Berrytown Recreation Center - Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation
This Facility is closed to the public due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The decision came after consulting with the Louisville Department of Health and Wellness.
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|Recreation Supervisor||Jon Pilbean|
|Monday - Thursday||9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
|Friday||10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||Closed (Open as needed for rentals and special events)|
What this center offers:
The Berrytown Recreation Center is located at 1300 Heafer Road, just outside of Anchorage. It is adjacent to the 24-acre Berrytown Park, which has been maintained by Louisville Parks and Recreation since 1970. The center has a gym, fitness center, walking track, kids play room, mulit-purpose room, locker rooms, and showers.
In addition, the Watson Powell community building, home of a senior nutrition program and other events. Located next door to the Berrytown Recreation Center.
The center is also home to the Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Program (AIR). AIR offers a wide range of recreational activities for individuals with intellectual and/or physical disabilities, along with their friends and families. Programs include wheelchair basketball, aqua exercise, bowling, dances, assisted shopping and more. AIR is a Louisville Paralympics Sports Program and offers a wide variety of adapted sports for all ages. Year round training and competition is available. For more information regarding these programs call 456-8148.
AIR staff also work with other programs in the Recreation Division of Louisville Parks and Recreation to ensure people with disabilities can participate in recreation activities, and works with the department's Planning & Design staff to ensure that new capital projects are developed with accessibility in mind. Staff are also all Certified Disability Sports Specialist through Blaze Sports. One on one care (such as personal hygiene) is not provided at programs. Participants are welcomed to bring an aid or another individual to provide this assistance and this person will not be charged the program fee.
Dare to Care Kids Cafe
The Berrytown Recreation Center is happy to announce that it will be a Kids Cafe site. Dare to Care Food Bank is proud to partner with local, non-profit after-school programs to offer free evening meals to children in our community through our Kids Cafe program. Children (18 and under) receive a warm, nutritious meal in a safe environment. In addition to receiving a meal, each child has the opportunity to participate in academic and extracurricular activities. Serving times are Mon - Thurs, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
*Note: This program takes place in the Watson Powell Senior Center next door to Berrytown Community Center).
Sponsors: Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency, Jr. Mustang Wheelchair Basketball, Cards Connect