June 20, 2012 - 7:57pm
“Introducing Paralympic sport to individuals in our community is a priority for
“We have a commitment to inspire and encourage individuals with disabilities to be physically active, and to provide opportunities for rigorous training, competitive fun and social recreation,” said Mike Heitz, director of Metro Parks.
U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has designated Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation a Paralympic Sport Club.  By conferring this designation, U.S. Paralympics recognizes Metro Parks’ Adapted Leisure Activities division for its promotion of athletic...