The Kettering Recreation Complex indoor pool is currently closed for annual maintenance and staff training. The pool will reopen on Monday, September 16th.

Environmental Education Programs for Families

The Habitat Nature Center allows families to experience nature together. We offer year-round programs, so be sure to check out what we’re offering this season.

Upcoming Programs

Some of our upcoming programs are highlighted below. You can view our entire program offering in the Activities Guide.

Family campout
Fishing boy

Environmental Education
Managed By: Kerri Miles

girls at honeyfestHoneyFest 2019

Save Our Pollinators
Saturday, September 21, 2019
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Delco Park
Join us at our fourth annual HoneyFest. This OPRA award winning event is all about saving our pollinators. Visit with local Ohio beekeepers, honey vendors, educators and more at this FREE event.
Come make a difference by joining the fight to raise awareness of our community’s pollinators. For vendor or sponsorship information contact the Habitat Environmental Center at or call 296-2477.

honeyfest flyer

kid with pumpkinGreat Pumpkin Science

Ages: 4 - 11
Do you love pumpkins? Do you love pollinators? We do too and will help you discover what they have in common. You will search for hidden pumpkins in the woods, bring them back to the Habitat, and with the help of your guardian, carve your design. Costumes welcome (parents, too) and cider and snacks will be served. Each registered child will take home a pumpkin.
04-30116-A Friday, 6:30 - 8 p.m. October 25
Fee: $8/resident; $10/non-resident (Guardians are FREE!)
Location: Habitat Environmental Center
Instructor: Shenna McGlone
View the registration page and enroll now!

turkeyTurkey Feathers

Ages: 6 - 11
Prepare for Thanksgiving by learning more than you ever wanted to know about turkeys through stories, crafts, and other hands-on activities. Meet live turkeys from Griffin’s Willow Farms!
04-30119-A Friday, 6:30 - 8 p.m. November 22
Fee: $7/resident; $8/non-resident (Guardians are FREE!)
Location: Habitat Environmental Center
View the registration page and enroll now!

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