Apr 2 2018 Parks and Recreation seeking volunteers for National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

The National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament will be hosted by Louisville Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation program (AIR) from April 12-15, and the organization is looking for volunteers to help staff the event.

Mar 23 2018 Jefferson Memorial Forest releases full “ECHO Mobile” schedule

The newly-created “ECHO Mobile,” which brings outdoor nature play activity to neighborhoods throughout Louisville, has been hitting the road and the full schedule of stops for this spring and summer has been released.

Mar 1 2018 Parks and Recreation to host World Cup-themed men’s soccer tournament
Soccer ball on grass

Feb 28 2018 Neighborhood Place Offers Health-Focused Resources for All Ages and Stages

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy workshops and services in March to benefit the entire family including car seat and blood pressure checks, a healthy living club and cooking classes, an educational baby shower, a child abuse awareness workshop and so much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Feb 27 2018 Beargrass Creek Greenway trail closed indefinitely due to flooding, cleanup

The Beargrass Creek Greenway trail, in its entirety, is closed indefinitely due to the recent flooding event in Louisville.

Floodwaters and flash flooding have damaged – and even washed away – major portions of the paved bicycle path.

Feb 19 2018 Louisville Loops is the "Trail of the Month"

The Louisville Loop is the "Trail of the Month" in Rails to Trails Magazine.

 

Feb 14 2018 LouVelo Bike Share Aims for Growth in Second Year

WFPL: LouVelo Bike Share Aims for Growth in Second Year 

Jan 29 2018 Mayor Fischer Proclaims January 27, 2018, Paul Battle Day

Paul Battle has ridden 150,000 miles since joining Louisville Bicycle Club.

Jan 4 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Opportunities to Strengthen the Home and Family

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in January to benefit all family members including a Healthy Living Club, two dates to meet with Legal Aid representatives, an energy management workshop as well as two employment recruitment events.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Dec 20 2017 Academy Sports Donates 100 Bikes and Helmets to Local Children

See the story on Wave 3 News

 

Nov 17 2017 Major renovations to Victory Park celebrated, with more to come with Phase Two

Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Louisville Parks and Recreation, Councilman David James, and volunteers and park neighbors will celebrate completion of phase one of the Victory Park revitalization project on Saturday, November 18, 2017. 

Phase one of a $1 million revitalization to Victory Park included relocation of the basketball court to create a larger open area for activities; a new walking path; installation of additional lighting, benches and 35 new trees.

Nov 10 2017 U of L Retains Silver Level Status as a Bike Friendly University

http://louisville.edu/sustainability/news/uofl-again-named-2018bicycle-f...

Oct 30 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Energy Management Workshops, Free Financial Counseling and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in November including several energy efficiency overviews offered by LG&E, three Project Warm energy management workshops, and a Childhood Lead Prevention Program. Other highlights include free financial coaching, a healthy relationship workshop, and an engagement meeting with Passport Health Care.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 13 2017 Louisville aims for a spot on the world cricket map as new playing fields open at Hays Kennedy Park

The Louisville Cricket Club, part of the 42-team MidWest Cricket Tournament, has teamed up with Mayor Greg Fischer’s office to create a new playing facility at Hays Kennedy Park.

The facility is being named for Sunil M. Gavaskar, a legend in the sport who is known as “the Muhammad Ali of world cricket.” Gavaskar will be in Louisville for the fields’ grand opening at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15.

Aug 31 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Car and Booster Fitting Stations, A Healthy Living Club and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in September to help keep families safe and healthy including car and booster seat fitting stations by Norton’s Children Hospital; a Healthy Living Club; a Diabetes Self-Management Series; and a Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.