Announcements

The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.

Fall Youth Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch Registrations

Fall Youth Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch Registrations

Jul 23, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will begin online registrations for Fall Youth Tee-ball and Coach Pitch on July 31 at 10:00 am. On-site registration will be held on August 8 and August 9 from 4:00-6:00 pm and on August 11 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at 225 E. Third Ave.

Tree Removal on Hayes Lane

Tree Removal on Hayes Lane

Jul 23, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Public Works Department will begin tree removal on Hayes Lane the morning of Monday, July 23, 2018 weather depending.

Sales Tax

Jul 19, 2018

Summary: ATTENTION BGPR PATRONS: Kentucky State Legislators passed House Bill 487 and became law on April 27, 2018. This bill requires Sales Tax (6%) be charged on admissions/services at Fitness Centers, Golf Courses, Facility Rentals, and Swimming pools that were previously not taxed.

Miracle Playground Photo Shoot

Miracle Playground Photo Shoot

Jul 12, 2018

Summary: Miracle will be doing a playground photo shoot at Covington Woods Park and Lampkin Park to get pictures for promotional use and they would love for you to be their model. They will be at Lampkin Park on Wednesday, July 18 and at Covington Woods Park on Thursday, July 19 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Youth Lacrosse Registrations

Youth Lacrosse Registrations

Jul 11, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation is now accepting registrations for Youth Lacrosse. Learn lacrosse from Coach Bret Keppler, former Bowling Green High School Lacrosse Coach. The league is designed for players new to lacrosse. Lacrosse sticks are provided for use during the league.

BG Special Olympics Flag Football Team Competes in 2018 USA Special Olympics Games

BG Special Olympics Flag Football Team Competes in 2018 USA Special Olympics Games

Jul 10, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Special Olympics “Toppers” Flag Football team (comprised of 8 Bowling Green athletes and 2 Russellville athletes) recently competed in the 2018 USA Special Olympics Games in Seattle, WA.

Bike Safety Day

Bike Safety Day

Jul 9, 2018

Summary: Parker-Bennett Community Center will host their Annual Bike Safety Day on July 20th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This program is free for 5-13 year olds and will help inform kids about bike safety. A day filled with fun and bike giveaways!

BGPR Fitness - July 4th Hours

Jul 2, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation's Fitness Department will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on July 4, 2018. We will close early in observance of Independence Day.

#BGGovToGo at West End Park For Outdoor Movie Event Tonight, June 29

#BGGovToGo at West End Park For Outdoor Movie Event Tonight, June 29

Jun 29, 2018

Summary: #BGGovToGo will be at West End Park at 517 West Main tonight on Friday, June 29 for a Family Fun Night and outdoor showing of the movie "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" sponsored by Independence Bank. Fun and games start at 5:30 p.m. with the movie starting at dusk.

Robin Road Closure

Robin Road Closure

Jun 29, 2018

Summary: The intersection of Clearview Avenue and Robin Road will be close to through traffic beginning Monday, July 2nd through Friday, July 6th, 2018 for construction relating to a stormwater management project. Excavation of large rocks can be expected during this time frame.

4th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship

4th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship

Jun 27, 2018

Summary: The 4th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship will take place on July 20th at Paul Walker Golf Course. There will be a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Awards will be handed out for each age group with an overall title awarded to the lowest 18 hole score. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org.

55th Annual Boys Junior Championships

55th Annual Boys Junior Championships

Jun 27, 2018

Summary: The 55th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championships will take place on July 16 & 17 at Paul Walker Golf Course. There will be three divisions. Awards will be given in each age group. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

Jun 26, 2018

Summary: We will be taking registrations for the Learn to Swim Program on July 2 and July 3 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test. Classes are available for ages 6 months to adult.

Tree Removal on Hayes Lane

Jun 25, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Public Works Department will begin tree removal on Hayes Lane the morning of Tuesday, June 26, 2018 weather depending. Tree removal is due to tree roots damaging the street as well as dead limbs overhanging the roadway and causing a hazard for motorists and pedestrians.

Tree Removal on Hayes Lane

Tree Removal on Hayes Lane

Jun 25, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Public Works Department will begin tree removal on Hayes Lane the morning of Tuesday, June 26, 2018 weather depending. Tree removal is due to tree roots damaging the street as well as dead limbs overhanging the roadway and causing a hazard for motorists and pedestrians.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center

Russell Sims Aquatic Center

Jun 21, 2018

Summary: **IMPORTANT INFORMATION.** Russell Sims Aquatic Center will be closing at 2:00 p.m. today, June 21, due to maintenance issues. All admissions will be 1/2 off today! We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Pro Shop at Crosswinds Renovations

Pro Shop at Crosswinds Renovations

Jun 20, 2018

Summary: The renovations to the Pro Shop at Crosswinds Golf Course are now complete. Work consisted of a 1,131 square foot addition to the existing clubhouse. Included in the expansion were larger restrooms, a larger Pro Shop, increased concession area, and one additional office.

Third annual Academy for New Americans celebrates graduates

Third annual Academy for New Americans celebrates graduates

Jun 14, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host a graduation ceremony on Friday, June 15th at 12:00pm at the Sloan Convention Center for the 26 graduates from its third annual Academy for New Americans.

Pickens Amateur Championship

Pickens Amateur Championship

Jun 14, 2018

Summary: The Pickens Amateur will be held June 23 and June 24 at CrossWinds Golf Course. Entries are limited to the first 180 paid players. The entry fee is $130 ($140 after June 19).

Last session of Academy to focus on Volunteerism

Last session of Academy to focus on Volunteerism

Jun 13, 2018

Summary: Participants of the Academy for New Americans will wrap up program on Thursday morning, June 14th beginning at 8:15am volunteering on a community service project for BG/WC Habitat for Humanity homes at 309 Martin Luther King Jr. Court.

"All About SNAP" Training Last Chance before Grant Deadline

"All About SNAP" Training Last Chance before Grant Deadline

Jun 5, 2018

Summary: NCS will offer one last opportunity for neighborhoods to meet the training requirement for SNAP Grants with the "All About SNAP" Neighborhood University session on Tuesday, June 12.

Press Conference: New Americans in Warren County

Press Conference: New Americans in Warren County

Jun 1, 2018

Summary: New Americans in Warren County research brief will be released at a joint press conference hosted by the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, June 5th at 1:30 p.m.

Learn to Swim Registration Make-up Date

Learn to Swim Registration Make-up Date

Jun 1, 2018

Summary: Learn to Swim Registration will take place today from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Russell Sims Aquatic Center, 2303 Tomblinson Way. Please make sure participants are dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration.

We Are Bowling Green 2nd Annual Photo Contest Winners

We Are Bowling Green 2nd Annual Photo Contest Winners

May 23, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green “We are Bowling Green” second annual photo contest has come to a close. The Judges reviewed all photos submitted and the top three will receive a $100 (1st place), $75 (2nd place) and $25 (3rd place) gift card to Amazon.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

May 23, 2018

Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program will be held on May 30 and May 31 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test.

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