Community Centers


Thompson Community Center

Closed May 8. –  June 2

Contact Information

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1189 Dennison Ave. Columbus, OH 43201

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Center Manager:

Doreen Gosha

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Sunday - Closed

Monday - 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Tuesday - 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Wednesday - 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Thursday - 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Friday - 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Saturday - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Winter Session

Registration Dates: Opens Jan. 9

Session Dates: Jan. 16 - March 9

Fall 2 Session

Registration Dates: Opens Oct. 24

Session Dates: Oct. 30 - Dec. 16


In order to take advantage of the great programs and facilities we offer, you must obtain a Columbus Recreation and Parks Leisure Card.

To view or to register for activities and classes, click the button below to view our exciting catalog of current offerings.



Art Room
Boxing Center

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Center Calendar

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Mobile Produce Markets

We offer Free Mobile Produce Markets throughout the year.



  • Art Room
  • Boxing Center
  • Ceramics
  • Community Garden
  • Gymnasium
  • Kitchen
  • Parking Lot

Thompson Events Calendar

Birding on the Green at Champions Golf Course

Champions Golf Course 3900 Westerville Rd., Columbus, OH, United States

Are you interested in learning more about birding? Come out to Champions Golf Course on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9-11 a.m. to join our Birding on the Green program! This […]


Barack Community Center 580 Woodrow Ave, Columbus, OH, United States

Legends, the department's celebration of Columbus boxing legends, is back for 2024. This year's honorees are Wayne Pruitt, Donald Dowdy and Tommy Walker. The event will feature a meet-and-greet followed […]

Columbus Classic

Lou Berliner Sports Park 325 Greenlawn Ave., Columbus, OH, United States

Columbus Recreation and Parks Sports Office 614-645-3366 Website: Website: Hotel Booking Information