- Greenspace Rental
- Picnic Shelter
- Water Park/Pool
Goebel Park offers a public pool, picnic shelters, a gazebo, a playground, and a grill. A walking trail connects this park to the Kenny Shields Park. The park also hosts the Sergeant First Class Jason Bishop Memorial that sits directly across from the house in which Jason grew up.
Goebel Park is best known for it's iconic German-style Carroll Chimes Clock Tower, which displays a charming mechanical puppet show of the Pied Piper on the hour, April through December. The clock tower also boasts a working carillon, which plays every hour as well. Architect Addison Clipson was commissioned to design the tower and worked with partner Bill Batson. Completed in 1979, the tower was named in honor of then Governor of Kentucky, Julian Carroll.
Goebel Park is named in honor of the only Covington native to be elected Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, William Goebel, who was assassinated just four days after being declared Governor. The land for the park was donated in his memory to the City of Covington by his brothers.
Pool Operating Hours:
Open seven days a week from noon until 6:00 p.m., June 6 through August. Daily admission is $3 for Covington residents, $5 for non-residents. Seasonal passes are $25 for Covington residents and $50 for non-residents.
Book a Picnic Shelter for your Event:
To book a picnic shelter, please call 859.292.2151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org