Joe Creason Park

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Snow in LouisvilleKY’s forecast? Here’s where we can sled IF that happens

Story and photo from Louisville’s Parks and Recreation webpage Louisville, KY., – For thousands of local children – and quite a few adults, too – sledding is a highlight of the winter season. Louisville Parks and Recreation wants to remind the public it will open hills in seven parks for sledding from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on days when snow accumulation reaches 2-3 inches. Louisville Parks and Recreation has selected its best and safest sledding hills in the area.As long as the sledding hills maintain adequate snow coverage, they will remain open. Park users are asked to avoid sledding…


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Maintenance barn at LouisvilleKY’s Joe Creason Park to be removed and replaced; Historic elements to be documented and salvaged for possible future re-use

Louisville, KY., – As previously announced, the Louisville Parks and Recreation storage and maintenance barn at Joe Creason Park will be removed beginning the week of January 8. The barn, which dates to November 1918, served as The Motor School Garage building for Camp Zachary Taylor during World War I.  Although altered over time, the barn incorporates a distinctive wooden lattice truss structural system that spans 102 feet.  Originally built as a temporary structure, the wood structural elements have deteriorated over time and have begun to shift and buckle, making the building structurally unsound and unsafe. The 2017-18 capital budget…


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11th Annual Derby City Cup this weekend at LouisvilleKY’s Joe Creason Park

  Louisville, Ky. – A new cyclocross course at Joe Creason Park will debut at the 11th annual Derby City Cup for amateur and professional cyclocross competitions Nov. 4-5. Athletes and spectators also will be treated to new sounds and tastes at the B4 Festival – bikes, bands, beer, and barbeque – at the venue on Nov. 4 during the world-class bicycle competitions. Races on Saturday will feature the nation’s best pro women and men as they battle for the $35,000 prize purse in the grand finale of the Sho-Air US Cup-CX Series. These UCI Category 2 races also provide points for USA Cycling’s Pro Cyclocross Calendar (ProCX). On…


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Louisville Ky Metro Parks now selling the perfect gift for that golf lover in the family

Louisville, Ky., – The 2016 Metro Parks Golf Discount Book is now on sale at all Metro Parks and Recreation public golf courses, and makes a perfect holiday gift for the golfer in the family, regardless of experience level. The $25 gift provides hundreds of dollars in savings throughout the year and is on sale at all nine public golf courses and the Metro Parks Administration Building at Joe Creason Park. The Golf Discount Book is one of many holiday gift options provided through Metro Parks and Recreation. For lovers of the great outdoors, the Welcome Center at Jefferson Memorial Forest…