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 2019 experience, or to a campus visit throughout the academic year. An extensive list of activities can be found by visiting the Richmond Chamber of Commerce at https://www.richmondchamber.com/.
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. Visit fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org for further information.
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. Visit richmond.ky.us/index.php/adventure-falls-home for further information.
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. Visit http://galaxyentertainmentcenter.com/ for further information.
Richmond Skate Center
525 Recycle Drive
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. Visit richmondskatecenter.com for further information.