Rosewood Arts Center will be closed from March 20 - April 9. Kettering Children's Theatre performances will still be held during this time. Rosewood Gallery will be open by appointment only. Learn more

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Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct Upon entering a City of Kettering recreation facility or grounds, you are a participant of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department and are required to abide by the rules of the department. We are here to provide quality parks, recreation and cultural arts that make Kettering home. Your cooperation and consideration … Continued

Refund Policy

Refund Policy Our commitment is to make your experience successful. If you would like a refund, please contact us to discuss your experience. Refund requests must be made within two weeks of a registered program’s end date. For a full refund, requests must be made at least three days prior to the start of the … Continued


The City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department (PRCA) has a rich history serving the community dating back to 1954, when the city council established the first Parks and Recreation Board. Upon the formation of the Parks and Recreation Board, the first Parks and Recreation Master Plan was developed in 1964 to guide … Continued

Accreditation and Awards

Accredited Agency: 1996, 2001, 2006,  2011, 2016 and 2021 The City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts is accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) based on an external review of the agency’s overall quality of operation, management and service to … Continued

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