Welcome to Warren County
Parks and Recreation

Enjoy the Outdoors

Visiting a park is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends.


Play Sports

We charter several leagues which offer recreational sports programs year-round to youth and adults (inline hockey only). Visit our Sports League Info for more info.

Rent Facilities

Check out our facilities to host a private event or a Special Event or Tournament.

Chris Kummer

"The mission of the Warren County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide diverse and equitable recreational opportunities and programming to all citizens, youth, families, and visitors to Warren County to enhance their quality-of-life experiences through both passive and active recreational activities."

Chris Kummer, Director, Warren county Parks & Recreation


Background Checks are required for all coaches, officials and board members each season.

New 82,000 sq. ft. W.C. Tennis & Sports Center at Michael Buchanon Park, 9222 Nashville Road

Hours of Operation

  • M, T, Th, F 8AM-9PM
  • Wed 6AM-9PM
  • Sat 7AM-7PM
  • Sun 1PM-8PM

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Facility Features

  • 6x Tennis Courts - Astroturf or Taraflex flooring can convert to 6 basketball/volleyball/pickleball courts or football/soccer field
  • 4x Racquetball Courts
  • 2x Meeting Rooms
  • 2x Restrooms with Showers
  • Indoor Playground
  • 6x Outdoor Tennis Courts
  • Concession Stand

RecDesk Community Site

Contact Us

 2055 Three Springs Road

Bowling Green, KY 42104

 Phone: 270.842.5302

 Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Email Us

CANCELLATIONS: Sign up for Alert Sense

To receive cancellation notices for league activities, special events, or tournaments, go to wcem.org and sign up for Alert Sense program. Choose all notification zones of interest. Click here to sign up.

senior happenings

Click Here to view Senior Activity Calendar and Join Senior Happenings!

Get River Flag Updates

For Drakes Creek updates, click the link below to visit the National Water Information System.

Get River Updates

Download Our River Flag System Guide

Follow us on Twitter: @wcprd_flags

Park Hours

(Fall/winter - close at these times or at end of scheduled events)

  • Ephram White Park: Monday - Sunday 7AM to dusk
  • Michael Buchanon Park: Monday - Sunday 7AM to 8PM
  • Phil Moore Park: Monday - Sunday 7AM to dusk
  • Basil Griffin Park (beginning 12/1/22):
    • Smallhouse Road & Three Springs Road Main Entrances: Monday - Sunday 7AM to dusk
    • Three Springs Road Pickleball Courts: Monday - Sunday 7AM to 8PM

Gym Hours

Ephram WHite & Michael Buchanon Gyms:

  • Monday-Friday: 8AM - 8PM
  • Saturday: 10AM - 6PM
  • Sunday: 1PM - 6PM

Phil Moore Gym: (effective 11/1/22)

  • Monday-Friday: 1PM - 8PM
    • Rentals may be scheduled before 1PM if scheduled 1 week prior
  • Saturday: 10AM - 6PM
  • Sunday: 1PM - 6PM

Warren County Parks in the News

It's Soapbox Derby Time!

Soapbox Derby Storage Facility

Parks Passport Program

Parks Passport Program

2022 Fellow Award

Chris Kummer, Executive Director of Warren County Parks was recently the recipient of the Fellow Award by the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society in Corbin, Ky, at the 2022 KRPS Conference and Trade Show. The Fellow Award recognizes a professional recreation leader who has dedicated interest in the profession or the field of leisure.

2022 Award
2022 Award

2022 USTA Tennis Facility Award

The Warren County Tennis and Sports Center received the 2022 Kentucky Facility of the Year award from the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA).

Tennis Facility Info

What's New With Warren County Parks?

After a 2-year hiatus due to Covid, WCPRD held its annual Daddy-Daughter Dance at Michael Buchanon Gymnasium. With a record 2500+ attendance, the evening was a huge success! We greatly appreciate the community support of this annual event, as well as all the hard work of our Dance Committee, volunteers, and all our sponsors! Sponsors included: Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green, Raising Cane’s, Chick-fil-a, Zaxby’s, Sonic, Rafferty’s, Double Dogs, Buffalo Wild Wings, Mr. B’s, Papa John’s, Little Caesars, Godfather’s, Chuy’s, and Bustin Bubbles Balloon Designs.

Cheerville Athletics recently hosted first Cheer Competition at Warren County Parks at Michael Buchanon Gymnasium and W. C. Tennis Center.

Join A Sports League

Whether you want to participate as a young athlete, coach, official or scorekeeper, find out how to get involved in youth sports today.

Find a Park

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River & Lake Access

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disc golf

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walking trail

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Live A Healthy Lifestyle

The parks of Warren County are a great way to stay active and enjoy a healthy lifestyle.