Wednesday, May 29th - Due to chilly temperatures, Adventure Reef Water Park will be closed for the day.


Kettering Fitness Spotlight Mother-Daughter Duo Crushes Goals Together!

This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the inspiring teamwork of Dawn Partin and her daughter, Ashli Brandabur! These incredible women have been part of the Kettering Fitness & Wellness Center family for five years, and their dedication to fitness is truly contagious.A year and a half ago, they decided to take their workouts to the next … Continued

Kettering Fitness Spotlight: Stephanie Anderson

Finding Fitness and Community at the Kettering Recreation Complex This week’s Kettering Fitness Spotlight shines on Stephanie Anderson, a member who has found not only physical well-being but also a strong sense of community at the Kettering Recreation Complex (KRC). Stephanie, a resident of Kettering since 2015, moved here from New Orleans, Louisiana. She has … Continued

Kettering Fitness Spotlight: Jessica Bernal, Mom on a Mission!

This week, we turn the spotlight on Jessica Bernal, a fantastic member who proves that dedication to health and fitness can thrive even amidst the busy schedule of a homeschooling mom! A Year of Commitment Jessica joined the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center in June 2023. Since then, she’s become a familiar face, inspiring others … Continued

Kettering Fitness Patron Spotlight: Scott Goss!

This week, we shine the spotlight on Scott Goss, a dedicated patron of the Kettering Recreation Complex (KRC). Scott, originally from Toledo, spent eight years serving in the Army before relocating to Dayton from Charleston, SC, about a year ago. He joined the KRC in October and has been an active participant in our group … Continued

The Yard Debris Center, A Unique Kettering Feature!

Attention, Kettering residents! Are you ready to turn your yard debris into something amazing? For this edition of Features Unique to Kettering, we’re highlighting the Kettering YDC (Yard Debris Center) – a free and eco-friendly facility that transforms your brush, limbs, and trimmings into nutrient-rich mulch for our beautiful city! Here’s how it works: Gather … Continued

Fitness Patron Spotlight: Barb Phillips!

For Barb Phillips, fitness is more than just physical exercise – it’s a lifestyle that has evolved over the years. At 57 years old, the HR Director for Greene County Public Library and proud mother of two has been an active member of the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center (KFWC) for years, embracing the variety … Continued

Employee Appreciation Spotlight!

At the City of Kettering’s PRCA department, we are incredibly fortunate to have a team of dedicated fitness professionals who pour their hearts into every class they lead. This month, we want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to two exceptional members of our Fitness Staff for their remarkable work anniversaries. First, let’s celebrate Kim Whitehead, who … Continued

Kettering Fitness Instructor Spotlight: Karianne Dill!

For Karianne Dill, becoming a group exercise instructor at the Kettering Recreation Complex was a way to “pay it forward” after attending classes herself and seeing the supportive, encouraging environment the instructors created. Dill joined the city’s instructing team in September 2023. “Prior to becoming an instructor, I attended several group exercise classes. I had … Continued

Fitness Patron Spotlight: Theresa Stumpf!

This week, we shine the spotlight on Theresa Stumpf, a longtime member of the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center (KFWC) and an inspiration to us all. Theresa, a 60-year-old mother of three and a dental hygienist for 37 years, has been a Kettering resident for nearly three decades. She cherishes the city’s proximity to bike … Continued

Meet Brandon Lowery, the Ceramics Coordinator at Rosewood Arts Center!

Brandon was recently selected to be in the show Nature and Coalescence that is in conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. NCECA engages and sustains a community for ceramic art, teaching and learning on a global level. This prestigious organization and annual conference highlights work and demonstrations from some of … Continued

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