Skip to page body Home About Community Living Doing Business Browse by Topic I Want to... Your Government
Thu, July 30 Fair,  79˚F  icon of current weather 

get out and play!

Ballet Under
the Stars

July 30 - Aug. 2
Pre-show- 8 pm
Main Curtain- 9 pm
Woodland Park

 Ballet Under the Stars is one of Central Kentucky's most anticipated events of the summer. This unique festival allows audiences to enjoy the beauty and grandeur of a professional ballet in a relaxed, casual setting of the park. The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free. For more information, please call 288-2925. 

Cadentown School Open House

2nd Saturdays
June - October

Come take a walk through Fayette County’s history. Normally closed to the public, the historic Cadentown School House (705 Caden Lane) will have an Open House from 10am until Noon on the following Saturdays: June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12 and October 10. Also referred to as The “Rosenwald” school, Cadentown School House is a one-room plan school building constructed in 1922 that served as one of Fayette County’s first African-American school houses. The school taught grades 1-6 and operated from 1923 until 1947.

Athletics registration going on now

Looking for a great way to get active, exercise and gain skill level? Many of Parks & Recreation's athletics programs are accepting registrations right now! Click the links below for more information:


Lexington Parks and Recreation
Park Hours

Dawn to Dusk
Unless otherwise posted

Opera Under
the Stars

August 8
7 - 9 p.m.
Moondance Amphitheater

Help us shape the future of Lexington Aquatics

You are invited to complete the Lexington Aquatics Master Plan Survey and to share your input at the online engagement website (powered by mySidewalk). The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and Division of Parks and Recreation would like your input to help determine priorities for aquatic facilities. Click on the buttons below to complete the survey and also join the ongoing community discussion through mySidewalk.

Take Survey

MySidewalk Online Discussion 


This Week in Parks

Big Band & Jazz 
7 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday nights through August 18
Click here to see event page.



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: 7/30/2015 2:49:23 PM