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81st StreetLocated in the heart of Milwaukee's east side, Riverside Community Center provides an innovative selection of recreation and enrichment activities. Riverside Community Center has the resources to offer unique, quality programs year-round.

Our cooking classes give you the opportunity to learn recipes from around the globe. If getting in shape is your goal we have aquatics, fitness classes, dancing and more. There are also exciting sports and enrichment activities for your children.

Office Hours


  • Monday -  Thursday: 8 a.m.  - 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 12-6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall, Winter, & Spring

  • Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 5-9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit the online registration portal to view this season's classes at Riverside Community Center.



1615 E. Locust Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212

Enter from door #5,
off of Locust Street.


Julie McLaren

Recreation Supervisor
Sites: Gaenslen, MSL, & Riverside

Phone: 414-475-8934
Email: Julie [at]

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