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

Daily Fees

General Admission (16+) $8
Youth (3-15) $5
Child (2 years and under)* $2*
Military Personnel (must show ID) $6
City Employee $4
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

Party Package

The party package includes admission for up to 8 youth (17 years and under) and 2 adult guests (18 years and up) and costs $70 at the time of registration.

Additional cost per person:

  • Youth: $8
  • Adults: $10

Parties include:

  • Entrance into water park
  • 1 slice of pepperoni pizza (OR) 1 slice of cheese pizza, (OR) 1 hot dog
  • 1 drink per person
  • Plates
  • Napkins
  • Plasticware
  • Designated space for party

Party guest list due by the day of the party. Individuals not on the guest list will be charged regular admission. Guests are allowed to bring their own cake and ice cream.

Party Packages can be purchased at Bowling Green Parks & Recreation, 225 East Third Avenue, Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm or made online. To make a Party Package Reservation online visit the following link:

Party Packages Reservation

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  $6  $4  $2
 50+  $5  $3  $2

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 7:30am - 5:00pm or online with WebTrac.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center: Season Passes

Pass Type Price (after July 10th)
Individual Pass $50
Family (up to 4 passes) $100
Family Pass #5+ $25 each

Season Pass Incentives for 2022

  • One free month's membership to BGPR Fitness Facility
  • Early entry into park (5 minutes before public)
  • Private swim times once per month (June, July, and August)
  • Concession discounts made available after July 11th (Individual = $2; Family = $5)
  • Card scanning system gets you inside quickly
  • Full service concession stand
  • No weather worries
  • Total choice on when and how long you visit
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