6th Annual Canoemobile (Fri/Sat, Oct. 6th/7th)

This free event is designed for individuals and families who are new to canoeing to experience the water in safe and stable voyageur canoes which hold 10 to 15 people. All safety equipment and trained staff are provided. The event is open to anyone ages 3 and older....

Night Alpine Climbing Tower (Friday, Sept. 15th)

Challenge yourself on our 52 foot climbing tower…in the dark!  Learn basic climbing and belaying techniques and gain self-esteem, confidence and problem-solving skills while tackling this “high-altitude” obstacle course at night! This program is for ages 10 and up....

FOX: Get Your Family Outside X-Ploring (Saturday, Aug. 19)

Get Your Family Outside X-ploring Jefferson Memorial Forest! Throughout the year, your family can join a staff Naturalist on a guided exploration in the forest, while also learning survival skills. Your children will get to play in nature as you once did. Bring water...

West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative Update

The West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative (WLORI) is Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation's drive to increase equitable access to nature for Louisville children and families. It is focused on expanding programming and related park amenity development to...

Children in Nature

Do you care about equitable access to nature in Louisville?  JCPS does and we do, too!  Find out more about Louisville is Engaging Children Outdoors, which is supported by Wilderness Louisville, Inc. Read here!