Metro Parks and Recreation offers an extensive schedule of Adapted Leisure activities for individuals with mental and/or physical disabilities, their friends and families. Summer activities, which start this week, include outings to Louisville Bats baseball games, dances, arts and crafts, book clubs, movie nights, wheelchair basketball, aqua exercise, bowling, Generation X socializing and more. Best of all, most of the activities, which are open to adults 18 and older, are free or under $5.
Activities are headquartered at the Douglass Community Center, 2305 Douglass Blvd. in the Highlands. Call 456-8148 for more information or to register, or visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/MetroParks/recreation/adaptedleisure.htm  to download a full schedule for the summer. You may also e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Adapted Leisure also offers programs specifically designed for young people with and without disabilities.
Photo: Courtesy Louisville Metro Parks