The Greatest Challenge: When tornadoes roared through our community December 11, 2021, the loss of lives and destruction of property created the greatest challenge our community has faced in modern time. This is our story of resiliency through the eyes of your City employees and other community leaders. Read Our Story

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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.

Customer Service

225 East Third Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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Hours (Admin Office)
7:30am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

News & Announcements

Westside Baseball League

Westside Baseball League

May 22, 2023

Westside Baseball is back! This is for youth ages 9-14 interested in learning the game of baseball regardless of skillset. Registration is online or onsite at Pedigo Park, 1341 Normalview Drive.

2023 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup

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.

Levis recognized for work in recreation conference

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.

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