In keeping with the mission and holistic approach of the Salvation Army, The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center provides opportunities that facilitate positive, life-changing experiences through: arts, athletics, personal development, spiritual discovery and community service.

The Salvation Army Kroc Center's facilities, programs and services bridge the gap between potential and opportunity for children and adults, strengthens individuals and families, and enriches the lives of seniors.

Education and Lifelong Learning at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, Ashland, Ohio


Get Movin' Walkers

Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-1PM

Walk outside on the path encircling the Center or in the Field House or Fun Zone. Inside walkers, please complete the emergency information form at the Welcome Center.

Knitting & Crocheting Circle

Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9-11AM

Our dear June Metcalf built a lasting family of knitters and crocheters who all work together to teach, learn and grow from one another. Bring your projects, no matter what charity or purpose. Beginners are especially welcome!


Cost: FREE

Registration is required.

Aspire offers help in the following areas: work readiness, post-secondary transitions, ESOL and GED preparation classes.

It's Bingo for Fun!

Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-1PM

A variety of items to choose from for each game one! Grab a friend and join us to play Bingo.

Kroc Peddlers

Thursdays, 9:30-11AM

Bring your spinning and weaving projects to the Kroc Center and have some fun!

Kroc Kard Klub

Thursdays, 10AM-NOON

Come join our stamping enthusiasts and learn a wide variety of ways to make your own greeting cards. Participants will take turns demonstrating materials and techniques used to make unique and attractive greeting cards for a variety of occasions. New card makers are welcome.

DIY Fishing Lures

Thursday, March 15, 4-5PM

Cost: $3

Come join George Greenbank as he teaches us how to make our own fishing lures. All ages are welcome and all supplies are furnished. We will be making the lures only, if you wish to add a hook you may do so at home.

Writers Group

Mondays, 7:15PM

Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9

Instructor: Dr. JoAnn Shade, Gracednotes Ministries

This open group meets monthly to encourage those who enjoy writing in a variety of genres. Each session includes a short writing exercise and an opportunity to receive feedback on the written work if desired.

English as a Second Language

Saturdays: 10-11AM

Could you or someone you know need a little extra help understanding or speaking English? Then this is the class you are looking for.

Puppy Classes with Dianne Hammontree

Puppy Preschool

Tuesdays, 7PM

Cost: $60 per session

Session 1: Jan. 9, 16, 23
Session 2: Feb. 6, 13, 20
Session 3: March 6, 13, 20

For dogs 2 months – 2 years old. We will address house training, play-biting, chewing, first aid and grooming.

Puppy Kindergarten

Tuesdays, 6PM

Cost: $60 per session

Session 1: Jan. 9, 16, 23
Session 2: Feb. 6, 13, 20
Session 3: March 6, 13, 20

For dogs all ages advanced obedience training (limit 5 dogs/session).

TDI Testing

Sundays: 1-4PM

Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18


Interested in learning more?

Stop in the Welcome Center or call 419.281.8001 to register today!