239 West Main St; Richmond, KY 40475 | (859) 623-1000

Richmond KY Parks and Recreation

The Richmond Parks and Recreation Department is an efficient operation of the Richmond City Government that constantly seeks to provide a high level and wide variety of recreational opportunities to all people of all ages and stages of life.

The Parks and Recreation Department strives to be an active department that engages the community, promotes wellness and offers recreational activities for everyone.

The Parks Administration Offices is located at:

Irvine McDowell Park
345 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475
Hours:  8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Phone: 859-623-8753
*Please arrive before 4:00pm if you need to complete paperwork

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Music Proposal- Click Here
Fireworks Proposal- Click Here

Paradise Cove Flooring RFP Bid Specs 2019

Paradise Cove – Season Passes on Sale Now!
Register online or printable applications online

All A Classic @ EKU- January 23 – January 27

Special Olympics Spring Sign ups-
Track & Field & Soccer

Special Needs Activities & Programs
Valentines Dance- February 12th 6pm-8pm @ Berea Folk Center

Seasonal Hiring – Applications Available 1/28/19 (Adventure Falls, Paradise Cove, Umpires & Summer Camp Workers)
When applications are available, they will be listed on the link above.

Adult Softball Sign Ups- Feb 29th-March 27
Meeting Feb 28 @ 6pm
Umpire Meeting March 7th @ 6pm
Season Begins April 8th

Easter Eggstravaganza- April 20, 2019
Lake Reba Park 11:00am-1:00pm

PARKS BOARD
Park Board Meetings – First Tuesday of the month at 12:00noon
January meeting rescheduled for Tuesday January 8th.

CITY OFFICES CLOSED:
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, 4th of July,
Labor Day, Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

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February 2019

Adult Softball Meeting @ Parks & Rec Offices @ 6pm

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parks & Recreation Offices, 345 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475
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Meeting Location: Irvine McDowell Park, 345 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond, KY 40475 The Adult softball league is held at Lake Reba Park Softball Complex Monday through Friday nights April-June. Fall softball is held from August – October. Below are Registration Materials for the leagues. Spring 2019 Schedule Meeting February 28, 2019 @ 6pm at the Parks and Recreation Office located at 345 Lancaster Ave, Richmond KY League Starts: April 8, 2019 First Come First Serve! Leagues Offered: Spring League: First Come/ First Served Fall…

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March 2019

Richmond Park Board Meeting

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 7, 2023

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The Park Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at Noon in the Irvinton House located at 345 Lancaster Avenue. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please email parksandrec@richmond.ky.us or call 859-623-8753.

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April 2019

Richmond Park Board Meeting

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 7, 2023

Richmond, KY United States + Google Map

The Park Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at Noon in the Irvinton House located at 345 Lancaster Avenue. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please email parksandrec@richmond.ky.us or call 859-623-8753.

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Easter Eggstravaganza

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lake Reba, 299 Lake Reba Dr.
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Free

Where: Lake Reba Park When: Saturday, April 20th What: Fun filled day of games, easter egg hunts, food vendors, and much more.   We are thrilled to once again host the Easter EGGSTRAVAGANZA!!! This year promises to be better than ever. With an entire day of fun and games planned we hope you make it out. Festivities began at 11 AM and go to 1 PM. There will be games, vendors, activities, inflatables, a petting zoo, and egg hunts. Please…

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May 2019

Richmond Park Board Meeting

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 7, 2023

Richmond, KY United States + Google Map

The Park Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at Noon in the Irvinton House located at 345 Lancaster Avenue. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please email parksandrec@richmond.ky.us or call 859-623-8753.

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Paradise Cove Opening Date

May 25 - May 27
Paradise Cove, 274 Lake Reba Dr
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Physical Address:  274 Lake Reba Dr. Richmond, KY 40475 Parks & Recreation Mailing Address:  345 Lancaster Ave. Richmond, KY 40475 Phone:  859-626-(POOL)7665  (Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day) Parks:  859-623-8753  (Off season phone number)   Come out and help us celebrate the opening of another terrific year of summer fun at Paradise Cove. We open for the season on Saturday, May 25th and will be having our opening weekend celebration through Memorial Day!  Please be sure to like and follow us on Facebook…

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Dive In Movie @ Paradise Cove

May 31 @ 7:00 pm
Paradise Cove, 274 Lake Reba Dr
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Incredibles 2: Telecommunications guru Winston Deavor enlists Elastigirl to fight crime and make the public fall in love with superheroes once again. That leaves Mr. Incredible with one of his greatest challenges ever -- staying home and taking care of three rambunctious children. As Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack offer him a new set of headaches, a cybercriminal named Screenslaver launches his dastardly plan -- hypnotizing the world through computer screens May 31st: Incredibles 2 @ Paradise Cove. There will be…

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June 2019

Fishing Derby @ Lake Reba

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Lake Reba, 299 Lake Reba Dr.
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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The Richmond Parks and Recreation Department and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife present the Free Kid’s Fishing Derby the first Saturday in June. Children 16 and under are invited to participate. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Lake Reba Boat Dock. No Early Birds Please. The Derby will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. All participants should be accompanied by an adult and bring their own fishing equipment. The goal of this program is…

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Richmond Park Board Meeting

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 7, 2023

Richmond, KY United States + Google Map

The Park Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at Noon in the Irvinton House located at 345 Lancaster Avenue. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please email parksandrec@richmond.ky.us or call 859-623-8753.

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July 2019

Richmond Park Board Meeting

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 7, 2023

Richmond, KY United States + Google Map

The Park Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at Noon in the Irvinton House located at 345 Lancaster Avenue. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please email parksandrec@richmond.ky.us or call 859-623-8753.

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