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Gary J. Arthur Community Center

2400 MD 97, Cooksville, MD 21723

Contact Us

Main Phone: 410-313-4840 

Fax: 410-313-4846

Information Status Line: 410-313-4452 (opt. 1)


The center's operating hours, amenities and the number of people able to access the facility are currently restricted to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff.

At the present time, access to the center's fitness room, gymnasium and game room is allowed by appointment-only.

Please review our COVID - Guest Expectations (tab below) prior to scheduling an appointment.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Front Desk at 410-313-4840; Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.

Standard Operating Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 7am-9pm
Sunday: 9am-6pm

The center will close to observe the following holidays: 
New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independance Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday) and Christmas Day.
In addition, the center will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

About Us
The Gary J. Arthur Community Center is a true “community facility” built to serve the growing population in the western part of the county. Located within Western Regional Park, the facility is shared by the Departments of Recreation & Parks, Health, and the Office on Aging. Its features include a fitness room, gymnasium with two basketball courts, indoor walking track, multi-purpose rooms, commercial kitchen, activity rooms, and much more.

         2400 MD 97, Cooksville, MD 21723