Mar 13 2019 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 23

Louisville families with children of all ages are invited to a free resource fair showcasing summer activities for children, youth, and families on Sat., March 23.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.

Mar 11 2019 Upcoming recreation opportunities through Louisville Parks and Recreation

With warmer weather in sight and spring just around the corner, Louisville Parks and Recreation is encouraging the public to get active and have some fun.  

There are several opportunities for youths and adults to cure their cabin fever during the month of March and into late spring.
 

Mar 7 2019 Southwest Dream Team Unveils Their Fifth Annual South Points Scenic Area Map

Mar 7 2019 Locust Grove celebrates the lives and the libations of the presidents in a new series of programs

Historic Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark established c. 1792, is excited to welcome a series of guest speakers for three evening events celebrating The Age of Hamilton and the first three American Presidents, as well as the refreshments they enjoyed during their lifetimes.

Feb 28 2019 March at Locust Grove features books, a Presidential visit, and a musical farewell

The Spring Used Book Sale
Friday, March 1, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 2 & Sunday, March 3, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Feb 28 2019 Louisville Parks Foundation completes construction on turf soccer field in William Harrison Park

Mayor Fischer joined the Louisville Parks Foundation (LPF), members of the Louisville City FC soccer club, Louisville Parks and Recreation staff, other city officials and donors today to celebrate the completion of a new turf soccer field in William Harrison Park. The construction of the field will complete Phase II of three in the LPF turf soccer field campaign for South Louisville, which includes five new fields in three public parks.

Feb 19 2019 Aetna Foundation, American Public Health Association and the National Association of Counties Unveil Winners of National Health Challenge

As part of an ongoing commitment to supporting community health and wellness, the Aetna Foundation today announced the winners of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge).

Feb 6 2019 Locust Grove plans a year of programming celebrating The Age of Hamilton

Historic Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark established c. 1792, is planning a year of programming centering on The Age of Hamilton, the period of time from c. 1770- 1805 that encompasses the American Revolution and the early years of American independence.

Feb 5 2019 Bernheim Bridge repair project to begin in Cherokee Park

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for rehabilitation of the Bernheim Bridge in Cherokee Park in Louisville. This bridge, also known as Bridge No. 8, crosses the Middle Fork of Beargrass Creek.

This project includes waterproofing and repairing the concrete arch, resetting the railings, masonry repairs on the spandrel walls and railings and new asphalt pavement on the crossing.

Jan 30 2019 Joe Creason Park Bridge will be Closed for construction starting Feb. 1

The walking bridge in the north section of Joe Creason Park that crosses Beargrass Creek near Bellarmine will be closed for a construction project beginning Feb. 1, 2019 for repairs.

Repairs are expected to take up to 2 months.

Jan 15 2019 February at Locust Grove features a Winter’s Ball, Aaron Burr, and Bach

Aaron Burr, Sir: Happy Burrthday!
Sunday, February 3, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jan 11 2019 Sledding hills to be open following local snow events

Dec 28 2018 Ground broken on future Fairdale Village Green Park

A new park with a bandstand, a trailhead to the Louisville Loop and a memorial flag courtyard will be open for public use near the Fairdale Roundabout this summer.

District 13 Councilwoman Vicki Welch, Kentucky State Rep. Jeff Donohue, Louisville Metro Chief of Community Building Vincent James and others were on hand to help break ground at the four-acre park today in Fairdale.

Dec 27 2018 Center For Neighborhoods to reveal three new murals at Park DuValle neighborhood celebration

Center For Neighborhoods is pleased to announce the unveiling of the Southwick Community Center Murals Project. A community celebration will be held on Thursday, December 27 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm in the Sammy Moore Gymnasium of the Southwick Community Center, 3621 Southern Ave, Louisville, KY 40211. The celebration will include a formal dedication of the mural to the Park DuValle community, and locally curated music and community drumming provided by Jecorey Arthur of Athiri/WLOU.

Dec 17 2018 Joe Creason Park access still limited

Access to Joe Creason Park remains limited on Monday, December 17, as Parks crews work to restore it following the USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championships held last week and concluding on Sunday. 

As work continues, the park may remain closed for a few additional days. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.