Jan 17 2020 Groundbreaking held for Shawnee Park boat ramp project


Jan 16 2020 Louisville Parks Foundation seeks community input in 2020 survey

Feedback will help determine future park projects for the nonprofit

Dec 30 2019 Louisville Parks and Recreation seeking user feedback to make improvements

Louisville Parks and Recreation will be distributing a customer satisfaction survey to its community centers and facilities this winter - and conduct them at outdoor events and parks throughout the city this spring and summer – with the goal of providing better customer service and satisfaction to residents.

Dec 27 2019 Louisville Parks and Recreation annual golf passes on sale

Louisville Parks and Recreation annual golf passes are now on sale at the Joe Creason Park administration building, 1297 Trevilian Way.

Dec 12 2019 Fun, affordable activities abound throughout Louisville during upcoming winter break

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined multiple organizations to announce fun, educational opportunities for children and families throughout the community during the holiday season. Camps, movies, parties and sports clinics are among the dozens of activities available for local youth looking for productive things to do during the upcoming Jefferson County Public Schools winter break December 23-January 6.

Dec 6 2019 Tyler Park tunnel access to be closed for more than six weeks

As part of the ongoing work at Tyler Park, access to the tunnel under Baxter Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, December 9.

The contractor will be installing temporary chain link fencing panels to close off the area around the tunnel. To go over the historic bridge, users will have to use the sets of stone steps on the north side of the park.

No exact re-opening date is available, but work around the tunnel area is anticipated to last at least six weeks.

Nov 27 2019 Willow Park sidewalk project to begin Dec. 2

A project that will replace approximately 130 feet of sidewalk in front of the Willow Park playground will begin Monday, Dec. 2 and last about one week.

Officials will keep the heavily-used playground open during the construction phase, but families will have to enter the playground through the rear utility gate in the fence. The project will solve chronic drainage and accessibility issues at the playground entrance.

Nov 21 2019 Christmastide, 1816 celebrates the sights and the sounds of the season Join the Croghan family at Locust Grove for the holidays!

The Croghan and Clark families and their friends welcome guests from near and far to Locust Grove for a special one-day only celebration of Christmastide, 1816. On Saturday, December 7, from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Locust Grove will come alive with the sights, sounds, and smells of the season as Locust Grove’s corps of First Person Interpreters bring to life the residents of the historic house, as well as their friends and neighbors.

Nov 21 2019 Enjoy Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park car-free from 8 AM – 2 PM on the last Sunday of each month

Cherokee Park’s Scenic Loop and its various entry points will be closed to vehicle traffic from 8 AM – 2 PM on the last Sunday of the month, starting this Sunday (11/24).

Nov 20 2019 New fishing docks installed in Waverly Park, Tom Wallace Lake in Jefferson Memorial Forest

Crews from Louisville Parks and Recreation and EZ Construction have installed two new accessible fishing docks at Waverly Park in South Louisville and in Jefferson Memorial Forest’s Tom Wallace Lake this week.

The two ADA accessible docks were fabricated by a Florida company, GatorDock.  The dock features a slip-resistant deck and both measure  about 200 square feet.

Nov 8 2019 Public invited to give feedback on vision plan for WWI memorial in Joe Creason Park

Louisville Parks and Recreation is in the process of developing a vision plan for a World War I memorial in Joe Creason Park honoring Camp Zachary Taylor’s contribution to the United States’ efforts in the Great War. The first public workshop will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 13 at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center, 4101 Cadillac Court. The public is invited to attend, offer input and ask questions.

About Camp Zachary Taylor

Nov 7 2019 Winter Woods Spectacular tickets on sale now

Pre-purchased tickets are required for the one of a kind event

Nov 4 2019 Sign-ups for Louisville Parks and Recreation winter basketball leagues underway

Registration for Louisville Parks and Recreation's adult winter basketball league at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center is now open.  

Co-ed play is encouraged, and the league is geared towards players 18 years of age and older.

Typically teams are made up of eight or more players, and they are guaranteed at least six fully-staffed league games. Registration cost is $450 per team.  

Nov 2 2019 November at Locust Grove features passion, favorite authors and more

Afternoon Lecture Series
Frank Kelderman | Afloat at Locust Grove: Traversing Indian Diplomacy on the Ohio River
Wednesday, November 6, 1:15 pm

Nov 1 2019 Jack O' Lantern Spectacular hosts its first Sensory Night