Play Tennis This June
Get outdoors and get athletic this June with a little Tennis in Seneca Park. There are a lot of play places and athletic centers that are still closed or restricted due to the corona scare, but the park is open and it's full of opportunities for ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 29, 2020 in Louisville Events
Play Soccer in the Park This June
Get a ball and go play a little soccer in the park this June to get outside and get active. Soccer is the perfect game for social distancing because the players get so spread out. Head to the Soccer Fields at Thurman Hutchins Park and have a day of ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 26, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Hike Around the Lake This May
The hiking trail that makes its way around the Lake in Waverly Park is particularly beautiful. Take a walk this May to see some gorgeous photo opportunities, surround yourself in nature and enjoy the sunshine for a little while.
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Posted by Joe Hayden on May 21, 2020 in Louisville Events
Collect Pine cones in Turkey Run This May
When you're spending more time at home, it really helps if you’ve got some stuff to do at home. By now, you’ve probably finished your spring cleaning and completed all those tasks you’ve been putting off. So this May, head out ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 18, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Water Balloon Fight at Putney’s Pond This May
Sometimes, you just have to have a little fun in life. Have a good, old-fashioned water balloon fight. Head to Putney's Pond and Woodlands Park and practice social distancing with a loved one while chucking water-filled balloons at them!
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Posted by Joe Hayden on May 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Splash Around in the Sprayground at Crescent Hill Park This May
The Louisville parks are open and stayed open through the entire virus outbreak because everyone needs to escape the house every once in a while. Get out in nature this May and get to the Crescent Hill Park. There's a sprayground here, plus plenty ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 15, 2020 in Louisville Events
Camp at the Horine Reservation This May
Tired of being at home? If you're going a little stir crazy, no one can blame you! But there is a way to get out of the house and still stay safe. Head out into nature and go camping at the beautiful Horine Reservation. Hike, see the scenery, grill ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 11, 2020 in Louisville Events
Watch the Sunset on the Waterfront This May
Sit awhile and watch the sunset on the waterfront from Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park. The park is open daily from 6 am to 11 pm and it's got gorgeous river views. See the sun sink below the waves of the river and watch the sky change colors over the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 10, 2020 in Louisville Events
Stargaze in Beckley Creek Park This May
There are countless stars and planets shining in the night sky, but they can be hard to see in many areas of Louisville. Get a few miles away from the downtown area and get out to a spot that's so good for seeing the stars, the Louisville ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 9, 2020 in Louisville Events
Fly a Drone in Long Run Park This May
Head out away from the city and away from everyone who might make you sick. Go to Long Run Park to fly a drone. This park has been rated one of the best places to fly a drone in the entire city. So have a day of fun with your gadgets and spend some ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 8, 2020 in Louisville Events
Tend to a Community Garden This May
There are community gardens all over Louisville, places where anyone can plant something and watch it grow. Some people participate in a community garden for fun. Others grow their own herbs or their own food. And some are budding entrepreneurs who ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 7, 2020 in Louisville Events
Visit the Garvin Brown Nature Preserve This May
Head to the outskirts of Louisville this May and go see a beautiful nature preserve on the banks of the Ohio River. The Garvin Brown Nature Preserve is open every day and there are always new wonders to discover here. This is a huge ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 5, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Picnic at Hogan's Fountain Pavilion
You can’t miss Hogan’s Fountain Pavilion. And once you see it, you won’t forget it. This is a huge gazebo built in 1965 that truly celebrates mid-century architecture. It’s so well-made, in fact, it survived a category F4 ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2020 in Louisville Events
Visit Lincoln at Waterfront Park This April
Take a little walk down by the river this April to go visit one of Louisville's most famous former residents, Abraham Lincoln himself. There's a large memorial to the former president at Waterfront Park. If you haven't seen if or even if you have, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Walk Your Dog in Cherokee Park This April
Get out and get some fresh air with your pup in the park this April. Because if you're going to leave your home for a little while, a park is a super safe place to avoid the virus. You'll be out in the fresh air and you can easily keep your distance ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 10, 2020 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Bird Watching in Beckley Creek Park This April
The virus outbreak has taught everyone an important lesson, sometimes, the best thing to do is stay away from other people! This April, head out to the park with your binoculars to do a little bird-watching. Louisville is home to many different ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 9, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Picnic at the Historic Louisville Water Tower This April
March weather can be fierce, but it famously “goes out” like a lamb to welcome you into April. So get out and enjoy the lovely April weather with a picnic at one of Louisville’s more unusual and interesting historic locations. Head ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 3, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go Fishing at Long Run This April
What's the good part about a virus outbreak that shuts down most of the city? It's a great reason to go fishing! Head to Long Run Park this April to enjoy one of the best fishing spots in Louisville, according to local anglers. Get your catfish bait ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 1, 2020 in Louisville Events
Enjoy a Car-Free Day in Cherokee Park January 26
Take a little break from the world for a while this January for a car-free day in the park. As part of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy and in coordination with Louisville Parks and Recreation, the Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park is closed to vehicles on ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Throw Some Axes at E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park January 16
Axe throwing is a time-honored tradition that has been used throughout history for self-defense, hunting, sport, and stress-relief. This January, head to E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park to throw some axes in a safe, controlled environment. It's a great ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 16, 2020 in Louisville Events