Rec center adjusts age restriction to fight obesity

According to a piece by Paul Steinbach of Athletic Business, the Bowling Green (OH) Parks and Recreation Department is changing its admission policy at the BG Community Center with the hope that allowing younger children to use the facility unattended by a guardian will encourage activity and help fight obesity.

According to WTOL, the center’s long-standing policy required children younger than 13 to be accompanied by an adult, but now children as young as nine can be dropped off at the facility. Read more here.