Adult Fall Softball
Registration period: Friday, July 1 - 31
Registration Fee: $225 per team, plus $25 annual NSA sanction fee
Season begins September 6. Weekday evening and weekend leagues, no post-season tournament.
Co-ed: Church and Competitive
Men’s: 50 and over, Church, Independent, Major
Women’s: Church, Independent
Summer Nights in Suburbia
Fridays, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 | 7 – 9 p.m. | Moondance Amphitheater
Unwind after a long week with an open-air concert with friends. Summer Nights at Moondance Amphitheater is a free concert series on select Fridays throughout the summer featuring music of all varieties, including funk, soul, indie, rock, and more. During the month of July enjoy Boogie G & the Titanics (July 1), Rebel Without A Cause (July 8), Johnson Brothers (July 15), Kentucky Salsa Allstars (July 22), and Patrick McNeese Band (July 29). In addition to the live music, concert-goers can enjoy food from local food trucks. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
Monday, July 4, 11, 18, & 25 | 7 – 9 p.m. | Moondance Amphitheater
Southland Jamboree is a free, weekly bluegrass concert series at the Moondance Amphitheater. Patrons can purchase concessions from local food trucks or pack their own picnic. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating, as well as your own instrument to join in the jam after the show.
ESP/REAL Program Registration
Friday, July 1 | Mail-in school year registration
Monday, July 18 | Walk-in school year registration
The Extended School Program (ESP) is a fully-licensed after-school program that offers affordable, high-quality childcare for elementary school students. ESP is currently offered at Athens-Chilesburg, Coventry Oaks, Garrett Morgan, Julius Marks, Maxwell, Northern, Stonewall, and William Wells Brown elementary schools.
Recreation Enrichment and Learning (REAL) Program is a program for middle-school students. The program is currently offered at Edith J. Hayes and Jessie Clark middle schools.
Both programs are affordable, maintain a low staff-to-student ratio, and offer a range of both
recreational and educational activities for students. Both ESP and the REAL program are partnerships between LFUCG and the Fayette County Public School system.
Big Band & Jazz
Tuesday, July 12, 19, & 26 | 7 – 9 p.m. | Ecton Park
One of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, Big Band & Jazz, will host Osland Dailey Jazztet (July 12), Colonels Choice (July 19), and Lexington Concert Band (July 26) at Ecton Park. Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.
S.T. Roach Basketball and Cheerleading Clinic
Sunday, July 18 – 29
Founded by legendary basketball coach and civic leader, Sanford T. Roach, these clinics offer youth ages 6 – 16 the opportunity to participate in a structured basketball and cheerleading clinic at no cost. Participants learn the basic fundamentals of the sport as well as teamwork and sportsmanship from former and current high school coaches and college players.
Session 1 – Co-Ed Basketball: July 18 – 22, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 11 – 16
Session 2 – Co-Ed Basketball: July 18-22, 1 – 4 p.m., ages 11 – 16
Session 3 – Cheerleading: July 25 – 29, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 7-14
Session 4 – Co-Ed Basketball: July 25 – 29, 1 – 4 p.m., ages 6-10
Bluegrass State Games
Friday, July 8 – August 13
The Bluegrass State Games is a non-profit program sponsored privately to promote amateur athletics across the Commonwealth. It is the signature event of the Bluegrass Sports Commission, designed to provide Kentuckians of all ages and skill levels a wholesome avenue for positive development through sports and physical activity, to promote and develop amateur athletics and to provide the amateur athlete an opportunity to showcase their talent and receive statewide recognition. Bluegrass State Games is a member of the National Congress of State Games which is a member of the United States Olympic Committee. For more information visit bgsg.org
Douglass and Picadome pools close for the season
Sunday, July 31 | 6 p.m.