Parks & Recreation Department

Paducah Parks & Recreation...Always Something To Do!

Paducah Parks Services is now Paducah Parks & Recreation.  We rebranded with a new name and logos. Check out this video introducing Paducah Parks & Recreation.  There are many great things happening at Paducah Parks & Recreation. A major project is that we are updating our Master Plan in 2019 with ways for you to provide input.

Every day there are free activities to partake in such as walking or biking the Greenway Trail, taking the family to a playground, going disc golfing at Stuart Nelson Park, or taking pictures of the beautiful scenery along the Ohio River at Schultz Park. When you take advantage of any of these activities, parks, or programs we offer, share your experience on social media by using #alwayssomethingtodo or tagging Paducah Parks when posting.

We hope you find that there is always something to do while you’re in Paducah.

 

View our most recent Fall 2019 Newsletter

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How to Register for Paducah Parks & Recreation Programs

There are three ways to register for programs and activities. 

In Office: Stop by the Paducah Parks & Recreation Office at 1400 HC Mathis Drive and register with cash, check, or debit/credit card.
Online:  Click Online Registration to register online using a credit/debit card and view programs and activities. You will have to create an account to register for programs. If you have issues with online registration contact the Parks & Recreation office at 270-444-8508.
Over the Phone using a credit card:  Call the Parks office at 270-444-8508.
By Mail:  Download the Registration Form and mail to Parks and Recreation with a payment in the form of a check.

Paducah Recreation Center 

Located at 1527 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.  For more info on the facility and hours of operations visit the Paducah Recreation Center page. All users must have a Paducah Recreation Center Membership to enter the facility. Check out the December Calendar to see what programs and activities are being offered this month. 

All Paducah Recreation Center Memberships sold are good for 365 days from the date of purchase. Previously memberships were only good for the calendar year. All memberships will be a card that attaches to your key ring (key fob). These key fobs will have a bar code assigned to each member of your household. You will scan in once you enter the facility for your class, activity, or open gym. Activity Punch Passes will also be added to the same key fob when purchased.

Paducah Recreation Center Membership Prices are listed below:

  •  Paducah Recreation Center GOLD Membership (Individual or Family): $60.00
  •  Paducah Recreation Center Yearly Membership (Individual or Family): $20.00
  •  Activity Punch Pass (20 Class Visits): $10.00
  •  Lost Key Fob Replacement: $5.00

Paducah Homegrown Holiday Market

The Paducah Farmers Market is holding their 6th annual HOMEGROWN HOLIDAY MARKET at Paducah Middle School once again on Saturday December 14th from 9am to 2pm!

Paducah Recreation Center Open House

Paducah Parks & Recreation will be hosting an Open House for the Paducah Recreation Center on Friday January 10, 2020 from 5:00pm-6:30pm. This Open House will give current members and those interested in becoming members a chance to stop by and learn more about the facility. Attendees will be able to meet with instructors and staff to learn more about the classes and activities offered plus have a chance to participate in a few activities. Prospective members can also learn about the membership plans offered at the Paducah Recreation Center. Refreshments will be available to those who attend.

I Heart Presidents Day

Paducah Parks & Recreation and the Paducah Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution are happy to announce the fifth annual I Heart Presidents Day for kids and families on Saturday February 8, 2020 at the Robert Cherry Civic Center.  Come join us for a fun day of presidential themed activities to celebrate Presidents Day. Kids of all ages will make arts & crafts and learn about different presidents, early American culture, and take a presidential portrait. There will be FREE snacks and gift bags for participants (while supplies last).

Classes

Paducah Parks & Recreation has a variety of classes going on throughout the year at the Paducah Recreation Center and the Parks & Recreation Office. Follow this link to learn more about each class, when they are offered, and the fees to participate.


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Mission Statement 

The mission of Paducah Parks & Recreation is to provide an affordable and positive comprehensive system of recreation programs designed to enhance the quality of life for the residents of the City of Paducah as well as surrounding communities. 

Contact Us

Visit the office at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive (beside Noble Park off Park Avenue)
Phone 270-444-8508
Fax 270-444-8627
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Send mail to:
​​Paducah Parks & Recreation
P.O. Box 7265
Paducah, KY  42002-7265

E-Mail questions should be addressed to the staff member listed with the program or web section.  If you have general questions, send them to parkinfo@paducahky.gov.  

Visit Paducah Parks & Recreation Videos to view television programs on all things Parks & Recreation, produced by the City and the television department at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

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PDF icon 2019 Fall Activity Guide2.68 MB