Community Events at the Gymnasium

  1. City Gym Open - Masks Required

    At a Special Meeting on January 10, City Council voted to modify its facility reopening decision regarding requiring proof of vaccination. Masks are required to enter the Ice Arena , Gymnasium & Museums, but proof of vaccination is no longer required. Read on...
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The Bowie Gymnasium hosts two large events each year for the community, one at the end of summer and the other around the holidays in December.

Summer's End Children's Program  - September 2022

This event offers a variety of fun activities for children.  Admission is free. 

Activities include:

  • Amusement games
  • DJ
  • Food
  • Giveaways & door prizes


Saturday Fun with Santa - Saturday, December 10, 2022

Saturday Fun with Santa 2019

Santa Claus takes time out of his busy schedule to pay a visit to the Bowie Gymnasium each year on the second Saturday of December. The fun takes place between 10 a.m. and noon and kids can pose for a picture with the jolly old elf!

  • Moon bounces
  • Live holiday music
  • Face painting

Families with children age 12 and under are welcome. Admission is $3 or free with a donation of an unwrapped toy for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots Toy Drive.