District 12 eNewsletter - May 24, 2023


Councilman Rick Blackwell

601 West Jefferson Street 

(502) 574-1112

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Heather Blazis

Legislative Assistant

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Join Mayor Craig Greenberg for the Memorial Day Hike, Bike & Paddle on Monday, May 29th at the Waterfront Park Great Lawn!

HIKE! This year’s Hike will consist of a 4-mile walk with multiple marked turnaround points throughout. Travel from the Great Lawn and follow the Ohio River east all the way to the Beargrass Creek Pump Station.

BIKE! Cycle 15.7 miles from the Great Lawn out to Iroquois Park and back! The roads will be closed for you to safely travel to Iroquois, and there will be individuals riding along to help with any roadside assistance. Thanks, SWAG It!

PADDLE! Paddlers will have the option of launching at the Harbor Lawn or the U of L Boat Docks and paddle downstream to meet the other paddlers. This year’s paddle will go from the Harbor Lawn upriver to Beargrass Creek and traverse to the Pump Station.

Beginning at 8:00am there will be plenty of fun, free fitness activities for you to enjoy. These include Yoga with Yoga East, Tai Chi with Nu Chapter Tai Chi Chuan & QiGong Institute, and Zumba with Nu Image Fitness. Also check out cricket with the Louisville Cricket Club, pickleball, as well as Pound and Hype fitness demonstrations!

FREE t-shirts are available to the first 2,000 people. The t-shirt tent will open at 8:30 a.m., make sure to get in line early to snag you one with the new, awesome logo!

The Hike, Bike & Paddle portion of the event will begin at 10 a.m. after remarks from Mayor Craig Greenberg and the Presenting Sponsor, Norton Sports Health!

For more information, go to https://louisvilleky.gov/government/city-events/mayors-hike-bike-paddle