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Explore Richmond, KY

The greater Richmond community is home to many historical sites and family-friendly activities. Please see below some of the potential opportunities you could make a part of your Family Weekend 2018 experience, or to a campus visit throughout the academic year.

Golf at Arlington

1510 Lexington Road

Play EKU’s private and challenging 18-hole championship golf course at the Arlington Club. Call the Pro Shop at (859) 622-2207 for tee times and green fees.

 

White Hall State Historic Site

500 White Hall Shrine Road

Tour White Hall-Clermont, the restored Italianate mansion that was home to Cassius Marcellus Clay: emancipationist, newspaper publisher, Minister to Russia and friend to Abraham Lincoln. Costumed guides will share with you the historical treasures of White Hall, built in 1798, and the Clay family. It is honored through the EKU Journalism Department and the Society of Professional Journalists as a Historic Site in Journalism. Visit parks.ky.gov/parks/historicsites/white-hall for more information.

 

Fort Boonesborough State Park

4375 Boonesboro Road

Tour Fort Boonesborough, a reconstruction of the fort built by Daniel Boone and early settlers, with cabins, blockhouses and furnishings. Living History interpreters in 18th century clothing present life skills and daily tasks of the frontier.

Price: Admission to the fort is $8 for adults and $5.00 for children. Visit fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org.

 

Adventure Falls Miniature Golf Lake Reba Recreational Complex

250 Reba Drive

This 18-hole course features a 9-hole ADA accessible course, challenging holes and water obstacles. The main attraction at this facility is the 40 foot waterfall system with an overlooking deck. Come to the deck and experience the beauty of Lake Reba. Bring your family to Adventure Falls for a fun-filled day. richmond.ky.us/index.php/adventure-falls-home

 

Galaxy Bowling

1025 Amberly Way

Enjoy a game of Bowling with your family at Richmond’s “Galaxy Bowling and Entertainment Center!” Up to six people per lane can bowl for $10 plus shoe rental. Just mention that you are attending “Family Weekend.” Galaxy Bowling also has arcade games, snacks and lots of fun. http://galaxyentertainmentcenter.com/

 

Richmond Skate Center

525 Recycle Drive

Receive $1.00 off per member of your family when your student shows their EKU I.D. Enjoy some family fun and take a lap around the rink at the Richmond Skate Center. You can also enjoy air hockey, pinball, video games, and movies. richmondskatecenter.com

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