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Recent News

2014 Summer Brochure

Schedule for Summer Camps & Swim Lessons is available online! Click the image above for a copy of the 2014 Summer Activities Brochure!

- Registration for Residents of Bowling Green begins May 5th

- Registration for Non-Residents begins May 19

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NEW! Deep Water Jogging Classes begin at City Pool & Waterpark on July 26

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The 5th Annual BG Beach Bum Sand Volleyball Tournament will be held on July 26

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Concert in the Park returns to Needle Hall on July 27

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2nd Annual Zucchini 500 Race at the Downtown Farmers' Market on July 30

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Lunch in the Park returns to City Park on August 1

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Advanced Glass Art Camp returns to the Community Center on August 4

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Skateboarding & BMX Camp will trick out City Park beginning August 4

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Stephen Cramer Basketball Camps - Finishing & Shooting on August 6

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Building on Nature - a fundraising effort for renovations at the Rotary Nature Center

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Public Forum on the Ridge Street Parkland Report is available online

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Family & Friends Nature Hikes in Wintergarden / St. John's Nature Preserve are available

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Instructors Wanted!

Seeking quality, experienced and certified independent contractors to teach a variety of aquatic fitness programs at the new outdoor Bowling Green City Pool.  Proof of liability insurance required.

Send resume along with teaching experience, class descriptions, class day/time desired via mail to BG Parks & Recreation, ATTN: Josh Chatfield, 1245 West Newton Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402 or email  


Walking/Bicycle Trail from BG Community Center to BG High School

Please review the current project plan and if you have any feedback contact Parks & Recreation Director, Dr. Michelle Grigore at

Click here for the Public review of the proposed trail - the report and recommendation



Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are looking for an effective way to reach out to your customers or markets we may be able to help. Our programs and events serve all different ages and our sponsorship packages are very reasonable. Please feel free to contact Kristin Otley for more information on events or program sponsorship or Eric Fletcher for youth and adult sports sponsorship.

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The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department provides programs and facilities that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Bowling Green. We achieve this goal by:

  • Building and programming our own facilities and cooperating with other public and private entities in shared management and programming
  • Supporting other agencies, corporations and individuals in their efforts to provide recreational programs and facilities for the general public

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