Community Center

Community Center

The Southgate Community Center is a multi-function community center which is located at 301 W. Walnut St.  The community center is surrounded by trees and a park.  There is a baseball field, volleyball court, exercise stations, playground and walking trail around a fishing lake.

The large hall is ideal for weddings and dances up to 300 people. The small hall is available for rental for birthday/anniversary parties, bridal/baby showers, family gatherings, or business meetings up to 75 people.

The picnic shelter which is also available for rental on Sundays only.  It is located in the park with access to the ballfield, volleyball court, playground, and walking trails around the lake.  Fishing is permitted with a valid KY fishing license.

For availability, information or reservations, Call
859-781-8878 or email:

The lake is stock by the KY Fish & Wildlife with trout and catfish.  View the schedule at Fish & Wildlife

Personalized Engraved Bricks

The Park and Tree Board, along with City Staff work diligently to keep the Community Center beautiful, by planting trees and flowers for your family outings and celebrations. It is their goal to have the building and surrounding grounds reflect the pride of the people of Southgate.

Support the park and community center.  Become a part of this facility by purchasing a paver for a lasting impression!   To order a paver, complete the  Paver Form.  Please submit the paver form request to the Clerk’s office at 122 Electric Ave. Southgate.  859-441-0075.


large hall

Large Hall

VR-360 View of Large Hall – Click HERE

round tables with trees

  • Seating for 300
  • On site parking
  • Podium and Microphone are available upon request
  • Big Screen TV with VCR/DVD and cable hook- up upon request
  • Bar area equipped with soft drinks
    • Renter must furnish all alcoholic beverages
  • Kitchen area equipped with:
    • Walk in refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Ice Machine
    • Residential size stove and oven – for warming food only
    • 12 cup coffee maker
    • 3 – Compartment sink
    • Various utensils
    • Trash cans and bags
    • Cleaning supplies
  • Inside handicapped accessible restrooms with baby changing tables
  • Coat Room

For availability, information or reservations, Call
859-781-8878 or email:

Small Hall & Kitchen

The small hall can be rented for birthday parties and family gatherings.  It will hold approximately 75 people.  For availability, information, or reservations, Call 859-781-8878 or email

Patio & Picnic Shelter

VR -360 Panoramic View of Patio – Click HERE

The picnic shelter is available to use without reservations, unless otherwise stated as “reserved”.  Picnic shelter can be rented on Sundays for parties.  For availability, information, or reservations, Call 859-781-8878 or email

Amphitheater & Playground

VR -360 Panoramic View of Patio – Click HERE

The City of  Southgate will be installing a new playground for ages 2-5 and 5-12 during the spring/summer of 2024.  There will be new swings installed also.


Community Center Park & Lake

Walking trails around the park and lake are a great way to enjoy a walk on a beautiful day.  The 1.2 mile trails are paved and go around the park and the lake.  There are wooded areas to enjoy as well as a playground, volleyball court, ball field and picnic shelter.  You can fish in the lake that is stocked several times each year by KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.  Remember to get your fishing license.  Call the Clerk’s office at 859-441-0075 to schedule times to use the ballfield from April – June for organized teams.  When there is not a scheduled practice on the field, residents are welcome to use the field.