Pickleball Courts Grand Opening Celebration

JunJune 25 2023

1:00pm - 3:00pm J.F. Kennedy Park

5073 Bigger Road, Kettering, OH 45440

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Join us on Sunday, June 25 to celebrate the grand opening of our newly renovated J.F. Kennedy Park Pickleball Courts! Featuring food trucks including the Wrappin’ and Rollin’ Cafe and Kona Ice, music and a fun program of events that includes the official ribbon cutting. See the full event schedule below:

1 – 1:20 p.m. 

Speakers, including: Mary Beth O’Dell, Director, Kettering Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts

Tony Klepacz, Councilman

Sharlet Briggs, President of Kettering Health Main Campus

Diane Olix, Pickleball Pals

John and Betty Meyer Pickleball Courts: Patty Dorn

“The Benefits of Pickleball for Your Health” presentation by Dr. Brian Schwartz

1:20 – 1:25 p.m.

Ribbon Cutting with the Pickleball Subcommittee, and our PlayKettering team

1:30 – 2 p.m.

Celebrity Pickleball Games!

Cheer on teams from Dayton 24/7 Now, WDTN, iHeart Media, The Dayton Daily News, Kettering City Council and Kettering Health as they become the very first to face off on our brand-new courts.

2 – 3 p.m.

Kettering Health Demonstrations – blood pressure screenings, stretching, fitness education

Beginner Pickleball (rackets available)

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