Louisville Metro offers a wealth of exercise and recreational opportunities
Citizens are encouraged to take advantage of wellness programs and classes, including:
Physical Fitness Opportunities at Metro Parks
|Adapted Leisure||Activities Serving citizens of all ages with mental and/or physical disabilities. |
|Aquatics||The year-round Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center and several outdoor summer pools. |
|Athletics||Youth and adult sports leagues.|
|Community Centers ||16 facilities providing diverse recreation programs throughout our community.|
|Metro Arts Center ||Classes for children and adults in the fine and applied arts.|
|Senior Services ||Recreation for Louisville's diverse senior citizen population.|
|Summer Camps ||Artistic, environmental and sports programs for children.|
*click here to download the current Metro Parks recreation guide
Recreation programs keep communities happy, healthy and active. For more information on the Recreation Division of Metro Parks, call (502) 456-8186 or e-mail Metro Parks.
Web sites of interest:
Low cost ideas for worksite wellness
Physical activity for Everyone: Recommendations
US Department of Health and Human Services
Bicycle and Pedestrian Information
Jewish Community Center - Jewish Community Center of Louisville provides everything from recreation to inspiration for you and your family.
Norton HealthCare - Access to health information, classes and events.
YMCA of Greater Louisville - Provides services for any youth or adult who desires to participate, regardless of their ability to pay established membership, class or program fees.
Walking Wednesdays at Crescent Hill Reservoir - Step inside the Crescent Hill Gatehouse to learn the history and innovation behind Louisville Water Company. A Louisville Water Company guide will give visitors a brief historical overview. Afterwards, take a healthy walk around the Reservoir, one of the city’s favorite walking destination. Click here for more information.