The Parks and Recreation department is responsible for the success of recreational programs in Bardstown. It coordinates activities of volunteer recreational services for all sports programs. It also forms long-range plans for new parks and recreation opportunities. The department has five full-time employees and about fourteen seasonal part-time employees.
502-348-9281 Ext. 2235
502-348-9281 Ext. 2235
Classes are $5 per class OR $30 for all classes per month.
YOGA CLASSES: Donna Paschal is a certified yoga instructor. Yoga classes will follow the standard format of a group fitness class: warm-up, work, and cool down. Donna will teach an active, flowing style of yoga that, with modifications and principles of alignment, allows participants to stay safe and feel challenged yet successful. Yoga is for every body. If you can breathe, you can do yoga.
SUMMER YOGA SCHEDULE
June through August
Mornings: Wednesday: 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. / Mixed Levels
Evenings: Wednesday: 5:30 7:00 p.m. / Mixed Levels
FALL, WINTER, SPRING YOGA SCHEDULE
September through May
Mornings:Tuesday& Thursday: 9:30-11:00 a.m. / Mixed Levels
Evenings:Wednesday: 5:30-7:00 p.m. / Mixed Levels Please call for beginners, which may be added if there is enough interest.
TRIM, SHAPE, & TONE: Instructor George Pis mixes cardio and strength training to give a complete workout. Weights, bands, & balls are used diversely to energize the muscles of the body. George will guide the class through stretching, light cardio, and weight lifting.
Evenings: Monday & Thursday: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Mornings: Saturday 8:45 - 9:45a.m.
2015 DIPPIN DOGS @ Bardstown City Pool (pdf)
The Bardstown/Nelson County Parks & Recreation Department maintains one municipal Olympic size pool facility. Includes diving pool, wading pool, and bathhouse/restrooms. The pool opens the beginning of June and remains open daily through Mid-August. Summer activities include swim lessons, swim team, Family Swim, pool rental, and waterobics classes. Registrations for the summer programs begin in May. Season Passes are available through the Recreation Department office and all registrations are at the office.
Season Passes Available at recreation department's office
The park is located at the end of East Halstead Avenue. This park has a pavilion (can be reserved by calling recreation office 348-9281), sand volleyball court, basketball goal, horseshoe pits, playground equipment, picnic tables, grills and walking/biking trails on adjacent wooded area on approximately 20 acres of land. It is available for public use daily from dawn till dusk. In conjunction with the Stephen Foster Music Club, the Bardstown Recreation Department will be offering free concerts in the park on Friday evenings in the summer beginning Memorial Weekend through Labor Day weekend.[photos]
This 5 acre facility is located at the corner of West Broadway and Jones Avenue near the city pool. This park consists of two lighted tennis courts and a sand volleyball court that are available until 11:00 p.m. Enjoy lunch while watching your children play on the modern playground equipment. A picnic area and lighted pavilion with tables (can be reserved by calling recreation office 348-9281), benches & grills are available for public use. The Don Harned field includes one large lighted baseball/softball field with storage/scorer's building, concession stand/restrooms, and a gravel walking track. Click here for park pictures. [photos]
Located on South 4th Street it is approximately .25 acre. It consists of a full basketball court and up-to-date playground equipment geared for children under 12 years of age. It is open from dawn till dusk. [photos]
The Recreation Department gym is available for rental based on availability. The cost is $40.00 per hour. [photos]
The Recreation Department gym is open to the public Monday - Friday from:
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. FREE OF CHARGE. Walkers are welcome.