Become A Parklands Member Today!

Members Make It Happen

Beautiful parks and trails enhance the quality of life in our community, making it more healthy, sustainable, and enjoyable. Reflecting Louisville's reputation as a great place to live, The Parklands is a powerful vehicle for attracting and retaining individuals, families, and employers, contributing to a vibrant future for our community and our children.

Together, we work to maintain this beautiful community asset.

We rely on Membership donations, not tax dollars, for the annual operations of this donor-supported public park. Your contribution helps to provide the community with clean, safe, fun, beautiful and free access to nearly 4,000 acres of parkland preserved and open 365 days a year.

  • Biking on a Trail - The Parklands of Floyd's Fork
  • Learning about Nature - The Parklands of Floyd's Fork

Your gift will be used to:

  • Plant and sustain thousands of shrubs and forbs each year.
  • Preserve and enhance hundreds of acres of natural spaces.
  • Continue the daily maintenance to fulfill our mission of creating clean, safe, fun and beautiful parks every day.
  • Manage 60+ miles of trails for hiking, biking, paddling, as well as a scenic park drive.
  • Engage tens of thousands of visitors in education, interpretation, and scientific learning each year.

Membership comes with great perks, too.

See below for the various levels at which you may offer your support and the goodies that come along with each, including Members-Only events and discounts within The Parklands. Don't forget to download our Partner Perks page with information on discounts and deals with local retail partners. Check back often – we sign on new partners all the time!

Monthly Giving: Perennial Society

Perennial Members provide steady support for The Parklands Fund throughout the year by donating monthly. Your contribution (at any amount) is deducted automatically from your credit card or debit card every month. Your membership renews automatically, eliminating the need for renewal emails and letters. We will send you an annual statement every January along with a new Membership Card. You can change or cancel your contribution at any time.

Become A Member By Mail

21st Century Parks
471 West Main Street, Suite 202
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Please make check payable to 21st Century Parks and include a note of the name(s) to be printed on the Membership card. Your email address is also important to make sure you receive all of the latest Member news.

Membership contributions are 100% tax-deductible. You will receive your Membership card(s) and tax receipt approximately 2 weeks after your donation is made.

If you have any questions, please call 502-584-0350 or email Rebecca Grau, Membership Coordinator, at rgrau@21cparks.org.

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We are a donor-supported public park We count on you!

$2,100,000 To Date
91%
$2,300,000 2017 Goal

Being a donor-supported public park means we rely on donations, not tax dollars, for annual operations each year. Because of your generosity, we are able to maintain, program, and further develop this extraordinary public space without charging an entry fee. Together we work to enhance quality of life and help our community and economy grow in ways that are healthy, sustainable, and enjoyable for people of all ages. Help us reach our goal of sustaining The Parklands by becoming a Member today. Members make it happen!

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