Creativity & Growth

Contact our Department

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


Check here for programs that nurture your creativity & inspire your mind. Descriptions cover activities held on a regular basis throughout the year

Art & Creative Expression Classes

Watercolor Painting - Join like-minded artists on Wednesdays from 1-4p in the Joyce Young Center Art Studio. Make sure to bring your watercolor supplies!

Craft & Chat - Painting on Wednesday from 10-11a in the art room. 

Art Collective - Every Monday morning from 9a-noon, artists of every style come together to work on their individual projects or collaborate to create amazing works of art. 

Adventures in Drawing with Barb Stork - Discover the artist within! In this 6-week workshop, participants will experience a variety of drawing techniques and will have an opportunity to work with pen, ink, charcoal, and collage. Poetry and music are incorporated into the sessions. Beginners welcome.

Books, Videos & Book Club

Our bookshelves are a Library Minibranch, with a wide selection of new and classic books and videos, thanks to the Washington-Centerville Public Library. Librarian Felicia Brock leads our monthly Book Club discussion on the first Wednesday at 12:30 to 1:30p.

Civic Discussions

Participants gather to discuss world affairs every Tuesday at 10 am.