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Biddy Ball 2018

Do you have a little one who loves sports but isn’t quite old enough to play? If so, Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Biddy Ball Basketball may be just what you are looking for. Biddy Ball Basketball is for youth ages 3 to 5 years old, and players will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball […]

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Neighborhood Watch

Summer Time is Prime Time for Neighborhood Watch With beautiful summer weather comes an uptick in property crimes, including thefts from vehicles and other crimes of opportunity.  Unlocked vehicles, garages and outbuildings like tool sheds can quickly become easy targets for someone looking to grab something quickly. The key parts to being a part of […]

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Walkability

Walkability: the measure of how friendly an area is to walking. Factors influencing walkability include the presence or absences of and quality of footpaths, sidewalks or other pedestrian rights-of-way, as well as traffic and road conditions. The desire for a community to become “walkable” has been steadily growing throughout America. The City of Bowling Green […]

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Back to School Safety Tips!

There are many things that parents can do today to make the start of the school year safer for their children.  Warren County and Bowling Green City schools will both begin in August and the City of BG has developed a variety of tips for parents. Remember to provide phone numbers for your child as […]

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Bike Safety Day!

The City of Bowling Green is inviting residents to come out for “Bike Safety Day” on Friday, July 20th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Parker Bennett Community Center at 300 Jenkins Street. Join the Parks and Recreation Department and the Bowling Green Police Department for this great day of education, activities and […]

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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.  They finished the tournament with five wins and one loss and received the Bronze medal. The Toppers won the gold medal in […]

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Keep on Keeping it Clean….

‘Keep It Clean Bowling Green’ has been a part of our City since approximately 2003. The City uses the slogan and campaign for both stormwater and litter education and outreach.   Over the last 15 years we have reached out to children with Stanley the Trash Can and Tommy the Turtle, visited schools with our stormwater […]

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2018 Fireworks!

Many things come to mind when thinking about the 4th of July: freedom, summer, BBQ’s, pool parties and of course, fireworks!   There are those who love fireworks and those who loathe them. To help make sure that everyone has a great 4th of July holiday, the City of Bowling Green has offered some good […]

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Apply for your Snap Grant today!

When warm weather settles in, people in my neighborhood get outdoors for walks around the block, brats and burgers on the grill, and even some front porch sitting. I like that my neighbors know who my kids are and that I can always count on them to keep an eye out on our place when […]

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The Fiscal Year 2018/2019 budget has been approved by the Board of Commissioners and there are some great Capital Improvement projects (CIPs) coming up.  CIPS include but aren’t limited to: land or easement purchases, building improvements or construction, infrastructure such as streets, drainage, curb and gutter, etc., parks are recreation facilities improvements, and equipment purchases […]

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