongoing Activities

Flow Yoga Class

Flow Yoga Classes will be held at River House, 179 Marine Street, on Wednesdays from 1:15-2:30 p.m. Yoga keeps our bodies more fit, the mind calmer and more relaxed. It is also beneficial in the prevention and control of common health and emotional problems linked to aging. Cost per class is $4 for River House Activity Members and $5 for non-members.

 

Scrabble Club

River House has a Scrabble Club that meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome. No charge to River House Activity Members and $4 to all others.

friend-1820040_1920

 

Pole Walking Class

Our Pole Walking Class meets on Mondays from 8:30-9:30 and 9:30-10:30 and on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-10:00.

north-sea-1250781_1920

Language Classes

River House offers a variety of language classes! Learn to speak Italian, the “language of love!”

panorama-2154463_1920

 

We offer a variety of dance classes, yoga, tai chi, creative writing, games, and much more! See our monthly calendar for details.
*all classes are fee-based

Socrates Cafe

If you would like to be a part of an interesting discussion group, come to Socrates Café! Meetings are at River House, 179 Marine Street, on Mondays from 12:00-1:30 p.m., and Fridays at Coastal Community Center, 180 Marine Street from 1:00-2:30 p.m. This is to discuss questions raised by participants. There is no cost

Meetings are at River House on Mondays from 12:00-1:30 p.m., and Fridays at Coastal Community Center, 180 Marine Street from 1:00-2:30 p.m. This is to discuss questions raised by participants. There is no cost to River House Activity Members and a $4 per meeting cost for non-members.

Please contact the River House reception desk at 904.209.3655 for registration and more information, or email tbennett@stjohnscoa.com.

 

CALENDAR

FUNDRAISING NEWS

MENU

Contact front desk
(904) 209-3655

Monday – Thursday 8 am – 5 pm
Friday 8 am – 1 pm.