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Category: Parks & Rec Month

National Park & Recreation Month Spotlight: EcoFest

Today, we’re highlighting EcoFest in celebration of National Park & Recreation Month. Every July, the National Park & Recreation Association sponsors National Park & Recreation Month to highlight the benefits access to quality parks, recreation and cultural arts programming brings to the public. The theme for 2023 is ‘Where Community Grows,’ and few events exemplify … Continued

National Park & Recreation Month Spotlight: We Are Kettering Project

Today for National Park & Recreation Month, we’re highlighting the ‘We Are Kettering’ Project, a community-wide effort to provide Kettering’s kids with protective factors and increase their resilience to face life and behavioral challenges. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a tool schools use to improve student behavior and make school a safe place. … Continued

July is National Park and Recreation Month!

Every July, the National Recreation and Park Association sponsors National Park and Recreation Month to highlight the benefits access to quality parks, recreation and cultural arts programming brings to the public. Each year’s celebration includes a unique theme. For 2023, we’re highlighting ‘Where Community Grows.’ This year’s theme celebrates the many ways that park and … Continued

Fitness Spotlight: PRCA Fitness Team

Today’s Fitness Spotlight is on our very own fitness team! We love that so many of our wonderful fitness staff members choose our facilities for their own personal workouts while off the clock. Recently, we asked them why they choose to do so – many of them cited the positive community atmosphere at both of … Continued

National Park & Recreation Month Spotlight: Tom Dues/Sandy Turner

Rounding out our week (and month!) of National Park & Recreation Month spotlights, today’s featured staff members are Tom Dues (pictured above) and Sandy Turner, both from our Parks Division. Tom Dues: Jack of All Trades When you need a well informed leader to take charge and carry out the management duties of a project … Continued

National Park & Recreation Month Spotlight: Tabitha Baer/Jason Sullivan

July has flown by! It’s already the final week of National Park & Recreation Month. We’re proud to introduce today’s featured staff members, who both serve on our Parks team and truly embody the theme ‘We Rise Up for Parks & Recreation.’ Thanks for all you do, Tabitha and Jason! Parks Service Leader Tabitha Baer: … Continued

Fitness Member Spotlight: Phillip Gindelberger

As part of National Park & Recreation Month, we’re excited to feature a few of our amazing fitness members. Our next featured member is Phillip Gindelberger, who works out at the Kettering Recreation Complex with the goal of reaching a healthy weight and developing healthier habits. He works with personal trainer Greg Jankowski to help … Continued

National Park & Recreation Month Spotlight: Sam Johnson

Today’s National Park & Recreation Month Spotlight is on Kettering Recreation Complex staff member, Sam Johnson. Sam is a longtime member of the camps program at Kettering. He started his time here  over 10 years ago as a camper in Camp AdFUNture. He then graduated out of camp and decided he still wanted to be … Continued

National Park & Recreation Month Spotlight: Jamie Jarosik

Today’s ‘We Rise Up for Parks & Recreation’ spotlight is on Kettering community member, Jamie Jarosik! In addition to her busy career as meteorologist for WDTN, Jamie has a long history of volunteering with Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. She serves with both our Parks Board and Program Advisory Committee, as well as … Continued

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