Parks & Recreation
Our mission is to offer a comprehensive variety of excellent recreational programs and facilities that promote wellness and enhance quality of life in our diverse community and represent our commitment to a safe and sustainable future.
Our vision is to provide a wide range of park and recreational services that are balanced and inclusive for all residents and visitors. These services will encourage community health through the provision of welcoming parks, facilities, and programs, including athletics, that are clean, safe, and consistent in delivery. Services and facilities will be enhanced through collaboration and investment for a future that connects the community and embraces the City's diversity, both in terms of its residents and its resources.
225 East Third Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Hours (Admin Office)
7:30am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)
News & Announcements
Registration open for Lifeguard Certification courses
Mar 23, 2023
The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class will teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon successful completion, participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Professional Rescuer certifications.
2023 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup
Mar 1, 2023
Fairview Cemetery Staff begins their Annual Cleanup March 1. Cleanup will continue throughout the mowing/mulching season. Any items in the way of grave maintenance along with worn, faded flowers and trinkets will be removed. For more information contact 270-393-3607.
Lifeguard Certification Registration
Feb 15, 2023
Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is taking registration online for Lifeguard Certification Courses. An online portion is required before the first class. Fees will be waived for waterpark employees that work the entire season. For more information, please contact 270-393-3549.
Levis recognized for work in recreation conference
Nov 4, 2022
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Special Populations Coordinator Cameron Levis was named Professional of the Year this week at the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society.
Board of Park Commissioners Meeting
Apr 10, 2023
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