Covington Parks & Recreation May Newsletter 2018

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Below are Covington Parks & Recreation Department events and programs. For additional information click on "Learn More" or contact the Parks & Recreation Department at or 859-292-2151.


Crews slaying invasive plants along Licking River trail. To learn more, click here

Stay connected and don't miss your opportunities to join in on the fun!

Reserve a Shelter - now online!
Shelter reservations are going fast. Visit  to view availability and book for the warmer weather.

Pool Passes
Mark your calendars. Covington pools and waterpark open Saturday, June 9th.

Registration will take place during a resident's first visit to a Covington pool. To register, residents should bring proof of residency (a valid driver's license or State ID) and complete the 2018 Pool Application (available at the pools). If a resident has recently relocated to Covington and is not yet in possession of an ID with proof of address, a lease or utility bill showing a Covington address along with a photo ID is acceptable.

For the full PDF application, click here.

Upcoming Events

Northern Kentucky Senior Games
Ages 50 +

Active adults across the region compete against one another in bowling, golf, tennis, archery, pickle ball and other various events throughout Northern Kentucky, May 8 - June 1. Click below to view the schedule and registration form. Contact Boone County Parks at 859-344-2117 for additional information or to register. 

To learn more, click here.

Youth Fishing Derby
Ages 5-15
It's National Kids to Parks Day and we're celebrating. Fun for the whole family, this event is free and open to the public. Stick around after the derby for a free lunch and prizes. Prizes will be given to youth that catch the biggest, smallest, and most fish, in their age group. Register by midnight on May 16 and you'll be automatically entered for a chance to win a grand prize.

Location: Prisoner's Lake, Devou Park, 1352 Prisoner's Lake Dr. Covington, KY 41011
Saturday, May 19
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registation 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.


To learn more, click here.

Youth Soccer Camp - Scholarship Opportunity
Ages 5-14

The City is providing scholarships to cover the cost of registration for 14 youth residents. If you are a Covington resident, fill out the below application. Scholarships will be awarded on financial need, based upon household income and size.

Location: Bill Cappel Sports Complex - 4305 Decoursey Ave., Covington, KY 41015
June 11 - 15
9 a.m. - noon
June 11 - 15
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

To learn more, click here

DevouCycle - Grand Opening

Roll with us and celebrate the grand opening of a new adaptive bike rental services at Devou Park. The Devou Good Project and City have teamed up to provide a variety of rentable bikes. Park goers will be able to explore the 11.5 miles of trails or opt for a leisurely ride with the entire family to surrounding attractions. The grand opening will feature free food, bike rentals, bike races, and giveaways.

Location: Devou Golf and Event Center - 1201 Park Dr., Covington, KY 41011
Thursday, May 31
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Opening remarks 4:30 p.m., race immediately following


To learn more, click here

Swimming and Water Aerobics
Ages 55 and up
Provides a heart-healthy, light-resistance workout that's easier on the joints and muscles.
Location: Boys & Girls Club - 30 W. 26th St., Covington, KY 41014
Resident Fee
Non-Resident Fee
March 13 - June 14
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
$20 per 14- week session