ABOUT RIVERSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION (RNA)

RNA is a not-for-profit organization that serves to enhance the safety and livability of the neighborhood through infrastructure improvement, promotion of civic pride, and recognition of historical properties within the neighborhood.

 (RNA) is one of the nineteen neighborhoods in the City of Everett. The neighborhood offers five parks, special events and activities, historic properties and views of the Cascade Mountain Range.

Membership:

Residents of the Riverside Neighborhood are automatically members and there are NO dues.  

Boundaries:

North- 19th St.

South- Pacific Ave

East- Snohomish River

West- Broadway

 

MORE ABOUT RIVERSIDE

HISTORY

Riverside has always been an active community. In the 1920s, there was a group of business people who organized the Riverside Commercial Club. The members purchased the Riverside Fire Station at 2816 Maple from the city for one dollar to be used as their meeting place. The club was responsible for moving the bridge from Everett Avenue to Hewitt Avenue. The present I-5 highway was started by the club and the street lights from 41st Street and Broadway to the river bridge were sponsored by the club. (1)
The Greater Riverside Organization (GRO) was founded in the mid-70s. The present day organization's name was changed in the mid-90s to the Riverside Neighborhood Association (RNA). With mini grants from the City of Everett, the RNA is able to develop programs to serve Riverside residents from 19th Street to Pacific Avenue, from Broadway to the Snohomish river. Many community members have brought ideas and energy to the RNA forming the basis for new activities and community improvements.
1. Riverside Remembers - Book I, 1985, pg. 85.

PARKS

  • Garfield Park-  23rd and Walnut- see map  Features: baseball fields, playground, paved walking track, little free library, pickleball, basketball and tennis courts and more

  • Riverside Park- Everett Ave & E. Grand Ave. see map  Features: Little free library, bench, viewpoint

  • Summit Park- Summit Ave. see map features: highest point in Riverside, view of Cascades, benches, little free library and Interpretive Sign.

  • JJ Hill Park- Hewitt and Broadway

  • Judd & Black Park- Hewitt Ave and Maple. see map

HIKES/WALKS

 
 

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