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June 2021

Tennis Instruction: 9 – 13 years, Advanced Beginner

Monday, June 7, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Forest Field Park,
2100 E. Centerville Station Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Centerville-Washington Park District tennis instruction

Come learn tennis with us! Taught by instructors from the Kettering Tennis Center/Quail Run Racquet Club. Each has experience working with individuals of all ages and abilities allowing them to provide a high level of instruction. Class ratio is one instructor to a maximum of 10 participants. Ages 9 – 13 years.

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 7 – July 21

Registration deadline: Friday, May 28

Tai Chi Intermediate

Monday, June 7, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Tai Chi at the Kennard Nature Nook

Continuing to develop Tai Chi and Qigong principles moving from Tai Chi Easy™ into Dr. Roger Jahnke’s Integral Tai Chi form. Ages 18 and up.

Mondays, June 7 – August 23

Registration deadline: Monday, June 14

Fitness Yoga B

Wednesday, June 9, 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 9 – July 14

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Fitness Fusion PM

Wednesday, June 9, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Oak Grove Park,
1790 E. Social Row Rd.
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
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Fit Fusion workout class at Yankee Park

Fitness Fusion incorporates cardio, circuit training, resistance training, pilates and compound exercises. Each class will vary in the types of exercises and will help you build speed, power, strength and endurance. Taught by Emily Chandler, a certified group fitness instructor. Ages 18 and up.

Wednesdays, June 9 – July 14

All Around the Garden: To Go!

Thursday, June 10, 8:00 a.m.

With this take-home kit, children will learn all about the plants, animals and habitats in their gardens, backyards and parks! There will be one kit per month focusing on a different topic. Each month’s kit will feature a nature-inspired craft project as well as an outdoor activity! Ages 5 – 9.

Thursdays, June 10, July 8 & August 12

Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 26

Shoe Painting

Thursday, June 10, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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We will take a brief hike in the park to find our painting inspiration. Then, you’ll design your very own pair of nature-themed shoes. All materials will be provided. Ages 8 – 14.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Neighborhood Yoga: Gentle Yoga

Thursday, June 10, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Cherry Hill Park,
10244 Cherry Tree Terr.
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
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five people doing yoga on the lawn with the sunset behind pine trees

Exploring various yoga styles is as easy as walking down to your neighborhood park. Gentle yoga will be offered in a soothing neighborhood park setting. Class is suitable for all levels. Please bring a mat and water bottle. Classes are weather-dependent. Ages 18 and up.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Intergenerational Series: Hike & Seek

Friday, June 11, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Pleasant Hill Park,
358 Zengel Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Check out the Pleasant Hill Park expansion during this summer favorite! Enjoy nature together on a scavenger hunt. After the hunt, we will enjoy show and tell and a story in the shade. Bring your cameras and wear comfortable close-toed shoes. Ages 3 – 6 with grandparent(s).

Registration deadline: Monday, June 7

Teen Friday Fun Nights

Friday, June 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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teen boys playing a game

Meet us at the Smith House! We will use the nearby field for games of capture the flag, dodgeball, kickball and more. We will have a few theme nights, such as water games and bonfire hangouts. Ages 12 – 15.

Fridays, June 11 – August 6

Forest Therapy: Hike 1

Saturday, June 12, 9:00 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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forest trail

This is the first hike in the Forest Therapy Series. Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide Christina Willis, will lead you through the benefits of immersing yourself in nature. The program will last 2-3 hours each week depending on the size of the group, engagement and questions. Ages 18 and up. Rain date: Sunday, June 13

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Tool School with AR Workshop

Saturday, June 12, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Learn how to use basic tools in this two-part class. Complete several projects using a fully loaded toolbox. The professionals from AR Workshop of Centerville will walk you through the process of making useful and fun décor for your home. Ages 7 and up with one adult companion.

Saturdays, June 12 & 19

Registration deadline: Wednesday, June 9

Tai Chi Beginner

Saturday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Tai Chi at the Kennard Nature Nook

An introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong (pronounced Chi Kung) principles and form through Tai Chi Easy — a form created by Roger Jahnke, O.M.D. — to make Tai Chi accessible and fun for everyone. Taught by Judy Wilson, Certified Integral Qigong and Tai Chi Instructor. Ages 18 and up.

Saturdays, June 12 – August 28 (no class July 3 or 31)

Registration deadline: Saturday, June 19

National Get Outdoors Day Celebration

Saturday, June 12, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
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sun coming through leaves

Kick off summer and celebrate National Get Outdoors Day! We’ll have games and activities that focus on fun ways to enjoy nature in your community’s BIG backyard! S’mores will be provided at the bonfire beginning at 6 p.m. Families are welcome to bring a dinner option to cook over the fire as well. All ages.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Caring for Houseplants

Sunday, June 13, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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watering can watering a houseplant

Over the last year, houseplants have become more popular than ever. Join local florist and owner of Ivy Dayton to learn how to get your houseplants to thrive. Each participant will receive a 4-inch plant baby to take home. Ages 18 and up.

Registration deadline: Monday, June 7

Bike Centerville Community Ride A

Sunday, June 13, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Oak Creek South Park,
790 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.
Centerville, 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, June 10