The Campbell County YMCA offers indoor and outside pools as well as racquetball and fitness facilities. There is a private swim club plus the Highland County Club where golf is available to members. A large armory offers gymnasium facilities which are open to all ages at designated times. Volleyball leagues are formed each fall for indoor fun. Football, basketball, softball and soccer leagues are organized yearly.
"Tower Park" is the largest with almost 87 acres. The Armory Gymnasium and Rec Center is located here along with picnic areas, walking trails, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, play areas, baseball field and an amphitheater. "Highland Hills Park" with its 77 acres has picnic areas, walking trails, play area, baseball/soccer field, volleyball and basketball courts, a nine-hold disc golf course and a dog park. "Rossford Park" features baseball and soccer fields, a walking trail, play area and one shelter. "Riggs Memorial Park" has picnic and play areas. There are also several baseball, football and soccer fields in the city.
The Fort Thomas Military and Community Museum shows off local treasures and items from The Beverly Hills Suppler Club Fire.
Fort Thomas hosts several events annually including a holiday walk as well as an Independence Day Celebration with a classic car show, music, food and a parade.