Goppert Building
(785) 242-1939
Mon - Fri 6:30 AM - 8 PM
Sat 8 AM - 3 PM
Sun 1 PM - 4 PM


Ottawa Recreation Commission (ORC) provides recreational, cultural, educational and leisure activities, as well as programs and events.

With programs designed for preschoolers, youth, teens, adults and seniors, people of all ages and abilities can have fun with their peers while enhancing their own lives. From martial arts, weight rooms, and fitness classes to games, crafts, and day camps, there are plenty of healthy activities that will spark creativity and keep the mind active.

For more information, please contact the ORC office at 785-242-1939 or e-mail our program manager at



PATH / Fit 4 Life

Registration: No pre-registration required
Class Dates: Every Monday thru Thursday
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Fee: $1 per person per day Mondays & Tuesdays
  Wednesdays & Thursdays are FREE!*
Ages: 50 & Up
Location: Goppert Building Gym

 *A grant covers participants' program fees every Wednesday & Thursday!



Dates & Times: Mondays & Wednesdays  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  Fridays  9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fee: $2 drop in fee (per person per day)
Ages: All ages welcome
Location: DWCC

 *Equipment will be furnished; or you can bring your own paddle!



In addition to the programs listed above, the ORC offers other senior activities throughout the year.  Check back for details regarding the below programs.

  • Senior Trips
  • General Knowledge Computer Class