The Danville Community offers a variety of
recreational opportunities for members of the college community.
Please click the link below to find out more about some of the
activities in Danville: Danville/Boyle
County Parks and Recreation Department.
Bowlarama is located 1 mile from campus at Greenleaf Shopping
Center on Lexington Ave. The Bowlarama has 24 fully automated
lanes, shoe rental, house bowling balls, and a
Cummins Falls Marina
Canoe the Kentucky River along the beautiful Palisades area. The
300-400 foot perpendicular walls of limestone remain unchanged
since Daniel Boone traversed this area. The Marina is located only
20 minutes north of campus on KY 1988 off of U.S. 127. Student
discounts given with college ID.
Danville and the surrounding area have
an abundance of beautiful scenic roads for cycling.
Danville Bike and
Bike and Fitness offers a wide variety of new and used cycles and
equipment and is located only two blocks from Centre. The Danville
Cycling Club is operated out of the store. Any member of the
college community interested in cycling is encouraged to contact
them to join the club or participate in their regular rides.
Henry Jackson Park
Located less than a mile from campus, Jackson Park offers one of
the best disc golf courses in central Kentucky. The course is a
P.D.G.A. approved 9-hole course with level tee areas marked for
professionals and amateurs. A course map, basic rules, and disc can
be obtained by contacting the Recreation Office at ext. 5490.
165 Buena Vista Estates
A full service stable that offers boarding, lessons, clinics, camps
and shows. Mary DeLima is the owner/instructor with over 20 years
Bright Leaf Golf
Bright Leaf is located 3 miles north from campus on route 127. This
resort offers 27 regulation holes, a lighted 9-hole, par three
course, driving range, golf carts, pro shop, and a restaurant.
Old Bridge Golf
Old Bridge is located three miles east of Danville off Highway 34
Herrington Lake. The course is regulation 18-hole, par 72 with a
putting green, driving range, pro shop, and snack bar.
Central Kentucky Wildlife
The Refuge is located thirteen miles from campus in the Parksville
knob area bordering a stretch of the North Rolling Fork River off
of Highway 37 on Carpenter Creek Rd. Its five main trails cover
more than 500 acres of the Refuge. The trails range from easy to
The trails follow the river shoreline into the wooded portion of
the campground where one of the most intense concentrations of rare
plant species in the Bluegrass Region is on display. The campground
is 20 minutes from campus on KY 1988 off of US 127.
Just two blocks west of campus off Perryville Rd., Millennium Park
offers a 2.14 mile paved walking/jogging trail around the park The
Park also serves as a cross country course for those runners that
prefer running on the ground. The park also has benches and water
Just two blocks north of campus off Crosshill Rd., Jackson
Park has a 1 mile paved walking/jogging trail around its