Announcements

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

2019 Reception for New Americans

2019 Reception for New Americans

Jul 16, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is hosting a reception on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. to recognize those individuals who have become naturalized US Citizens within the last year (Sept. 2018 - Sept. 2019).

Fall Youth Lacrosse Registration

Fall Youth Lacrosse Registration

Jul 8, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is now accepting registration for Fall Youth Lacrosse. This league has three divisions for grades 3rd-8th. All games are played at Preston Miller Premier Grounds. Registration ends August 17. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Camping Fire Safety Tips

Jul 8, 2019

Summary: This time of year finds many people camping out so they can explore the great outdoors! The Bowling Green Fire Department recommends that you keep fire safety in mind when you're camping out.

2019 Fall Sand Volleyball Registration

2019 Fall Sand Volleyball Registration

Jul 1, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will be accepting registration for 2019 Fall Sand Volleyball, Monday, July 1 at 10:00 am. Registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. The deadline for registration is August 4. For more information, please contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Dodgeball League Registration

Dodgeball League Registration

Jun 21, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation is accepting registration for Dodgeball for Coed and Men's teams until August 21. Participants must be 15 years or older to participate. Registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Bowling Green: Housing Needs Assessment

Jun 20, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green partnered with Bowen National Research on the completion of a county wide Housing Market Assessment. The Housing Market Assessment is designed to provide interested parties a snapshot view of housing demands, trends including future projections.

Last session of Academy to focus on Volunteerism

Last session of Academy to focus on Volunteerism

Jun 19, 2019

Summary: Participants of the Academy for New Americans will wrap up program on Thursday morning, June 20th beginning at 8:15am volunteering on a community service project for BG/WC Habitat for Humanity homes at 1133 Regis O'Connor Blvd.

Junior 18 Hole Putting Championships

Junior 18 Hole Putting Championships

Jun 19, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for the Junior 18 Hole Putting Championships at Paul Walker Golf Course, July 15. This event is for girls and boys ages 6-10. Registration deadline is July 12 at Noon. For more information contact 270.393.3821.

PBCC 2019-2020 Afterschool Program Registration

PBCC 2019-2020 Afterschool Program Registration

Jun 17, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation is accepting registration for Parker Bennett Community Center's 2019-2020 Afterschool Program. Registration is now online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Omar Rogers at 270.393.3691.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

Jun 14, 2019

Summary: BGPR 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.

5th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship

5th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship

Jun 13, 2019

Summary: The 5th Annual Girls Junior Golf Championship will take place on July 19 at Paul Walker Golf Course. There will be two divisions and awards. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Paul Walker Golf Pro Shop at 270.393.3821.

56th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championship

56th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championship

Jun 13, 2019

Summary: The 56th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championship will take place on July 15 at Paul Walker Golf Course. There will be two divisions. Awards will be given in each age group. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Paul Walker Pro Shop at 270.393.3821.

Kickball League Registration

Kickball League Registration

Jun 12, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation is accepting registration for Kickball League for Coed and Men's teams until July 2. You must be 15 years or older to participate. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Park Street Closure

Park Street Closure

Jun 10, 2019

Summary: Effective immediately, Park Street will be closed to all traffic between Second and Third Avenue due to inspection and potential repairs of the Medical Center SkyWalk.

2019 Summer Adult Softball League Registration

2019 Summer Adult Softball League Registration

Jun 4, 2019

Summary: BGPR is now taking registration for Summer Adult Softball League until July 11. There are six different leagues, eight regular season games and a double elimination tournament. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

2019 Summer Sand Volleyball Registration

2019 Summer Sand Volleyball Registration

May 31, 2019

Summary: BGPR will be accepting registration for 2019 Summer Sand Volleyball, Monday, June 3 at 8:00 am. All registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. The deadline for registration is June 12. For more information, please contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Summer Youth Lacrosse Development League

Summer Youth Lacrosse Development League

May 31, 2019

Summary: BGPR is now accepting registration for Summer Youth Lacrosse Development League. This league has two divisions for grades 3rd-8th. All games are played on Saturday afternoons at Preston Miller Premier Grounds. Registration ends June 14. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

May 31, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, June 3, 2019 and closing on Monday, June 10, 2019.

BGCAN Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Public Works

BGCAN Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Public Works

May 29, 2019

Summary: Recent and upcoming public works investments, including Smallhouse Road, new sidewalks and the Neighborhood Roundabout project, will be the focus of the May 30 Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Opening Day

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Opening Day

May 22, 2019

Summary: Russell Sims Aquatic Center opens for the 2019 season on Friday, May 24 at 10:30 am. RSAC will be open from 10:30 am-8:00 pm.

Academy for New Americans to Build Capacity on Effective Communication

Academy for New Americans to Build Capacity on Effective Communication

May 22, 2019

Summary: The fourth session of the Academy for New Americans focusing on Transportation, City Government Services and Effective Communication will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:30am in the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue, Bowling Green, KY

2019 Adult Flag Football League Registration

2019 Adult Flag Football League Registration

May 20, 2019

Summary: BGPR is taking registration online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org for Adult Flag Football League until June 9. Men's and Coed Divisions will be offered. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Bowling Green Receives Finance Award

Bowling Green Receives Finance Award

May 20, 2019

Summary: The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Bowling Green by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the 13th consecutive year.

Neighborhood University Session "Building Community in BG:  An Introduction" Fulfills Training Requirement for SNAP Grants

Neighborhood University Session "Building Community in BG: An Introduction" Fulfills Training Requirement for SNAP Grants

May 15, 2019

Summary: The 2019 Neighborhood University sessions kick off with "Building Community in BG: An Introduction" at Neighborhood & Community Services on Monday night, May 20.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

May 13, 2019

Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program will be held on May 29 and May 30 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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