Outdoor Fun and Adventure Offered by Metro Parks at West Louisville Appreciation Festival
Nature-based adventure will be on tap at this year’s West Louisville Appreciation Days in Shawnee Park, when Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation’s Natural Areas Division and its partners, including the National Park Service and Outdoor Afro, Louisville offer all sorts of outdoor fun, Saturday, July 26, from 1 pm to 5 pm. Activities include archery, fishing demonstrations, canoeing on the Ohio River, a climbing wall, a bicycle pump track and bicycle safety tips, volunteer-led nature hikes, and more!
Iroquois Park Northern Overlook Restoration Project Public Information Session – July 14
Louisville Metro Parks will offer an orientation/education walking tour as part of the design process for the Northern Overlook Restoration Project.
Metro Parks Fourth of July Holiday Family Golf Discount Offer Good July 4 through July 6
Metro Parks and Recreation is offering an affordable family golfing package at its nine golf courses over the Fourth of July weekend, beginning Friday, July 4 and running through Sunday, July 6.
Great American Backyard Campout at Jefferson Memorial Forest, June 28-29
The annual Great American Backyard Campout happens Saturday, June 28, 5:00 p.m. to Sunday, June 29, 10:00 a.m. at Jefferson Memorial Forest.
Summertime Recreation, Education, Fitness Opportunities on Tap for Louisville Teens
Mayor Greg Fischer invites Louisville teens to take advantage of an array of summertime activities offered through Louisville Metro to provide positive experiences, learning, and fun! The Mayor’s proposed budget includes significant investment in youth development programs throughout the city this summer, including support to Metro Parks & Recreation for activities geared specifically for teenagers.
10th Annual Forest Fest Bluegrass Festival – May 17 at Jefferson Memorial Forest
A spectacular day of Bluegrass music, food, craft vendors and youth activities in a scenic environment awaits those who visit Jefferson Memorial Forest’s tenth annual Forest Fest on Saturday, May 17.
Hershey’s Track & Field Games Registration Underway through Metro Parks & Recreation
Kids between the ages of 9 and 14 who love to run, jump and throw are invited to sign up for the Hershey’s Track & Field Games, to be held at 6 p.m. on May 22 at Fern Creek Traditional High School Football Stadium, 9115 Fern Creek Road, Louisville KY.
Metro Parks Hosting “Pitch, Hit & Run”™ Competition – May 10
Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation will host Pitch, Hit and Run™, the official youth skills competition of Major League Baseball®, presented by Scotts®. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.
2014 Metro Parks Junior Golf Tour Underway
Younger golfers looking to gain competitive and fun golfing experience in tournament play are invited to participate in the annual Metro Parks Junior Golf Tour.