Molly Leonard Portland Community Center

All Metro Parks Community Centers will be 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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640 North 27th Street 
Louisville, KY 40212

Call: (502) 776-0913 


​Recreation Supervisor Thomas Gibson
Recreation Leader  Jacqueline Middleton
PPT Adele Shepherd


Operating Hours:

Monday - Thursday    12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. -  7:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Closed (Open as needed for rentals and special events)


Basketball Schedule
•    Monday - Friday, Adults, Noon-2:30 p.m.
•    Monday-Friday, Youth, 6-12, 5-7 p.m. Half court
•    Monday-Friday, Teens, 13-18, 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Lounge Room Schedule
•    Monday - Friday, Adults, Noon-2:30 p.m.
•    Monday-Friday, Youth, 6-12, 5-7 p.m. 
•    Monday-Friday, Teens, 13-18, 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

What this center offers:
Come visit the Molly Leonard Portland Community Center in the heart of the Historic Portland neighborhood two miles northwest of downtown Louisville. We have a gym open year-round for basketball, volleyball, etc., a fitness center and a brand new computer lab. Programs are free with the exception of some trips.


*Please note: Class offerings are based on attendance – please call this community center to verify class schedules and times. 


Computer Lab and Free Wi-Fi
Louisville Parks and Recreation is happy to provide free WiFi and computer access to visitors of Molly Leonard Portland Community Center.


Kids Cafe
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 - Fri, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 


Partners: Shawnee High School, Neighborhood Place