Parks & Recreation Department
The Elizabethtown Parks & Recreation Department encompasses 10 neighborhood and community parks totaling 650 acres. The department strives to provide safe and quality leisure opportunities to its citizens through dedicated staff and sound management.
Pritchard Community Center Basketball
Cost to play is $1/person. A schedule will be posted each Friday for the following week. Please note that open gym times are subject to change. Players are encouraged to bring their own basketballs; however, an ID can be exchanged to rent a basketball from our facility.
The City of Elizabethtown Parks & Recreation Department is Now Hiring!!!
You can view a complete list of open positions and job descriptions by clicking the link below
To Apply, Return Applications to:
Elizabethtown Parks & Recreation Department
404 South Mulberry St Elizabethtown, KY 42701
or email your completed application to
Programs and Events
Adult & Youth Leagues
Yes, at no charge.
Pritchard Community Center has meeting space, indoor and outdoor basketball, racquetball, volleyball, indoor tennis and more. There is also a beautiful Arboretum and Botanical Garden. For more details on Pritchard Community Center go to the Pritchard Community page.
Yes, a City Permit and valid KY State Fishing License are required to fish at Freeman Lake. City Permits can be purchased on a daily or annual basis at the Freeman Lake Park Office. For fishing information, visit the Freeman Lake Park page.