Hopkinsville is home to a rich history of athletic excellence and premier recreational facilities.
Among them are Tie Breaker Park, a regional complex of five lighted softball fields, a concessions/restrooms/scorekeepers building, covered bleachers and ample parking. Awarded the National Softball Association/Baseball Players Association “National Park Award” for Kentucky, Tie Breaker Park is one of the finest softball complexes in the area. The facility hosts numerous tournaments throughout the season and offers a diverse array of activity options:
- State of the art five field softball complex with concession stand and scorekeeper booths
- Family Aquatic Center
- 3 single family picnic shelters
- 2 sand volleyball courts
- Paved walking trail (around the Softball Complex)
- Horseshoe pits
- Thomas F. Gates Pavilion, a large covered picnic area that can be reserved
Other regional draws include the Hoptown Hoppers baseball team and Jeffers Bend Environmental Center and Botanical Garden.