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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Special Populations

Special Populations Adaptive Sports

Adaptive Sports of South Central Kentucky is the region's premier athletic program in competitive and recreational Adapted Sports. The program provides opportunities for those with eligible disabilities to find there own success in the world of sports, while also educating the greater South Central Kentucky area on the various ways those with disabilities pursue recreation, leisure and sport! Our program currently offers wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis and goalball.

For all information regarding our Adaptive Sports program and how you can be involved, contact Cameron Levis at 270-393-3480 or email

Special Olympics

Bowling Green Special Olympics offers year round competitive sport opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Athletes must be eight (8) years of age and have a Special Olympics medical condition to participate. All paperwork to be eligible and participate can be picked up at the Kummer Little Recreation Center, 333 College Street.

Please contact our staff at 270-393-3484 or email

Volunteer with Special Populations

Throughout the entire year, Bowling Green Parks and Recreation’s Special Populations has opportunities for anyone in the community to volunteer with various programs. Our division is dedicated to working with those individuals who have intellectual and/or physical disabilities in the community and surrounding areas.

Any person who wishes to volunteer or any person who has an intellectual and/or physical disability that wishes to participate in Special Olympics should call Special Populations for more information. Volunteers are always needed.

Choosing to volunteer with our programs is a great way to give back to your local community and work with an underserved population. We guarantee you will leave with a big smile on your face! For more volunteer information on all the great programs Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Special Populations has to offer, contact Cameron Levis at 270-393-3480 or email

Bowling Green Special Olympics: Calendar of Sports

Event Dates
Bowling August - December
Basketball November - March
Cheerleading November - March
Flag Football August - November
Golf Skills Program Fall
Track and Field February - June
Softball June - September
Swimming February - June
Soccer February - June
Bocce February - June


Levis recognized for work in recreation conference

Levis recognized for work in recreation conference

Nov 4, 2022

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Special Populations Coordinator Cameron Levis was named Professional of the Year this week at the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society.

Contact Us

Cameron Levis
Special Populations Coordinator

Madison Duncan
Special Populations Instructor

Kummer Little Recreation Center
333 College Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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