Announcements

The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.

Streamside Stormwater Field Day Receives Funding

Streamside Stormwater Field Day Receives Funding

Aug 17, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green and Warren County Stormwater Management Programs were recently awarded $10,000 from the General Motors Global Corporate Giving program for their annual Streamside Stormwater Field Day Program.

Youth Lacrosse Clinic

Youth Lacrosse Clinic

Aug 13, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will hold a Youth Lacrosse Clinic this weekend at Lovers Lane Soccer Complex. The clinic will be on August 18 and August 19 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. both days. This clinic is free to ages 6-12 years.

Bowling Green Fire Department is Awarded International Reaccreditation Status

Bowling Green Fire Department is Awarded International Reaccreditation Status

Aug 9, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Fire Department has received Reaccredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program.

#BGGovToGo Block Party on Sandra Street

#BGGovToGo Block Party on Sandra Street

Aug 8, 2018

Summary: #BGGovToGo will host a neighborhood block party on Sandra Street, between Potter Avenue and Stonehenge Avenue, tomorrow night, August 9th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Lampkin Park Ribbon Cutting

Lampkin Park Ribbon Cutting

Aug 6, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department will host a Ribbon Cutting for the upgrades to Lampkin Park on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 9 a.m. Lampkin Park is located at 938 Morgantown Road.

Lampkin Park Ribbon Cutting

Lampkin Park Ribbon Cutting

Aug 6, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department will host a Ribbon Cutting for the upgrades to Lampkin Park on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 9 a.m. Lampkin Park is located at 938 Morgantown Road.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Aug 3, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, August 6, 2018 and closing on Monday, August 13, 2018.

#BGGovToGo Block Party & Outdoor Movie on Blue Lake Way

#BGGovToGo Block Party & Outdoor Movie on Blue Lake Way

Aug 2, 2018

Summary: #BGGovToGo will host a neighborhood block party and outdoor movie on Blue Lake Way tomorrow night, Friday, Aug. 3. The street will be closed between Spring Hollow and Cave Springs at 6:00 p.m., with the fun starting at 7:00 p.m. and the movie "Wall-E" starting at dusk.

Lampkin Park - Basketball Goals

Aug 1, 2018

Summary: The old basketball goals at Lampkin Park are being removed and replaced with new goals. This project is expected to be completed by August 7th, weather dependent. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but are constantly working to better your City parks.

#BGGovToGo Block Party on Creekwood Avenue Tonight

#BGGovToGo Block Party on Creekwood Avenue Tonight

Jul 31, 2018

Summary: #BGGovToGo will host a neighborhood block party tonight on Creekwood Avenue, near Stonebridge Lane, July 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The street will be blocked on Creekwood between Stonebridge Lane and Spring Creek Avenue beginning at 5:30 p.m. Detours will be posted.

Amigos Resource Network meets today at SKYCTC

Amigos Resource Network meets today at SKYCTC

Jul 31, 2018

Summary: Amigos Resource Network will be hosted at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College today at noon, featuring tour of new student building.

Circus Square Park

Circus Square Park

Jul 24, 2018

Summary: The fountain at Circus Square Park will not come on until 3:00 p.m. today, July 24, due to maintenance and repair. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Fall Youth Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch Registrations

Fall Youth Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch Registrations

Jul 23, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will begin online registrations for Fall Youth Tee-ball and Coach Pitch on July 31 at 10:00 am. On-site registration will be held on August 8 and August 9 from 4:00-6:00 pm and on August 11 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at 225 E. Third Ave.

Tree Removal on Hayes Lane

Tree Removal on Hayes Lane

Jul 23, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Public Works Department will begin tree removal on Hayes Lane the morning of Monday, July 23, 2018 weather depending.

Sales Tax

Jul 19, 2018

Summary: ATTENTION BGPR PATRONS: Kentucky State Legislators passed House Bill 487 and became law on April 27, 2018. This bill requires Sales Tax (6%) be charged on admissions/services at Fitness Centers, Golf Courses, Facility Rentals, and Swimming pools that were previously not taxed.

Miracle Playground Photo Shoot

Miracle Playground Photo Shoot

Jul 12, 2018

Summary: Miracle will be doing a playground photo shoot at Covington Woods Park and Lampkin Park to get pictures for promotional use and they would love for you to be their model. They will be at Lampkin Park on Wednesday, July 18 and at Covington Woods Park on Thursday, July 19 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Youth Lacrosse Registrations

Youth Lacrosse Registrations

Jul 11, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation is now accepting registrations for Youth Lacrosse. Learn lacrosse from Coach Bret Keppler, former Bowling Green High School Lacrosse Coach. The league is designed for players new to lacrosse. Lacrosse sticks are provided for use during the league.

BG Special Olympics Flag Football Team Competes in 2018 USA Special Olympics Games

BG Special Olympics Flag Football Team Competes in 2018 USA Special Olympics Games

Jul 10, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Special Olympics “Toppers” Flag Football team (comprised of 8 Bowling Green athletes and 2 Russellville athletes) recently competed in the 2018 USA Special Olympics Games in Seattle, WA.

Bike Safety Day

Bike Safety Day

Jul 9, 2018

Summary: Parker-Bennett Community Center will host their Annual Bike Safety Day on July 20th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This program is free for 5-13 year olds and will help inform kids about bike safety. A day filled with fun and bike giveaways!

BGPR Fitness - July 4th Hours

Jul 2, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation's Fitness Department will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on July 4, 2018. We will close early in observance of Independence Day.

#BGGovToGo at West End Park For Outdoor Movie Event Tonight, June 29

#BGGovToGo at West End Park For Outdoor Movie Event Tonight, June 29

Jun 29, 2018

Summary: #BGGovToGo will be at West End Park at 517 West Main tonight on Friday, June 29 for a Family Fun Night and outdoor showing of the movie "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" sponsored by Independence Bank. Fun and games start at 5:30 p.m. with the movie starting at dusk.

Robin Road Closure

Robin Road Closure

Jun 29, 2018

Summary: The intersection of Clearview Avenue and Robin Road will be close to through traffic beginning Monday, July 2nd through Friday, July 6th, 2018 for construction relating to a stormwater management project. Excavation of large rocks can be expected during this time frame.

4th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship

4th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship

Jun 27, 2018

Summary: The 4th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship will take place on July 20th at Paul Walker Golf Course. There will be a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Awards will be handed out for each age group with an overall title awarded to the lowest 18 hole score. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org.

55th Annual Boys Junior Championships

55th Annual Boys Junior Championships

Jun 27, 2018

Summary: The 55th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championships will take place on July 16 & 17 at Paul Walker Golf Course. There will be three divisions. Awards will be given in each age group. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

Jun 26, 2018

Summary: We will be taking registrations for the Learn to Swim Program on July 2 and July 3 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test. Classes are available for ages 6 months to adult.

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