Feb 20 2018 Sign-ups for Louisville Parks youth baseball, softball leagues begin

kids standing at home base with a bat

Feb 20 2018 Construction continues at Waverly Park

Due to an ongoing construction project at Waverly Park, please be aware that some trailheads, picnic areas and parking areas may be limited at times. Also, please drive slowly through the construction area and be aware of your surroundings. PACE Construction is installing a new restroom for users at the park. The area is expected to be impacted through at least mid-summer.

Feb 12 2018 Public meeting on Seneca Park signage

Louisville Parks and Recreation will be hosting a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13 at the Seneca Park Golf Course clubhouse to discuss improvements to three entrances to Seneca Park.

Those who attend will be able to meet with parks staff and review the plans, which include enhancing the park entrances at Cannons Lane; near the entrance to the golf course at Seneca Park Road; and at Taylorsville Road near Bowman Field.

Feb 8 2018 New Restroom Building for Boone Square

Construction work has begun at Boone Square to replace the outdated restroom building in the 126 year old park. Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks and Recreation are investing $400,000 to make improvements to Louisville’s first park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. In addition, Boone Square will have new area lighting, connecting sidewalks, and a new water fountain.

Feb 5 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation takes over operation of Quail Chase Golf Club

Quail Chase Golf Ball

Jan 31 2018 Louisville ECHO receives ‘Spotlight Award’

Louisville Parks and Recreation has been selected to receive $25,000 as part of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge) Spotlight Award.

Jan 11 2018 Layla George named President/CEO of Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Layla George, a Louisville native, joins Olmsted Parks Conservancy as its next President and CEO. George has a broad background in non-profit leadership, fundraising, and land conservation along with experience in farming and the local foods movement.

Jan 10 2018 Parks and Recreation announces six sites for public sledding

For thousands of local children – and quite a few adults, too – sledding is a highlight of the winter season. Louisville Parks and Recreation wants to remind the public it will open hills in seven parks for sledding from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on days when snow accumulation reaches 2-3 inches. 

Jan 8 2018 A. Dana Kasler named Assistant Director of Revenue Facilities for Parks and Recreation

A. Dana Kasler, a veteran of more than 25 years in parks and recreation administration, has been named the new Assistant Director of Revenue Facilities for Louisville Parks and Recreation. 

Jan 3 2018 Maintenance barn at Joe Creason Park to be removed and replaced; Historic elements to be documented and salvaged for possible future re-use

As previously announced, the Louisville Parks and Recreation storage and maintenance barn at Joe Creason Park will be removed beginning the week of January 8. 

Dec 18 2017 2018 Golf Discount Book now on sale at courses, Creason Administration Building

The 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation Golf Discount Book is now on sale at all Parks and Recreation

Dec 6 2017 Louisville Parks and Recreation hosting open house on Tuesday, Dec. 19

Louisville Parks and Recreation is hosting an open house at the Joe Creason Park administration building, 1297 Trevilian Way, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19. 

Dec 4 2017 Five Louisville Parks and Rec community centers hosting winter break camps

Five Louisville Parks and Recreation community centers are hosting camps during the upcoming winter break for kids up to age 15.

Nov 29 2017 Men's winter basketball leagues registration begins, continues through Jan. 12

Louisville Parks and Recreation is accepting team registrations for its adult men’s winter basketball leagues. Games will be played Sunday afternoons at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center, 4101 Cadillac Court, beginning January 21, with game times of 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m.

The fee is $450 per team, and participants must be 18 or older. Deadline to register is January 12, or until leagues are filled.

Nov 27 2017 Registration for annual JMF Valentine’s Day hike continues

Romantic Valentine evenings await on February 13 and 14 at Jefferson Memorial Forest.  For only $35, couples will be treated to a romantic candle-lit hike that ends with a view of Louisville’s lights from the scenic Manor House, where couples will enjoy hot beverages, rich hors d’ouvres and desserts, and the cozy warmth of a hearth.