Community Events at the Gymnasium

  1. Bowie Gymnasium Closed Oct 16 - 31 for HVAC Work

    The City Gym on Northview Drive will be closed for the rest of the month so that a new HVAC system can be installed.
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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  - Saturday September 11, 2021, 10 a.m. to noon

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

Activities include:

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

In recognition of the 20th anniversary of September 11th, the city of Bowie is encouraging service to others on September 11.

Notes to those who serve - There will be a station set up for attendees to write notes or create pictures to send to our veterans, first responders, and seniors. 

Toiletries & Food Collection - Gym staff will also be collecting new toiletry items and non-perishable food items for the Bowie Pantry. 


Saturday Fun with Santa (usually in early December)

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.