Recreation Update October


Below are list of events sponsored by the City of Covington Recreation Department. For any additional information or questions please contact or 292-2151.

Licking River Greenway Trail Day

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 3, from 9:00 a.m. to noon to help remove invasive species, replant native plants, and pick up litter and debris along the Greenway Trails. Join the City of Covington Recreation Dept. and the Kenton Conservancy and lend a hand in making our community a greener place to live!

Supplies and lunch will be provided. Meet at Austinburg Park (15th and Eastern). Sign up by contacting the Recreation Dept. at 859-292-2151 or

Devou Fall Festival

From 12-5 p.m. on October 18, the Covington Recreation Dept. will be hosting its annual Fall Festival at the Drees Pavilion Outlook in Devou Park.

Bring the kids for an afternoon of entertainment, food, and family activities. There will be hay rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, music by the Appalachian Troubadours, and pony rides.

Skool Aid’s enthusiastic and multi-talented educators will be providing interactive and enriching games and activities throughout the day, including music and songwriting sessions.

Latonia Halloween Block Party

The Latonia Business Association is hosting their 10th annual Halloween Block Party from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, at Ritte’s Corner.

There will be costume contests for kids and grownups, carriage rides, a petting zoo, Trick-or-Treat line, and refreshments.

For questions, contact Tom at 859-431-3982.

Parks Survey

The City of Covington, along with Ludlow and Bromley are jointly hosting a website survey at

This site is a public resource and input tool for parks and recreation in the urban core of Kenton County. It will help gather information from the public as part of planning effort for future parks and park programming.

It also features an interactive map that shows the location and amenities available at each park located within the cities of Covington, Ludlow, and Bromley.

Please take the survey and make your opinion count!

Senior Swim

The Covington Recreation Dept. is once again hosting Senior Swim from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at the MSU Boys’ & Girls’ Club (20 W. 26th St.).

Sessions begin August 4 and continue through November 16.

Senior Tai Chi

Join us from 10 - 11 a.m. every Monday at the Latonia Baptist Church (3800 Church St.) for Senior Tai Chi classes. Please note that classes will not take place on Labor Day (Sept. 7).