Daily Admission Fees (2019)

Below are the standard admission fees for the Russell Sims Aquatic Center. In addition to our normal daily fees, we have special pricing for a variety of events:

Daily Fees

Adult (16+) $8
Military or College Student $6**
Youth (6-15) $5
Child (3-5) $4*
Baby (2 years and under) $2*
Senior Citizens (55+) $5
Non-Swimmers $5
Twilight Fees (after 4:00pm) 50% off

* Children not potty trained will receive a free swim diaper

** Must present valid ID before purchase

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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: $7
  • 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 Rentals

Group Rentals 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 Rental Form.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center: Group Rental 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/Seniors  Child (3-5)  Babies
 15-49  $6  $4  $3  $2
 50-199  $5  $3  $2  $2
 200+  $4  $3  $2  $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 and Recreation, 225 E. Third Avenue, Monday thru Friday from 7:30am - 5:00pm or online with WebTrac.

Pass Type Regular Price Mid-Season Sale
(After July 8, 2019)
Individual Pass $100 $75
2-Person Pass $150 $125
Family (up to 4 passes) $200 $175
Family Pass #5 & #6 $25 each $25 each
Family Pass #7+ $50 each $50 each

Season Pass Incentives for 2019

  • Daily park entry 5 minutes before general public entry
  • Concession Stand Gift Cards (Individual = $2; Family = $5)
  • Free Admission to "Season Pass Private Swims" in June, July, & August
  • Best Bud Days. Opportunity for a Season Pass Holder to get in one (1) Friend for 1/2 price (June 24th & July 29th)
  • One free month’s fitness membership to BGPR Fitness Facility (Membership good for one person in family)
  • Free entry to lap swimming for exercise program
  • No weather or crowd worries. You decide when and how long you visit.
  • Entire Summer of Fun!
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