Visit A Park
Paducah has nearly two dozen parks with Bob Noble Park off Park Avenue as the largest.
Go Swimming or Splashing
Pool - Noble Park Pool has diving boards, two water slides, a spraypad area, concessions, and plenty of lounge chairs and shade.
Spraygrounds - The Robert Coleman Spraypark located at 10th and Caldwell Streets and the Pat & Jim Brockenborough Rotary Health Park are available at no charge and provide several spraypark obstacles for kids to enjoy.
Test Your Skills at the Skatepark
The Skatepark located on the west side of Noble Park is a concrete area with ramps for skateboarders and bicyclists. Helmets are required.
In addition to privately operated golf courses in the area, there is a public golf courses, Paxton Park.
Play Disc Golf
Paducah offers an 18-hole disc golf course at Stuart Nelson Park set in a wooded area which can be challenging.
Play with your Dog
Let your dog off its leash at Stuart Nelson Park's Dog Park. The dog park is on an approximately 7-acre tract of land at the eastern end of the park. The park has two large fenced areas for large dogs and small dogs in addition to parking, water, and shelters.
Independence Park located at the corner of Lone Oak Road and Alben Barkley Drive (114 Forest Circle) offers a fenced dog park area.
Sign Up for a Sports League
Paducah Parks and Recreation offers several leagues and clinics.
Watch a Ball Game
Launch a Boat or Dock a Boat
The Ohio River Boat Launch located at North 6th and Burnett Streets offers boaters an 82-space parking lot, a five to six lane wide boat ramp, and a courtesy dock. Boaters also can launch from the ramp located through the Broadway floodwall opening.
Also, on the riverfront is the 340-foot Paducah Transient Boat Dock which provides boaters amenities such as fuel, power, water, and a sewer pumpout station. Boater can stop for a few hours or a few days to enjoy Paducah.