District 25 Attractions:
- Southwest Regional Library: 9725 Dixie Highway, Louisville, Kentucky 40272, (502) 933-0029
The brand new Southwest Regional Library opened October 5, 2014 replacing the previous Southwest Branch in the Dixie Valley shopping center. Councilman David Yates worked diligently with Mayor Greg Fischer and the Library Foundation to ensure this state-of-the-art facility. The new free-standing library is conveniently situated on Dixie Highway - near schools and a bus line - offering easy access to its patrons. At more than double the size of other branch libraries, this large regional library serves as a valuable resource for students, businesses, lifelong learners and anyone who understands the power and value of information.
- Waverly Dog Run: 4800 Waverly Park Road, Louisville, KY 40214
The Waverly Dog Run is first Louisville Dog Park located in Southwest Louisville. Councilman David Yates working with Metro Parks and the Louisville Dog Run Association insisted on District 25's own Waverly Park as the host of South Louisville's first Dog Park. The Waverly Dog Run is located at the end of Waverly Park Road and features a unique wooded area approximately an acre and a half .
- Waverly Park: 4800 Waverly Park Road, Louisville, KY 40214
Waverly Park is located in the heart of District 25 off Arnoldtown Road. The park is over 290 acres, famous for its Mountain Biking trails and features a new Dog Run, large fishing lake and children's playground. The Park is open from dawn to dusk.
- Louisville Loop: Shale Lowlands: Lamborne Boulevard & Manslick Road Trailheads, Louisville, KY 40272
District 25's own section of the Louisville Loop is nestled off of 3rd Street Road at Pond Creek. In Southwest central Jefferson County there is a large area of lowland only slightly above the level of the Ohio River floodplain, where creeks flow down the Knobs and the impervious shale bedrock holds standing water. Roughly bordered by Fairdale to the South, Churchill Downs and the Fairgrounds to the North, Newburg and Okolona to the East and Iroquois Park and Pond Creek to the West, this region is called the Shale Lowland, rich in hydrological and human history.
- Bobby Nichols Golf Course: 4301 East Pages Lane, Louisville, KY 40272, (502) 937-9501
This beautiful 9-hole course is named for Louisvillian and PGA professional Bobby Nichols. It has rolling terrain with tree-lined fairways and large, bunkered greens. The course tests your proficiency with irons and rewards a straight tee shot (as Nichols Creek is in play on eight holes). It is located in Waverly Park, which has an archery range, fishing lake, and hiking/mountain biking trails for family activities. The Pro Shop has full concessions. No club rental is available. Par 36.
- Southwest YMCA: 2800 Fordhaven Road, Louisville, KY 40214, (502) 933-9622
The Southwest YMCA is located in Northern District 25 off of St. Anthonys Church Road. With the Y, you're not just a member of the facility; you're part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership gives you and your community the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
- Waverly Hills Sanatorium: 4400 Paralee Drive, Louisville, KY 40272, (502) 933-2142
Known as "The Most Haunted Place on Earth," Waverly Hills Sanatorium is largest Paranormal Investigation tourist location in Jefferson County. During the early Fall months, thousands of visitors flock to the historic tuberculosis hospital to experience the scariest haunted house and guided tour in Louisville.