NOTE: Online registration is not available for ESP/REAL camps.
If you plan to register online, you must have a User ID and password prior to the online registration dates. You must also provide an email address to use this system. Note: It may take up to three (3) business days for your User ID and password application to be processed. Please allow the appropriate time so your registration will not be delayed.
Important Online Information
Prior to April 19, households are encouraged to update their household information. Additionally, any new family members who are of age to participate in camps or any other Parks program should be added to the system. You may come to the Dunbar Center between the hours of 8 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (859) 254-0142 an updated request and proof of age documentation in order to be added – no exceptions. To register an account, go to www.lexingtonky.gov/newuser. For more information, contact us at 288-2980 or email@example.com.
Mailed registrations will not guarantee a camp slot, and will be processed after walk-in registration is closed. Mailed registrations will be considered beginning at 8 am on Friday, April 22 on a first come, first served post marked basis for remaining available camp slots. Registrations are not accepted by fax or email.
A limited number of partial scholarships are available to campers based on need. Scholarships provide for a reduction in fees. Individuals must fill out an Income Eligibility Application and provide the required proof of income (KTAP, KCHIP, Medical Card or other form of government assistance). This scholarship rate does not apply to the following camps: ESP, Castlewood Community Center, Kenwick Community Center or Kiddie Kapers (half-day). All participants must reapply for scholarship eligibility annually. Those who have qualified in any year prior to December 2015 must re-submit documentation of income eligibility in order to receive a reduced fee for any Parks & Recreation program in 2016. (All documentation will be cleared out on December 14, 2015.) Households are encouraged to re-submit in January 2016.
Lexington Parks & Recreation will issue a 50 percent refund for program registration fees if a refund request form is submitted no fewer than seven business days before the start of the activity; except in special circumstances such as medical reasons or summer school attendance. This form is available at www.lexingtonky.gov/parks. Partial refunds will be issued in the form of a check in approximately 4–6 weeks or if desired, can be credited to another Parks & Recreation activity by indicating this on the refund request form. Refund request forms should be submitted to the activity/program manager for approval. Requests may be submitted by mail to: Parks & Recreation, 545 North Upper Street (40508) or faxed to 254-0142. Appeals for denial of refunds may be made in writing by submitting the refund request form to the Deputy Director, Division of Parks & Recreation, 469 Parkway Drive (40504).