Recreation Programs for Adults

Variety is the spice of life, and we offer a gourmet delight of activities just for adults. These programs are designed suit your busy schedule and give you the chance to explore a variety of hobby and self-enhancement classes. Investigate the possibilities!

Did you notice that we are not currently offering a class or event that you would like to take or be a part of? Or are you interested in sharing an idea or even teaching a class? Please reach out to us with your ideas as we would love try and find a way to accommodate.

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Cooking class
Flower arranging
Technology class

Adult Programs and Events in Kettering
Managed By: Brittany Kilburn

Questions on Hours, Pricing or Other Information
Contact the Kettering Recreation Complex at 296-2587

Learn to cook a fabulous meal, keep up with current technology, decorate your home, de-clutter and much more with our fun, one-day classes.

Upcoming Programs

Some of our upcoming programs are highlighted below. You can view our entire program offering in the Winter Activities Guide and Spring Activities Guide. View the March/April Lathrem Letter for specific information about programs for senior adults.

Mar 5 2019

Grandparent/Grandchild: Wildlife Celebration

5:30pm - 7:00pm Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center
  • Add to calendar 2019-03-05 17:30:00 2019-03-05 19:00:00 UTC Grandparent/Grandchild: Wildlife Celebration 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, OH 45420
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We are providing  a special opportunity  for grandparents and  grandchildren to help us  celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday by  learning about the environment  and wildlife themed around  Dr. Seuss’ famous book,  The Lorax! During this program,  we will celebrate by: • Reading Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax  • Listening to a presentation from a  Naturalist from Habitat....

Mar 26 2019

2nd Chance Senior Prom: “Shake, Rattle and Roll into the Kettering Diner!”

6:00pm - 8:00pm Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center
  • Add to calendar 2019-03-26 18:00:00 2019-03-26 20:00:00 UTC 2nd Chance Senior Prom: "Shake, Rattle and Roll into the Kettering Diner!" 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, OH 45420
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We are providing a special opportunity  for our seniors to give prom a second  shot. Join us for a formal evening with  a date, bring friends or attend solo!  Get your dancing shoes ready because  we will have plenty of music provided  by an onsite DJ! We will also have a  delicious catered meal featuring  chicken...

Apr 12 2019

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

8:00pm - 10:00pm Delco Park

It’s back!! Who says that Easter egg hunts have to be just for kids? If you’re an adult, we hope you join us for this EGG-CELLENT event as we shake up things and hold a hunt for ADULTS ONLY! Bring your flashlights, because we will be hunting in the dark for eggs that you could...

Apr 27 2019

Kettering Community Garage Sale

9:00am - 2:00pm Kettering Recreation Complex
  • Add to calendar 2019-04-27 09:00:00 2019-04-27 14:00:00 UTC Kettering Community Garage Sale 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, OH 45420
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We are here to help with your spring cleaning or treasure hunting! Clean out your closets, craft rooms and basements to get ready for this one-day event. Buy gently used baby/kid items and garage sale items! Areas will be marked for easy shopping. Community Garage Sale  Looking for a reason to get organized and gain back your space? Turn...

Adult Cooking Programs

Learn to save time with freezer cooking, plan meals for 1 or 2 people, make a delicious meal from scratch and much more.


Adult cooking
Home decor

Adult General Interest Programs

Stepping up your home's decor, learning the ins and outs of de-cluttering and creating beautiful floral arrangements are just a few of the skills you can pick up in our general programs.


Adult Technology Programs

Baffled by eBay, but looking to sell your items online? Want to learn to use your new tablet? Our Adult Technology Programs will get you up to speed.


Technology class
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