New Facilities


On the Hill Campus, the Aquatic Center, pictured above and below, opened in 2017. Designed by PBDW Architects and built by Shawmut Design and Construction Co., the 13,000-square-foot facility features a six-lane, USA-certified pool, bleachers, locker rooms, and lobby gathering area. A major renovation of the Zambetti Athletic Center, also designed by PBDW Architects and built by Shawmut, was completed in 2017. Space previously used for a swimming pool was converted into a second gym. 


On the River Campus, a new classroom building, above, opened in  2016. The 23,000-square-foot building includes classrooms for grades three to five, a cafeteria, a theater, and flexible learning/community spaces. Designed by Architecture Research Office with Open, a design firm, and built by Shawmut, the building received enthusiastic press:

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1 Spaulding Lane
Bronx, NY 10471
LS: (718) 549-7780

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5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471
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Riverdale teaches students to become lifelong learners by fostering "growth" mindsets. Go There ><

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The River Campus offers a spacious, natural setting for our youngest students, inspiring learning and play. Go There >

Riverdale offers "STEAM" (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) teaching to Lower School students. Go There >

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Middle School students explore hands-on learning through the Riverdale Maker program. Go There >

Project Knowmad allows Middle Schoolers to learn in a different way, using NYC as their classroom. Go There >

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Riverdale teaches students to make connections through our interdisciplinary programs. Go There >

The club and activity program encourages students to explore their passions and try new things. Go There >

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About 80 percent of Upper School students participate in athletics. Go There >

Riverdale's Hill Campus has an indoor pool, football stadium, weight room, and 3 playing fields. Go There >

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Approximately 20 percent of Riverdale students receive some level of financial aid. Go There >

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