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. View the November/December Lathrem Letter for specific information about programs for senior adults.

Jan 6 2019

Grandma & Me Snowflake Tea

2:00pm - 3:15pm Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center
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Calling all Grandmas, Nanas, Grammies (or what other distinguished title you go by). You are cordially invited to a special Grandma & Me Snowflake Tea! We will enjoy snacks, tea and together we will make a few crafts and new memories! Ages 4+ with adult. Register in advance by January 3. Price is per couple....

Jan 8 2019

Bingo Bonanza!

6:00pm - 8:00pm Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center

Join us the 2nd Tuesday of every month for good food and themed BINGO! When you arrive, you will walk into a fun themed room and enjoy a meal. Once everyone has finished eating, we will play 8 rounds of BINGO with a cover-all to end the event. Each winner will receive a prize! Registration...

Jan 19 2019

Knitting 101

10:00am - 11:00am Kettering Recreation Complex

Learning the basics of knitting is easier than you think! In this class, you will find yourself creating a simple and colorful scarf in no time with this pressure-free environment. You will learn techniques to easily build on as you go. There are only two basic stitches, knitting and purling, with those you can create...

Jan 23 2019

Adult Magic Class

6:00pm - 8:00pm Kettering Recreation Complex

Learn all about the world of magic in our three-day workshop! Magic tricks are a great way to socialize and make new friends, but you can also use these tricks to impress friends, family and passersby. Performing magic tricks can improve your public speaking skills, and can even lead to a rewarding hobby or job....

Feb 8 2019

Sweetheart Swim

8:30pm - 10:00pm Kettering Recreation Complex

Celebrate Valentine's Day a little early by joining us for a relaxing evening swim! Bring a date or just come with a friend! We will have our very own mocktail bar with some signature drinks for the evening, light refreshments, music and a few games for the pool. $10 Kettering resident; $15 nonresident $18 Kettering...

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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