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Below are the standard admission fees for the Russell Sims Aquatic Center.

Daily Fees

General Admission (16+) $10
Youth (3-15) $8
Child (2 years and under)* $3*
Military Personnel (must show ID) $8
City Employee $5
Twilight Fees (after 4:00pm)** $2 off

* Children not potty trained will receive a free swim diaper
** Does not apply to children (2 years and under)

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Text "WaterBG" to 833-494-0660

Group Rates

Group rates are great for church functions, family reunions, and company picnics. If you are interested in renting the waterpark for your next group event, please review our Group Rate Form.

Group Rate Form

Prepaid Group Sales
Payment due two-weeks prior. Purchased tickets that are unused can be used any day during current season. Tickets are good for one time use.

 Number of Guests in Group  Adults (16+)  Youth (3-15)  Babies (2 & Under)
 15-49  $8  $6  $3

Unannounced Group Sales
Group discounts are available at the waterpark for groups of 15 people or more. The discount is $1 off regular admission, per person for adults, youth, seniors, and children. There is no discount for babies. Payment is due at the time of entry.

Season Passes

Season Passes can be purchased at Bowling Green Parks & Recreation, 225 East Third Avenue, Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm or online with WebTrac.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center: Season Passes

Pass Type Price
Individual $110
Family (includes up to 4 members) $225
Additional family members (over 4) $50 each

Season Pass Incentives

  • One free month's membership to BGPR Fitness Facility
  • Early entry into the park (5 minutes before the public)
  • Private swim times once per month (June, July, and; August)
  • The card scanning system gets you inside quickly
  • No weather worries
  • Total choice on when and how long you visit
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