About the Center

Contact our Department

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

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Opened in the fall of 2015, the Joyce Young Center includes 9,000 square feet of renovated space dedicated to those 55 and older. Members can make social connections and participate in programs that enrich their body, mind and spirit. We invite you to come enjoy our many activities or simply gather around the fireplace for a chat and a hot cup of coffee. Either way, you are bound to leave feeling like part of the family and looking forward to your next visit. Bookcases surround the fireplace and hold new releases from the Washington-Centerville Public Library, adding to the ambiance and enticing members to check out their favorite titles.

If you're looking to get a workout in, patrons have access to the fitness center located at RecPlex East, which is fully equipped with the latest equipment and is a hub of activity every day. If you enjoy group activities, the rest of the Joyce Young Center is designed with you in mind. Multiple activities can be accommodated, from medium-sized art classes to small card groups and large luncheons.A full wrap-around deck offers outdoor meals and activities when the weather is warm. RecPlex West also offers 20,000 square feet of shared space for use by Joyce Young Center members including half and full size gyms, a professional movie theater, dance studio, game room and expansive lobby areas.

Our Mission

The mission of the Joyce Young Center is to enrich the lives of those 55 and older. At the center you'll find creative and enjoyable programs in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere that allow you to:

  • Meet new friends
  • Promote your health and vitality
  • Learn new skills
  • Actively participate in your community
  • Share your talents and interests 

Our Location & Hours

The Joyce Young Center is located in RecPlex West on the Washington Township RecPlex campus, facilitating member's access to all that is offered at the RecPlex.

RecPlex West Joyce Young Center

965 Miamisburg Centerville Rd. Washington Township, OH 45459
Phone: 937-433-0130 Email: Contact us


Monday - Friday 9a - 5p
Additional hours are scheduled for special events.

Our Activities

Visit the drop down headings under the Joyce Young Center to get a general idea of all that the center has to offer its members. A calendar of activities is available  on the Joyce Young Center main page. Those who are not yet members are invited to come for a tour and introduction to the more than 100 annual programs offered by the center.