A Lot of Pride in Riverside
Riverside – one of the neighborhoods of Greenwich has a very special mystique. Residents speak lovingly of growing up in this suburban community, new residents join in quickly and glow with pride…
A Sailor’s Delight
Riverside is bordered on three sides by water – the Mianus River, the Cos Cob Harbor and the Long Island Sound. Its easy to understand why residents who love fishing and boating and simply looking out at the Sea, choose this neighborhood.
Go Riverside Gators!
Hear the cheers, watch a game, and you will feel the pride of Riverside. The Greenwich Youth Football League is for children 8-13. Everyone has fun!
Easy Commute to NYC
The neighborhood is served by the Riverside train station on the Metro-North line—Commuters from NYC hop off in Riverside and minutes later are at home! Riverside is exit 5 off I-95.
Join a Garden Club
The Riverside Garden Club, a member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs, heartily welcomes new members. Members have a wonderful time as they work on horticultural education and projects to enhance the beauty of Greenwich.
St. Paul’s Day School
200 Riverside Avenue, Riverside CT, 203.637.3503
Children, ages 2 – 5. Non-sectarian, with enrichment program for older children. Summer camp program for ages 3 – 6.
Riverside Elementary School and Eastern Middle School
Riverside Elementary School at 90 Hendrie Avenue in Riverside looks like a small ivy league college. Read the Riverside School handbook, www.greenwichschools.org and you will see how proud they are of their students’ excellence in their academic achievement and in their character development. Eastern Middle, 51 Hendrie Avenue in Riverside, is a great middle school preparing students for the high school and for life. Students often make life long friends.
What kind of Homes are in Riverside?
Take a drive down Riverside Avenue. You can see beautiful homes of all styles and sizes – 1900 Victorians, farm houses and newly constructed colonials. Homes along Riverside Avenue range from about $1,000,000 – $3,000,000+.
In Riverside’s gated waterfront communities homes sell for $4,000,000 and up.
The Riverside Yacht Club
A private club located at 102 Club Road has spectacular views of the water. It has dining, swimming, beach, tennis and boating. Membership requires a proposer and several sponsors. Once a resident, you are bound to meet members and being a resident of Riverside is helpful.
Nearby Town Beach (Greenwich Point/ Tod’s Point)
Entrance at the south end of Shore Road in Old Greenwich. This 147-acre beach, with two concession stands, has jogging, hiking and biking trails, lots of picnic facilities and windsurfing. Dogs on a leash are normally allowed in the winter.
Eastern Middle School has 4 courts available to the public when school is not in session.
The Greenwich Newcomers Club
Even before you have unpacked your boxes, you will want to join in the fun of the Newcomers Club, formerly known as the Old Greenwich Riverside Club. Over 280 members are taking part in morning coffees and evening socials. Even new arrivals show a lot of pride in Riverside! www.greenwichnewcomers.org
Riverside Neighborhood Association
Their mission is to promote the interests and welfare of the residents and property owners of the Riverside Community. Joining your neighborhood association is great way to meet neighbors and keep up with the latest news.