Paddle on the Water This September
Escape the heat and get out on the water this September. Rent a kayak or a canoe and see the beautiful Parklands of Floyds Fork from the water. This is one of Louisville’s most beautiful parks and you can enjoy great views from a boat as ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
Collect Materials for a Nature Collage This August
One of humankind's earliest inventions was art. The oldest artifacts discovered by archaeologists include works of art. Even before people built their own structures, they were painting the caves they used as their homes and community spaces. You ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to a Great Playground This August
School ended way early this year and it looks like there will be no school in August. This means that kids have a lot of energy and a whole lot of nothing to do. So this August, take them to the Marshall Playground and Sprayground where they can run ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 11, 2020 in Louisville Events
Try Jumping Rope This July
When was the last time you actually played around with a jump rope? This isn't an activity that's just for kids. That's why you can find jump ropes in gyms. In fact, you can get a really great workout with a jump rope alone. Go to Cherokee Park and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 27, 2020 in Louisville Events
Practice Drawing in the Park This July
There is a little bit of an artist inside everyone. You've probably doodled some stuff before, maybe drawn some stick figures, played around on your phone with a drawing app of some kind. This July, head to Beckley Creek Park to unleash your inner ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go Rollerblading This July
Get out and enjoy the summer sunshine this July. Spend some time Rollerblading in Seneca Park. Not only is it great exercise, it's a lot of fun. Rollerblading is a great way to see a lot of the park and enjoy a whole lot of beautiful nature.
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 23, 2020 in Louisville Events
Try Outdoor Yoga This July
You've probably spent enough time indoors lately. So this July, find a quiet, scenic spot in the park and take the time to relax and do some yoga. Doing yoga is a great way to relieve stress, which is something you definitely need right now. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 14, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go for a Swim at Clear Creek Family Activity Center This July
The pools are opening up again, just in time for the hottest days of summer. Instead of sweltering and sweating, go swimming. The Clear Creek Family Activity Center has something for everyone to enjoy, including an enormous eight-lane pool.
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 13, 2020 in Louisville Events
Wander in the Park This July
Kentucky's state parks are open again, just in time for you to get out and enjoy the summer weather. Head to E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park this July. There's plenty of room to socially distance yourself among the 554 acres of nature here.
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Posted by Joe Hayden on July 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
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