Active Living

Indoor Tennis Lessons Anyone?

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Interested in learning tennis? Well now is a perfect chance to join some other beginners to learn the basics of tennis is a cheap, comfortable environment. Kettering Tennis Center and Quail Run Tennis Center are offering 6 weeks of tennis lessons for a total price of $29. Attendees can expect introductions to various tennis skills such as Serving, Forehand shots, Backhand shots, Net play and Overhead smashes! Maybe you or someone you know might be interested in starting tennis as a hobby? Maybe you are someone that used to play and needs a little nudge to start playing again? For less than $5 per lesson it is a great time to grab some friends and get off the couch, and onto the court!



Bowling For Babies

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The Greene Community Health Foundation is “glowing” with excitement over an upcoming annual event for families looking for a little fun in January. The bowling lanes will come alive with glow-in-the-dark effects, exciting lights and music to support Greene County’s youngest residents! Families and local businesses are invited to register a team of up to 6 people of all ages. If registering less than 6 bowlers, participants may be placed on a lane with other bowlers. Registration is now open and families and local businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate of just … [Read more...]



Hike Your Way Through Every Dayton MetroPark!

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The goal of the Dayton Hikers is to bring together those people who enjoy hiking and backpacking hiking.



ArriveSafe Program – Free Rides For The Holidays

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Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. is pleased to announce that with support from Heidelberg Distributing and AAA Miami Valley, ArriveSafe will be offering free cab rides home for Montgomery County residents over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Since Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. started the program in December 2007, ArriveSafe has provided nearly 4,200 free cabs rides for Montgomery County residents. Removing just one impaired driver from the streets may safe a life – maybe even your own! In 2013, the Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested 648 drivers for OVI … [Read more...]



A Rockin’ New Year’s Eve 5K

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End 2014 on the right note! Bring your family and friends to run or walk the inaugural Rockin’ New Year’s Eve 5k. Proceeds benefit the Centerville Girls Cross Country Team and the Centerville Performing Arts Center. There will be music on the course. The race will start with confetti cannons.



Red Nosed Reindeer 5K and 10K

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Celebrate the season with friends and family at the areas newest fun 5K or 10K through the streets of Centerville. The event starts and finishes in front of Tavern on Main (in the shopping center on the corner of St Rt 48 and Spring Valley) Reindeer Ornament Finisher Awards Long Sleeve Performance Shirt in Male/Female Sizes … [Read more...]



MetroParks Ice Rink Opens Friday

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The region’s largest outdoor ice skating rink opens Friday, Nov. 28, for season-long, family-friendly fun on the banks of the scenic Great Miami River in downtown Dayton. Admission to the MetroParks Ice Rink at RiverScape MetroPark (237 E. Monument Ave.) is $5 daily, and visitors can rent ice skates for just $2.   Work off Thanksgiving indulgences on the ice and treat out-of-town guests during the grand-opening weekend, part of the Dayton Holiday Festival: Friday, Nov. 28, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 1 p.m. to 5 … [Read more...]



Still Time To Sign Up For 36th Annual Turkey Trot

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Be a part of the Miami Valley's healthiest Thanksgiving Day tradition! Run or walk our 5 mile course, or do our 1 mile Fun Run/Walk!



Ride a Bike, Make a Difference! Gobbler Gives Bike Tour & Food Drive.

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Join Tomfoolery Outdoors and The Foodbank Dayton for the Gobbler Gives Bike Tour, celebrating the season of giving with a fun bike ride and food drive.



Run for a Change To Benefit Homefull

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Hit the pavement and help the homeless at this 5K run/walk. Registration at 8 a.m., race start at 9 a.m. Walkers and children welcome! Proceeds benefit Homefull and the homeless of Dayton and Montgomery County. $30 (includes a t-shirt if registered by Nov. 1, or while supplies last after that). Online registration at http://www.homefull.org/run4achange. Entry Fees: $30 (Includes t-shirt if registered by November 1st, or while supplies last!) Awards: Top 3 male and female as well as age division winners; corporate/ organization teams; door prizes and other giveaways, … [Read more...]