City Offers Free and Inexpensive Spring Break Activities for Louisville College Students | Community

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Metro Louisville reminds parents that it’s easy to keep their students active and engaged over spring break.

Free and inexpensive options are offered at several locations around town, including the Free Public Library, Frazier History Museum, and Science Center.

Kids can also have fun with arts, crafts and the great outdoors at three community centers in Louisville Parks – Beechmont, Berrytown and Southwick. Participants have until March 25 to register for the camps. To register click here.

Former UdeL basketball player Robby Valentine is hosting a camp at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4-6.

“We don’t charge a penny for a child to come,” Valentine said. “We want everyone off the street, off the couch. Come do some education, some physical fitness.”

Places for the camp are limited, organizers said. Those interested in participating can register by clicking here.

For those looking to get out, Jefferson Memorial Forest offers over 35 miles of hiking trails. Click here for a list of hiking trails in the city.

Olmsted Parks Conservancy will host free play events at Cherokee Park and Iroquois Park on April 6 and 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. Events offer different materials for children to play with. Events are limited to 20-30 children at a time.

Archaeologists from the Kentucky Archaeological Survey will be at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, for a free tour where children can learn about studying artifacts found during digs. Tours start at 11:30 a.m., weather permitting, but families can come from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call (502) 935-6809.

The Belle of Louisville is hosting a $5 Harbor History Cruise from April 2-10. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here. Children under four enter for free.

The Frazier History Museum is hosting a free family day on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, click here.

Spring Break is the first full week of April for Jefferson County Public Schools.

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