Adult Programs

 

FITNESS BOOTCAMP

 

Ages: 18 & Older

Saturdays, February 7 - 28

9:00 am – 9:30 am

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: Friday Prior to Program

Registration Fee: $6 per class, or $20 per session

 

Join an Anytime Fitness instructor for a 30-minute Bootcamp workout! Bootcamp is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. Participants keep moving and burning fat from the first minute to the very end! There will also be a free 30-minute health seminar immediately following class on the first Saturday of every month. Participants must register by the Friday before the class they wish to attend. No drop-in registrations will be accepted due to limited class space. Register for individual classes for $6 or a 4-class session for $20. *Class on January 24 will be held at Anytime Fitness.

 

TRAIL HOUND HIKERS

Ages: 18 & Older

Friday, April 10 & May 8 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Rebert Pike Nature Park

FREE

 

Bring your canine friend on a spring walk and provide them with an opportunity to socialize while getting fit. Meet at the Kiosk just off the parking area. All dogs must be on a leash. Aggressive dogs are not permitted.

 

 

TRAIIL WALKERS

Ages: 18 & Older

Tuesdays

10:00 am - 11:00 am

FREE

 

The Trail Walkers is a walking program which highlights the multi-purpose trail system while promoting fitness, fellowship and fun. These guided, self-paced walks begin at 10:00 a m on Tuesdays. Health screenings are offered the first Tuesday each month and are provided by the Clark County Combined Health District. Trail Walker is sponsored by Richards, Raff and Dunbar Memorial Home and Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home.

 

Trail Walkers Schedule
Date        Trail                            Meeting Point
Feb. 10     Simon Kenton          NTPRD Admin. Building
Feb. 17     Simon Kenton          Snyder Park Clubhouse

Feb. 24     Simon Kenton          Splash Zone                                                                                                                                  

March 3     Simon Kenton           NTPRD Administration Building
March 10   Buck Creek               Old Reid Park Pumphouse Road Bridge
March 17   Tecumseh                 Smith Park New Carlisle
March 24   Simon Kenton           Eagle City Soccer Complex
March 31   Nextedge                  E. National Road
April 7        Simon Kenton           NTPRD Administration Building
April 14      Buck Creek               Sherman Ave. Park
April 21      Simon Kenton           Eagle City Soccer Complex
April 28      Buck Creek              Springfield Art Museum
May 5        Simon Kenton           NTPRD Administration Building
May 12      Simon Kenton           Eagle City Soccer Complex
May 19      Simon Kenton           Splash Zone Waterpark
May 26      Buck Creek               Pumphouse Road Bridge

 

 

TRAIIL HIKERS

All Ages

Wednesdays

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Rebert Pike Nature Park (1st & 3rd)

New Reid Park (2nd & 4th)

FREE

 

Join us for a walk along one of the many hiking trails. The first and third Wednesdays of each month hikes will take place at the Rebert Pike Nature Park and the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month will take place at New Reid Park. These guided, self paced hikes will allow you to explore and enjoy our local natural environment. These trails are all natural so be sure to wear your hiking boots.

 

TRAIL RIDERS

Ages: 18 & Older

Mondays

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

FREE

Join Trail Riders to explore local trailways and get some good eats! These guided, self-paced rides will be approximately 10 – 15 miles per round trip. The group will stop for lunch on their way back to the starting point. Bike clinics will be held on the first Monday of each month at 10:30 a.m., a half hour before the ride starts. Participants are responsible for buying their own lunch at the food stops, and they will need to provide their own bike locks if securing their bikes while eating. Helmets are required. Please check the weather line at 324-7645 for program status if there is inclement weather the day of the ride.

 

DATE         TRAIL                MEETING POINT
April 6*      Simon Kenton    Eagle City Soccer Complex
April 13      Buck Creek        Old Reid Park, Pumphouse Rd. Bridge
April 20      Simon Kenton    County Line Rd. Staging Area
April 27      Buck Creek        Old Reid Park, Pumphouse Rd. Bridge
May 4*       Little Miami         Beatty Station Staging Area
May 11       Simon Kenton    County Line Rd. Staging Area
May 18       Snyder Park       Heritage Center Staging Are
*Pre-ride bike clinic at 10:30 a.m.

 

PILATES FITNESS CLASS

Ages 18 & Older

Wednesdays, February 11 – March 18

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Fee: $30 session/$6 per visit

Pilates is stretching and strengthening. It tones muscle, improves posture, provides flexibility and balance. Bring mat and water bottle.

 

 

KNITTING CLASS

Ages: 16 & Older

Thursday, February 19

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: February 13

Registration Fee: $15

 

This introductory knitting class is designed for beginners. Learn the basic knit stitch and how to cast on and cast off. Supplies are provided.

 

 

BIKE MAINTENANCE & REPAIR CLINIC

All Ages

Monday, February 23 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Tuesday, March 24 (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: February 18

Registration Fee: $10

 

Join Mike Groeber, owner of Bicycle Revival, for this two-hour bike clinic. Participants will learn regular maintenance for their bikes as well as how to make repairs. Bring your own bike, or use one of the bikes provided.

 

 

PRAIRIES OF OHIO

Saturday, February 28

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

NTPRD Administration Building

FREE

Learn the history of and why we have prairies in Ohio by prairie expert Guy Denny, former Chief of the Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves. Discuss methods and techniques for creating and managing your own patch of prairie.

 

 

ZUMBA GOLD FITNESS CLASS

Ages: 18 & Older

Fridays, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Fee: $6 per class

 

Zumba Gold is a drop-in dance fitness class that feels friendly and most of all fun. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves for a lower impact workout that is appropriate for any age as well as beginners. Space in class is limited.

 

CRAFTY CARDS

Ages: 16 & Older

Monday, March 2

Monday, April 6

Monday, May 4

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: Friday Prior to Program

Registration Fee: $12

 

Crafty Cards is a fun filled night out with friends or if you just need some ‘me’ time. Supplies and instructions are provided for 4 – 5 projects. Participants work at their own pace and skill level.

 

TALKIN’ BASEBALL

Ages: 16 & Older

Wednesday, March 4

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

NTPRD Administration Building

FREE

 

Enjoy a discussion of “Spring Training “ along with a baseball trivia contest and snacks. Attendees are encouraged to bring a baseball book or video for a free exchange. This program is presented by the Springfield / Clark County Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

BACKYARD CONSERVATION WORKSHOP

Ages: 18 & Up

Thursday, March 26 & Saturday, March 28

10:00 am - 11:30 am

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: March 20

FREE

Learn Backyard Conservation measures during this educational workshop. OSU Extension will discuss Chemical Free Landscaping. The workshops will also give-away Down Spout Disconnect Kits and have information on the rain barrel sale and city initiatives to plant a tree. The workshop is presented in partnership the City of Springfield.

 

SPRING WILDFLOWERS

Ages: 12 & Older

Friday, April 17

10:00 am - 11:00 am

New Reid Park

Registration Deadline: April 23

FREE

 

Discover native wildflowers and discover the folklore about them on this spring hike. The walk will begin at the Lower East Shelter House. Pre-registration for the walk is required.

 

BIRD HIKE

Ages: 12 & Older

Friday, April 24

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Old Reid Park

FREE

Search for spring migrating warblers and local birds on this morning hike. All skill levels are welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them. Participants should meet at the Pumphouse Rd. Bridge at Old Reid Park. Pre-registration is recommended.

 

HANGING BASKET WORKSHOP

Ages: 18 & Older

Saturday, April 25

9:00 am – Succulent Container Garden

10:30 am – Hanging Basket

NTPRD Green House

Registration Deadline: April 17

Registration Fee: $25

 

The 9:00 am workshop will receive instruction and supplies to plant a succulent container garden in a natural ceramic bowl. Succulents make excellent container plants because they are easy to grow and low maintenance. The 10:30 am workshop participants will receive instruction and supplies to create a hanging basket.

 

HANDMADE HISTORY – PIECED QUILT BLOCK

Ages: 16 & Older

Thursday, March 12

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: March 6

Registration Fee: $25

 

Create a hand sewn pieced quilting block that can be incorporated into a pillow or quilt. All supplies are provided.

 

PAINTING IN THE PARK

Ages: 21 and Older

Saturday, May 2

11:00am – 1:30pm

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 29

Snyder Park Clubhouse

Registration Fee: $40

 

Enjoy the beauty of Snyder Park Clubhouse area while creating your own work of art. Join your friends or make new ones at the Snyder Park Clubhouse for a painting class with Sip & Dipity Paint Bar. Painting will take place outside on the porch weather permitting. Everything you need to create a beautiful piece of artwork will be provided. You will also enjoy a complimentary champagne lunch.