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September 2019

Zumba Wake-up Workout

Tuesday, September 24, 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Morning exercise has amazing benefits for the body. It jump starts your metabolism, allowing you to blast fat throughout the day. Taught by a certified Zumba fitness instructor, this morning exercise program is a blend of Zumba and a full-body resistance band workout. (ages 18 and up)

Tuesdays, September 24 – November 12

Tortoise vs. the Hare: After School Yoga

Tuesday, September 24, 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Tortoise vs the Hare

Come wind down after school with certified Color Me Yoga Instructor, Megan Pooler. Kids will enjoy a relaxing hour of breathing techniques, games, yoga poses and meditation. Yoga mats provided. (ages 7 – 10)

Zumba

Tuesday, September 24, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

We take the “work” out of workout by combining great music with low and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie burning dance fitness party. Zumba has all the elements of a great fitness class — cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, along with boosting your energy level. (ages 18 and up)

Tuesdays, September 24 – November 12

Creature ComMOTION

Wednesday, September 25, 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Mini Movers

Little ones will learn fascinating facts about animals from A to Z, found in our parks and around the world! Group and individual activities will be included for them to expand their social skills and be creative. They will enjoy activities, age-appropriate equipment and fun music. (ages 4 – 6)

Wednesdays, September 25 – October 30

Friends and Family Hike Series: Fall Fever

Wednesday, September 25, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
family walking in meadow in spring

Take in the sights, sounds and smells of the fall season. Join staff and volunteer guides as we hike in and around Bill Yeck Park. Please dress for the trails and bring water. Strollers are not recommended. (all ages)

Zumba Wake-up Workout

Thursday, September 26, 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Morning exercise has amazing benefits for the body. It jump starts your metabolism, allowing you to blast fat throughout the day. Taught by a certified Zumba fitness instructor, this morning exercise program is a blend of Zumba and a full-body resistance band workout. (ages 18 and up)

Thursdays, September 26 – November 14

Getting Out & Enjoying Nature! (GOEN)

Thursday, September 26, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Rooks Mill Entrance,
8798 Rooks Mill Ln
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
GOEN group at Forest Field Park

We are GOEN! Tour local nature spots with the Park District and the Washington Township Recreation Center. The naturalist will address seasonal happenings on this slow-paced walk. Register through the Park District or the Rec West Enrichment Center. (ages 18 and up)

Fall About Archery

Thursday, September 26, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Oak Grove Park,
1790 E. Social Row Rd.
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
Archery

We will learn the basics of NASP competition-style archery with basic instruction. Use the skills you learn in a friendly competition. All equipment is provided. (ages 8 and up; ages 8 – 17 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult 21 years or older at all times)

October 2019

Early Adventures

Tuesday, October 1, 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Pleasant Hill Park,
358 Zengel Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with an experience that will benefit them forever. There are unique sounds, colors, lights, sensations and textures to process each time they go outdoors. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

Early Adventures

Tuesday, October 1, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Pleasant Hill Park,
358 Zengel Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with an experience that will benefit them forever. There are unique sounds, colors, lights, sensations and textures to process each time they go outdoors. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

Itty Bitty Critter Creations

Wednesday, October 2, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Itty Bitty Critter Creations

Woodland animals are a wonderful part of our environment! Making tiny ones is so cute and fun! Participants will make tiny animals of their choosing out of polymer clay. Then the clay will be baked and painted! (ages 11 – 15)

HIIT Yoga

Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

High-intensity interval training, Tabata, yoga and meditation in one class! Studies show we may only need 20 – 30 minutes per week (not day) of hi-intensity training for optimal cell function, longevity, muscle tone, muscle definition and anti-stress. This class is for all fitness levels and encourages each person to work at their own pace. (ages 18 and up)

Wednesdays, October 2 – October 30

Family Photo Walks

Thursday, October 3, 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Local professional photographers Heidi and Ben will lead you on an interactive nature hike. You will learn new tips and tricks to get clear photos of your children using just your phone! These hikes will be toddler-paced with lots of stops to point out beneficial ideas for getting those picture-perfect shots! (all ages)

Early Adventures

Thursday, October 3, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Pleasant Hill Park,
358 Zengel Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with an experience that will benefit them forever. There are unique sounds, colors, lights, sensations and textures to process each time they go outdoors. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

An Evening with Bob Bigelow

Thursday, October 3, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Washington Township Rec West,
965 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
Bob Bigelow

A free talk for parents, coaches and others connected to youth sports, Bob aims to create a better understanding of what children really want and need from sports. In addition, there is a free clinic for basketball coaches of children in grades 3 – 8 from 6 – 7:15 PM!