Marinas are in abundance on the Ohio River, with over 100 miles of unbroken water for sailing enthusiasts or advocates of power boating. Public golf courses are 15 minutes drive. The high school in New Richmond has a summer recreational program which includes swimming in its indoor pool as well as tennis and other outdoor sports. Three bowling establishments are within a 20-minute drive. There are leagues for boys and girls of all ages which provide competition in baseball, basketball, football and soccer.
The community hosts yearly events including Riverdays in August; cardboard boat regatta; Fourth of July event along the Ohio River; summer outdoor concerts; and an annual Christmas event.