Community Center

Community Center


315 South Center Street Gaylord, MI 49735
(989) 732-6521
Varies by program

October – May the Community Center is open 7 days a week. June – September hours vary.

Rentals - The Community Center may be reserved for Birthday Parties, Family Parties and Practices Friday or Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon. Please call for times that are available. Reservations must be made by an adult.

INCLEMENT WEATHER If Gaylord Schools are closed due to weather, all scheduled activities involving youth/students are canceled.

Fees: 1 hour $22.50, 2 hour s $45.00 new prices effective 12/9/13

18 years of age or older and no longer in high school $1.00 per person for any open gym time or open volleyball.


  • Lock-ins Friday or Saturday 9:00pm - 7:00am. Lock-ins must be reserved by an adult. Limit to one per week. Non-profit organizations or private groups. Limit to 25 students. Student may not leave unless with parent. No letters. No exceptions.
  • Full Basketball Court
  • 1 Pool Table
  • 1 Bumper Pool Table
  • 1 Ping Pong Table
  • 2 Pop a Shot Basketball Games
  • 2 Foosball Tables
  • 1 Xbox Kinect Game Console and Various Games
  • 1 Outdoor Basketball Court
  • 1 Pickle Ball Court
  • 2 Outdoor Tennis Courts
  • Large overhead stereo system
  • The Community Center also has a surveillance system

Pickle Ball

Pickle ball is available Tuesday’s and Friday’s from 1:00-4:00pm.

Bear Basketball

Bear Basketball is a recreational league open to boys and girls in grades 3-6. The cost is $25 per person.

We hold instructional classes on Saturdays between October 5th and November 9th, 2019/2020.

  • 3rd Grade: 1:00pm
  • 4th Grade: 2:00pm
  • 5th & 6th Grade: 3:00pm

These are instructional classes intended to teach students how to play basketball.

Recreational League Games, Grades 3-6: January 11th - February 22nd 2020

Games are played on Saturdays and Sundays. Saturday games begin at 9:00am. Sunday games begin at 1:00pm.

Open Gym


The Community Center offers open gym for adult and school students several times a week.

Open gym is offered for school students from 3:00 - 5:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for students in grades 4th - 12th. All students are required to have a waiver on file before participating in Open Gym. Waivers are available at the Community Center.

Pick-up Basketball games for adults 18 & over is offered Monday evenings from 6:00 - 9:00pm. Adult use (18 and over) costs $1.00 any time there is open gym.

Community Playgroup


The community playgroup is for children up to 5 years old and their caring adult. It is coordinated by Laura Cherry.

Held Tuesdays and Fridays during the school year 9:30 - 11:30am.

Note: If school is cancelled for any reason, playgroup will not meet.


  • Bounce a ball
  • Ride a bike
  • Try the slide
  • Race with a friend
  • Paint a picture
  • Build a block tower
  • Come and Have Fun
  • Free admission
  • Everyone is Welcome

Volleyball Leagues

2019 ladies league and men’s league will start in March

For more information please Contact Us today!

Boyne Area Gymnastics

Instructors from Boyne Area Gymnastics provide classes every Tuesday during the school year. For more information about fees and class times please contact the owner Kari Streelman at (231) 582-9787.

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