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Stay Fit Through the Winter Months with Metro Parks

Friday January 5, 2007

The winter can impair your fitness routine as the weather takes its toll on your ability to enjoy the great outdoors.  Metro Parks has alternative solutions to keep you walking and running through the cold months. 

Most community centers offer fitness equipment (treadmills, weights, etc.) that can be used for a small fee to build a total fitness program.  In addition, here are a few places where Metro Parks offers indoor walking and running opportunities to help you with your fitness needs at no cost:

Cyril Allgeier Community Center - 4101 Cadillac Ct
(Formerly Derby City Community Center)
Phone: 456-3261
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Gym - no cost
Note: a fee-based Senior Aerobics class takes place after the open gym time for walking

Douglass Community Center - 2305 Douglass Blvd
Phone: 456-8120
Monday and Wednesday 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Gym - no cost

Parkhill Community Center - 1703 S. 13th St
Phone: 637-3044
Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gym - no cost

South Louisville Community Center - 2911 Taylor Blvd
Phone: 574-3206
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Saturday 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Gym features a rubberized walking path - no cost

Sun Valley Community Center - 6505 Bethany Ln
Phone: 937-8802
Many walkers use the front ballroom (16 times around is a mile). Available at no cost whenever programs aren't scheduled.

Sylvania Community Center - 6650 Sylvania Rd
Phone: 935-2619
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gym - no cost