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January 2020

Winter Forts and Fires

Friday, January 17, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Do your children miss fort building and the campfires from their summer adventures? We will build an awesome blanket fort and learn about how Ohio’s wildlife stays warm or hibernates during winter. Ages 6 – 10.

Registration deadline: Friday, January 10

Yoga in the Park

Saturday, January 18, 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Method Yoga Studio’s Megan Lees leads these yoga classes for all levels. Classes include warm up, breath work, standing poses, flowing poses and end with relaxation. Bring a yoga mat and water. Ages 18 and up.

Saturdays, January 18 – February 22

Registration deadline: Saturday, January 25

Yoga in the Park

Saturday, January 18, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Method Yoga Studio’s Megan Lees leads these yoga classes for all levels. Classes include warm up, breath work, standing poses, flowing poses and end with relaxation. Bring a yoga mat and water. Ages 18 and up.

Saturdays, January 18 – February 22

Registration deadline: Saturday, January 25

Winter Hiking Club

Saturday, January 18, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
four adults walking in snow at Grant Park

Getting outdoors makes us happy and healthy, especially in the wintertime! Interact with nature on these guided hikes around CWPD! Different topics will be addressed each week. Individuals attending three or more hikes will receive a Winter Hiking Club patch. This is a “Tools to Trek” program. All ages.

Saturdays: January 18, February 8, 15 (locations vary for each hike)

UFO (Unfinished Objects) Club

Saturday, January 18, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
woman working on embroidery project

Do you have Unfinished Objects? Join us in the new Community Room to finish up crafts and other UFOs in your life. Participants are welcome to drop in as their schedules allow. Help yourself to some light refreshments as we work on our projects together! (Ages 14 and up)

Glass Fusing: Bubble Wave Bowl

Saturday, January 25, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Learn the principles of kiln-fired glass and the skills to cut glass from instructor Kathy Woodruff. Create your own unique bowl! Ages 16 and up.

Registration deadline: Friday, January 17

Women’s Self Defense Part II

Saturday, January 25, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

A continuation of the Women’s Self Defense Part I class, we will go in-depth with defense tactics to equip women with the knowledge, skills and confidence to avoid or respond to violent encounters. This workshop is designed specifically for women and taught by a woman. Ages 16 and up.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Strollers in Motion

Monday, January 27, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Rec West Enrichment Center,
965 Miamisburg-Centerville Road
Centerville, OH
women exercising in gym with strollers

Get fit while having fun with your little ones! Perfect for any caregiver, this stroller-based, total body workout incorporates power walking and strolling, strength training, balance work and toning. Special children’s activities will be planned after some classes! Adult caregivers with child 6 weeks – Pre K

Mondays, January 27 – February 24 

Chat With a Naturalist: Bobcats

Monday, January 27, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Rec West Enrichment Center,
965 Miamisburg-Centerville Road
Centerville, OH

Bobcats are back in Ohio! Learn all about these shy cats and their history with humans in Ohio.  Chat with a Naturalist presentations are offered at the Enrichment Center five times a year to connect you with local flora and fauna. Ages 18 and up.

Registration is not required.

Lacrosse Ball/Foam Rolling Clinic

Tuesday, January 28, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Airrosti’s Dr. William Wright is back to teach how to manage, reduce and eliminate musculoskeletal pain through preventative self-myofascial release techniques using a foam roller and lacrosse ball. This class will focus on both upper and lower body exercises. This is beneficial for people of all ages and activity levels. Ages 16 and up.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Feeding Backyard Birds

Thursday, January 30, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Evening grosbeak photo by Cephas

Learn about the birds that live in our backyards and how to keep them happy and healthy all winter long! Each family will make three suet cake feeders to take home. All ages.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Hike With a Naturalist: Sunset Hike

Thursday, January 30, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
sunset in the woods

Take a hike on the trails of Grant Park. We will stop at the prairie to observe the sunset before continuing into the forest to listen for owls. Ages 14 and up.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

February 2020

Winter Woods Day Camp (Preschool AM)

Saturday, February 1, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
young boy with hand covered in blue paint

Give your children fond winter memories! Campers will hike, participate in games and activities, make crafts, and, of course, go sledding! No snow? No problem! There are many other adventures to be found at Grant Park. Activities will be conducted indoors and out. Ages 3 – 4.

Saturdays, February 1 – 22.

Registration deadline: Friday, January 24

Winter Woods Day Camp

Saturday, February 1, 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
young boy with hand covered in blue paint

Give your children fond winter memories! Campers will hike, participate in games and activities, make crafts, and, of course, go sledding! No snow? No problem! There are many other adventures to be found at Grant Park. Activities will be conducted indoors and out. Ages 5 – 12

Saturdays, February 1 – 22.

Registration deadline: Friday, January 24

Winter Woods Day Camp (Preschool PM)

Saturday, February 1, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
young boy with hand covered in blue paint

Give your children fond winter memories! Campers will hike, participate in games and activities, make crafts, and, of course, go sledding! No snow? No problem! There are many other adventures to be found at Grant Park. Activities will be conducted indoors and out. Ages 3 – 4.

Saturdays, February 1 – 22.

Registration deadline: Friday, January 24