The Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for the management and programming of all recreational green space within the City, which includes 24 individual parks with over ten different types of amenities offered. Amenities include swimming, picnic areas, trails, basketball courts, baseball and softball fields and more.
The Parks & Recreation Department also facilitates programs and events to engage the community with its green space assets in order to promote a sense of community, encourage interaction with the outdoors, and promote a healthy and active way of life.
Covington’s many recreational amenities encourage outdoor activity and healthy living. Residents and visitors have plenty of options to choose from, ranging from the 700+ acre Devou Park, which boasts a golf course, bandshell, and trails, to a wonderful host of small neighborhood parks scattered throughout the city, with picnic shelters, basketball courts, and ball fields.