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

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Park Board Meetings – First Tuesday of the month at 12:00 p.m. noon

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September 2020

Movie in the Park

September 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Irvine-McDowell Park, 345 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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National Treasure: Historian and code-breaker Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) has been searching his whole life for a rumored treasure dating back to the creation of the United States. Joining an expedition led by fellow treasure hunter Ian Howe (Sean Bean), Gates finds an ice-locked Colonial ship in the Arctic Circle that contains a clue linking the treasure to the Declaration of Independence. But when Howe betrays him, Gates has to race to get to the document ahead of his so-called…

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Movie in the Park

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Irvine-McDowell Park, 345 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences. September 26th: The Rise of Skywalker @ Irvine-McDowell Park. This will run concurrently with the Madison County Library's The Fourth Annual Astronomical Night of Fun and Learning! The movie is set to start at dark. Please like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram…

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October 2020

Richmond Park Board Meeting

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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Movie in the Park

October 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Irvine-McDowell Park, 345 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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The Addams Family: Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family -- Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester and Grandma -- are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler realizes that the Addams' eerie hilltop mansion is standing in the way of her dream to sell all the houses in the neighborhood. October 9th: The Addams Family@ Irvine-McDowell Park Please like and follow us on Facebook to keep…

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Movie in the Park

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Madison County Library, 507 W Main St
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. It's in a mansion that young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales soon have a way of becoming all too real for a group of unsuspecting teens who stumble upon Sarah's spooky home. RATED PG-13 October 29th: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark…

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November 2020

Richmond Park Board Meeting

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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December 2020

Richmond Park Board Meeting

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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January 2021

Richmond Park Board Meeting

January 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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February 2021

Richmond Park Board Meeting

February 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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March 2021

Richmond Park Board Meeting

March 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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