SportsFun(d)’s Impact

Sports Fun(d)’s Goals:

  • Address barriers for sports
  • Address social inequity in health
  • Leverage existing under-utilized facilities
  • Develop non-traditional sports opportunities
  • Promote community involvement to develop scholarship opportunities

Our goal is to create affordable, accessible and healthy sports opportunities for underserved youth in Louisville by:

  • Supporting local partnerships
  • Collaborating with youth programs on new initiatives
  • Advocating for children’s health through sports

Young people actively involved in sports are:

3x more likely to graduate than

1/10 as likely to be obese than

92% less likely to get involved with drugs

Sports Fun(d) Program Partners

Louisville Metro Parks

In partnership with Metro Parks, launch youth soccer leagues in Newburg, Shawnee and Wyandotte Parks, and recreational swimming programming in Algonquin, Sun Valley and Fairdale Parks.

Team Shaan Foundation

Expand youth tennis program in Louisville’s Central Park

Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Academy

KIVA and the USA Volleyball Pioneer Region are matching SportsFun(d)’s grant to launch girl’s volleyball leagues at the Creation Center in the Portland neighborhooe.

Louisville Fencing Center

Increase education and fencing opportunities with the Louisville Fencing Center and Jefferson County Public Schools

West Louisville Tennis Club

Secure coaches and session-ending shoes for participants of the West Louisville Tennis Club summer clinic.

Louisville Flaget Rams Youth Sports

Provide football equipment to enable more boys and girls to participate.

West Side Track Club

Help more kids participate in track and field meets where cost is a barrier.

Program Supporters

Sports Fun(d) is grateful for the following organizations’ commitment to helping us bring affordable sports activities to Louisville’s underserved neighborhoods.

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