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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Fun Sports Outings for Kentucky Families

There's no doubt that Kentucky families love their college basketball and usually, it's automatic to ask - Cards or Cats?  We all know what there are many options beyond college basketball that families can enjoy and the ticket prices and availability aren't as much of an issue.

 photo IMG_2030smaller_zps17e126da.jpgHere are a few spectator-sports options around the state:

Louisville City FC - This is the new soccer team in Louisville. They will play at Louisville Slugger Field and tickets will range from $12/game with season ticket pricing. They'll have a family zone and games run March through September.

Minor League Baseball - There's the Lexington Legends, Louisville Bats, Florence Freedom, and Bowling Green Hot Rods (new playground!).  All of these games and venues offer promotions, special events for families and are intimate stadiums for great action.


University of Louisville Baseball - These games are free (34 out of 36 of them)!  And, Sunday home games are always geared toward families.

Ice Hockey!  Yes, University of Louisville has an ice hockey team and admission for kids 12 and under is free.  Adults, just $7.

 Check out college sports of all kinds - UK - WKU - Bellarmine - UofL - EKU - Murray State

There are an incredible number of other sporting events to attend with your family from races to wrestling to rodeos.  For an events list, go to the Kentucky Tourism website for events under the sports menu!

By: Stephanie

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