Department of Parks
Youth Garden Club Offered at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park

Press Release Date:  Thursday, May 28, 2015  
Contact Information:  Lora Sekeres,


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park is offering a class this summer for kids who want to get their hands dirty!


The Youth Garden Club is for ages 7-12 and will teach kids about garden planning, plant selection, harvesting and more. The class will be led by a master gardener.


The six-week program starts June 11 and will meet on Thursdays from 10-11:30 a.m. at the community garden near the dog park.


The fee is $20 per student. A parent or guardian is asked to stay with each child during the class. The fee includes all plants, tools and materials for the garden.


There are a limited number of spots. For more information and to register, contact Lora Sekeres at 502-429-7270 or email


To visit E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, take the Gene Snyder Freeway (Interstate 265) to Exit 32. Go west on Westport Road to Freys Hill Road. Take Freys Hill Road into the park. 




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