Community Centers

Metro Parks operates thirteen (13) Community Centers around the Metro area where you can play basketball, finish homework, stay in shape, learn new crafts and/or hobbies, and more! Call or visit your neighborhood community center for more information today!   


Most of our community centers can also be reserved for meeting space or private gym time.  Click on the links below to learn more about a community center near you or reserve a community center today!


Our Centers:

Baxter • Beechmont Berrytown (Home of Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation) • California  • Cyril Allgeier • Douglass • Parkhill

Flaget Senior Center • Newburg • Shelby Park • Molly Leonard Portland 

Shawnee Arts & Cultural  Sun Valley • South Louisville • Southwick 

Senior Center Services


About our Centers 

-Metro Parks and Recreation Center Amenities

-2016 Year in Review Photo Documentary 

-2017 Metro Parks Spring Break Activities


2017 Spring/Summer Program Guide 
Our Spring/Summer Program Guide showcases a variety of recreational opportunities and amenities to help stay healthy, keep fit and have fun! Metro Parks and Recreation offers classes and programming in 18 of our unique facilities for people of all ages. Covering everything from fine arts to sports, and catering to toddlers, teenagers, adults and seniors, we want to inspire families in our Louisville communities to stay active and be involved. Check out some of the programs and classes we're offering this Spring. Your journey starts here with us! 

Youth Summer Programming
From June 5 through August 4, Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation is offering summer programming at eleven community centers, including summer camp. For more information, please contact the local center of your choice listed above.

Youth Chat With LMPD
Each month a designated Metro Parks community center will host Chat With LMPD.  This is a series of public open-dialogue discussions designed to give youth the opportunity to hear from and talk with local law enforcement officials. 

Dare to Care
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) can receive a warm, nutritious meal in a safe environment at 11 of our Metro Parks and Recreation Community Centers.  In addition to receiving a meal, each child has the opportunity to participate in academic and extracurricular activities.

Other site specific programs are listed on each individual centers page. Click the above links for more information.