Rec Report: The Best Parks for Thunder Over Louisville

Every year Kentuckiana kicks off Derby Festival with the nation’s largest annual fireworks event, Thunder Over Louisville! Thousands upon thousands of people flock to both sides of the river for 30 minutes of BANG, BOOM and SPARKLE. But all these people can present a problem – where do you park … Read More

Parks & Art: We’re Coloring the City with Opportunities!

You may or may not have heard that the City of Jeffersonville recently received $1 million in funding from the Clark-Floyd Counties Convention and Tourism Bureau and the Arts and Cultural District (ACD) that will stem from this generosity. Well, the Parks Department is excited to expand your knowledge as … Read More

Rec Report: Reading at the Right Price

It’s National Reading Month! You probably remember your school, local library or other public entity hosting a celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday on National Read Across America Day, the unofficial kickoff party of the month. But when’s the last time you cracked open a good book or read an entire … Read More

Jeffersonville Aquatic Club Registration Now Open!

We offer a development swim team for ages 5-18. The league competes in meets with local teams in New Albany, Charlestown, Sellersburg and Harrison County. This league is to introduce athletes to the sport of swimming as a lifelong form of exercise or cross training for another sport. To participate, … Read More

Rec Report: Partners Make It Possible!

Jeffersonville Goes Country, the Coca-Cola Summer Concert & Twilight Cinema Series, Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, the Ice Rink, Halloween Downtown – these are just a few of the major events that the City of Jeffersonville and we here at the Parks Department put on throughout the year. From the beginning … Read More

Rec Report: What’s the Point in 2017?

Have you ever stopped to ask, “What is the point of a Parks Department?” Surely, all we do is mow and maintain the landscapes, and perhaps take care of the parks’ trash if the City doesn’t have it built into their waste management plan. The truth is that we here … Read More

Pickle Ball

HERE WE GO!!! The Jeffersonville Parks & Recreation is excited to offer pickleball at the Nachand Fieldhouse, located at 601 E. Court Ave in downtown Jeffersonville, on Monday mornings, 9:00am-12:00pm, starting December 5. This is open to all that may be interested and daily admission rates to the Nachand Fieldhouse … Read More