2017 Sports Facilities Guide: Louisville, Kentucky

2017 Sports Facilities Guide: Louisville, Kentucky

By Sponsored Content, March 30, 2017

E.P. Tom Sawyer Park

E.P. Tom Sawyer ParkEstablished in 1970, E.P. Tom Sawyer Park is one of the most unique state parks in Kentucky. This 550-acre urban park facility is open throughout the year and located in the northeastern part of Louisville. The park’s amenities include an activities center with a gymnasium that has indoor courts for badminton, basketball and volleyball, as well as an Olympic-size swimming pool and weight room. The park includes 12 lighted tennis courts, 14 soccer fields, three lighted softball fields, a 1-mile fitness trail, a 1-mile nature trail, a model aircraft airfield, a dog park, playgrounds and picnic facilities. The permanent BMX track has recently undergone a $950,000 renovation and expansion that includes a rebuilt 3-meter hill with a new starting gate, a new 8-meter hill with starting gate, new trusses on starting hills, rebuilt first and third turns, and an expanded first lane of the track. It is one of only a handful of tracks like it in the United States.


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