Best Retirement Residence in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Providing Independent Living with Support Services to allow for Age-In-Place Living


Discover the vibrant, active-living community of River Ridge I Retirement Residence in North East Winnipeg, Manitoba

With stunning views of the Historic Red River, River Ridge I Retirement Residence is a unique retirement residence in Winnipeg. Building on our tradition of excellence in retirement living, River Ridge I has been designed to meet the highest expectations of the community and our residents. Residents of this gracious and elegant retirement community will enjoy a safe and active lifestyle both within the building and within the neighbourhood. Nestled in a quiet, residential area near the Seven Oaks General Hospital & Wellness Centre, River Ridge I Retirement Residence is close to many shops and restaurants, including a Walmart, Tim Horton’s and a Sobey’s.

Offering both Independent Assisted Living & Enhanced Assisted Living, River Ridge I allows for Age-In-Place Living. With a person-centered philosophy identifying each resident’s unique attributes, values and history, it is our goal to provide an environment where residents can maintain their independence while receiving support as they age. Our team members are committed to providing compassionate, high quality care in a supportive family environment.

Our Health and Wellness team oversees many daily activities designed to challenge, inspire and entertain the most discerning and active seniors. Carefully planned menus will ensure you enjoy delicious, nutritionally balanced meals every day. Whether its meeting with our Chef to discuss dietary issues or complimentary tray service in your suite your dining experience is a priority – hallmarks of our commitment to excellence in providing gracious retirement living.

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Residence Amenities


  • Variety of comfortable, spacious suites including 2-bedroom, 1-bedroom, & 1-bedroom plus den
  • Kitchenettes including sink, cabinets, microwave & full-sized fridge with freezer
  • Age-In-Place Philosophy: Independent Assisted Living & Enhanced Assisted Living
  • Variety of suite layouts
  • All suites include a balcony - River facing and Community facing available
  • Large, private, wheelchair accessible bathrooms with walk-in showers
  • Short term or longer term respite stays
  • Air Conditioning and Heating controls in each suite
  • Suites equipped with state-of-art emergency call systems
  • Window Coverings Included
  • Parking for residents & guests
  • Month-to-month lease agreements
  • Non-smoking building
  • Pet Friendly


  • Bright, well-lit main floor dining room with elegant vaulted ceiling & floor to ceiling windows providing a stunning river view
  • Dining room opens onto large patio to allow for seasonal dining
  • Two full course delicious, nutritionally-balanced meals prepared daily by our in-house Red Seal Certified Chef & Culinary team
  • Continental breakfast open daily
  • Full Service Dining
  • Able to accommodate various dietary needs
  • Private dining room for family gatherings
  • Tray service available
  • Monthly Tasting Events featuring a different Country’s Cuisine every month


  • Wide selection of leisure activities available days, evenings & weekends: physical, social, intellectual, cultural
  • Shuttle Bus available for planned outings, day trips, local churches & resident medical appointments -wheelchair accessible
  • Daily health & wellness programs -including popular activities such as bocce, dancing, Drums of the World, art classes, floor shuffleboard, weekly cocktail hour with entertainment, Memory Beats, Walk n Weights, Bingo and religious services
  • Bistro & Games Room - including pool table and Wii Games
  • Peaceful Library
  • Internet Access Computers
  • Multi-purpose room for crafts & baking
  • Facebook page continuously updated with photos of activities, events & outings so family members can keep connected
  • Located close to: various shopping malls, major banks, variety of restaurants, pharmacies, churches, Wellness Centre & Seven Oaks General Hospital

Common Area

  • Warm and inviting central lobby area with ample seating, grand fireplace and natural lighting
  • Richly landscaped exterior on the banks of the Red River
  • Two large outdoor furnished patios for resident use
  • Bistro with shuffleboard, pool table, puzzles, card games, and live entertainment events
  • Multi-purpose room for crafts, baking, as well as family gatherings
  • Fitness Room
  • Safe & secure front entrance - 24 hour receptionist for your convenience
  • Unisex Hair Salon with esthetician
  • Non-Denominational Chapel
  • Warm & friendly sitting areas throughout the building
  • Cinema-style movie theatre with large plush chairs, popcorn & located on main floor
  • Central post office with private mail boxes
  • Convenient Tuck Shop
  • Pet friendly


  • Weekly housekeeping with linen and towel service
  • Personal laundry services available
  • Dry-cleaning pick-up and delivery available
  • Laundry facilities on each floor

Security and Safety

  • 24-Hour On-Site Healthcare Aides
  • Registered Nurse on staff throughout the week
  • Visiting Family Physician on-site twice a month
  • Many pharmacies available in the area with delivery
  • Emergency 24-hour call system in all suites & all common areas
  • Security cameras
  • Safety checks three times per day
  • Heat, smoke & CO detectors in all suites and common areas
  • Safety features in all bathrooms
  • Steel and Concrete Constructed Building
  • Wide and well-lit hallways with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessibility

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Contact Us


River Ridge I Retirement Residence
50 Ridgecrest Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 4Z4
(204) 589-2273


Phone: (204) 589-2273
Director: Cheryl Nieckarz