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Cancellations: April 17, 2015

  • The canoe trip that was scheduled for 4/17/2015 on the Kentucky River has been cancelled due to high water levels on the river.

Summer Camp Registration

Online: April 21, Noon
In person: April 23, Noon

Parks and Recreation has a wide variety of camps geared to many different interests and budgets. Go here to find out all about this summer's camp offerings.

Kite Fest

April 18
Noon - 4 pm
Jacobson Park

The skies of Jacobson Park will be filled with hundreds of kites this spring as Kite Fest returns for another year. Join us as we celebrate National Kite Month and our first major outdoor event of the season. Free activities will include kite flying, children’s games, special entertainment, kite making and much more. Event Page. 

Athletics Registration Going on Now

Looking for a great way to get active, exercise and gain skill level? Many of Parks & Recreation's athletics programs are accepting registrations right now! Click the links below for more information:

Summer employment opportunities at Parks & Recreation aquatics facilities

Parks & Recreation is looking for hard working, enthusiastic and energetic staff to work at the city's aquatic facilities. Besides earning a paycheck and meeting new people, individuals will learn job skills such as customer service, responsibility and leadership. Job positions include lifeguards, water safety instructors, and cashier/concession workers. All candidates must apply online. If you have questions, call 288-2970. Click Here to Apply.


Registration Booklet-Spring 2015

The New City Gallery

The new City Gallery at the
Downtown Arts Center Presents:

Landscape Dreams
Featuring works by
Charles Ellis and Anne MacCracken Borders

March 13 - May 10
Click here for more details.

This Week in Parks

Canoeing Cancelled due to High Water
Kentucky River
April 17



Dog Parks

Community Centers

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and services, promote wellness
and quality of life for all.


Last updated: 4/16/2015 4:25:53 PM