Kettering closes parks, rec and arts indoor facilities until April 30

Kettering city officials have decided that starting at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 16, all parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities will close until at least April 30.

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Kettering city officials have decided that starting at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 16, all parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities will close until at least April 30.

Kettering city officials have decided that starting at 5 p.m. today all parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities will close until at least April 30.

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All parks, recreation and cultural arts facilities will close at 5 p.m., today. Outdoor parks remain open,” spokeswoman Mary Azbill said. “Council meetings are still going on as planned.”

Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department will attempt to reschedule programs and events and if an event or program a person has enrolled in is canceled, refunds will be automatically processed and no further action is needed, city officials stated.

Polen Farm is closed to the public. The facility will only be available to previously scheduled private weddings and receptions.

Voting polls at the Charles I. Lathrem Center will be open Tuesday, March 17 for Primary voting according to city officials. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued a directive to county boards of elections to allow curbside voting upon request.

Officials say the decision to close facilities is based on guidance from the state, and Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County and the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Kettering city officials have decided that starting at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 16, all parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities will close until at least April 30.

Kettering Recreation Complex – Closed, activities canceled:

◦Main pool, spa and sauna – Closed

◦Fitness center and track – Closed

◦Group exercise classes – Canceled

◦Water workout exercise classes – Canceled

◦Registered programs – Canceled

◦Swim lessons – Canceled

◦Gymnasium – Closed

◦Nursery – Closed

Kettering Ice Arena – Closed:

Programs, drop-in activities and rentals - Canceled

Charles I. Lathrem Center – Closed with limited services:

◦Senior transportation services will remain operational

◦Voting polls will remain open Tuesday, March 17

◦Programs and drop-in activities – Canceled

◦Congregate meals - Canceled

◦AARP Tax services - Canceled

Kettering Fitness & Wellness Center – Closed, activities canceled:

◦Fitness center – Closed

◦Group exercise classes - Canceled

◦Track in Trent Arena – Closed

Habitat Environmental Center – Closed, activities canceled:

◦Registered programs and rental activities

Kettering Parks – Activities canceled include:

◦All sponsored athletic activities and recreation programs

Rosewood Arts Centre – Closed, activities canceled:

◦Gallery – Closed

◦Drop-in studios – Closed

◦Registered programs – Canceled

◦Kettering Children’s Theatre – Canceled

◦Art in the Wild Camp – Canceled

Fraze Pavilion – Closed:

◦FanFare – Closed - Tickets for the 2020 season still available to be purchased online at Fraze.com or by phone at 1-800-514-3849.

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