parks

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: How do I make reservations for a park in Hopkinsville?

Contact the Division of Parks and Recreation at (270) 887-4290.

Question: What hours are the Recreation Center (formerly known as the Recreation Department) open?

Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, Closed
Weeknights and Weekends by Reservation Only

Question: How do I reserve a picnic shelter, meeting room, or gym?

Contact the Division of Parks & Recreation at 887-4290. We have the North Drive Recreational Comples, Herb Hayes Pavilion at Ruff Park, the Tommy Gates Pavilion at Tie Breaker Park, two meeting rooms and the gym at Recreation Center. Deposits and rental fees apply. No alcoholic beverages are permitted at any of our facilities. (Deposits refundable with satisfactory clean-up and return of key.) Rental fees may be refunded, or a rain check given, at the discretion of the Parks and Recreation Office, on a case-by-case basis.

Question: What are the telephone numbers for other Parks and Recreation Division facilities?

North Drive Complex – (270) 887-4290

Tie Breaker Park Baseball/Softball Complex – (270) 887-4290 (rainout information will be available unless the rain starts after 4:30 pm) or (270) 887-4022 (after 4:30 p.m.)

Kenny Litchfield Park (Little League Baseball/Softball) – (270) 885-6575 (for rain-outs) (Sign Up at http://www.hccyl.com/)

Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center – (270) 890-0730

YOU CAN ALSO LISTEN TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING RADIO STATIONS FOR RAIN OUT INFORMATION:  WHOP/LITE 98.7, Q108FM, THE BEAVER 100.3, Z97.5, EAGLE 94.3 

Question: Who do I contact regarding youth or adult sports leagues?

Youth Baseball, Basketball, and Soccer leagues are independently operated. Adult softball, volleyball, and tennis leagues are available. Contact the Division of Parks and Recreation at (270) 887-4290 for additional information.

Question: Does the Division of Parks and Recreation offer childcare facilities?

No. However, we do offer a Summer Adventure Day Camp for children ages 6-13. Contact the Division of Parks & Recreation at (270) 887-4290 for additional information.

Question: Does the Parks and Recreation Division rent equipment?

If you rent one of our facilities, there is no charge to use our sports equipment. We do not rent tables and chairs.