Meet new people through these local clubs and leagues

Whether you’re seeking networking opportunities, ways to stay active, or simply new friendships — there are plenty of local clubs to join.


Meet fellow business professionals in Columbus. | Photo by marked.imagery

Whether you’re new to Columbus or a seasoned local wanting to make new friends, here are groups you can join to put yourself out there.

If you walk the walk

These walking clubs have scheduled meet-ups and routes:

Columbus Girls Who Walk
This group has 550+ women members who meet for monthly walks, happy hours, and coffee dates.

German Village Walking Club
This walking group gets together every Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Schiller Statue in German Village’s Schiller Park for a 3-5 mile loops.

Walk with a Doc
These walks resume in April at locations throughout Columbus. Stroll different parks with other members of the community and chat with local doctors along the way.

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Schiller Park is perfectly scenic for strolling. | Photo by CBUStoday

If you mean business

Learn and grow from like-minded individuals in the business world through these organizations:

Columbus Young Professionals Club
Ages 25-34 can enjoy social gatherings, business networking opportunities, recreational sports, and leadership development.

Networking Professionals of Columbus
Meet for in-person networking at The Lakes Country Club or via Zoom every Friday from 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Become a member and enjoy business development support, community involvement, and consultative resources.

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Columbus Square Bowling Palace is located at 5707 Forest Hills Blvd. | Photo by @bowlthepalace

If you want to get your game on

If you’re looking to stay active and be apart of a team, try these leagues:

Columbus Recreation and Parks
Join an adult sports league, including options like basketball, softball, volleyball, pickleball, and tennis.

Columbus Square Bowling Palace
Find the best bowling league for you, with options for those ages 50+ to Wednesday trio teams.

Columbus’ Premier Social Experience
Try your hand at leagues like cornhole, flag football, kickball, ultimate frisbee, and soccer.

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