Parks & Recreation

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is excited to have many of our facilities open and will continue to be dedicated to following all state and federally mandated precautions for public use. An assortment of BGPR programs with revised operations have been reintroduced to date and we will continue to gradually reintroduce more in the coming months. Please refer to social media for the latest information.


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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225 East Third Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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

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News & Announcements

Gals with Goals

Gals with Goals

Oct 16, 2020

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is offering a Gals With Goals program. The main focus is on mentoring and empowering females in grades 5-8. Registration is free and online at For more details, contact 270-393-3734.

BGPR Fitness Hours

BGPR Fitness Hours

Oct 8, 2020

BGPR Fitness is excited to announce their hours have been extended. The facility opens as early as 6:00 am, Monday-Friday; and, on Saturday & Sundays you can work on your fitness goals until 4:00 pm. Need the updated schedule go to for a complete hours list.

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