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

Phone Number

Email Address

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

News & Announcements

*NEW* Outdoor Fitness Class @ Lovers Lane Fitness Court

*NEW* Outdoor Fitness Class @ Lovers Lane Fitness Court

Sep 28, 2023

BGPR Fitness is hosting a new outdoor class at The during the month of October. The free classes will be Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:30-5:00 pm. Open to all fitness levels and registration is not required.

Tree Week, October 6-15, 2023

Tree Week, October 6-15, 2023

Sep 5, 2023

The Bowling Green Tree Board wants YOU to help celebrate Tree Week, October 6-15, 2023. We are looking for events that help celebrate this special week. If you are hosting an event, please let us know by October 1st by submitting your information online.

Youth Golf Clinics & Camps @ Hobson & CrossWinds

Youth Golf Clinics & Camps @ Hobson & CrossWinds

Aug 30, 2023

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation is offering a series of upcoming golf clinics & camps for ages 6-11 and12-17 years old at Hobson & CrossWinds Golf Courses. All clinics are free and registration is online. If you need more information, please contact Tanner South at 270-393-3206.

2023 Youth Basketball Registration

2023 Youth Basketball Registration

Aug 30, 2023

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is now accepting registration online for Youth Basketball for boys and girls. Divisions offered are 1st-12th Grade. If you need more information, contact 270-393-3624.

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