Category: Fitness

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 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

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

Kettering Fitness Spotlight: Jay & Christopher Kost!

Kettering Fitness Spotlight: Jay & Christopher Kost! Jay and Christopher Kost have been members of the Kettering Recreation Complex since Christopher was just 5 years old, participating in various activities like Judo classes, ice skating, and enjoying the water park. For Jay, physical activities have always been a top priority. “If you don’t have your … Continued

Kettering Fitness Spotlight: Kathy Rhoades!

Retired teacher Kathy Rhoades has been an active member of the Kettering Recreation Complex for nearly two decades. As someone who has always valued good nutrition and exercise, the Complex has been an integral part of her healthy lifestyle. Rhoades spent 20 years teaching Family and Consumer Sciences at Kettering Fairmont High School before retiring … Continued

Meet Tracy McElfresh! Our Kettering Fitness Spotlight

Tracy has been attending group exercise classes at the Kettering Recreation Complex since 2020. After Covid, her friend and yoga instructor Jessica Roller encouraged her to take a class. Tracy has been hooked ever since due to the effective workouts and supportive instructor-led environment. She especially enjoys boot camp with instructor Ben! Click here to … Continued

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