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May 2022

Bike Centerville Community Ride B

Sunday, May 22, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Holes Creek Park,
8575 Yankee Street
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
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group of bikers riding on a path

Take advantage of this opportunity to explore Centerville and Washington Township by bicycle. The ride will be led by trained and experienced bike leaders and will help you learn routes to shopping, parks and more! Rides will be an easy-paced 10 to 15 miles that start and end at a park. Ages 18 and up.

Registration deadline: Thursday, May 19

Pop-Up Nature Fun: An Outdoor Family Storytime

Monday, May 23, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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adult reading book to group of children outside

Families are invited to join us outside to listen to a story brought to you by the Washington-Centerville Public Library and to participate in nature-themed activities following the story. Families are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on. All ages.

Cardio Combo A

Tuesday, May 24, 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
women stretching on exercise mats

Cardio Combo is for all fitness levels. It uses a combination of aerobic dance movements, fast and slow rhythms, resistance training, balance and mat work. Taught by dance fitness instructor, Janet Hartsock. Class is held outdoors and will move inside for inclement weather. Ages 18 and up.

Tuesdays, May 24 – June 28

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 22

Conservation Crew: Butterfly Survey

Tuesday, May 24, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
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monarch butterfly on a partridge pea

We need a small team of helpers to assist with capturing, photographing, recording and identifying species. The hike is approximately one mile in length. No experience is necessary. Ages 12 – 17.

Registration deadline: Monday, May 23

Cardio Combo B

Thursday, May 26, 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
women stretching on exercise mats

Cardio Combo is for all fitness levels. It uses a combination of aerobic dance movements, fast and slow rhythms, resistance training, balance and mat work. Taught by dance fitness instructor, Janet Hartsock. Class is held outdoors and will move inside for inclement weather. Ages 18 and up.

Thursdays, May 26 – June 30

Registration deadline: Monday, May 23

Cardio Fit PM

Thursday, May 26, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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women stretching on exercise mats

Cardio Fit combines both high and low-impact moves with a dance twist. This workout is easy to learn and suitable for all fitness levels. Taught by experienced dance fitness instructor, Janet Hartsock. Class is held outdoors and will move inside for inclement weather. Ages 18 and up.

Thursdays, May 26 – June 30

Registration deadline: Monday, May 23

May Watercolor Floral

Saturday, May 28, 3:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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watercolor

Celebrate spring by learning how to paint watercolor florals. We will use basic brush and watercolor techniques to create spring watercolor floral paintings. Ages 18 and up.

Registration deadline: Monday, May 23

Butterfly Survey May

Saturday, May 28, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
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Help contribute to research by joining the naturalist on butterfly surveys. Identify and count butterflies while observing other seasonal wildlife as we stroll. No experience is necessary. Trail is approximately one mile in length on uneven terrain. This is a Tools to Trek program. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Registration deadline: Thursday, May 26

Pickleball Game Day! B Mixed Doubles

Saturday, May 28, 10:00 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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pickleball game

Games will be structured in a round-robin format. Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place in each division. Light refreshments will be available as well. Please indicate your level of play experience when you register; we will make every effort to match similar experience levels. Ages 18 and up.

Registration deadline: Friday, May 20

June 2022

Hike for Your Health

Wednesday, June 1, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Let’s get you moving outdoors this summer! What better way than through guided hikes in your parks? Staff and volunteers will lead groups for different paces. Meet new people and get to know some of your parks better. Locations vary. Ages 18 and up.

Wednesdays, June 1 – August 31

Amazing Athletes at the Park A

Wednesday, June 1, 5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Amazing Athletes logo

Balance! Run! Jump! Catch! Kick! Come join Amazing Athletes as we practice our coordination, fine motor skills and gross motor skills! This program uses the fundamentals of 10 different sports to help build and develop motor skills, nutritional knowledge and body awareness. Ages 3 to 4.

Wednesdays, June 1 – 22

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 29

Monthly Laughter Club

Wednesday, June 1, 5:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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older woman laughing

Kick off each month with a little bit of laughter! This club is for previous or current participants of the LIFT UP and Laugh series. Class will meet in the backyard of the Smith House if the weather is favorable and will move indoors if necessary. Recommended for ages 50 and up.

Wednesdays, June 1, July 6 & August 3

Fitness Yoga

Wednesday, June 1, 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Yoga in the Park

You will get it all in one fitness class — a challenging workout, yoga practice, as well as, mindfulness and functional movement for vitality and longevity. All levels welcome. Taught by certified yoga instructor Dan Loofboro. Please bring a yoga mat and water. Ages 18 and up.

Wednesdays, June 1 – July 27

Registration deadline: Monday, May 30

Amazing Athletes at the Park A

Wednesday, June 1, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Amazing Athletes logo

Balance! Run! Jump! Catch! Kick! Come join Amazing Athletes as we practice our coordination, fine motor skills and gross motor skills! This program uses the fundamentals of 10 different sports to help build and develop motor skills, nutritional knowledge and body awareness. Ages 5 to 6.

Wednesdays, June 1 – 22

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 29

A Walk in the Park

Thursday, June 2, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
man and woman walking paved path at Oak Creek South Park

Get outdoors, enjoy sunshine and fresh air while meeting other walking enthusiasts. Enjoy reduced stress, improved quality of sleep and the many benefits from an improved quality of life. These are self-guided walks around your community parks! Locations vary. Ages 18 and up.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 2 – August 30

There is no registration deadline for this program. Join anytime!