Hours of Operation and Policies

1245 W Newton Road  Bowling Green, OH 43402      (419)354-6223  Phone  (419)353-6535  Fax

The Bowling Green Training and Community Center is a 79,000 square-foot recreation facility built through collaboration by the Ohio Army National Guard, Wood County Board of DD (Wood Lane) and the City of Bowling Green. The community center offers great recreational, educational and social opportunities for all ages.

Bowling Green Community Center facility layout

See why the Bowling Green Community Center is your best choice for Fitness & Fun!

Hours of Operation

Fall/Winter/Spring Hours  (After Labor Day thru Memorial Day)
Monday – Thursday: 5:30 am – 9 pm
Friday: 5:30 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
FREE Coffee: Monday-Friday (While Supplies Last)

Off Peak Hours (For individuals purchasing Off-Peak passes)
Monday-Saturday: 8 am – 3 pm
Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

Summer Hours (After Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
Monday – Thursday: 5:30 am – 8 pm
Friday: 5:30 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm


Holiday Hours
The facility has reduced hours of operation (9 am – 5 pm) on the following days:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President’s Day
Veteran’s Day
New Year’s Eve
9 am – 2 pm on the following days:
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve

Closed on the following days:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Easter Sunday

Annual Maintenance- The Community Center will be CLOSED for one week each August for cleaning and maintenance.  Exact dates will be announced as the date gets nearer.


  • Pass holders must swipe in & out for access to the Center
  • Patrons inquiring about a pass must stop at the front desk for information and a tour
  • No chewing gum
  • Food and drinks (other than water) in lobby only
  • Children 12 years of age or younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to use the Community Center
  • Children 13, 14, & 15 must complete our 3 session Teen Strength and Fitness class before they may use the fitness equipment
  • Children 16 & 17 must complete a one session orientation before they may use the fitness equipment
  • No running except in the gym or on the track
  • We ask that shoes worn outside not be worn in the gymnasium, fitness area & multipurpose room