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Welcome……to the Simpsonville Department of Parks & Recreation!

Simpsonville Parks and Recreation has a variety of activities and events. Please browse our page(s) to see if there is something that interests you.

You can find sports schedules, special events information, along with general information on all available opportunities.
If you do not find what you want, please contact the Park office either by phone at 502-722-8793 or email us at: chris@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com  
Check our website often for dates, times and schedules of current and upcoming events and happenings.
We continually strive to increase the Playability of our community! Please visit one of our parks, local play spots or register for one of our many programs and services to enjoy all that Simpsonville, Kentucky has to offer.
Parks and Recreation Director

Click the Following Links to Review Parks and Recreation Calendars, Guidelines and other Information:
 Facility Rentals 
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The Neon Nite Run is a night time run, jog, walk & stroller roll for participants, groups and families of all ages and abilities.

We are about having a great night time experience without focusing on how fast you can run, walk or stroll a 5k.

We just wanna GLOW! Come to the run with or without glow gear. Doesn't matter! Because your entry includes plenty of glow swag. However, the more you glow the better you'll go. So, bring your own glow swag and we'll just add ours.

Awards and prizes for Glowiest of the glow, best glow stroller and other categories!

100% of proceeds donated to Youth recreation and mentoring programs!!!

Date: Saturday, September 26th

Time: Pre-Glow-run Party starts at 8:45pm. Run starts at 9:15pm.


Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass 1155 Buck Creek Road Simpsonville, KY 40067

Race Packet Pick up: Noon-8:30pm on race day

Entry fee: (There is no charge for passengers in strollers. However, glow gear will not be made available to stroller passengers)

Individual: $29 per person

Group of 5-9: $25 per person                                                                                        

Group of 10 or more: $20 per person                                                                        

Register By: 9/18/15! Register early! Once we reach 1,000 participants, registration will be closed!          

How to register: Simply download the registration form below.                                                               

Questions: Call Simpsonville Parks & Recreation @ (502) 722-8793

Email questions to: simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com


About the course: Approximately 3.1 miles of dim and sparsely lit asphalt/ concrete course surrounding The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass located at 1155 Buck Creek Road in Simpsonville, Ky. Water stops, DJs & entertainment, Glow Selfie spots, blacklight photo area and more throughout the course.

Download Neon Nite Run registration form

Saturday 9/12/15

Saturday 9/12/15

Simpsonville Park 108 Old Veechdale Road in Simpsonville, KY

Festival Agenda

7am-10am: Purnell's Country Breakfast $7/ adult & $5/ child.

8am-6pm: Vendor Booths

9am: Miss Simpsonville Pageant.

9am-6pm: Just Play! Playground and open space fun.

10am-6pm: Grilled food, great snacks, candies, waffle cakes and beverages.

10am-6pm: All ages activities and more bouncies than ever before!

10am-6pm: Zip Lines

10am-6pm: Wacky World! An interactive experience for young children.

10am-6pm: Obstacle courses and challenge games.

10am-6pm: Pirates Ahoy! A seaworthy adventure!

10am-6pm: Princess Carriage! A magical experience for local princesses.

10am-6pm: Human Hamster Track racing.

10am-6pm: Blue Crush. A 40' slide for brave riders only!

1pm: The Fall Festival Parade

1pm-3pm: Live Music: Ray Glenn

2pm: Character Meet and Greet: Superheroes, Princesses, Olaf & friends!

3pm-5pm: Live Music: The Habit

Free parking throughout town. Just look for the yellow parking signs!

Purnell's Country Breakfast

Purnell's Country Breakfast

All You Can Eat !!! The world famous Purnell family will be on-site during the Fall Festival to prepare the best all you can eat breakfast you ever had.

Date: Saturday, 9/12/15

Time: 7am-10am

Location: Simpsonville Gym, 108 Old Veechdale Road

Price: $7/ adults & $5/ children

100% of the proceeds from this breakfast go to youth recreation programs

Miss Simpsonville 2015

Simpsonville Gymnasium

108 Old Veechdale Rd
Simpsonville, KY 40067

Saturday, September 12, 2015

9:00 a.m.


Join us for the Inaugural 2015 Miss Simpsonville Pageant for girls Ages 0 to 15!

$40 Entry Fee


Pageant Entry Deadline: September 4, 2015

Miss Simpsonville Pageant   $40.00 (Ages 0-12 years as of 09/11/2015)

Baby (0-12 Months), Wee (13-23 Months), Tiny (2-3 Years), Princess (4-6),

Petite Miss (7-9), Junior Miss (10-12)

­­­­­­­­­­­­& Teen (13-15)

Download the official entry form below

Download official pageant entry form here

Once again we will be providing an area for Vending, Arts and Crafts and Community Information as part of our festivities.

This would be the perfect chance to:

Meet people, Answer questions about your business, Hand out flyers and business cards, Sell your product, Let the people of our area know what your business or organization has to offer

(No Food, Drink, or Game Vendors of any kind allowed)

Booth spaces are available and will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

Booth Spaces will be available for set-up any time from Friday, September 11th6:00 PM until Saturday, September 12th, 8:00 AM (security on grounds).

Booths are open Saturday from 8:00 am to 6pm

Prices are: 10 foot x 10 foot:  $40.00

(Tents are not provided but you are welcome to bring your own)

Optional: 8ft Rental Tables - $12.00; Chairs - $4.00 each (Tables and Chairs are limited)

Download Booth vendor form

It's not too late to enter your business, group or organization in the Simpsonville Fall Festival Parade!

Download an entry form below.

Download Dowload parade entry form

Flag Football

Flag Football

Are you ready for some Football?

Our Flag Football league is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary for success on the field.

Flag Football is a safer alternative to the contact game and highly recommended as the safer alternative to contact football for young ages.

All players will be assigned protective headgear to wear during the season. All you need to provide is a mouthpiece.

Teams will practice once weekly and play on Saturdays.

Dates: 9/12/15-10/10/15

Times: TBD

Cost: $65



1st/ 2nd grades

3rd/ 4th grades

Register by: 9/4/15


Download Flag Football registration form

2015 Fall Soccer

2015 Fall Soccer

Fall soccer registration is now open.

Participants will practice once weekly and play 1-2 games a week.

Full uniform provided.

Dates: 9/5/15-10/17/15

Cost: $65



1st/ 2nd grades

3rd/ 4th grades

5th-7th grades

Register by: 8/28/15

Download Fall Soccer registration form

Our nationally recognized youth basketball program focuses on skill building, responsible competition and game day fun like nothing you've ever seen.



1st/2nd grades

3rd/ 4th grades

5th-7th grades

Dates: 12/7/15 through 2/12/16

Fee: $68

Register by: 12/4/15

Download Hoops registration form

Cheer on our youth hoops players to victory!

This program focuses on basic and intermediate skills and techniques designed to ensure your child learns cheer in a safe and fun environment.

Full competition quality uniform included.



1st/ 2nd grades

3rd/ 4th grades

Dates: 12/7/15 through 2/12/16

Fee: $68

Register by: 12/4/15

Download cheer registration form

New! Summer Performing Arts Series

New! Summer Performing Arts Series

Showcasing local & regional talent! Book your group today by calling (502) 722-8793.

Location: Wiche Park: 7026 Shelbyville Road

Upcoming Shows:

7/4/15: The Habit 80's & Today Time: 6pm-9pm                                                                                 

7/4/15: Simpsonville's Red, White & BOOM! (Various Artists)

7/11/15 2pm-4pm Glenn Raymond Country. Oldies & Classic Rock Time: 2pm-4pm

7/25/15: 4pm-6pm Elton John Tribute Time: 4pm-6pm

8/8/15: 3pm-5pm Roy Orbison impersonator Time 3pm-5pm

8/14/15: White Collar Rebellion (Alt Rock ) Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm

8/22/15: 4pm-6pm Johnny Rivers Tribute Time: 4pm-6pm                                                       

9/12/15: Simpsonville Fall Festival (Various Artists)



Experience the fundamental poses (asanas) of Yoga to develop strength, flexibility, balance & Focus. Learn how to breathe better, move with ease & relax fully.

Date(s): Now!

Day(s): Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Time(s): 9am-10am

Location: Simpsonville City Offices Community Room 108 Old Veechdale Road

Cost: $10 per class. Just show up. No pre-registration necessary !

Download Yoga Registration Form

Facility Rental/ Parties

Facility Rental/ Parties

Gym Rental Features Include:

Plenty of tables and chairs plus, bleacher seating!

Climate controlled!

Spacious gym with full and newly renovated kitchen!

Performance stage. Perfect for DJ's and other performances!

Athletic Field Rentals:

Rent a soccer, baseball or multi-purpose field for your next practice or tournament.

Call 722-8793 for more detaills.

Perfect Parties!

Perfect Parties!

Planning and conducting a party or event can be a time consuming and stressful experience.
Let the pro's plan, program and clean-up after your event. We'll take care of everything from invitations to guests, food and desserts, music, entertainment and anything else to make your event the talk of the town.
Party at your place or ours! Choose from conducting your next event at your place or our spacious community center capable of serving up to 300 guests.
Our Services:
Birthday Parties
Standard rentals
Themed Parties
Party Planning & Consultation
Party/ Event management/ programming
Event set-up/ clean-up
DJ Services/ Dance Lighting & Sound
Hiring of talent/ vendors
Our services range from small birthday parties to big events. Call today for a quote.
Hire a DJ!
Enhance your party
We have the latest in DJ equipment, Lighting and sound sure to make your next party a hit!

Shelter Rental

Shelter Rental

Have your next picnic, barbeque, family outing or party at our brand new shelter.


Features Include:

* Plenty of tables and seating

* On-site restrooms

* Adjoining playground and open space 

Our shelter is sure to provide the perfect setting for any event.

Cost: $50/ 3 hours or $100/day

Call us at 502-722-8793 or email simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com to reserve your date today.

Click the link below to download a shelter reservation form.

Download Shelter reservation form

We are a proud member of the National Alliance for Youth Sports!

Click the link for more information:


We believe in continually finding ways to improve our service delivery. Click on the link below to let your coach know your thoughts and suggestions.

You will need a coach id # which is located on your game schedule directly after your coach's name.

Need help? Call us at 722-8793 or simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com






For more information about the University of Louisville Golf Club in Simpsonville, Kentucky please visit: www.ulgc.net or call 502-852-ULGC (8542)

ULGC is located at 401 Champions Way, Simpsonville, KY 40067



Friends of the Parks

Friends of the Parks

The following individuals/ businesses contribute greatly to ensure that parks and recreation services thrive in our community:

To join this list of great folks contact us at:

 simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com or (502) 722-8793

Braces,Braces,Braces, Brown Jordan, Classic Printing, Cub Bank, Derrick Engineering, Dairy Queen of Shelbyville, William H.  Brammell, James Hite Hays,  JT's Pizza,  Kentucky Farm Bureau (Ferenc Vegh Jr.), Kentucky Spiral Hams, King Brook Commerce Park, KU/ LG&E, Midwest Metals, Mortenson Family Dental, Michael Riggs, Pediatric Dentistry of Shelbyville, Rolling Ridge HOA, Judge Rob Rothenburger, Shelby County Chiropractic, Shelby County Community Theatre, Shelby Energy Cooperative, Shelby Horse Supply, Subway, Walnut Grove Nursery, Wise Cleaning, WT's Electric City


Playful City USA

Playful City USA

Congratulations Simpsonville, Kentucky on being named a 2015 Playful City USA Community!

We are so proud of our city's efforts to increase playability and foster family-friendly environments that promote play everywhere. #playability

Local Parks & Play spots

Local Parks & Play spots

Simpsonville Park: 108 Old Veechdale Road

Wiche Park: 7026 Shelbyville Road

Simsponville Elementary Playground 6725 Shelbyville Road

Simpsonville Baptist Church Playground 7208 Shelbyville road

We are #2

We are #2

Because our residents are #1!

Our qualified and well-trained staff are available to help you with all of your recreational needs.

Come see why we love Simpsonville and go to great lengths to provide the best possible programs and services for you.

 Administrator: Chris Truelock (502) 722-8793 simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com

Manager: Denise Miller (502) 722-8793 simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com 

Facility/Program Coord: Christian Rick  (502) 722-8793 simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com

Facility/ Program Specialist: Jamal Outten (502) 722-8793    simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com

Sports & Rec Specialist: Garry Jones (502) 722-8793    simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com

Recreation Specialist: Tameeka Outten (502) 722-8793           simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com

Community Engagement Specialist: Bethany Perkins (502)722-8792 Simpsonvillepark@cityofsimpsonvilleky.com

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