Touch a Truck on September 21 at Barkley Regional Airport

The Paducah Parks & Recreation Department is partnering with Barkley Regional Airport to host its award-winning Touch a Truck event on Friday, September 21, 10 a.m. until noon.  This year the fun event will be at Barkley Regional Airport. 

Touch a Truck is a free, annual event where kids, teachers, and families can see and touch approximately two dozen types of vehicles.   Vehicles typically participating at Touch a Truck include a helicopter, fire truck, ambulance, tow truck, concrete mixer, dump truck, garbage truck, trolley, and police car.   Participants also get to meet the people who operate the vehicles on a daily basis.  

School and church groups are asked to call 270-444-8508 to pre-register.  Individuals do not need to pre-register.  For more information, contact Recreation Specialist Mallory McVey at 270-444-8508 ext. 5 or by email at

The Kentucky Recreation & Park Society has recognized Touch a Truck with the Outstanding Program Award. 

For more information about Parks & Recreation Department events and activities, stop by the office at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive or call 270-444-8508.

Date of release:  August 16, 2018

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