Our Ramadan youth programming begins on Wednesday, April 14. Registration will be required for all programs. You can download our full monthly program here for more information.

Our Youth Director

Ustadh Ismail Bowers

Ustadh Ismail Bowers is highly qualified to teach both Arabic and Islamic studies and has earned an ‘Alimiyya degree in Islamic Studies from the prestigious University of Al Quaraouiyine in Fes, Morocco.

Ismail was the co-founder and president of the well-known religious organization, Muslim Youth of Knoxville (MYK). The purpose of the group is to help young American Muslims learn about their faith and to encourage positive companionship and spiritual growth. In addition, he was a member of the Tennessee Olympic Soccer Team and played Division one soccer at East Tennessee State University.

In Fall 2020, Ismail was selected for the Masters in Theology program at the highly regarded, Emory University, where he will be attending remotely for the coming year. He has a great deal of experience working with youth as a Sunday School teacher and Islamic Studies and Arabic tutor in Knoxville, TN, his hometown.

Ismail moved to Toledo last year with his wife, Yousra, and officially began working for the Islamic Center in October as Associate Imam and Director of Youth Development.

Contact Info:
Main Office: 419-874-3509
Direct Line: 419-960-4350

Youth Circle

Middle School: Saturdays from 2 – 3 pm

High School: Sundays from 2 – 3 pm 

Pillars Qur’an Program

Sundays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm 

Qiyam Night

Friday, May 7 from ‘Isha to Fajr 

Qiyam Night Registration

Youth Recognition Barbeque

Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 5:00 pm

All information must be submitted by May 15, 2021. Otherwise, we will not be able to recognize the graduate in our program.

Youth Recognition Barbeque

  • Max. file size: 2 GB.
  • Price: $15.00


Playzone Toledo

Date: Saturday, May 1

Time: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Location: Playzone Toledo, 130 New Towne Square Dr., Toledo, OH 43612

Cost for Each Child: 

$25 (includes all arcade games with tickets)

$35 (includes all arcade games with tickets, one entry to laser tag, and one entry to bumper cars).

Youth Hike

Sunday, May 2 from 2 – 3 pm 

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