Mar 25 2019 Mayor Fischer, community leaders encourage youths to have fun, safe spring break April 1-5

Mayor Greg Fischer was joined today by officials from the Louisville Free Public Library, the Kentucky Science Center, Louisville Parks and Recreation and Jefferson County Public Schools to encourage local children to take advantage of the dozens of free and low-cost activities offered by those organizations during the upcoming spring break April 1-5.

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 6 2018 Fun, affordable activities abound throughout Louisville during upcoming winter break

Mayor Greg Fischer and other local leaders today reminded families of the many free and low-cost activities to keep students active and engaged during winter break.

Camps, movies, parties and sports clinics are among the dozens of activities available during the Jefferson County Public Schools winter break, Dec. 24-Jan. 4, and throughout the month of December.

Dec 5 2018 Leaf drop-off period extended

Louisville Metro leaf drop-off service, originally scheduled to end December 1, has been extended by three weeks.  Metro residents not mulching autumn leaves into their lawns or using curbside collection have the option to dispose of them at one of three drop-off sites through December 22.

Only loose leaves will be accepted. Containers used to bring leaves to the drop-off sites must be disposed of off-site by residents.

Leaf drop off sites:

Dec 4 2018 Louisville Metro Government hosting aquatics center input meetings

Louisville Metro Government is seeking input for a feasibility study on the need for a new indoor aquatics center and will be hosting two public meetings to gather input during the month of December.  
 

Dec 3 2018 Eventbrite will now host online ticket purchases for Iroquois Amphitheater

The historic Iroquois Amphitheater has changed its ticketing point of sale system from TicketFly to Eventbrite effective immediately. Eventbrite purchased TicketFly in September 2017.

“As a result of this change, the ticket purchasing experience will occur more smoothly,” said Dana Kasler, Interim Director of Louisville Parks and Recreation. “It’s going to be much better for the customer.”

Nov 26 2018 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships to be held at Joe Creason Park 2,000 Professional and Amateur Cyclists Will Descend Upon Louisville Dec. 11-16
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Nov 16 2018 City announces free storm debris drop-off sites

Louisville Metro Public Works is providing free drop-off service for residential storm debris from Monday, November 19 through Saturday, December 1 at seven locations.

In addition, residents of the Urban Services District may set storm debris out with regular yard waste, if it is bundled with twine.

Oct 31 2018 Bonnycastle Hill Restoration Project Completion Celebration

Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks and Recreation for cider and donuts to celebrate the completion of the Bonnycastle Hill restoration project in our beloved Cherokee Park! No need to RSVP—simply attend if your schedule allows. Contact Meghan Robinson with questions.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 9 to 10 am

Oct 25 2018 Enjoy the Scenic Loop car-free and Hayride on the Hill in Cherokee Park October 29
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A new fall tradition will begin on Monday, October 29, as area residents will be able to enjoy use of the Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park car-free and also attend the first-ever Hayride on the Hill, located at Baringer Hill from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. that day.

Oct 18 2018 Experience the 18th Century with all five senses at Locust Grove’s Market Fair

When visitors enter Locust Grove’s grounds during this year’s 18th Century Market Fair on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, they’ll be transported to the year 1778 in the middle of the American Revolution. That’s the year George Rogers Clark founded the city of Louisville during the Illinois Campaign that was the cornerstone to the War in the West, including his successful raid at Kaskaskia.

Oct 17 2018 Coca-Cola Consolidated Teams Up with the City of Louisville to Celebrate Newly Refreshed Portland Park on Saturday, Oct. 20

Oct 16 2018 City of Louisville Receives National Sustainability Award from Energy Non-Profit

Oct 15 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation Awarded $195,000 for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project