Five Ways for Seniors to Stay Active in Kettering

Posted on October 10, 2017

From dance to swimming to traditional exercise, Kettering is full of ways for senior adults to have fun and stay healthy! Check out this selection of indoor activities to keep your exercise plan* going during the chillier weather.

senior track1. Senior Drop-In Gym

Offered weekday mornings to adults ages 55+, this is the perfect opportunity to bring your friends or meet new ones to enjoy a game of basketball, short tennis or pickleball! Check out the drop-in schedule in our PlayKettering activities guide.




senior soft shoe2. Senior Soft Shoe/Tap Dance

This dance class is designed just for seniors and offers a fun, noncompetitive environment for learning the art of creative movement. Keep your mind sharp by memorizing routines and steps and get a great low-impact workout, too. View the registration page for details.


senior drop in3. Mature Adult Drop-In Exercise

The Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center offers a schedule of drop-in exercise classes specifically for ages 45+. Check out programs like Strength Training, Stretch & Move and more. Are you a CIL member? Certain classes are offered especially for you! View the current edition of the Lathrem Letter for details.



senior water exercise4. Water Activities for Fitness

Swimming is great exercise for people of all ages, and seniors can especially benefit from some time in the water. Whether you’re swimming laps or enjoying a water exercise class, working out in the pool is gentle on the joints, can improve bone muscle density, increase heart health and build muscle tone. Visit the Aquatics program webpage to learn more about swimming programs.


tai chi5. Adult Tai Chi

Tai Chi originated in China and is a practice of slow, fluid motions that helps promote health, well-being, balance and relaxation. Adult Tai Chi is geared specifically toward adults over age 30 and toward beginning Tai Chi participants. View the registration page for more information.


* Please consult your doctor before beginning any type of fitness program.

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