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Fred's Facts

With its stylized system of roads and concourses, music court, lily pond, and carefully arranged border plantings, Shawnee was the most formal of Frederick Law Olmsted’s large, pastoral parks.


Our Volunteers are Awesome!

November 11, 2014

WOW! 800 Volunteers with 51 groups donated over 2500 hours to improving the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks so far this year. Groups as diverse as the US Navy, U of L Medical School and Manual High School track team worked to improve our parks. It takes a village, and we are glad you are part of ours! Thank you to the following groups, organizations, businesses, and school listed below who shared their time, talent and energy to improve the Olmsted Parks. For fall and winter volunteer opportunities click here or call 456-8125.

Assumption High School
Atherton High School
Bellarmine University PRIDE
Bellarmine University Knights in Action
Brown Forman, Inc.
Catholic Heart WorkCamp
Cedar Lake Lodge
Cherokee Triangle Neighborhood Association
Crosley Radio
Cub Scout Pack 30
Frazier History Museum
Glenview Garden Club
Governor Scholars Program
Gresham Smith & Partners
Heine Brothers Coffee
Holy Cross High School
Humana, Inc.
Iroquois High School
Kentucky Mountain Bike Association
Louisville Bicycle Club
Louisville Islamic Center
Manual High School Track Team
Nativity Academy
Neighbors of Bingham Park
Power Creative
Presentation Academy Cross Country
Sojourn Church
Southern Baptist Seminary
St Francis High School
St Paul United Methodist Church
The Learning House
Tyler Park Neighborhood Association
U of L Alpha Omicron Pi- Pi Alpha
U of L Alpha Tau Omega
U of L Beta Theta Pi
U of L Epsilon XI
U of L Kappa Epsilon
U of L Lambda Xi Alpha
U of L Medical School
U of L Phi Delta Theta
U of L Pi Kappa Alpha
U of L Sigma Epsilon
U of L Triangle
United Parcel Service, Inc.
YMCA Shelterhouse
Youth for Christ