Fitness & Sports

Contact our Department

  • Rec West Enrichment Center 965 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. 
  • Dayton, Ohio 45459 
  • Phone: (937) 433-0130 

woman working out in gym

Fitness Center

Pass holders have access to the entire fitness center located in the RecPlex East building. Patrons are encouraged to complete an orientation on how to safely and effectively use the equipment and to work out whenever the fitness center is open.

Orientations dates are listed on the calendar and appointments are required.

Fitness Programs

Strength & Balance - Strength & Balance classes are held Wednesdays from 1-1:30 pm.

Hip & Knee Exercise - Hip & Knee exercises are held Mondays and Fridays from 1-1:30 pm and focuses on those areas most in need of attention as we age.

Stretch & Strength Training - Training on Tuesdays from 11 am-noon is a bargain at only $2.50 per class, or 15 classes for $34 for Enrichment Center pass holders.

Silver Sneakers Classic, 10:45 am -
Move to the music using a variety of exercises that increase muscle strength and range of motion. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a resistance ball are used. A chair is available for seated or standing support.

Sports

Short Tennis

Pass holders can play a mini version of tennis three days per week using a shorter court, lower net, softer ball and smaller racket. The rules of the game are pretty much the same as regular tennis and it's just as much fun. Head to the RecPlex West gym on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 am until 12:30 pm to see if short tennis is the game for you.

Table Tennis

If you want a great workout fueled by a little competition, try a rousing game of doubles table tennis. On Mondays and Fridays from 12:30-3:30 pm, the big gym at RecPlex West is packed with Intermediate-Advanced players honing their skills. On Wednesdays from 12:30-3:30 pm, a seasoned player teaches beginners winning techniques and rules of the game. Free for Enrichment Center members.. Registration not required. 

Pickleball

This fun and active paddle sport combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. The RecPlex gym is always busy with Pickleball devotees every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:15-4:15 pm. St. Leonard's has generously sponsored this activity to make it free for Enrichment Center members..