Paducah Parks Videos

Parks logoThe Paducah Parks and Recreation Department coordinates several programs including Tot School.

 

Episodes

August 2017:  Health Park Phase I Ribbon Cutting  On August 1, 2017, the community gathered for the ribbon cutting for the first phase of the park located at 421 North 13th Street.  Also, at the ribbon cutting was the announcement that the park would be renamed from the Health Park to the Pat & Jim Brockenborough Rotary Health Park.  Pat Brockenborough donated $500,000 to kick off the second phase of the park's construction to include a splash park and restroom facilities.  The completed Phase I includes the Paducah Rotary Playground and its safety surface, a 1/3 mile walking path, an outdoor fitness area, the enhancement of the Community Garden, and drainage and grading improvements to the center lawn area.   17 minutes

June 2016:  RIVERfront Concert Series: Adam & the H-Bombs  This is from the June 16, 2016 RIVERfront Concert Series organized by the Parks and Recreation Department.  This concert featured Adam & the H-Bombs for the first half of the evening. The free concerts are partnerships of local and nationwide artists with local artists taking the stage for the first hour, 6-7 p.m., and nationally-known up-and-coming artists entertaining the crowds from 7 until 8:30 p.m. 56 minutes

August 2015: RIVERfront Concert Series: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades This is from the August 20, 2015 RIVERfront Concert Series organized by the Parks and Recreation Department. This concert featured Horseshoes and Hand Grenades for the second half of the evening. The free concerts are partnerships of local and nationwide artists with local artists taking the stage for the first hour and nationally-known up-and-coming artists entertaining the crowds from 7 until 8:30 p.m. 76 minutes

August 2015:  RIVERfront Concert Series: Solid Rock'It Boosters This is from the August 20, 2015 RIVERfront Concert Series organized by the Parks and Recreation Department.  This concert featured Paducah band Solid Rock’it Boosters for the first hour of the evening. The free concerts are partnerships of local and nationwide artists with local artists taking the stage for the first hour and nationally-known up-and-coming artists entertaining the crowds from 7 until 8:30 p.m.  60 minutes

April 2015:  Tot School: Mother's Day 2015  Join Ms. Kathy and the children of Tot School as they get ready for Mother's Day.  They first make a Mother's Day card that creatively uses their footprints.  Then watch as they make a sugar scrub for mom to pamper herself.  Tot School wraps up with the kids making clay pot cupcakes.  28 minutes

December 2014:  Tot School: Christmas 2014  In this episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the kids enjoy a visit from Santa.  They make picture frame crafts and build healthy snacks that look like candy canes out of strawberries and bananas.

November 2014:  Tot School: Thanksgiving 2014  In this episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the kids enjoy Thanksgiving-themed crafts and snacks.  28 minutes

May 2014:  Tot School: Summer 2014   In this episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the kids pretend to head to the beach and the backyard and even create an edible sailboat in this summer edition.  They also talk about sun and pool safety.  28 minutes

March 2014:  Tot School: 2014 Easter  On this Easter 2014 episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the children make crafts and tasty treats that will have you jumping for joy. In the craft corner, the kids will make a carrot wreath to hang from the door and a bunny juice box that will perk up your ears.  For a snack, the kids make edible bunny flowers using pink bunny Peeps. All of this and more in this Easter edition of Tot School.   28 minutes

January 2014:  Tot School: 2014 Valentine's Day  On this Valentine's Day 2014 episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the children make crafts and tasty treats that are fun for the whole family. In the craft corner, they make picture frames and salt dough that can be molded into your favorite cookie cutter shapes.  For a snack, the kids make heart shaped marshmallow treats and a love potion with bottled water and your favorite flavor of drink mix.   28 minutes

December 2013:  Tot School: Christmas 2013  On this Christmas 2013 episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the children get a visit from Santa.  In the craft corner, they make gingerbread men.  For a snack, use your imagination to turn a marshmallow, a strawberry, and a grape into the face of the Grinch.  26 minutes

October 2013:  Tot School: Thanksgiving 2013  In this episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese will show the kids how to make a story bracelet while reading them a tale of the first Thanksgiving. She'll also help them make some nice decorations for their table as well as some pumpkin scented playdough to commemorate the holiday.  28 minutes

September 2013:  Tot School: Halloween 2013  In this episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the kids talk about Halloween safety with Paducah Police Officer Kelly Drew.  The episode includes a craft in which the kids decorate a trick or treat bag.  The Kids in the Kitchen section includes a mummy juice box, a banana ghost, and a pumpkin made out of an orange.  28 minutes

September 2013:  Tot School: Fire Safety 2013  In this episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese and the kids talk about fire safety including smoke alarms, how and when to call 9-1-1, how to crawl out of a room if there is a fire, and designating a meeting space for your family.  The episode continues with a craft in which the kids make a Dalmation using a paper plate and colored circles to represent the concept of stop, drop, and roll.  The Kids in the Kitchen section allows the kids to decorate graham crackers to look like fire trucks.  26 minutes 

June 2013:  Tot School: 2013 Summer Program  On this episode of Tot School, teacher Kathy Reese explains pool safety, the kids make a ring toss game using paper plates and the cardboard tube from a roll of paper towels, and the kids decorate treats to look like sunflowers.  27 minutes

October 2012:  Tot School: Thanksgiving Program  In this episode of Tot School, it's the time of year to be thankful for friends and family.  Teacher Kathy Reese shows the kids how to make a paper plate turkey, a tin can pumpkin and a candy corn treat.  28 minutes

March 2012:  Tot School: Easter Program  In this episode of Tot School, the kids get ready for Easter by making a craft using a clay pot, felt, and a stryrofoam ball.  The final product looks like a bunny jumping into the pot. Then, the kids enjoy a cute snack of a bunny driving a racecar with everything edible including the steering wheel.  28 minutes

December 2011: Tot School: Winter Show In this episode the kids hear a story; make snowballs and hot chocolate; create snowball paint; and build their very own snow window. Come in from the cold for a while and warm yourself in this winter edition of Tot School. 28 minutes   News Release >>

November 2011: Tot School: Christmas Show The kids sing the song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", enjoy some Christmas crafts, and look forward to a visit from Santa Claus. 28 minutes News Release >>

November 2011: Tot School: Thanksgiving Show The kids learn about the history of Thanksgiving and create great crafts to celebrate the holiday and the changing seasons. 28 minutes News Release >>

October 2011: Tot School: Halloween Show The kids learn about Halloween and trick or treating safety from Paducah Police Officer Gretchen Morgan, make a candle holder that looks like a pumpkin, and eat a scary snack of "goblin feet". 28 minutes News Release >>

September 2011: Tot School: Fall Show Part 1 Part 2 The kids make a fall tree using their handprint and thumbprints and make a pretend apple pie. For a snack, the children decorate a cupcake to look like a pumpkins. 28 minutes News Release >>

September 2011: Tot School: Fire Safety Part 1 Part 2 Three members of the Paducah Fire Department visit Tot School to provide fire safety tips. The kids then decorate styrofoam cups to look like Dalmatians and decorate graham crackers to look like fire trucks. 28 minutes News Release >>

June 2011: Tot School: Father's Day Show Watch as the kids make great crafts for dad just in time for Father's Day. Crafts include a fish and fishing pole, a handprint cover for a notebook, and cupcakes decorated to look like hot dogs cooking on the girll. 28 minutes News Release >>

April 2011: Tot School: Easter Show Learn how to make a bunny out of a sock. Also, watch as the kids make a Easter picture showing a chick, grass, and fluffy clouds. The Easter Bunny makes a special appearance as the children are decorating cupcakes. 29 minutes News Release >>

March 2011: Tot School: Spring ShowWatch the kids enjoying crafts where they get to make daffodils and ladybugs. Plus, they enjoy a special sweet treat. 29 minutes

February 2011: Tot School: Valentine's Day Activities Watch the kids having fun at story time. The youngsters also get to make "love bugs" using construction paper and toilet paper rolls. A special guest helps the kids decorate Valentine's Day cookies. 29 minutes; posted 2-4-11

May 2010: Paducah Parks Services: Summer 2010 Programs In this episode of Paducah Parks Services, find out about the 2010 summer programs including summer camps and special events. Also learn about what it takes to get the Noble Park Pool ready for use and find out about the return of a competitive swim team for Noble Park. The final part of the show is all about the disc golf course at Stuart Nelson Park. 29 minutes; posted 5-20-10. --News Release--

February 2010: Paducah Parks Services: Spring 2010 Programs In this episode of Paducah Parks Services, learn about the spring 2010 programs including upcoming classes and events. See demonstrations of yoga and cardio kickboxing. 28 minutes; posted 2-18-10. 

July 2009: Parks Services Department: Summer and Fall 2009 Programs Learn about the camps, facilities, sports leagues, and events offered for the summer and fall by the Parks Services Department in addition to a video tour of the Noble Park Pool with a reminder of the pool rules. 16 minutes; posted 7-13-09

May 2009: Robert Coleman Park Dedication: May 13, 2009 Dedication ceremony renaming Blackburn Park located at 10th and Caldwell Streets to the Robert Coleman Park. Robert Coleman is Paducah's longest serving elected official. 31 minutes; posted 5-18-09

September 2008: Touch a Truck This video is from the Parks Services Department Touch a Truck event at Noble Park on September 11, 2008. 9 minutes; posted 9-19-08