Are you looking to feel and look your best? Recreation and Youth Services provides you and your family with conveniently located, affordable leisure and athletic activities, indoors and out. You’ll find fitness activities from structured programs to DIY workouts, plus competitive sports and league play. Our aquatic programs are family favorites, and our three public golf courses and tennis center are a short drive from nearly anywhere in the region. Stop by a recreation center and check out the pools and gyms…be sure to ask our staff about upcoming events and fitness opportunities. 

Recreation Highlights

  1. Fairview Commons Splash Park

    Class Registration

    Check out the latest program guide to see what activities and classes RYS is offering this season! We offer a wide variety of athletics, aquatics, fitness, recreation and wellness opportunities for every age. Learn more...
  1. rec News
  1. Help Dayton Win a $20,000 Grant for Park Improvements

    Vote for Dayton and help get a $20,000 grant for spray parks improvements! Read More
  2. Division of Golf Seeks Seasonal Maintenance Workers

    Apply now to work at one of the City's three golf courses. Read More
  3. New Program Mixes STEM Learning with Sports

    Improve your game AND your brain! Read More
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