Shelby County Parks 717 Burks Branch Road, Shelbyville, KY 40065 502.633.5059


Fitness Class Cancellation Policy:  If Shelby Co. schools are cancelled due to snow/ice, all a.m. fitness classes, including water aerobics and a.m. nursery will be cancelled. A decision on p.m. fitness classes and nursery will be made by noon.  Please check here for all cancellations. All major holidays fitness classes will be postponed as well, enjoy your holiday!

Current Cancellations and Closings
(as of April 26, 2021, @ 10AM) scroll down to see all

NOTE:  If it is 24 hours or later than the latest update, it is highly recommended to call 502-633-5059 and check the status of any of the below listed cancellations or closings.

Family Activity Center (FAC) Reopening Guidelines

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 7 am-7 pm

Saturday 8 am-4 pm

Sunday Closed


· All visitors must wear a face mask upon entering the facility.  Once in the workout area you may remove face mask to exercise.  When exiting the facility, you must wear a face mask.

· All visitors must use hand sanitizer upon entering the facility.

· All visitors must have their temperature taken upon entering the facility.

· Please make sure to social distance at least 6 feet during your visit while in the facility.

· All visitors will enter through the FAC front doors and will exit through the door down the hallway from the indoor pool entrance.

· Only FAC participants may stay in the building.  No guest or children waiting while working out.

Closed Amenities

· No Nursery will be offered

· Sauna will be closed

· No sweat towels

· No water fountains

· No coffee

· No tables and chairs for waiting

If you wish to leave your membership on freeze, you must email Lea Ann Wood at OR mail the request to Shelby County Parks, 717 Burks Branch Road, Shelbyville, KY 40065.


Fitness Classes 

· A total of 10 or less participants per class

· Hand weights and exercise balls will be the only equipment provided.  You must provide your own mats and bands

· All participants are responsible to clean off the equipment they use with the cleaning wipes provided

· Available Classes:

· Strength Works – Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 8:15am & 9:30am, Tuesday & Thursday – 6pm – Aerobic Room

· Cardio Drumming – Tuesday & Thursday – 9:30am & 5pm – Aerobic Room

· Hatha Yoga – Monday & Wednesday – 5pm, Tuesday & Thursday – 8am – Aerobic Room

· Water Aerobics – Monday/Wednesday 7am, Monday – Friday 10am, Monday/Wednesday/Friday 11am, Tuesday/Thursday 9am (deep water), Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 4pm & Saturday 10am – Indoor Pool *water aerobics has a class size limit of 20

– Silver Sneakers – Monday/Wednesday/Friday – 9am

Weight Room, Cardio Machines, Walking Track & Basketball Gym ALL AVAILABLE.  Basketball gym is only facility of these that requires appointment.  Call to schedule.

Swimming Pool 

· Limit of one swimmer per lane.

· Swimmers and Class participants will not be permitted to store their equipment bags at the facility

· Swimmers and Class participants will only place their personal items on the designated chairs at each lap lane

· Water fountains are not available

· Swimmers and Class participants must maintain proper social distancing at all times

– Open swim available Saturdays 12p-3:45p, limited to 60 people, on 1st come, 1st serve basis – both pools

– Reservations being accepted for indoor children’s pool Monday – Friday 9a-6p and Saturday 9a-4p – 50 minute slot, limit of 10 per hour

Skate Park Reopening Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am – 8pm

Skate Park Guidelines:

· Social distancing should be maintained at all times

· Do not share equipment with other participants

· Wash & sanitize hands before & after leaving the park



Clear Creek Golf Course Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am to 8pm (walking only)


· Noodles in hole to avoid contact

· Max 4 per group while maintaining social distancing guidelines of 6ft apart

Finchville Park Reopening Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am – 8pm

Park Guidelines:

· Social distancing should be maintained at all times

· Rec Field & Pavilion will remained closed


Lake Shelby Campground Reopening Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am– 8pm

Campground Guidelines:

· ALL reservations must be made in advance on

· Maintain social distance from other campers, fisherman, hikers/walkers, etc

· Please wash & sanitize hands

· Dispose of all garbage at dumpster near RV parking lot

· Pavilions/structures remain closed


Effective May 4th – Lake Shelby reopened for boat launches (payment at honor box), fishing & hiking

Red Orchard Park Reopening Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am – 8pm

Red Orchard Guidelines:

· Hiking, horse arena, disc golf & Michael Kay’s Bark Park (permit required, no new permits being issued at this time) have all REOPENED

· Maintain social distancing at all times

Clear Creek Park Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am – 8pm
Clear Creek Guidelines:

· Maintain social distance at all times

· Baseball will resume practices June 15th with games beginning in July – more information to come

· Soccer has been postponed, more information to come as Governor restrictions are lifted

· Pavilions, Outdoor Basketball Courts and Soccer Fields will remain closed

Tennis Reopening Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am– 8pm

Tennis Guidelines (per USTA):

· Maintain social distance from other players, coordinate with your partner on doubles

· Between points, use your racquet & foot to pick up balls & hit to your opponent

· Wash & sanitize your hands before & after play

· Clean and wipe down your equipment after play

· Avoid touching your face after handling equipment


Shelby Trails Park Reopening Guidelines

Hours of Operation: Daily 8am – 8pm

Shelby Trails Park Guidelines:

Red Fern Riding Center’s staff will strictly monitor trail riders, hikers, lesson students and guided ride customers and ensure that all users of the park are strictly adhering to social distancing policies.
Policies that will be monitored and adhered to are as follows:

· The park will limit the total number of hikers/trail riders 10 at one time. Hikers and riders can call or text Red Fern Riding Center to ensure there is space

· The check-in and pass payment kiosk will be moved to the top of the parking lot away from the barn and facility

· Year passes will be sold online. Proof of coggins can be emailed or texted directly to Red Fern Riding Center

· Year pass holders can sign in online or at the kiosk

· Additional park information (rules, maps, phone, website) will be clearly posted to answer any trail rider or hiker questions

· The parking lot will be divided in half. The upper half for trailers, trail riders and hikers and the lower half for the riding center – ensuring separation between groups of users


· No more than 10 persons, total, will be allowed in the facility at one time

· All members of the general public will have temperatures taken before entering the facility

· All persons entering the facility must wear gloves while at the barn; either riding or plastic/latex

· Masks will be required to be worn in any environment when a six foot distance is not possible: tacking horses up, while checking temperatures, helping customers mount etc.

· Antibacterial soap and bleach wipes will be made available for wiping down common surfaces

· Guided Ride Groups will be limited to 5 people max and two staff members

· Lessons will be limited to 2 students max and 1 instructor. Lessons will be taught outside whenever possible



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  • Indoor Pool:  
  • Lake Shelby
  • Shelby Trails Park
    • None at this time.  Please check back for details.  

NOTE:  Please refer to the following link for youth sports makeup dates and times.  Youth Sports Schedules