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Fri, Aug 29 CLOUDY, 77°

get out and play!

Lexington Parks Director Brad Chambers cools off with the
Ice Bucket Challenge


Kiddie Kapers Registration

Online - August 26, Noon

Walk in - August 28, 10 am

The Kiddie Kapers & Company dance program offers instruction in ballet, tap, jazz, tumbling and dance team for youth ages 3–18. This year we are offering a couple new and exciting classes to our schedule that will be offered as a part of the new Lexington Art Works at the Carver Center. Online registration will begin August 26 at noon and walk in registration will start August 27 at 10AM (545 North Upper Street).

If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact or,  or to call the office at 288-2935. We hope to see you soon!

Click here for more information.

Dog Paddle

Dog Paddle

September 6
9 am - 3 pm 
Woodland Aquatic Center

Calling all canines! Owners are invited to bring their dog out to the Woodland Aquatic Center for the last swim of the season. (Sorry, humans will not be allowed to swim.)

The cost is $10 per dog with a limit of two people and $5 per person after the limit. All dogs must have a 2012 or 2013 rabies tag or proof of vaccination. Proceeds will benefit the creation and maintenance of dog parks in Fayette County.

The rain date for this event is Sunday, September 7.

For more information call 288-2980 or visit  


Fun Guide 2014

Public meeting solicits public opinions for Jacobson Park Playground

Over 60 adults and children gathered to discuss our future efforts designing the new Jacobson Park Playground on Thursday night, August 18 at Southland Christian Church. Click Here to read full story.

What do you want to see at the Jacobson Playground? Parks and Recreation wants to know. Email your thoughts, comments, and ideas to  


Big Band and Jazz

Tuesdays, July 1 – August 26
7 – 8:30 pm

Ecton Park

Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle while the July and August concerts will take place at Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. The concert schedule will be available on this page prior to the first concert. For more information on this free event, call 288-2925.



This Week in Parks

Adult Fall Volleyball League Signups

August 4 through August 15
Dunbar Community Center



Dog Parks

Community Centers

Partners and Sponsors



To provide high quality park land,
facilities, open space and to
efficiently facilitate programs, events
and services, promote wellness
and quality of life for all.


Last updated: 8/26/2014 5:18:22 PM