Activities at Bethany Lutheran Village in Dayton

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Life Enriching Activities

Our Life Enrichment team carefully plans a full calendar packed with richly engaging activities and events to keep you as busy and active as you choose. Board the bus for off-campus events or shopping trips, join friends for a game night, catch a live concert, or relax with an evening movie in the theater.

Whether you’re looking to socialize, stay active, learn something new, or relax there is something for everyone!

What We Offer

Our amenities provide opportunities for our residents to socialize and build relationships. Learn more about the features of our fitness center, Wholeness of Life Center, dining, beauty salon, Village Center, movie theater, and other activities.

Our fitness center includes top-of-the-line exercise equipment and instruction. Our classes accommodate a wide range of fitness levels and lifestyles, including:

  • PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise): This chair-based exercise class incorporates simple standing movements and focuses on total body exercise, including range of motion, bodyweight strength training, general conditioning, balance, and proprioceptive movement. Intensity level = Low
  • Circuit of Life: This fast-paced and fun class incorporates strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, balance, and flexibility. The circuit consists of 10 exercises lasting around 30 seconds for 2 rounds with rest time in between. The great part is you can control how hard you want to work. Intensity Level = Moderate to High
  • Everyday Strength: In this class, we use resistance bands and bodyweight to focus on strength and power in both the upper and lower body. We also include cardiovascular endurance, balance, and flexibility. This class is an excellent fit between PACE and Circuit of Life. Intensity Level = Moderate to High
  • TRX Total Body Training: We use TRX Suspension Trainers in this class to improve strength, power, endurance, balance, and core stability. TRX Suspension Trainers use bodyweight for training and allow participants to increase or decrease the difficulty by simply changing their body angle. This is a 5-week rotating class limited to 5 participants each cycle. Intensity Level = Moderate to High
  • Rock Steady Boxing: This exercise program is specialized for those diagnosed with Parkinson’s. We combine boxing, strength, cardiovascular, functional, and flexibility training. There are 2 levels of classes depending on the stage of Parkinson’s and physical capabilities of the participant. Intensity Level = Low to High
  • Wii Bowling: Using the Wii gaming system allows residents to work on coordination and general body movement. There is a Wii bowling group that meets regularly to play. Intensity Level = Low
  • Rise and Shine: This class is chair-based and aims to empower residents who are new to exercise. It’s also great for residents who may have medical challenges but still want to remain active. The exercises focus on increasing total body strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, and stability. Intensity Level = Low
  • Fit Beat: Fit Beat is a seated or standing drumming class led by our resident Music Therapist. We focus on rhythm, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance. This class is perfect for residents who love music and are looking for an alternative to traditional exercise classes. Intensity Level = Low
  • Chair Yoga: This class is held in Vista Place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and is open to all independent living residents. The chair-based yoga movements work on flexibility, muscle control, endurance, and breathing techniques.

The Wholeness of Life Center is the centerpiece of our Crescent Crossing Assisted Living Community and is inclusive to all residents and denominations.

We feature beautiful Stephen Canneto art glass in this worship space, along with a new organ and rosewood piano to fill the center with music. We also use the latest technology to enhance the audio and visual experience.

The Wholeness of Life Center is also used for meetings and events when not being used for worship. These events include music recitals, lectures, and entertainment programs.

Food brings people together. Our menus offer diverse options and accommodations for dietary restrictions.

The dining spaces at Bethany Lutheran Village allow residents to socialize and form personal relationships from across the table. This includes:

  • The Fountain Place Restaurant provides a white tablecloth dining experience in a sophisticated setting with delicious cuisine from Executive Chef Eric Williams.
  • Vista Place Dining Room serves Vista Place and Pavilion residents in our largest dining room that has been fostering friendships for many years.
  • Crescent Crossing Dining Room features restaurant-style dining for lunch and dinner, steps away from the movie theater and Wholeness of Life Center.
  • The Bistro is a cozy space to enjoy a cup of coffee or read a book that serves the entire community with delicious treats, including pastries, sandwiches, soups, salads, and meals to go.
  • Bethany Rehab Center Dining Room encourages connection and conversation for residents in recovery.
  • Linden House Family Dining Room gives the option to residents who want to engage in a community setting during their meals.
  • Courtyard Park Family Dining Room encourages memory support residents to form social relationships to improve quality of life and ease the stress of memory-related illnesses.

Residents always have the option to dine in their rooms if they are looking for privacy and relaxation.

Look and feel your best with our on-site salon and barber service. Relax as our salon staff pampers you. Receive a shampoo, cut or color, plus beard trimming for men. Find your style!

The Bethany Village Center is the heart of our community. This welcoming space can be used to soak up the sun in the atrium or enjoy a snack at The Bistro. Residents can enjoy each other’s company in this cozy living room setting.

The Grand Room in the Village Center is a place to host dinners, special events, and ceremonies. Just outside, there is a plaza perfect for outdoor gatherings and festivals.

Residents can enjoy a wide variety of movies, from new releases to the classics. Our state-of-the-art equipment offers features an 85-inch, high-definition television with Dolby surround sound.

The movie theater accommodates 13 people with space for wheelchairs. It’s the perfect place to be entertained and enjoy the entire movie-going experience—including the delicious popcorn!

Bethany Lutheran Village offers activities that provide opportunities to meet people, stay active, and learn new things. We believe staying active and engaged improves quality of life, memory, and mood.

Make new friends by joining one of our clubs or attending lectures by college professors and experts on a wide variety of topics.

LifeShare Mobile App

Residents and their family members are able to access our packed monthly activity calendars from remote locations. By using the LifeShare Mobile App, you can view Life Enrichment calendars specific to each location on campus.

  • View the app store on your mobile device
  • Click the app store icon
  • This will open up and you can search lifeshare mobile app
  • Download the app
  • Log in with the appropriate pin number provided below
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Live Life to the Fullest

Enjoy all that life has to offer. Each area of our campus offers activities and programming that caters to the interests of our residents. Bethany Village offers a wealth of opportunities to interact, learn, and focus on what you love.

We are happy to answer any questions you have or show you around our campus.

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  • 6443 Far Hills Avenue
  • Dayton, OH 45459

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Our Hours

Our campus is open every day of the year, all day long.

Sales Office Hours

  • Monday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
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