YMCA of Louisville

ymca logo

LouisvilleKY teams up with Papa John’s and community partners to provide summer swimming options

Louisville, KY., – With the help of local partners, a major donation from Papa John’s and a contribution from former University of Louisville and current Atlanta Falcons player Jamon Brown’s foundation, Mayor Greg Fischer announced a plan for summer swimming alternatives for youth and families in the Louisville area. The plan includes 10 community swim events at two YMCA of Greater Louisville locations, structured swims at Central High School’s pool, and daily community swim sessions at The Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center – along with transportation options for those who otherwise would have trouble getting to the pools. The four outdoor…


Elvis Swims! and Helps with Louisville KY Lessons in the Elvis Initiative

Southwest Family YMCA welcomes Olympic Swimmer Elvis Burrows and Wellington Elementary students to its facility for ONE MONTH of lessons and training of water fluency, water safety and healthy lifestyle tips, diet and motivation. Elvis, along with presenting sponsor Yum! Brands Foundation plan to present this Initiative twice a year for JCPS Elementary students with hopes of great inspirational impact.  Donna Benton of JCPS said, “This experience will motivate Wellington Elementary School students to be effective and happy citizens, learners, workers, and leaders for the 21st century” Coach Nate Knopf is proud to have a Lakeside Alumnus Olympian reaching out to our…