The Miami Valley Offers Fun For Everyone!
You probably came to our real estate website looking for Kettering homes for sale. While you are here you can find what kinds of things you can do in Kettering, Ohio? How about attending a concert at the Fraze or maybe ice skating at Kettering's Ice Area. Maybe fishing with the kids at the Kettering Recreation Center is more what you had in mind. Join a baseball league at Delco Park!
Thinking of moving to Beavercreek Ohio and want to know about the closest fitness center or walking trails? Or maybe you'd like to ride your bicycle throughout Greene County on the bike path! A stroll down the streets of The Greene shopping complex sound more like what you are looking for?
Did you know that you can attend a Broadway-style production in Springboro Ohio? Play a round of golf at Springboro's Heatherwood. Swimming laps or playing a pickup game of Basketball at the Springboro YMCA may be what you are looking for.
So let us introduce you to all the recreational possibilities awaiting you in Dayton Ohio and her surrounding suburbs!
Family Fun in the Miami Valley and Beyond!
After a long week at local school and work is your family ready to have some fun? From Kettering to Kentucky, there are awesome family-friendly places to build memories with your family or friends within just a short drive - 10 minutes to an hour, maybe 2. Here are a couple ideas for your weekend in Miami Valley.
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery - Experience the unlimited fun and learning 360 days a year at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in Downtown Dayton Ohio. Explore the wonders of the world with a live animal zoo, the region’s only Planetarium, interactive science and technology exhibits, and more under one roof!
Pump It Up Party - Do you need a place to take your kids for a party they won't soon forget? Then take a drive to Miamisburg to Pump It Up Party where your kids and their friends can play indoors on giant inflatable play structures. Private parties are also available. Visit their website for great deals.
Kings Island Amusement Park - The region's amusement park! Kings Island has been thrilling kids and adults for years. Just about a 45-minute drive from Beavercreek, Ohio, Kings Island offers a park for small children, roller coasters (like the Beast), water park, Concerts at Timberwolf, Shows, the Eiffel Tower, and much more.
Magic Castle - This popular entertainment center in Kettering Ohio offers video arcade games, indoor play place, electronic games that dispense tickets for prizes, miniature golf, batting cages, bumper boats, driving range, and 18 hole par 3 golf course.
Splash Moraine - Need to cool off on a hot summer day? Bring the whole family to this community water park. The City of Moraine is located next to the City of Kettering.
COSI, Explore Science. Discover Fun - located in Columbus, Ohio, COSI provides an exciting and informative atmosphere for those of all ages to discover more about our environment, our accomplishments, our heritage, and ourselves. We motivate a desire toward a better understanding of science, industry, health, and history through involvement in exhibits, demonstrations, and a variety of educational activities and experiences. COSI is for the enrichment of the individual and for a more rewarding life on our planet, Earth.
Cincinnati Zoo - The world famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden was rated the #1 attraction in Cincinnati and one of the top five zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It has also been recognized by Child Magazine as one of "The 10 Best Zoos for Kids." Over 1.2 million people visit the Zoo's award-winning exhibits, and more than 500 animal and 3,000 plant species annually. The Zoo is an accredited member of the American Zoo & Aquarium Association (AZA), is internationally known for its success in the protection and propagation of endangered animals and plants, and engages in research and conservation projects worldwide. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is the number one family attraction in town, don't miss it!
Columbus Zoo - Another world-famous zoo just a little over an hour drive from Springboro. Well worth the drive!
Youngs Dairy Farm - About 70% of Young's Dairy customers come from places like Xenia, Fairborn, Beavercreek, Springfield, Huber Heights, Dayton, Enon, and Cedarville. They like to come to Young's with their family to visit the farm, pet the goats, play a game of miniature golf, have some homemade ice cream, and relax. They like to experience our friendly, farm country atmosphere. Young's attracts mostly families...a lot of fun.
Ohio Renaissance Festival - Just a 15-minute drive from Springboro to this fall festival. Live the legend in this authentically re-created 30-acre 16th Century English village. Rub elbows with nobility and be entertained by hundreds of costumed performers in nearly 100 shows each day. Cheer your favorite knight to victory as he competes for the Queen’s honor in the thrilling full-armored Joust. The lanes are bustling with storytellers, strolling musicians, singers, dancers and villagers welcoming you to a festive day of living history. The air is filled with the scents and smells of the foods of the Renaissance period. Feast like royalty on juicily roasted turkey legs, fresh-baked bread bowl stews, fish-n-chips, steak-on-a-stake, and a variety of the finest beers and wines. The sprawling landscape is dotted with 12 stages and a unique open-air Shopper’s Marketplace with over 130 merchants and demonstrating craftsmen. The many one-of-a-kind handcrafted items make this a perfect place to shop for holiday gifts. Visitors of all ages will be amused by the games of skill and human-powered rides. Try your hand at archery and see if you’re a modern-day Robin Hood, or climb the castle tower and rescue the lovely damsel in distress.
SPORTS & FITNESS IN DAYTON OHIO
Farm Team For The Cincinnati Reds! Fifth Third Field is located in Downtown Dayton Ohio
The teams plays on the ice at the Nutter Center in Beavercreek Ohio
URBAN KRAG CLIMBING CENTER
this awesome, indoor rock climbing center is housed in an old church that has been gutted and remodeled with a 2-3 story climbing facility. The Center is located just a few blocks from Dayton Ohio's Oregon District.
FIVE SEASONS SPORTS CLUB
a great club with indoor/outdoor tennis, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, indoor running track and 2 story fitness center...located in Bellbrook, Ohio.
Major League Baseball is about a 45-minute drive from Springboro Ohio.
Paul Brown Stadium in Downtown Cincinnati hosts the NFL's Bengals.
OHIO STATE BUCKEYES
College football gets no better than the OSU football. GO BUCKS!! The horseshoe is about a 90 minuted drive from Beavercreek Ohio.
The University of Dayton has a great athletic department which finds community support from local fans, especially for basketball and football.
WRIGHT STATE RAIDERS
Basketball and baseball are big programs at Wright State University in Dayton Ohio.
Our local Gold's Gym is located at The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek Ohio and just a block or two from Kettering Ohio.
Another local fitness center in the Dayton Ohio Area.
If bicycling is your thing the Miami Valley is your place. Local bike paths connect Dayton Ohio to Beavercreek Ohio to Xenia Ohio to Yellowsprings Ohio to Waynesville Ohio. It's easy to spend the day riding in Dayton!
MIAMI VALLEY OUTDOOR CLUB
Whether you prefer a quiet walk in the woods, or want to try something more adventurous like caving or rock climbing, the Miami Valley Outdoor Club has something for everyone.
GREATER DAYTON ROWING ASSOCIATION
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CLUB
MIAMI VALLEY WATER GARDEN SOCIETY
DAYTON MOTORCYCLE CLUB
DAYTON TRIATHLON CLUB
DAYTON CHESS CLUB
DAYTON CANOE CLUB
DAYTON CYCLING CLUB
Dayton Ohio Golf Courses
Playing golf in Dayton Ohio is easy with dozens of great courses, both private and public, in the Miami Valley. Here is a list of some of Dayton's best golf courses...
Pipestone Golf Club
A beautiful golf course in Miamisburg Ohio designed by Arthur Hill.
Mound Golf Club
A nine-hole course located in Miamisburg Ohio.
Beavercreek Golf Course
A nice public club with a private feel in Beavercreek Ohio.
Heatherwoode Golf Club
18-hole championship layout nestled in the small, close community of Springboro, Ohio. The club has hosted the Nike Tour's Miami Valley Open and has been selected as one of the top manicured public courses in southern Ohio.
The Golf Club At Yankee Trace
One of the finest golf facility in the area, possessing a 27-hole, championship golf course with a beautiful 32,000 square foot clubhouse in Centerville Ohio.
Cassell Hills Golf Course
Golf course in Vandalia Ohio.
Dayton Community Golf Center
Several golf courses in the city of Dayton Ohio.
Miami Shores Golf Course
This course is located in Troy Ohio.
Rollandia Golf Center
18 hole, par 3 Executive Golf Course in Kettering Ohio
Sebastian Hills Golf Club
This Xenia golf course has been selected as one of the "100 Must Play Courses" in Ohio for 2005, 2006, 2007 by GolfStyles Magazine
Windy Knoll Golf Club
As a world-renowned horse farm, this Springfield Ohio course was originally brought to life in the 1970's by Howard B. Noonan. His vision was to bring the grandeur, beauty and prestige of Kentucky's successful horse breeding farms to Ohio.
WCG Golf Course
A championship 18 hole course in Xenia Ohio.
Country Club Of The North
A beautiful championship course in Beavercreek Ohio.
Greene Country Club
A nice course in Fairborn Ohio.
NCR Country Club
NCR Country Club has two distinctively different 18 hole golf courses. The courses and their facilities are situated on 350+ acres in Kettering Ohio.
Jamaica Run Golf Club
A nice course located in Germantown Ohio.
Sugar Isle Golf Country
A beautiful 18 hole course in New Carlisle Ohio.
Cliffside Golf Course
A nice course in Tipp City Ohio.
BOWLING CENTERS in the Miami Valley
Whether you are looking for a fun activity for the family or something a little more competitive like a bowling league, there are several bowling centers in the area to choose from. Here is a list....
Aero Lanes is located in Fairborn, Ohio at 566 E. Dayton Ave. 937-878-9521
Bowlero Lanes is located in Dayton, Ohio at 3495 W. Siebenthaler Ave. 937-274-1129.
Pla-Mor Lanes is located in Riverside Ohio at 4901 Linden Avenue. 937-253-3111
Poelking Lanes is located in Dayton Ohio at 1403 Wilmington Pike. 937-299-5573
Poelking Marian Lanes is located in Huber Heights Ohio on 6170 Brandt Pike. 937-233-2222
Beaver-Vu Bowl is located in Beavercreek Ohio at 1238 N. Fairfield Rd. 937-426-6771
Capri Lanes in Dayton Ohio is located at 2727 S. Dixie Dr. 937-298-7411
Poelking Lanes South located in Centerville Ohio at 8871 Kingsridge Rd. 937-435-3855
Poelking Woodman Lanes in Kettering Ohio is located at 3200 Woodman Dr. 937-293-3179