Get Into Summer with Louisville Metro!
Looking for something fun to do this summer in Louisville? We've got you covered. To get you started we've pulled out some of our calendar highlights to stir your imagination. Visit our main metro calendar page for the full schedule of events or to get the full Metrofest Calendar, click here to download it. (PDF)
Mayor's Memorial Day Hike & Bike
Monday May 25th
Join Mayor Abramson and thousands of bikers and hikers as the 2009 Hike and Bike events kick off at Waterfront Park at 10 a.m. Memorial Day. The safe ride route will be going to Shawnee Park and back. Find out all about it.
Summer Camps at Metro Parks
June 8 - July 31
Registration will begin March 30, 2009 for all Community Center camp locations, with the exception of Douglass Community Center, which will begin registration on April 11 at 9 a.m. and Sun Valley Community Center which will begin registration on April 6 at 8 a.m. For more information on locations and scholarships, visit our summer camps webpage or call 502/456-8186 or e-mail us.
Summer Food Service Program for Children
The city will once again offer its award-winning Summer Food Service Program at more than 150 different locations throughout the community for children. Any child can participate regardless of family income. Summer lunch will begin Monday, June 4 and run through Friday, August 10.
Each site will serve a combination of breakfast and lunch or lunch and dinner. Lunches are free for all children under the age of 18. For a complete list of sites and meals available at the sites, visit www.louisvilleky.gov/cap or call MetroCall 311.
Last year, the city’s summer lunch program served more than 493,000 meals to 9,000 children at more than 170 sites. Find out more.
The Louisville Zoo’s Summer Events and Programs
Summer movie nights, safaris, storybook character weekends….The Louisville Zoo is the place to be this summer! Check out their calendar of events and programs for the whole family! Find out more.
Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Tournament
Louisville Youth Services Directory
The Louisville Metro Office for Youth Development (OYD) has a great online resource called the Youth Services Directory which allows Louisville's youth to look up things to do, job possibilities and educational resources by age, location and type. Find out more on the OYD website.
Tips for Having a Healthy Barbecue
Your Louisville Metro Health Department has just the recipe for you to enjoy that summer barbeque and still watch your weight. Find out more.