Mobile Notifications

As a convenience to its citizens, the City is offering text message notifications on a variety of topics. You can now receive text messages about upcoming road closings, public events, potential emergency situations, and even special deals from the municipal golf courses.

Categories that are available:

  • Info: Upcoming road closings, public events, potential emergency situations
  • Golf: Daily golf specials, available times for reservations, as well as the status of its three courses.
  • Water: Daily specials, closings, and weather notifications for Russell Sims Aquatic Center.
  • Sports: Information relating to Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Athletic Programs.
  • BGCAN: Information for various neighborhood organizations regarding meetings, summer strolls, celebrate safe communities and more
  • Amigos: This category will send general information, language access services and community services all in Espanol.

To get started:

Send Join [category name] to (270) 681-3828 from your mobile phone to begin receiving messages from that category.

Example: Sending "Join info " would allow you to start receiving text messages from our "Info" category.

Screenshot of text message and automated reply.

To unsubscribe:

To stop receiving messages from the City, reply stop [category name] to be removed from our subscriber list.

Example: Sending "Stop golf" to (270) 681-3828 will prevent you from receiving future golf related text messages.

Screenshot of text message and automated reply.

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