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Old 12-02-2008, 07:45 AM
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Death of Otter Creek Park

A sad day in the disc golf world. Otter Creek Park will be closing on Dec 14th.
OCP is the oldest disc golf course in Kentucky and the 5th oldest in the world.

Here is a link:
http://www.louisvilleky.gov/MetroPar...AQ_closure.htm

It is my hope that everyone who reads this will e-mail metro parks of Louisville and let them know what a huge loss this would be.

http://www.louisvilleky.gov/MetroPar...metroparks.htm
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Old 12-02-2008, 08:33 AM
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Goddammit.
"On December 14, 2008, Otter Creek Park will close to the public as part of a larger cost-saving effort on the part of Louisville Metro Government."
They are closing the entire park, too. No camping, no hiking, no mountain biking, no nature center, no school field trips, and no disc golf. bastards.
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Old 12-02-2008, 08:44 AM
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BTW Thanks for the post.
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Old 12-02-2008, 09:00 AM
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That can not be permanent their are too many summer camps for kids out there. That has to be until spring? That would be a tremendous loss for the community.
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Old 12-02-2008, 09:02 AM
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i'm going to try to get out there this weekend, but might have to be next weekend...
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Old 12-02-2008, 10:18 AM
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That is a sad proposal...we played OC this past summer and while it was shorter than most we play, it definitely had the historic feel. I would do my best to ensure that those baskets get placed in another park somewhere.
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Old 12-02-2008, 11:38 AM
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I hate to hear of any course being pulled or closed. Bad thing always, sounds like the park is really great all the way around not just dg.

If the baskets don't have a home and have to be pulled. My club will take them. We are short of getting our course completed and can't squeeze a dime more out of the city. I will even drive up to get them.
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Old 12-02-2008, 11:46 AM
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Man it's been there since the 70's and still don't have any hole and par info on it.. heh

Hopefully the park is just going to be revitalized and the course will remain. We can hope at least
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Old 12-02-2008, 01:08 PM
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I would not freak out too much, the city has a 20 million dollar short fall for it's budget. My money is on it will be opened agian in the spring.
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Old 12-02-2008, 01:08 PM
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I think the baskets will stay, either in ground, or with the Metro Parks.

I encourage all to write an e-mail to the Louisville Metro Parks to ask them to reconsider. I know Otter Creek is not near most of those who read this board, but if it could happen to a park as historic to our sport as Otter Creek is, it could happend to course near you.

Here is the e-mail link again.

http://www.louisvilleky.gov/MetroPar...metroparks.htm

If you are from out of the local area and have played the course please let them know that you have visited the park and would like to do so again.
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