Kettering proudly offers 20 parks within its city limits with over 284 acres of space are available for public use. Indian Riffle Park offers 95 acres for nature lovers to appreciate. If you prefer a smaller experience, Glaser Park on Doris Drive provides a cozy, scenic area just under one acre in size. Kettering also features the award-winning Lincoln Park Civic Commons, a beautiful location featuring a two-acre pond, patios, fountains, and flower-lined walkways all for the public to enjoy freely. This park houses many of the city’s annual events and festivities, as well as the Fraze Pavilion for the Performing Arts.
People adore Kettering’s Recreation Department for its indoor and outdoor entertainment facilities. No matter what you want to do on a free day, the city of Kettering has something to happily occupy your time. If you feel like springing on a weekend staycation, you can rent the majestic Polen Farm, a charming farmhouse property on Bigger Road that offers a luxurious retreat from everyday life. People also enjoy the property for wedding parties, business meetings and luncheons, and social reunions. The Rob Dyrdek/DC Shoe Foundation Skate Plaza has garnered worldwide attention, and the Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center offers affordable memberships and state-of-the-art fitness equipment.