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Please consider donating to the work of the Southwest Dream Team, Inc. Your contributions will help further our endeavors to make Southwest Louisville the best possible area to live, work, and play.

As a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, your personal contributions may be tax-deductible. To make a donation to the Southwest Dream Team, please click the ‘Donate’ button below.

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Supporting the Growth and Development in Louisville’s Southend

Our Commitment

The Southwest Dream Team (SWDT) is dedicated to propelling the Southend of Louisville into a thriving hub of economic activity. As the premier micro-regional nonprofit in the area, we’re committed to driving positive change and delivering tangible results.

With a focus on the unique needs and opportunities of the Southend, SWDT works to develop partnerships, make impactful investments and foster lasting outcomes for our community.

Join us as we pave the way for economic growth and development in the Southend. Together, we’re building a brighter future for all residents of Louisville’s southern neighborhoods.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Southwest Dream Team is to spearhead asset-based community engagement by connecting stakeholders to identify and facilitate economic development opportunities that lead to a unified vision and quality of life for South and Southwest Louisville.

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What are some of the best activities for outdoor enthusiasts?

There are so many activities in Louisville’s Southend for those who love the outdoors. Enjoy scenic hiking trails at Iroquois Park, Jefferson Memorial Forest, and Waverly Park. In addition to hiking, camping is also available at Jefferson Memorial Forest with an advance reservation. Reserve a campsite here, or by calling the Welcome Center, 502-368-5404. The best mountain biking course in Louisville is at Waverly Park. You can fish at both Waverly Park and Jefferson Memorial Forest. Horses can be ridden at Iroquois Park and Jefferson Memorial Forest. Bicycle trails are available at Iroquois Park, Jefferson Memorial Forest, Waverly Park, and Riverside Park. There are pickleball courts at Iroquois Park, Riverside Park and Wyandotte Park. If golfing is your sport, enjoy the courses at Iroquois Park, Bobby Nichols, and Sun Valley.

Are there public pools in the area?

Yes, the public can use the Fairdale pool, Wyandotte pool and Sun Valley pool.

Where can I find live entertainment?

Enjoy live entertainment throughout the spring, summer and fall at Iroquois Amphitheater, Colonial Gardens, and Riverside Park.

I'd love to help out, how can I get involved?
There are lots of ways you can volunteer and help us work toward our mission! Please contact us directly here and we’ll help you figure out a good fit.
I'd like to support your mission monetarily. Do you accept donations?

Yes! We’re always grateful for donations to help fund different projects and initiatives like the ones found here. You can make donations directly from our donations page here or by clicking the yellow DONATE button at the top of the page.

How do I get my business or event listed on your website?
Please contact our team directly here, or fill out the form on this page.
I have an idea or suggestion. Who do I talk to about this?
We’re always open to hearing directly from the community. You can contact us directly here.
What specific areas of Louisville is your organization focused on?

We’re focused solely on South and Southwest Louisville, from Shively to the County Line to the South and the Airport to the River.