Water Sports

Kids having fun on lake

Come to Perry County Kentucky to enjoy our lakes and water sports.

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
606-398-7510, 800-325-0058, BuckhornLake@ky.gov
4441 KY Highway 1833,
Buckhorn, KY 41721-8434
Park Manager: Greta Gay

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park is home to a variety of watersports. Water sports enthusiasts will find entertainment on Buckhorn Lake. The marina has 95 open slips, two launching ramps, rental pontoon boats, and fishing boats. Waterskiing and jet skis are also allowed on the lake. Open April – October.

Water Skiing

Additional areas offering boat ramps in Perry County are:
Buckhorn Lake
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
804 Buckhorn Dam Road
Buckhorn, KY 41721-8808
Phone: (606) 398-7251
http://www.lrl.usace.army.mil

Swimming

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
606-398-7510, Toll Free: 800-325-0058, BuckhornLake@ky.gov
4441 KY Highway 1833, Buckhorn, KY 41721-8434
Park Manager: Greta Gay

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park offers an outdoor swimming pool to patrons and a public beach area. 

Hazard Pavilion
(606) 436-4200, pavilion@cityofhazard.com
Deaton Street, Hazard, KY 41701
Director: Charlotte Sizemore

The Hazard Pavilion was built in 1988 and is one of the most comprehensive indoor recreation centers in Kentucky. The Pavilion consists of:

  • heated 25-meter pool
  • two tennis courts
  • three raquetball / handball courts
  • aerobics room
  • 1/12 mile long track
  • weight room
  • sauna
  • cardiovascular equipment (including new True CS series elliptical, treadmill and stationary bike equipment)
  • sundeck and patio
  • locker rooms
  • party room
  • You must be 18 or older to use the Walking / Running Track
  • You must be 15 to use the Weight Room.
  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The Pavilion hosts private swimming lessons and Yoga classes.

Swimming fun at pool Fugate’s Entertainment Center including Fugate’s Water Park
151 Entertainment Drive, Hazard, KY 41701, (606) 436-5275
Fugate’s Entertainment Center offers a bowling alley, cinemas, a skating rink and a Water park with a pool, slides and bumper boats. For more information, call 606-439-4613 or 606-439-3237.

Perry County Park
(606) 436-2413
Perry County Park offers a public swimming pool and kiddies’ pool open seasonally, and offering events such as movies at the pool and refreshments. The Park also offers miniature golf, a skate boarding area, walking track, basketball and tennis courts, and children’s playground.