Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Guidance

Louisville Parks and Recreation is working in conjunction with local and state public health offices to safely reopen park amenities and facilities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This timeline is subject to change depending on guidance from the parties listed above and the Center For Disease Control (CDC). Protocols for safe usage are provided below. 

Please keep this page bookmarked for more announcements. 

For a downloadable graphic of what amenities, facilities and programs are closed and open with Louisville Parks and Recreation, please click here
* Current as of May 22, 2020.  

 

Reopening Timeline

May 23
 

 Golf courses

 Fishing ponds

 Playing fields (no pickup games, exercise only, groups of 10 of less if six foot social distancing is followed)

 Hiking and biking trails

 Restrooms

Tennis/Pickleball courts/Louisville Tennis Center

 Disc Golf

 Dog Parks

- Mayor Fischer's Executive Order, dated May 22, 2020, reopening racquet courts, disc golf courses and dog parks. 


June 1

 Mary T Meagher Aquatic Center

  • Open for pre-registered lap swimming only, every other lane 
  • Kentucky State Requirements for Aquatic Centers 
  • Hours of Operation (beginning June 1, 2020)
    Monday - Friday 5 a.m. – 7 p.m.

    Public Swim Times
    Monday – Friday
    5-7 a.m., 12-2 p.m., and 5-7 p.m. (shallow end only)

    Public Swim Time for higher risk individuals (seniors, immunocompromised) Monday - Friday
    2:30-3:30 p.m.

    Club Swim Teams Times
    Monday – Friday
    7 a.m. -12 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.

    Weight Room Hours
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
    7 a.m. – noon

June 15

 Jefferson Memorial Forest virtual summer camps, themed day packs available
 


On Hold

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 All Volunteer Projects

 Limited park facility rentals

 Basketball Courts

 Community Centers

 Iroquois Amphitheater

 Outdoor public pools / public recreational swim

 Summer camps / Reds Rookie / adult sports leagues

 Corporate/large scale volunteer projects

 Large park facility rentals/special event permitting

 Playgrounds

 Splashpads/spraygrounds

 Park loop roads

 Louisville Extreme Park/Breslin Skate Spot

 Primitive campgrounds/JMF 

 Ball field rentals

  • low contact sports with 10 or less participants

 Cyril Allgeier Community Center

  • following fitness center protocol as outlined by state of Kentucky

 Historic Homes: Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing and Historic Locust Grove

  • Pre-registered, self-guided tours of 10 guest or less, family members only (limited days/hours)

  Jefferson Memorial Forest – ECHO programming