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Summer Camps Registration is on the Horizon!

Lexington Parks & Recreation offers a variety of camps to help keep your children active through the summer. Online registration begins at Noon on April 22.  These camps are always a hot item, so make sure you have a username and password, as well as your children's ages verified before hand!  Click Here for More Information

NOTE: Due to changes made in the FCPS calendar, Parks and Recreation has made changes to our Summer Camp Schedule as printed in our 2014 Fun Guide. Please see our Summer Camp page for the correct and up-to-date camp dates. 

McConnell Springs Author Speaker Series

6 p.m.
April 22

McConnell Springs, in partnership with the University Press of Kentucky, is proud to host its second annual Author Speaker Series. April's speaker is Deidre A. Scaggs, author of THE HISTORIC KENTUCKY KITCHEN: Traditional Recipes for Today’s Cook. For more information, Click here

Play, rates to be adjusted at Gay Brewer, Jr. Course at Picadome for sanitary sewer improvement project 

Construction crews will temporarily join golfers at the Gay Brewer, Jr. Picadome Golf Course for a few weeks this spring. Contractors began work this week on the Bob-O-Link trunk sewer project which will impact up to four holes on the golf course for approximately one month. "Although there will be construction activity and some inconveniences we will be open for play,” said Mike Fields, Golf Services Manager for Lexington’s Division of Parks and Recreation. “We are offering a special Construction Rate of $10 to walk and $17 to ride for 14 holes.   Full Article


Fun Guide 2014

Pool Pass Sale and Swim Lessons Registration

Begins April 29

Pool passes are available online beginning at 9 am on April 29, and will be available through May 16. Passes can also be purchased at aquatic centers during operating hours beginning May 24. The cost is $35 for an individual pool pass if purchased online, $40 for an individual pool pass when purchased at the pools.  Family Passes (up to 6 family members) will also be available for $190 if purchased online or $200 if purchased at the pools.

Registration for swim lessons and swim team will be offered online beginning at noon on April 29, and will remain open through May 16. Beginning May 24, registration for swim lessons and swim team is available at the pools during normal operating hours until the day before each session. In-person registration will be held at the Parks & Recreation Administration Office (469 Parkway Drive) from noon–7 pm on April 29. The cost for swim lessons is $25 per child and all fees must be paid at the time of registration. All programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis and are non-refundable.


Summer Employment Opportunities with Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation is now hiring for several summer positions. We are looking for lifeguards, counselors, and much more. Do you have what it take to join our team? Click Here for More Information or to Apply.


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Spring Sports Signups going on now! 






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Last updated: 4/17/2014 12:13:24 PM