Important updates regarding the City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department

response to COVID-19 including program, facility and event closures and cancellations can be found at playkettering.org/covid19

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Update 3/20/2020

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All parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities are closed until at least April 30, pending future directives from City or Government officials.

The City of Kettering is following guidance from the State of Ohio, Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County and the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In response to Governor DeWine’s direction to ban all large gatherings, close schools and limit the close contact of individuals the Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is taking the following actions.

  • All parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities are closed until at least April 30, pending future directives from City or Government officials.
    • What does this mean for your pass or membership?
      • If your pass or membership was paid in full:
        • Your pass or membership will be extended the length of this closure. At this time that is planned to be seven weeks (March 16-April 30).
        • For example, if your pass was set to expire on April 20th, we will extend the length of your pass to be active through June 8th.
      • If your pass was paid using our monthly installment plan:
        • Your pass or membership will retain its current expiration date, no monthly payments will be processed in March or April.
        • For example, if your pass was set to expire on April 20th, it will still expire on April 20th, but you will not be billed your March or April monthly payment.
  • Registered programs, rentals, events, drop-in activities are canceled until at least April 30, pending future directives from City or Government officials.
    • We plan to make every effort to reschedule programs and events; in the event a program you are enrolled in is canceled, refunds will be automatically processed by our staff and no further action is needed on your part.

Current closures and cancellations include:

A full list of closures, cancellations and rescheduled services appears below, we will make every effort to update this page as frequently as possible. In the event a program you are enrolled in is canceled, refunds will be automatically processed by our staff and no further action is needed on your part.

  • Kettering Recreation Complex – Closed, activities canceled:
    • Main pool, spa and sauna – Closed
    • Fitness center and track – Closed
    • Group exercise classes - Canceled
    • Water workout exercise classes - Canceled
    • Sports Programs and Leagues - Canceled
    • Martial Arts Programs/Self Defense Classes - Canceled
    • Swim Lessons - Canceled
    • Lifeguard Courses - we anticipate rescheduling these classes, but do not have details regarding a rescheduled class at this time.
    • Wellness Classes - Canceled
    • Preschool, Youth and Family Programs and Events - Canceled
    • Adult Programs - Canceled
    • Gymnasium - Closed
    • Nursery - Closed
  • Kettering Ice Arena – Closed:
    • Programs, drop-in activities and rentals - Canceled
    • Ice Skating Lessons - Canceled
  • Charles I. Lathrem Center – Closed with limited services:
    • Senior transportation services will remain operational
    • Programs and drop-in activities – Canceled
    • Congregate meals - Canceled
    • AARP Tax services - Canceled
  • Kettering Fitness & Wellness Center – Closed, activities canceled:
    • Fitness center – Closed
    • Group exercise classes - Canceled
    • Track in Trent Arena – Closed
  • Habitat Environmental Center – Closed, activities canceled:
    • Registered Programs - Canceled
    • Rental activities - Canceled
  • Kettering Parks – Activities canceled include:
    • Playgrounds -  Closed
    • All sponsored athletic activities and recreation programs - Canceled
    • Prepare for limited access to restrooms and water fountains
    • Rob Dyrdek/DC Skate Plaza - Closed
  • Rosewood Arts Centre – Closed, activities canceled:
    • Gallery – Closed
    • Drop-in studios – Closed
    • Art in the Wild Camp - Canceled
    • Kettering Children’s Theatre - Canceled
    • Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony - Canceled
    • Suffragette Artmaking and Film Event - Postponed, details to follow
    • Yoga in the Gallery - Canceled
    • Rentals - Canceled
    • Registered Programs - Canceled
  • Fraze Pavilion – Closed:
    • FanFare – Closed - Tickets for the 2020 season still available to be purchased online at Fraze.com or by phone at 1-800-514-3849.

If you have questions about a specific program, event, activity or would like additional information, please complete the form at the bottom of this page or feel free to contact the Kettering Recreation Complex at 937-296-2587 below and a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.

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