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Recreation & Youth Services Events


Reds Rookie Success League (Mondays & Tuesdays, June 6-28, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Action Sports Center, 1103 Gateway Drive

The Reds Rookie Success League (RRSL) is a coed, character-building, introductory baseball/softball camp for kids 7 to 12 years of age. The league meets twice a week for four weeks in June. Participants will receive character-based curriculum and fundamental instruction from volunteer coaches and Reds players and coaches. Learn more at Download the application and permission form on the right.


Dayton Jazz Festival (Sunday, June 12, 1-9 p.m.)

Dave Hall Plaza - Fourth and Jefferson St.

Experience the best the local jazz scene has to offer! Relax to the smooth sounds of the region's best jazz vocalists and artists.


Lights in Flight Fireworks & Festival (Sunday, July 3, 1-10 p.m.)

RiverScape MetroPark - 101 E. Monument Ave.

Come celebrate Independence Day with our multi-cultural festival starting at 1 p.m. Food, fun and live entertainment for the whole family to enjoy!    Photo: Bruce Soifer


Dayton Blues Festival (Sunday, July 17, 1-9 p.m.)

Dave Hall Plaza - Fourth and Jefferson St.

By far the best blues bands and performances this side of the Mississippi! Rhythms flow freely as the blues tunes are belted out by fantastic artists. 


Dayton Rock Festival (Sunday, Aug. 21, 1-9 p.m.)

Dave Hall Plaza - Fourth and Jefferson St.

Rock out the park to the smashing sounds of pop and rock music. The blaze of the guitar, vibe of the bass and sound of the sax will inspire the rock star in you! 



Dayton Reggae Festival (Sunday, Sept. 4, 1-8 p.m.)

Dave Hall Plaza - Fourth and Jefferson St.

Groove with the beat and live in the reggae moment!   



Dayton World Soccer Games (Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Action Sports Center - 1103 Gateway Dr.

Join us in promoting a stronger community through recreational soccer. Get your youth or adult team together and come out for the fun as we compete and learn more about one another. Full event information here. 


Fall Harvest Festival (Monday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.)

Kettering Field Complex - 444 N. Bend Blvd.

Everyone is invited to this family-friendly, safe alternative to trick-or-treating! Wear your favorite costumer and enjoy the sweet treats, games and activities this Halloween.





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