Apr 20 2016 Public Comment Period for City’s Community Services Block Grant Annual Plan

Plan outlines programs and services for Community Action Partnership

Apr 20 2016 Meagher Aquatic Center to begin Sunday hours

As part of his emphasis on making Louisville an even healthier city, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center, 201 Reservoir Road in Crescent Hill Park, will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays, beginning this week.

Apr 1 2016 Mayor Fischer calls for community conversation on dangers of e-cigarettes, hookah

Cites research suggesting that both are gateway to smoking

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that he has asked the Louisville Department of Public Health and Wellness to lead a community conversation on the possibility of expanding Louisville’s current smoking ban to include e-cigarettes and hookah. 

Mar 31 2016 What to do during Spring Break week in Louisville

From basketball skills challenges to baking classes, Louisville youth and parents have plenty of options to stay engaged and active during Spring Break.

Spring Break in Louisville is April 4-8. Young people will be able to learn new skills, enjoy the great outdoors, make skateboards into art at a library, and much more. The many options are brought to you through Louisville Metro agencies and other organizations.

Mar 23 2016 Metro Parks to host public meetings in April

Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation will be hosting a series of public meetings at sites across the community from April 18-21, 2016.

The four public meeting sites were selected because an initiative or program offered at or near the site was gauged to have a high level of community interest. However, Director Seve Ghose said, the public is encouraged to come and weigh in on any topic.

Mar 1 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Workshops to Help Build a Healthier Future

Neighborhood Place locations will offer a smoking cessation class, several opportunities for colon cancer screenings and a healthy baby shower for pregnant women in March, as well as a variety of nutritional cooking classes. For more information about these and many other opportunities, please refer to the list below which includes reservation requirements, times and locations.

Feb 9 2016 Tom Wallace section of Jefferson Memorial Forest is focus of Feb. 18 public meeting

Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation will host a public meeting from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 18 at the Fairdale Playtorium to unveil concept plans for the Tom Wallace Recreation Area at Jefferson Memorial Forest.

Jan 20 2016 Metro Parks hosting public meeting on Loop Jan. 26

Louisville Metro Parks will hold the first public meeting/open house to seek input from the general public on the design of the planned Jefferson Memorial Forest area portions of the Louisville Loop. The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Southwest Regional Library, 9725 Dixie Highway, Louisville KY.

Jan 7 2016 Adapted Leisure Activities renamed Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR)

Metro Parks and Recreation’s Adapted Leisure Activities has been renamed Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) to better reflect the program’s service to the community, Director Seve Ghose said.

Dec 8 2015 Metro Parks and Recreation Gift Guide - Golf Passes and More!

Metro Parks and Recreation Golf Pass Now on Sale …
and other gift-giving ideas for the holiday season


The 2016 Metro Parks Golf Discount Book is now on sale at all Metro Parks and Recreation public golf courses, and makes a perfect holiday gift for the golfer in the family, regardless of experience level.

Dec 1 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Money Saving Tips for the Holidays and New Year

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free, money-saving workshops in December to help residents conserve energy, build extra wealth through couponing, and cook healthier. To learn more about these offerings, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Nov 25 2015 Mayor Fischer Opens Heritage Green Neighborhood Activity Center

Heritage Green, one of the largest multifamily projects in the region, opened a new activity center today in South Louisville. The completion of this space was made possible by a unique partnership between the Louisville Redevelopment Authority, Underhill Associates, Metro Parks and Louisville Metro Government.

Nov 2 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Free Budgeting and Healthy Holiday Cooking Workshops

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free workshops in November to learn how to save money, cook healthier, reduce energy usage this winter plus much more.  To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Oct 15 2015 New Senior Nutrition Site to Open at Molo Village

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program provides congregate lunch meals year-round for residents 60 years or older.

Oct 14 2015 Cyclouvia Returns to the Highlands October 18

Cyclouvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue on Sunday, October 18, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.