For a full list of Kentucky playgrounds, please visit our Accessible Playground directory.
Don Fightmaster Park at University of Louisville’s Papa John’s Cardinal Park–located on the eastern portion of the Belknap Campus between Floyd Street and Interstate-65. The park is a 10,000-square-foot, fully accessible playground, is considered among the best of its kind in the nation.
Great House Elementary School–2700 Browns Lane This large Landscape Structure’s PlayBooster® playstructure features a Thunderhead Climber®, Vertical Ascent® Climbers or Pod Climber™, as well as a Sway Fun® glider. The playground consultant for this playground was Countryside Play Structure.
The Sensory Park and Garden at Wendell Foster’s Campus, 815 Triplett Street, is an invitation to experience the outdoors in a new and fascinating way. Designed for children with physical and cognitive disabilities and sensory integration impairments, the park offers many engaging features in a universally-accessible landscape.Providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to explore various environments is a priority at Wendell Foster’s Campus. Sensory Parks and Therapeutic Landscapes are new, cutting-edge approaches for meeting the physical, recreational, emotional and spiritual needs of people with and without disabilities. Although it is located at Wendell Foster’s, it is a park open to the public. The park and garden are open Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. When you visit their site they provide a lot of information about the importance of sensory parks.
Nobel Park—2801 Park Ave Paducah KY 42001. In addition the the accessible playground, Nobel Park has a5-acre lake stocked with bass, catfish, and bluegill; Indian Sculpture “Wacinton”; 6 lighted tennis courts; 4 full sized lighted basketball courts; 6 youth, lighted baseball/softball fields with concession stand; Outdoor amphitheatre; picnic shelters; an Arts and Craft Building; an Outdoor Swimming Pool; a skatepark; an accessible nature trail and a heated restroom.