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Fishing in Kettering Parks

You can fish for free without a fishing license at the ponds at Delco Park, Lincoln Park, Pondview Park, and the Kettering Recreation Complex. View a list of park amenities and a map to these parks. Please throw all fish back into the water, and please do not cast nets. Enjoy! Monofilament Recycling Stations Kettering has 4 … Continued

Play Is The Way

Why play outdoors? It’s not a newsflash that kids LOVE to play, especially outdoors. What’s interesting is that free play isn’t all fun and games. Not engaging in enough free play with peers can have serious emotional and social repercussions for kids. Overall, kids who spend lots of time outside at play tend to grow … Continued

Tips for Water Safety This Summer

Happy National Water Safety Month! Are you headed out to a pool, lake or ocean this summer? Swimming, boating and fishing are some of summer’s most exciting activities. They can also be the most dangerous. Read on for tips to help yourself and your family stay safe in and around the water. Regardless of where … Continued

Learning How to Swim: It Matters

If you already know how to swim you might take for granted the value of this skill. But for many people the idea of learning how to swim can be frightening and seemingly impossible. The importance of being able to swim can vary from lifesaving to recreational. Here are six reasons why everyone – no … Continued

Recap: Art on the Playground 2017

Rosewood Arts Centre’s fifth annual Art on the Playground was “definitely the best to date,” said Cultural Arts Program Supervisor, Andrew Dailey. Drawing a crowd of 450 art enthusiasts of all ages, the event featured 14 activity stations with projects like mask-making, pottery, fiber arts and origami. The first-ever Art on the Playground won second … Continued

Recap: 2017 City of Kettering Community Survey Results

Eight-eight percent of the Kettering residents who answered the 2017 City of Kettering Community Survey said the Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department’s biggest impact on the community is making it a desirable place to live. The survey, finished in spring 2017, was completed by 607 Kettering residents. “These types of surveys are critical to … Continued

Recap: Disc Golf Course Improvements Underway

If you enjoy disc golf, you’ve no doubt noticed recent changes to the course in Indian Riffle (I.R.) Park and the grounds surrounding the Kettering Recreation Complex. Holes 6-9 are in the process of being redesigned and laid out due to the Prugh Woods Development. New baskets, as well as new tee pads and signs, … Continued

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