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. 

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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.