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 Summer Activities Guide and Fall Activities Guide. View the September/October Lathrem Letter for specific information about programs for senior adults.

Oct 23 2019

3G Connection: Halloween Hootenanny

5:30pm - 7:00pm Kettering Recreation Complex
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-23 17:30:00 2019-10-23 19:00:00 UTC 3G Connection: Halloween Hootenanny 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, OH 45420
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A special evening out for grandparents and grandkids to enjoy dessert and a spooky good time with Ventriloquist Gary Lare and his multiple characters which are sure to give you a good laugh! Cost is per grandparent/grandchild couple. Extra participants (adults or children) must register as an additional person. Cost: $12/CIL couple; $15/Kettering resident couple; $18/non-resident couple; $5/extra person View the...

Oct 26 2019


11:00am - 1:00pm Kettering Recreation Complex

Happy Howllllllloween! We want to celebrate with you and your furry friend. Join us for an afternoon filled with trick-or-treating set up for your dog, participate in the Walk and Wag course and the day wouldn’t be complete without participating in the pet costume contest! Participants will receive a complimentary “doggy” bag. Event will be...

Oct 29 2019

Ghoul’s & Goblin Trivia Night

7:00pm - 8:00pm Kettering Recreation Complex
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-29 19:00:00 2019-10-29 20:00:00 UTC Ghoul's & Goblin Trivia Night 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, OH 45420
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Join us for a creepy evening of fun, facts and food! We will enjoy a chili dinner along with an evening of trivia themed around random Halloween Facts. Who came up with the whole Jack-O-Lantern idea? What’s up with candy corn and why are people so weirded out by black cats? By the end of...

Nov 9 2019

Holiday Arts & Crafts Show

9:00am - 4:00pm Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center
  • Add to calendar 2019-11-09 09:00:00 2019-11-09 16:00:00 UTC Holiday Arts & Crafts Show 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, OH 45420
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Save the date! This popular annual event showcases over 80 vendors throughout the Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center and Kettering Recreation Complex. Vendors will display their festive holiday decorations and handmade gift items for you to get a start on your shopping. Admission is free to this one-day show! Interested vendors: Please download and submit...

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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