Parks & Recreation Upcoming Events

Zumba, Thomas Street Recreation Center Gymnasium, 2600 Thomas St.
Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Zumba Instructor is Amy Fortin, on Wednesday nights, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Fee $5.00 each class – First class free.

Line Dancing, Thomas Street Recreation Center Gymnasium, 2600 Thomas St.
Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Line Dancing Instructor is Elaine Bates, on Thursday nights, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Entry fee for the Line Dancing is by donations.

Pickleball, Thomas Street Recreation Center Gymnasium, 2600 Thomas St.
Mondays – 9 am – 11 am and Wednesdays 1 pm - 3 pm – starting October 1, 2018 – May 15, 2019

The Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department is continuing to offer Pickleball on Mondays and Wednesdays.  All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate.  Participation will be “drop in” play with no court reservations, (first come first served).  There is no fee - FREE!! (The use of paddles and pickleballs require a form of ID for checkout)  For additional information go to, follow Parks and Recreation on Facebook, or call 270-887-4290.  

10th Annual International Festival, Hopkinsville Sportsplex, 155 Tilley Way

The 10th Annual Hopkinsville International Festival (I-Fest) spotlights culture from around the globe at the free Friday-Saturday affair (March 22-23) at the Hopkinsville Sportsplex.  I-Fest hours are 4-8 pm on Friday and 10 am-6 pm on Saturday with music, dancing, language, culture, food to be purchased, crafts to be purchased and a world full of activities on display for the entire family. Hopkinsville International Festival has been rapidly expanding since the first event in 2009.  Over the years, it has evolved to include a bigger venue and more variety.  This event celebrates the vast cultural diversity found in Hopkinsville and our region with educating citizens about a multitude of global traditions and history. For additional information go to, follow Hopkinsville International Festival on Facebook, or call 270-890-0215 for Nikki Radford or the Parks and Recreation office at 270-887-4290. 

Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center 9503 Eagle Way Bypass
Opens Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Premier Destination for Water, Sun & Family Fun!  We invite you to join us for opening day at Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center, Saturday, May 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Experience the thrills of Riptide Express and Hurricane alley, or just relax down the Ripple River!  Active Duty Military and dependents always get 2 dollars off admission, just show your id.  For additional information and rules go to, follow Tie Breaker on Facebook, or call 270-890-0730.  For After-Hours Events or Birthday Parties, call Hopkinsville Family YMCA, 270-887-5382.

Movies in the Park, DeBow Recreation Complex, 345 North Drive
Friday, May 31, 2019

We invite you to join Movies in the Park showing, Mary Poppins Returns (PG).  The movie will be held at DeBow Recreation Complex on Friday, May 31st at 8:00 p.m. Admission is FREE.  Bring your lawn chairs, blanket or Drive-In Option – listen to audio in your vehicle.  Food trucks and concessions available to purchase food/concessions.  For additional information go to hoptownrec.comfollow Parks and Recreation on Facebook, or call 270-887-4290.