Clubs and Associations

Clubs and Associations

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Please return completed form(s) to Administration for approval, located at the City Building.

Riverside Area Chamber of Commerce

Riverside is served by both the Riverside Area Chamber of Commerce and the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. Both organizations offer their members reduced rates on worker’s compensation plans, employee health care, and cellular telephone service. The Riverside Area Chamber meets on the third Thursday of each month at 11:30am. The meetings are held at 5100 Springfield Pike, Suite 105. Please visit their website at or call 253-5674.

Riverside Historical Society

If you are interested in the history of the City of Riverside, you are encouraged to join the Riverside Historical Society. Membership is $10 and $5 for seniors. The Historical Society meets the second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm at 4930 Airway Road. The office is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. For information on becoming a member or to receive additional information about the Historical Society, contact Judy Horn at 254-1591 or Please call 252-7242 on Tuesday and Thursday.

Riverside Lions Club

The Lions Club was charted December 29, 1954. Meetings are held the first and third Thursday of each month. Dinner is at 6:00pm with the meeting following at 6:30pm. Meetings are held at the Mad River Board of Education Bldg, 801 Old Harshman Road. For more information visit their website at

VFW Post 657

Its mission is to “honor the dead by helping the living” through veterans’ service, community service, national security, and a strong national defense. The Raymond J. France Post is located at637 Spinning Road, Dayton 45431. Post 657 services Riverside residents who belong to the VFW. For more information, visit or call 256-8288.

American Legion Post 776

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly three million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide. The General Daniel Chappie James Post is located at 5350 Burkhardt Road, Riverside 45431. Post 776 services Riverside residents who belong to the American Legion. For more information, call 252-3216.

Riverside Community Festival Corporation

The Riverside Community Festival Corporation was newly formed in 2007 as a non-profit organization, formerly known as the Founders’ Day Committee. This is a group of all-volunteers who do the groundwork for the city’s annual festival held at Shellabarger Park, 5800 blk Burkhardt Road. It is always held each year the last Fri, Sat, & Sun in August. Crafts, antiques, art, collectibles, etc. booths are available. Great food, live entertainment, 3-day carnival, Cornhole tournament, Miss Riverside Pageant, a Friday night Dog Show, a big Car & Truck Show, games, parade, and more, are just some of the events to attend. Free parking, free admission. Sponsorship is always needed from local businesses and contributions in any form are always welcomed from anyone who wishes to contribute. Volunteers are always needed for fund-raising events and other activities. We welcome you to join us! Contact Brenda Long (President), 937-245-9478, or visit their website at, or write to P.O. Box 31305, Riverside, OH 45437, for more information.

Riverside Seniors Inc.

The Senior’s group is open to all Riverside residents 55 and over. Their meetings are held at 9:30am on the second and fourth Monday of every month at the Overlook Administration Building. Membership dues are $15 per year. Please call Mary Kay Walters at 937-253-5443 for additional information.

Riverside Jaycees

The United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees) gives young people between the ages of 18 and 40 the tools they need to build the bridges of success for themselves in the areas of business development, management skills, individual training, community service, and international connections. Riverside Jaycees is located at 1213 Old Harshman Road and meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. For more information, please visit their website at, or contact Julie Denning, at 937-241-8395 or e-mail at

Saville Hilltoppers Garden Club

The Saville Hilltoppers Garden Club was developed forty years ago by a group of women in the then new Saville Plat. The club still flourishes today and has been deeply involved in civic projects, with great emphasis on Shellabarger Park. Today the members still plant flowers annually which is sponsored by the City.

Walnut Grove Country Club

Walnut Grove has become one of the premier country clubs in the Dayton area. In addition to golfing, Walnut Grove offers dining, swimming, catering, and a banquet room for up to 200 people. Walnut Grove Country Club is located at 5050 Linden Avenue, Dayton 45432. For more information, visit or call 253-3109.

Riverside Amateur Baseball Association

RABA has baseball/softball groups for ages 5-16 years old. For registration information, go to or call 572-4689.

Mad River Indians Youth Football and Cheerleading

This organization was founded in 1967 by parents and players of both the Mad River Township and Riverside Township communities. The community had a great understanding of the need that children had for youth sports. In January of 2005 the Tomahawk Board voted in the name and the mascot changed to the Indians. It is our pleasure to be called the Mad River Indians. Currently the Indians organization has over 200 children per year participating. These children make up five tackle football teams and five cheerleading squads. Each football team consists of 25 athletes. The cheerleading squads are made up of 20 members. The Indians season starts in late July and can run into late November. Each team plays eight regular season football games, and a tournament, located at the Mad River Community Park. For information on registration or to receive additional information about this program, click here or contact Jim Hatton, President, at 626-0309 or e-mail

Mad River Youth Soccer Association

Offered to ages 4 to 13 years old. The Association offers two seasons of play. In the spring (March to May), groups are formed for recreational play. In the fall (August to October), groups are formed for competitive play and compete all over the Miami Valley. For more information call Ray Carsner at 937-681-2930 or

U.S. Air Force Cadet Program: