South Louisville Attractions Around District 25:
- Southwest Metro Council Office: Southwest Government Center, 7219 Dixie Highway, Louisville, Kentucky 40258, (502) 574-7988
In a promise to the citizens of South Louisville, Councilman David Yates opened the Southwest Metro Council Office in order for constituents to be able to sit down and communicate their opinions and concerns on any topic without having to drive down to City Hall. Councilman Yates' District 25 office mans the Southwest Metro Council Office on Wednesdays from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Representatives from District 12 & 14 man the office on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively, also from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Councilman Yates' office can always be reached at 574-1125 to schedule an appointment outside of the scheduled days and times.
- Iroquois Park: 5216 New Cut Road, Louisville, KY 40214
District 25 shares its northern boundary with the beautiful Iroquois Park known for its scenic loop and large number of amenities including: playground, basketball courts, biking, disc golf, fishing, hiking trail, horseshoe pit, picnic area, and tennis courts. Iroquois Park was planned by Frederick Law Olmsted as a "scenic reservation" of forested hillsides and breathtaking vistas. The Northern Overlook provides an unique look of the Downtown Louisville Skyline that no other point in Louisville can offer. the road to the top of the park may be used by pedestrians and cyclists daily throughout the year and is open to motorists from 10:00am until 8:00pm on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from April through October.
- Iroquois Golf Course: 1501 Rundill Road, Louisville, KY 40214, (502) 363-9520
One of 3 local Southwest Louisville Metro Golf Courses, this serene 18-hole layout is hilly and lined with mature trees. The terrain of the Bermuda course challenges golfers of all levels. Creeks come into play on seven of the holes. The tree-lined fairways of the front nine contrast nicely with the open layout (links style setting) of the back nine. The 8th is the signature hole at Iroquois. A par 4 that can play up to 405 yards, this hole doglegs to the left and is guarded by a bunker on each side. Iroquois does not have a driving range, but it does have a putting green and a chipping green available for practice and warm-up. Tee times are available daily year round.
- Iroquois Amphitheater: 1080 Amphitheater Road, Louisville, KY 40214, (502) 368-5865
District 25 borders our Official State Amphitheater in Iroquois Park. Iroquois Amphitheater is a state-of-the-art, handicapped-accessible theater with seating for 2,366 that hosts a variety of performing arts and cultural programs. Hosting national musical acts, local orchestras & plays, including Kentucky Shakespeare in the Park an event Councilman Yates and the South Louisville Metro Councilmembers help sponsor.
- Riverview Park: 8202 Greenwood Road, Louisville, KY 40258
- Riverside, Farnsley-Moremen Landing: 7410 Moorman Road, Louisville, KY 40272, (502) 935-6809
To the immediate west at the most southern point of District 25 lies Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, a historic home and farm that is preserved today for the promotion and education of life on the Ohio River farm. Over 300-acres of land providing an important look at agriculture's role in development of our country. Tours of the historic home and grouds are offered throughout the year, as well as archeological excavations, and walks among the gardens. A host of public events are hosted throughout the year at the illustrious location in which Councilman Yates helps fund for the entire community.
- Sun Valley Park & Community Center: 6505 Bethany Lane, Louisville, KY 40272, (502) 937-8802
Just across Dixie Highwa,y outside of District 25, Sun Valley Park and Community Center provides a family atmosphere for recreational enjoyment in Valley Station. Councilman Yates and the Southwest Metro Councilmembers sponsor the largest South end event at Sun Valley, the Southwest Community Festival. Swimming pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer fields, and ball fields are just some of the amenities offered by the Sun Valley Park & Community Center.
- Jefferson Memorial Forest: 11311 Mitchell Hill Road, Fairdale, KY 40118, (502) 368-5404
District 25's neighbor to the southeast is the largest forest in Jefferson County and spans into Bullitt County, the Jefferson Memorial Forest hosts wonderful scenic views and environmental family fun throughout the year. With miles and miles of trails, educational programs, and outdoor adventures, Jefferson Memorial Forest will always have something new to inspire your wild side