Download our July recreation calendar for more exciting events!
It’s July at The Riverside! And just like the hot summer sun, we are heating up on the Upper West Side! We have a lot of fun and many heartfelt programs in store for our residents and staff this month.
Events are subject to change. Please contact our Therapeutic Recreation Department for more information on July events!
Fourth of July
Just as fireworks burst through the air for the 4th of July, so will our exciting programs, as they travel through our Riverside units! We kick off the month of July with our yearly Art for Life exhibit on July 1st! Art will be distributed throughout the building for all to see, as well as be streamed for residents to see from the comfort of their rooms! Art will also be featured on our website so family members can see their loved ones’ masterpieces! Be on the lookout for our art exhibit as it continues through the month of July!
Therapeutic Recreation Week
Therapeutic Recreation Week is the second week of July. The Riverside is glad to take this opportunity to display the fantastic programs our recreation department provides for our residents! The festivities begin on Monday, July 6th, when both staff and residents will have the opportunity to participate in fun-filled therapeutic activities. This special program, beautifying horticulture programs, dance movement, wellness programs, and recovery programs, will continue through July 11th! We are perhaps most excited about our COVID-19 recovery celebration, which will be held for over 175 residents who recovered from COVID-19! They will all be awarded special certificates for their courage and bravery in the midst of this pandemic!
On July 15th, we will be working with our rehabilitation department to create the most exciting, decorative wheelchair decor for some summer fun! The best-decorated wheelchair will be awarded bragging rights and a trophy!
Don’t forget to call the Recreation Department to set up Facetime or Whatsapp appointments to reach out to your loved ones.
As we practice proper social distancing protocols in our community, we are proud to feature modified programming to continue providing vibrancy for our residents and employees. All events are subject to change. Please feel free to follow us on our Facebook page for continued updates as well as reaching out to us via Messenger.