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August 2018

Getting Out & Enjoying Nature! (GOEN)

Thursday, August 23, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Countryside Park,
965 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. OH 45459 United States
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We are GOEN! Tour our local nature spots with the Park District and the Washington Township Recreation Center. The naturalist will address seasonal happenings on this slow-paced walk. You may register through the Park District or the Enrichment Center. (ages 16 and up)

Silver Screen Under the Stars: Moana

Friday, August 24, 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Yankee Park,
7500 Yankee St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Moana

When the sun sets, find a place on the lawn to enjoy Moana on the big screen! Bring chairs or a blanket, we’ll bring the popcorn!

Strollers in Motion Boot Camp

Saturday, August 25, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Iron Horse Park,
6161 Millshire Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Strollers in Motion at Schoolhouse Park

This Boot Camp version of SIM will incorporate circuit training and station exercises. Move at your own pace and comfort level. Strollers in Motion Boot Camp is an awesome way to get fit, meet new people and have fun with your little ones! And, after some classes, special activities will be planned for the children!

Saturdays, August 25 – September 29

Nature Adventures Preschool Experience Preview Day

Saturday, August 25, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Forest Field Park,
2100 E. Centerville Station Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Preschool Nature Series

If you are interested in enrolling your child in our new preschool program with TA-DA Learning, Nature Adventures Preschool Experience, stop by to meet the instructors and have some family fun! Featuring a self-guided nature hike and #CWPDrocks painting. We will have storytime at 1 p.m.

Strollers in Motion

Monday, August 27, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Schoolhouse Park,
1875 Nutt Rd.
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
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Strollers in Motion at Schoolhouse Park

A stroller-based workout for moms, dads or other caregivers. Each total body workout incorporates power walking and strolling, strength training, balance work and toning. An awesome way to get fit, meet new people, and have fun with your little ones! And, after some classes, special activities will be planned for the children!

Mondays, August 27 – October 1

September 2018

EarthJoy Tree Climb

Saturday, September 1, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Green Park,
6661 Green Park Dr.
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
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The experience of a lifetime! Tree climbing is a great way to challenge you physically and to get in tune with Mother Nature. Swing to and fro and surf on a limb high above the ground. Strive to climb as high as you can or play amongst the lower limbs! (ages 5 and up)

EarthJoy Tree Climb

Saturday, September 1, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Green Park,
6661 Green Park Dr.
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
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The experience of a lifetime! Tree climbing is a great way to challenge you physically and to get in tune with Mother Nature. Swing to and fro and surf on a limb high above the ground. Strive to climb as high as you can or play amongst the lower limbs! (ages 5 and up)

EarthJoy Tree Climb

Saturday, September 1, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Green Park,
6661 Green Park Dr.
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
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The experience of a lifetime! Tree climbing is a great way to challenge you physically and to get in tune with Mother Nature. Swing to and fro and surf on a limb high above the ground. Strive to climb as high as you can or play amongst the lower limbs! (ages 5 and up)

Nature Adventures Preschool Experience

Tuesday, September 4, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Forest Field Park,
2100 E. Centerville Station Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Preschool Nature Series

Discover the wonder of TA-DA Learning in a fun and engaging play-based learning curriculum designed with the youngest child in mind! TA-DA Learning Nature Adventures Preschool Experience is a child’s opportunity for learning outside of structured classroom walls. Teacher Nicole skillfully adapts lessons by interests and “play personalities.” Trail exploration, big body movement, sensory bins, and connections to literature are a part of every adventure! (ages 3 – 5)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 4 – October 11

A Walk in the Park

Tuesday, September 4, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
walkers on Iron Horse Trail in the fall

Get outdoors, enjoy sunshine and fresh air while meeting other walking enthusiasts. These are self-guided walks around your community parks! Walking helps maintain a healthy weight, increases energy, lifts your spirits, strengthens memory and protects from heart disease and high blood pressure. Enjoy reduced stress, improved quality of sleep and the many benefits from an improved quality of life. Locations vary.

Tuesdays, September 4 – November 20.

Early Adventures

Tuesday, September 4, 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Watkins Glen Park,
825 Watkins Glen Drive
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
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Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with a beneficial experience. There are new unique sounds, colors, sensations and textures to process. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

Trail Trekking

Tuesday, September 4, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Trail Trekking

Trekking with Nordic poles is a wonderful way to cross-train or try something new. The Cooper Institute research studies showed that Nordic walking burns more calories, increases oxygen consumption and can be 46% more efficient than normal walking. It’s a great workout! Nordic poles provided are adjustable to your height.

Tuesdays, September 4 – October 23. Locations vary.

Early Adventures

Tuesday, September 4, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Watkins Glen Park,
825 Watkins Glen Drive
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
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Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with a beneficial experience. There are new unique sounds, colors, sensations and textures to process. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

STEM: Virtual Park Tour Creation

Tuesday, September 4, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Document and share, in Virtual Reality, the beauty and value of parks! Children will join a team to take VR pictures and build a park Virtual Reality. They will keep a copy to share with family and friends. Their work might even be housed on the Park District website for community members to enjoy! (ages 9 – 14)

Tuesdays, September 4 – 18

Hike for Your Health

Wednesday, September 5, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

This program will get your heart rate up and get you moving this fall! Staff and volunteers will lead you on these guided, self-paced hikes. Get to know the parks better and meet new people.

Wednesdays, September 5 – November 28. Locations vary.