Shawnee Arts & Cultural 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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607 South 37th Street
Louisville, KY 40211


Call: (502) 775-5268

Supervisor: Donald Trowell 


Operating Hours:

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 Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center is a hub for arts and cultural activities in the Shawnee Neighborhood. The center offers a variety of arts programs as well as Tai Chi classes. Shawnee is also home to Louisville Parks and Recreation’s Studio2000 Arts program, a competitive visual arts program for high school students.

Are you looking for a fun and energetic dance class that will make you feel amazing? Try Zumba today! Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center is offering Zumba classes on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:00 - 7:30 pm for only $2 per class. Don't miss out! For teens and adults.

**Please note: Class offerings are based on attendance – please call this community center to verify class schedule and time. Thank you!

Also, be sure to visit the Metro Arts Center, located on Dixie Highway!


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 - Thurs, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
*Note: If JCPS is closed due to inclement weather, hot meals will not be served. 

Computer Lab and Free Wi-Fi
Louisville Parks and Recreation is happy to provide free WiFi and computer access to visitors of this center.



Partners: Senior Nutrition, OSHN