Category: City News

Become Our New Senior Show Choir Director!

Calling All Music Lovers! The Kettering Senior Show Choir needs YOU! We’re looking for a talented director/accompanist to lead our lively group of 60+ adults. As director, you’ll choose a seasonal song list, run weekly practices and join us for performances at local venues. This volunteer position has a small annual stipend. If you’re available … Continued

Fitness Staff Work Anniversaries!

Let’s give a round of applause to our outstanding Fitness Staff employees who are celebrating work anniversaries this February! Their dedication and passion for fitness have made a significant impact on the City of Kettering’s PRCA department. Brittany Mason – 7 years as a Fitness Specialist at the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center. Her commitment … Continued

Kettering Fitness Spotlight Nick Johnson!

Nick Johnson has been a dedicated member of the Kettering Recreation Complex (KRC) and Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center since May 2023. Now 33 years old, Nick found a community that embraced his uniqueness and helped him overcome personal obstacles related to living with autism spectrum disorder. Diagnosed at age 4, Nick struggled to fit … Continued

Rosewood is … For the Community

For almost 40 years, the Rosewood Arts Center has served as a thriving hub of creativity, culture and community right in the heart of Kettering as part of the Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts (PRCA) Department. The newly renovated center not only provides opportunities for all ages to engage in the arts, but acts … Continued

Fitness Patron Spotlight: Jackie Ginn

At 75 years old, Jackie Ginn faces her share of health challenges including hearing loss, back issues, sciatica and arthritis. But that hasn’t stopped her from working towards her fitness goals at the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center.   Jackie joined the center just 6 weeks ago, but she’s already seeing major improvements in her … Continued

Kettering Fitness Staff Spotlight Kevin Crisler!

Kevin Crisler: A Decade of Dedication Kevin Crisler has been inspiring and motivating the Kettering community to get active for the past 10 years as a Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer for the City of Kettering. This July 2024 will mark Kevin’s 10 year anniversary working with the city. Kevin’s passion for fitness stemmed … Continued

Kettering Fitness Spotlight – Justin Barbarino!

Justin Barbarino has been a member of the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center for almost two months. He is a 42-year old tattoo artist who has lived in Kettering for close to ten years. Justin is a father of 3 with a wonderful wife. He enjoys car culture, hot rods, and playing music in two … Continued

Kettering Fitness Spotlight: Valerie Todd!

Valerie Todd has been a dedicated member of the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center since August 2018. As a 57-year-old mother of 3 and grandmother to one amazing granddaughter, Valerie stays active through group fitness classes and running races with her fellow gym members who have become like family. She refers to herself as a … Continued

Kettering Fitness Patron Spotlight Andy Niekamp!

From the Trails to the Gym: Andy’s Fitness Journey Avid hiker and Kettering resident Andy may spend most of his time traversing mountain trails, but lately he’s been blazing a new trail at the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center. Although his legs were hike-ready, Andy wanted to improve his overall fitness and balance his upper … Continued

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