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.

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Customer Service

225 East Third Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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Hours (Admin Office)
7:30am - 4:30pm (Monday - Friday)

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News & Announcements

2021 Veterans Day Parade Entries

2021 Veterans Day Parade Entries

Sep 17, 2021

The City of Bowling Green invites you to join us in supporting our community's veterans! This year's Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 6 at 10 am. Online registration is available until October 22.

Go for Greatness @ Parker Bennett Community Center

Go for Greatness @ Parker Bennett Community Center

Sep 15, 2021

Parker Bennett Community Center is hosting their kick-off for Go for Greatness, October 2 at 10 am. The program is for young men 8-13 years old looking for a chance to enhance leadership and communication skills. For more information or to register contact Jeffrey Jordan at 270-393-3310.

2021 Youth Basketball Registration

2021 Youth Basketball Registration

Aug 9, 2021

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration online at for Youth Basketball for boys and girls. Divisions offered are first grade through high school. If you need more information, contact 270-393-3624 or 270-393-3573.

Fall Tennis Camp Registration

Fall Tennis Camp Registration

Jul 28, 2021

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for Fall Tennis Camp online at Session dates are available for adults and youth during August, September and October. For more information contact 270-393-3624.

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