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Welcome to Warren County Parks and Recreation

Enjoy the Outdoors

Our parks are the best way to be active and enjoy a breath of fresh air outdoors. Check out our parks and facilities locations to find a place to enjoy with your friends and family today!

Play Sports

Get involved with sports year round either as a youth athlete or as a coach. We have posted season sign-ups for youth athletes and applications for adults who wish to coach a team.

Rent Facilities

Want to organize an event using one of our facilities? They are great for a family or group get-together or private sporting event. We have posted prices, and you can call today to learn more.

Chris Kummer

"Our mission is to provide constructive leisure activities to the citizens of Warren County, Kentucky. Constructive activities can enrich, broaden, and develop individual capabilities and gratify man's natural desire for a new and satisfying way of life."

Chris Kummer, Director, Warren county Parks & Recreation

BACKGROUND CHECK:
Required for all Head & Assistant Coaches, Board Members, & Volunteers for each sport for each season.

NEW to Warren County Parks and Recreation Department:
RecDesk Facility Reservation/Public Calendar System

Patrons are now able to book online reservations for meeting rooms, shelters, Adaptive Water Sport Equipment, and Dog Park Birthday Parties. More features will be accessible in time as the system continues to be updated. Please visit our RecDesk Community Site to create your own personal/household account and make online reservations. You may also view your personal reservation calendar or the main WCPRD reservation calendar.

WCPRD has a variety of part-time and full-time employment opportunities available.
Check out our Job Opportunities page for more information.

We Want Your Input


Your input is incredibly valuable to us, as we strive every day to make your experience at Warren County Parks more enjoyable. Fill out this brief form, and lest us know how we did and how we can improve your experience.

Take Our Brief Survey

New 82,000 sq. ft. Tennis/Multipurpose Facility at Michael Buchanon Park Opens November 1, 2021!

New Tennis/Multipurpose Facility Hours of Operation

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

Call: 270-285-5115

Tennis/Multipurpose Facility Features

  • 6x Tennis Courts - Astroturf or Taraflex flooring can convert to 6 backetball/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

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.

Get River Flag Updates

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

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Contact Us

 2055 Three Springs Road

Bowling Green, KY 42104

 Phone: 270.842.5302

 Fax: 270.843.5351

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


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Park Hours

  • Monday - Sunday: 7AM - 8PM if no programs
  • Monday - Sunday: 7AM - 10PM or when programs end.
  • All hours subject to change per the Director

Gym Hours (All Locations)

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

Warren County Storm Shelter Locations

Storm Shelter Information

Warren County Parks in the News

New Tennis Facility

It's Soapbox Derby Time!

New Soapbox Derby Storage Facility

Parks Passport Program

What's New With Warren County Parks?

Browse our web galleries of our events and new projects for 2020!

Events - Warren County Parks & Rec
What's New in 2020 - Warren County Parks & Rec

NEW: Pickleball Courts!

WCPRD is excited to announce the opening of four (4) new outdoor pickleball courts at Basil Griffin Park (Inline Hockey Area) on Three Springs Road.” These courts have been created using state-of the art equipment for the sport. Come out and enjoy the fun!!

pickleball courts
pickleball courts
pickleball courts

Court Information

  • Paddles and balls are available at no cost at the Basil Griffin Park Admin. Office, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm and at scheduled weekend dates and times throughout the year!!
  • 4 NEW outdoor courts at Basil Griffin Park
  • 2 outdoor courts at Phil Moore Park, plus 5 indoor courts
  • 4 indoor courts at Ephram White Gym
  • 4 indoor courts at Michael Buchanon Gym
  • For more information, contact Main Office at 270-842-5302
Official Pickleball Rules

Where to Play

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

lake access

River & Lake Access

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disc golf

Find Disc Golf Courses

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walking trail

Find Walking Trails

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playground

Find Playgrounds

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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.