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.

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For lovers of the great outdoors, the Welcome Center at Jefferson Memorial Forest carries a variety of nature-themed items, including books, shirts and toys, as well as locally crafted walking sticks and novelties. Gift certificates are available and can be used for gift shop items, camping fees, public program fees, and children’s summer camp fees.  Visit during the Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for 25 percent off your purchase.

Give the gift of art and music with a gift certificate from the Metro Arts Center. Certificates can be purchased in any amount and used for a wide variety of lessons for adults and children, including painting and pottery, as well as learning to play a musical instrument.

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, offers such items as locally produced honey, books on local history, historical reproductions of children’s items — small toys, games, bonnets and hats. Also available are hand-rolled beeswax candles in seasonal colors, and potpourri and sachets made with dried herbs and flowers from the Riverside gardens.

The gift shop at Locust Grove carries a wide variety of locally made products, such as tea, bourbon-based food items, wood-ware, jewelry and pottery. The shop also carries historic reproduction pieces drawn from life in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, including pewter and other household goods.

The Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center, located in Crescent Hill Park, offers gift certificates that can be used for aqua exercise classes, monthly passes and more.


For more information:

Jefferson Memorial Forest

Location:  Welcome Center, 11311 Mitchell Hill Road, 502/368-5404

Hours:     8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday–Saturday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

Payment: Cash, check (with valid ID), Visa and Mastercard


Metro Parks Golf Courses


Bobby Nichols Golf Course, 4301 E. Pages Lane, 502/937-9051
Charlie Vettiner Golf Course, 10207 Mary Dell Lane, 502/267-9958
Cherokee Golf Course, 2501 Alexander Road, 502/458-9450
Crescent Hill Golf Course, 3110 Brownsboro Road, 502/896-9193
Iroquois Golf Course, 1501 Rundill Road, 502/363-9520
Long Run Golf Course, 1605 Flat Rock Road, 502/245-9015
Seneca Golf Course, 2300 Pee Wee Reese Blvd, 502/458-9298
Shawnee Golf Course, 460 Northwestern Parkway, 502/776-9389
Sun Valley Golf Course, 6505 Bethany Lane, 502/937-9228

Payment: Cash, check (with valid ID), Visa, Mastercard, and Discover

For more information on the discount book, call 502/456-8134 or e-mail parks@louisvilleky.gov

Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center
Location:        201 Reservoir Road, 502/897-9949
Hours:            5 – 9 p.m., Monday-Friday

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday
Payment:       Cash, check (with valid ID), Visa and Mastercard


Metro Arts Center

Location:        8360 Dixie Highway, 502/937-2055

Hours:            5-9 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday–Thursday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday–Saturday; closed Sunday

Payment:       Cash, check (with valid ID), or money order only – (credit cards are not accepted)


Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Location:        Riverside’s Museum Store, located in the Visitor Center, 7410 Moorman Road, 502/935-6809

Hours:                        9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday

Payment:       Cash, check (with valid ID), Visa, Mastercard and American express


Historic Locust Grove

Location:        Locust Grove Museum Store, located in the Visitor Center, 561 Blankenbaker Lane, 502/897-9845

Hours:            10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday–Saturday; 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day

Payment:       Cash, check (with valid ID), Visa, Mastercard, and Discover