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Virtually DiRECt

Virtually DiRECt brings the best of the Dublin Community Recreation Center direct to you! We want to help you stay fit and stay connected to the classes you love, and the instructors who will continue to motivate you now – and in the future.
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We will provide you with good, quality content that you can use at your convenience combined with the opportunity to join live classes with your workout buds. We also have digital programming to help you and your family have fun and stay active.

Purchase a Virtual Fitness Pass to gain access to an unlimited number of virtual classes all month long.
Purchase a Virtual Fitness Pass to gain access to an unlimited number of virtual classes all month long.

Virtual Fitness Pass

Virtual Cooking Kitchen with Local Matters

Join us each month for an online cooking program hosted by Local Matters to develop your culinary skills from the comfort of your own home. Each month offers a new cooking topic, and includes a pre-recorded demonstration, nutritional learning, and hands-on component to guide you through the process of making the featured dish. Registered participants receive the grocery list of items needed for the dish, and an online link to view the demonstration prior to the program start date listed. The link will be available to the participant for six days (so it’s easy to participate when you have time!). Demonstrations may include alternate suggestions for those with food allergies.

Register now: Smarter Sweets | Friday, Dec. 11 (register by Dec. 1) | 6 – 8 p.m.

Personal Safety for Women

Learn how to protect yourself in this virtual 50 minute pre-recorded presentation offered by the Dublin Police Department that aims to introduce women 14* years of age and older to an array of subjects that concern personal safety. Once registered, participants are sent program details and the virtual connection instructions to participate. *Participants under the age of 18 are strongly encouraged to view this presentation with a parent/guardian.

Register now: Personal Safety for Women | Nov. 13-20 (virtual link available for one week)

12 Virtual Days of Dublin Parks

We have hidden 12 City of Dublin candy canes in 12 Dublin Parks, can you find them all?

Rules to Participate
  1. Register for the 12 Virtual Days of Dublin Parks between Dec. 1–13. No fee to participate. Registration required for participation and tracking purposes. Participants receive email communications to guide them on their hunt!
  2. Visit our parks from Dec. 1 through 13, 2020.
  3. Find the City of Dublin candy cane in the park.
  4. Take a selfie with the candy cane.
  5. Submit your photo to jvosters@dublin.oh.us.
Include with your photo: Full Name, Contact Phone Number, Date/Time/Park Location

Deadline to submit: Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. Prizes awarded to the top three winners. Winners will be notified by Dec. 18.

Cookies in the Cloud: Virtual Cookie Exchange

It may not look or feel like the holiday season, but bakers can start planning now for this upcoming sweet program. Join us for a virtual cookie exchange for fun and safe social distancing!

Rules to Participate
  1. Register for Cookies in the Cloud by Dec. 10. No fee to participate. Registration required to receive virtual zoom link. Participants receive email communications with all the details.
  2. Select your favorite holiday cookie recipe to make.
  3. Take a photo of your final culinary creation.
  4. Submit your recipe & photo to jvosters@dublin.oh.us.
Include with your submission: Full Name, Contact Phone Number, Recipe Name, Ingredients/Directions

Deadline to submit recipe and photo is Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Join us online (Zoom link sent to all participants) Thursday, December 17 rom 6-7 p.m.

Zoom Call & Craft

Let’s combat winter isolation together online! Register for one of our ‘Zoom Call & Craft’ programs today. Participants receive details on safely picking up your craft materials prior to the program date, then log on to the zoom meeting link (provided) on the specified day and time to create your craft with the group.

Register now: Faux Stained Glass Candle Holders | Wednesday, Dec. 9 | 11 a.m. – Noon Register now: Mandala Sand Art Pictures | Tuesday, Dec. 29 | 11 a.m. – Noon