Rotary Nature Center

Rotary Nature Center

618 South Wintergarden

Trail & Facility Accessibility for Mobility Devices
Rental Contract
Wintergarden/ St. John’s Nature Preserve


Phase Two of the Building on Nature Project will begin on Wednesday, October 11. This phase is the remodel of the interior public spaces of the Rotary Nature Center, located in the Wintergarden/St. John’s Nature Preserve. During the renovation the building will not be accessible to the public. It is anticipated that the project will be complete and open again to the public by the end of the year. For questions or more information, contact the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department at 419-354-6223.

Security Deposits

Security deposits are paid before your rental in addition to the rental fee.
The fee is refundable after your rental if the facility is not damaged.
See below for fees:
$236 w/alcohol
A copy of a waiver of liability from homeowner’s insurance is needed with alcohol. Sample Waiver of Liability Example

*Reservations must be made at least 30 days in advance, otherwise additional $35 fee will be incurred.*

A price break will be given to the residents of Bowling Green.
See prices for more information.

Available Rental Hours:

June 1 – August 9:
Monday – Thursday: No Rentals Available
Friday: 4pm – Midnight only
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – Midnight

Rest of Year:
Monday – Thursday: 5 pm – Midnight
Friday – Sunday: 11 am – Midnight



  • Community Room Couches
  • Located in an 100-acre forest and wildflower meadow
  • 8 round tables (60″), 18 rectangular tables (18×72″) and 50 chairs
  • Sink
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Projection Screen