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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Reserving Facilities

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation offers a variety of different facilities for use by the public. Shelters are available at Covington Woods, Lampkin, Kereiakes, Roland Bland, and Preston Miller Parks. All shelters are covered and have electrical outlets. To reserve a shelter at any of our City parks, contact the Parks and Recreation office.

Softball/Baseball fields are available at Lampkin and Hobson Grove Parks.  Soccer Fields are available at Lovers Lane (and a Futsal Court at Lampkin).  Courses for races and cross country events are available at Kereiakes and Preston Miller Parks.  Outdoor Volleyball Courts are available at Preston Miller and Lampkin Parks; Indoor Volleyball Courts are available at FO Moxley and Kummer Little Gyms.  Tennis Courts are available at Kereiakes Park, with others available for free play at Covington Woods, Lampkin, Roland Bland Parks.  Indoor Basketball is available at Kummer Little and Carr Gyms; Outdoor Basketball Courts are available at Covington Woods, Kereiakes Park, Preston Miller, Lampkin, and Parker-Bennett.

Proof of liability insurance or certain fees may be required for use of some facilities.

A minimum of one week's notice is required.

Availability is on a first come, first serve basis.

If I am interested, who do I contact...

Bloch Chapel at Fairview Cemetery: Cemetery Administrator's Office, 1209 Fairview Ave., (270) 393-3607

All Other Park Facilities: Parks & Recreation, 225 E. 3rd Ave., (270) 393-3249

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