The City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department re-opening information can be found at playkettering.org/covid19

(7/2/2020) Please note: updates on re-opening additional spaces and services available now.

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August 22, 2020

Think you've got the moves? BRING - IT - ON! Each group (no more than 6) needs to come with a prepared dance. Each group will get ONE song to show us your stuff! Judges will award based on creativity, enthusiasm, crowd engagement and most hilarious! Professionals need not apply - we want to laugh,...

August 5, 2020

Who’s ready for some magic? Join local magician Magic Dave for an amazing show that involves lots of audience participation and audience assistance during the tricks! Colorful props, lively music and fun games for the entire family. Due to the large size of the props, you will have a great view in ANY seat! A...

August 8, 2020

Are you ready to get out for some fresh air and explore the greater Kettering and surrounding areas safely? Then gather up your team and join us for our first adult Road Rally Scavenger Hunt! Purchase your individual tickets and register your car by team name. All team members must be registered to play. Limit...

Our National Park & Recreation Month featured staff member today is Rosewood Gallery Coordinator, Paula Kraus! Our Cultural Arts Manager, Shayna McConville, nominated her, saying, "Paula Willmot Kraus is a well-known and beloved artist in the Dayton region. She is passionate about photography, and when she' not creating new work or teaching photo techniques, she...

Our final staff feature for National Park & Recreation Month spotlights Joy Becker, who works at the Kettering Recreation Complex. She was nominated by KRC facility manager, Chris George, who said: "Joy has been here for 29 years helping us serve our patrons. Over the last few weeks before Joy came back, we would get...

Today's National Park & Recreation Month featured Kettering resident, Danielle Kauth, created memories with her family by exploring the city's parks. "There are 21 parks in Kettering, and my kids and I decided we wanted to go to them all!" she wrote. "We managed to complete this little challenge, and we had the best time!...

National Park & Recreation Month continues! A familiar face to anyone that frequents the Kettering Recreation Complex and Rosewood Arts Centre, Nancy Lynn Boss has been teaching various fitness and dance classes for over 40 years. Before joining the Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts team, Nancy studied dance with Jorg Fastings from the Columbus...

Today's National Park & Recreation Month featured staff member is Parks Service Worker Nick Zaccaria. Nick was nominated for this feature by Parks Superintendent, Gary Schussler, who said, "Nick is a newer employee and one who switched careers when he moved to Ohio to the park industry about two and a half years ago. He...

We are celebrating National Park and Recreation Month here in Kettering! Meghan Thomas is a resident and a Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts superuser! She wrote: “We love Kettering because we LOVE the Parks and Rec program! The rich programming available is a main driving force for our choice to buy a home and raise...

We are celebrating National Park and Recreation Month here in Kettering! Kettering resident Jonelle Carroll is an active participant in the wide range of programs offered through our city’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts department. Here's what Jonelle had to say about PRCA: “I believe it is one of the many things that makes Kettering...

August program registration begins Monday, July 6 for Kettering residents and Monday, July 13 for non-residents View the August program guide for complete details on each registered program

Visit our Athletic Field Conditions page for information regarding weather-related field closures.

July 28, 2020

Make up for lost time with your grandchildren and enjoy an evening of old-fashioned fun while fishing at Delco Park! Learn to bait a hook, cast a pole and reel in a catch. We'll provide poles, bait, and tackle, and of course a safe environment with all necessary precautions. Volunteers will be available to assist...

July 26, 2020

Puzzlers, get your team together and come to our Puzzle-palooza jigsaw puzzle challenge! Teams of two to four people will compete to finish a 11 X 14 puzzle in the shortest amount of time. Each team will receive the same puzzle. It's a race to finish, and prizes will be awarded to the winner/s. Registration...

The Kettering Ice Arena will open for the 2020-2021 season on Monday, August 10. For your safety, we are taking a measured approach to reopening and some amenities may not be available.

July 25, 2020

Come spend the evening working with Legos! Each participant will have their own table and set of Legos to build with. Conquer challenges, earn prizes, and create your own Lego dessert. Social distancing does not mean social disconnect - in Lego Explorers, kids will feel ‘connected’, all while staying safe. Ages 8 - 12. Fees:...

July 18, 2020

Enjoy fun movement and dancing outside in the sunshine to energizing Zumba music and combinations. Patrons should bring their own water bottles. Ages 13+ Fee: $3 Kettering residents; $5 non-residents View the registration page and enroll now!

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