The City operates two pools and one zero-depth Water Park/Splash Pad that caters to younger children seven days a week during summer months and is open exclusively for residents in possession of a pool pass.
Recreational swimming is offered at Randolph Park, located in the Eastside neighborhood at East 8th and Greenup Street. Randolph Park offers Covington residents with Pool Passes an Olympic sized swimming pool for recreational swimming, a playground, a picnic shelter with a grill and ample green space with seating. This park is also the home of the annual Old Timers Festival, hosted every August by the Eastside residents.
Goebel Park includes a public pool open to only residents with pool passes and is located from 5th-9th Streets along Philadelphia Street in the Mainstrasse neighborhood. All parks are open dawn to dusk as per City Ordinance. The park also offers picnic shelters, a gazebo, playground and a grill. The 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.
Water Park/Splash Pad
This elaborate Water Park/Splash Pad park is one of the best kept secrets for young children. Located within the Bill Cappel Youth Sports Complex, this facility is located in the Latonia area of Covington at 43rd Street and Decoursey Avenue. The Water Park is subject to a seasonal schedule and is exclusively available to all Covington residents in possession of a pool pass.
2014 Summer Swim Schedule
Swim season begins on June 7 and ends August 10. All locations are open from noon to 6pm seven days a week.
This free swim program for Seniors aged 55 and over is held at the MSU Boys and Girls Club, 30 West 26th Street. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. This relaxing and lightly structured program offers water aerobics, lap swimming, swim lessons and a safe and healthy morning of fun. Certified lifeguards are on duty. Interested parties can either just show up or inquire with the Recreation office for more information at 859-292-2151.