The primary focus of the Jerusalem Township Recreation Program is to introduce young athletes to different sports and degrees of challenge while focusing on fun, participation and skill development. The following are the guiding values of the program:

  • All participants play regardless of ability
  • Exercise
  • Build self-esteem
  • Have fun
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Learn to win and lose with dignity
  • Create positive memories

Recreation Board

Gary Allen

Gary Allen was hired as the Recreation Director for Jerusalem township in May of 2022. Gary has been the Physical Education teacher at Jerusalem Elementary since 2015.  He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Defiance College in Early Childhood Education and a Masters of Science Degree from Ohio University in Athletic Administration.  He resides in Curtice, Ohio with his wife, Cindy, and his 3 children, Addison, Sophia, and Carter.

Please feel free to contact Gary with any questions regarding Jerusalem Township Recreation or Community Hall rental – Email – – Office Phone (419) 836-8921 Option 7 – Cell Phone (419)705-5024

Recreation Building

List Members, Alternates, and Term Expiration

  • Vivian Stueller – Term expires Dec. 31, 2024
  • Val Hinojosa – Term expires Dec. 31, 2023
  • Shela Stringham– Term expires Dec. 31, 2025
  • Jim Measel – Term expires Dec. 31, 2026
  • Jim Wolfe – Term expires Dec. 31, 2025