Parks and Recreation

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Recreation, Chiquita Robinson

Part of living a relaxed life in Bowling Green, FL, can be accomplished by taking advantage of the community’s fine park and recreation opportunities. The City has three parks – Pyatt Park, Harrington-Liston Community Park, and Centanino Park. With such amenities as playground equipment, a basketball court, pickleball courts, and a walking trail located in the parks for citizens to enjoy, there are ample opportunities to have some quality time with family and friends. Pavilions are available in all of our parks  for your enjoyment, and can be reserved for special occasions. Our parks are open dawn to dusk. Please contact the City office for pavilion reservations.

Facilities Rental Application

Park Rental Form  – To rent a pavilion at one of the parks in town (Pyatt, Harrington-Liston, or Centanino). Rental Fee: $75.00 Tax: $5.25 Refundable Deposit: $50.00 (Total: $130.25)

Facility Rental Policy – Rules of renting a pavilion.

Centanino Community Center (610 West Main Street, Bowling Green, FL 33834)

RENTAL AGREEMENT Community Center – To rent the community center at Pyatt Park. Please read over the rules prior to making a request. For eight (8) hours: $250.00 rental fee, $17.50 tax, $100.00 deposit ($367.50 total). For four (4) hours: $150.00 rental fee, $10.50 tax, $100.00 deposit ($260.50 total).

Community Center Alcohol Addendum – For renters looking to serve alcohol at their event. Event Insurance will be required. Alcohol may not be sold at the facility under any circumstances.

Whether you are a retiree or a young couple with a new family, Bowling Green is the place for you!

There are also other recreational opportunities in the surrounding area. Paynes Creek State Park is just half a mile to the east of the city.  Hardee Lakes Park and Pioneer Park  and destination Streamsong Resort  are all within a few minutes drive.   Coming soon  Peace River Oaks  ,   A new Glamping /RV resort where they have CONOE LIVERY, now open.

Please feel free to call our office at 863-375-2255 for more information.


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