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

River House Book Club!

Tuesday, December 12th at 3:00 p.m.


Hanukkah Begins!

Sundown, Tuesday, December 12th


Pole Walking Clinic

River House pole walkers meet 5 different times each week for group walking with an instructor. Pole Walking has a low impact on joints, improves balance, burns more calories, and improves posture. Join Sheila Vidamour at River House, 179 Marine Street, on Friday, December 15th at 10:00 a.m., for a complimentary Pole Walking Clinic.

This clinic will include the history of pole walking, information about its benefits, a hands-on demonstration and a lesson with a set of provided poles. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call 209-3655 to register. You must complete Pole Walking Clinic to participate in the Pole Walking Class.

Tai Chi Classes Improve Balance

Tai Chi is a gentle way to fight stress, practice balance, relaxation, and help increase flexibility. Our Tai Chi beginner class is held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Cost per class is $4 for River House Activity Members and $5 for non-members.


Flagler College Tech Help is Back!

Technology savvy Flagler College students will be offering complimentary help at River House on Thursdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m.! Please bring in your laptop, smartphone, iPhone, iPad, or tablet and a student will work with you one on one and answer all of your questions and technology needs!

Please call 209-3655 to schedule your appointment.


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Use this link when shopping at Amazon.com to have .5% of your purchase of eligible items donated back to the COA!



Prescription & Medicare Assistance

Tuesday, November 28th at 9:15 a.m. until 11:15 a.m.


Wednesday mornings from 9:30 until 11:30!

Euchre is a trick-taking card game played with four people. Popular in the Midwest and the United States Navy. The goal is for you and your partner to take at least three tricks of the same suit. A little bit strategy, easy to learn and a lot of fun! Bring a partner or meet one on Wednesday. Cost is included in your membership or $4 for non-members. Call 209-3655 to register.


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.



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.


Language Classes

River House offers a variety of language classes! Learn to speak Spanish, French, and Italian!


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

Open Art Studio Friday 9:30-Noon



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.




Contact front desk
(904) 209-3655

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