2014 Metro Parks Golf Discount Book On Sale Now!
The 2014 Louisville Metro Parks Golf Discount Book is available for purchase, just in time for holiday gift-giving.
Metro Parks Announces Five Sites for Public Sledding This Winter
For thousands of local children – and quite a few adults too – sledding is a highlight of the winter season. Metro Parks and Recreation wants to remind the public it will open hills in five parks for sledding from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on days when snow accumulation reaches 2-3 inches.
Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival At Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” on December 7, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
UPS First Tee Youth Golf Course Opens at Seneca
Mayor Greg Fischer joined youth golfers, public and corporate officials in teeing off at the new UPS/First Tee youth golf course at Seneca Park, officially dedicating the recently completed 9-hole course.
Riverview Park Boat Ramp to Close Temporarily
The Riverview Park boat ramp will be closed to public access from October 29 through November 25.
“Jack O’Lantern Spectacular” at Iroquois Park Offers “$10 after 10pm” Discount Ticket Special!
Discount tickets are available for the “Jack O’Lantern Spectacular” event underway through November 2 at Iroquois Park. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, after 10 p.m., adult tickets will be reduced to $10 – a two dollar discount off the regular price.
Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Hike and Outdoor Adventure at Jefferson Memorial Forest
Families can enjoy the fall colors in Jefferson Memorial Forest at the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Hike and Outdoor Adventure Sat., Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can get a pumpkin, take a hay ride, and hike trails of various lengths through the Forest at the height of fall color. The ninth annual hike is part of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement, encouraging better health and wellness by highlighting opportunities for increased physical activity.
Louisville Extreme Park Partial Redesign Public Meeting October 29
Louisville Metro Parks will hold a public meeting to share the final concept design for the planned partial relocation of the Louisville Extreme Park. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on October 29, at the offices of Luckett & Farley, the design firm for this project, located at 737 South Third Street.
Free Equestrian Program for Youth Coming to South Louisville Community Center
A partnership between Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation, Equestrian Resources, and the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) will bring free youth equestrian programs to the South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Boulevard. KEEP’s “All About Horses” is open to youth ages 9 to 15. The program begins in November and runs through May.
Mayor Fischer Welcomes the “Jack O’Lantern Spectacular” to Louisville!
The glow from thousands of artistically-carved, illuminated pumpkins will light up a wooded walking trail in Iroquois Park when the huge, new Jack O’Lantern Spectacular event arrives Oct. 10, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.
New! – Metro Parks and Recreation Offers Adult Volleyball League
Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation is offering a new adult league sport – volleyball! Registration is underway and will continue through October 14 or until the league is filled.
Metro Parks Gears Up for “Golftober”
“Golftober” is back! Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation will offer an affordable family golfing package at its nine golf courses each weekend in October.
Free Arthritis Program Offered Through Metro Parks & Recreation
Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation Senior Services will begin offering the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program at four community and senior centers, beginning the week of September 30.
Free Canoe Rides for Youth and Families October 4 & 5
Metro Parks’ Natural Areas Division, local partner Get Outdoors Kentucky, and Wilderness Inquiry’s Urban Wilderness Canoe Adventures (UWCA) aim to introduce youth and families to the beauty of the Ohio River by offering free rides in Voyageur canoes. Rides will leave from Shawnee Park on October 4 and Riverview Park on October 5.