Athletics & Sports

Lexington Parks & Recreation Athletics provides a variety of youth sports programming and competitive adult leagues.

We have also provided information for those sports we currently do not offer. This information is being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. No endorsement of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is intended or made of any, product, service, or information either by its inclusion or exclusion from this page or site.

Adult tennis

Parks & Recreation offers tennis leagues for individuals 18 years of age and older. Registration takes place in July with matches played July through September at Shillito park tennis complex. 

Disc golf

The city has four disc golf courses located at Jacobson, Shillito, Veterans and River Hill parks. Disc golf is free to play in city parks. 

Esports

Esports is one of the fastest-growing sports genres nationally. It welcomes participants of all ages and backgrounds. Parks & Recreation’s esports programs is open to all skill levels, designed to create a fun, friendly atmosphere welcoming to all.

Footgolf

Footgolf is a unique blend of soccer and golf. The city offers a footgolf course at Picadome, where the Gay Brewer Jr. Golf Course is located. 

Pickleball

Similar to a racquet sport, Pickleball combines the elements of badminton, Table Tennis and tennis. It shares many of their features – the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, a net and rules somewhat similar to tennis with several modifications. Pickleball requires minimal equipment (racquet and ball) so it is inexpensive to play.

S.T. Roach Basketball and Cheerleading clinics

Founded by legendary basketball coach and civic leader, Sanford T. Roach, these clinics offer young people the opportunity to participate in this structured basketball and cheerleading clinic at no cost. These clinics are open to boys and girls ages 6 – 16.

Summer basketball leagues

Summer basketball leagues are available to players 9 years of age and older. All leagues are played on the outdoor courts at Douglass Park.

Ultimate Frisbee®

Parks & Recreation hosts Bluegrass Ultimate's Frisbee® league in some of our parks. If you're interested in joining an ultimate Frisbee® league, check them out! 

Youth baseball

Eastern Little League – easternlittleleague.com

Miracle League – bgml.org

Northern Cal Ripken – facebook.com/northernbaseball/?rf=173391969375137

Southeastern Babe Ruth – sebr.website.sportssignup.com

Southeastern Cal Riplen – sebaseball.org

Lexington Babe Ruth – slbr.us

South Lexington Youth Baseball – slyb.us/site

Southwest Lexington PONY Baseball – swlpb.org

Western Little League – leagueathletics.com

Youth cheerleading and football

Parks & Recreation offers leagues for cheerleading and football. Both leagues are open to boys and girls 5 – 11. Games are scheduled for Saturday and Sundays and take place September through November. 

Youth lacrosse

Lexington Youth Lacrosse – lexingtonlacrosse.com

Youth soccer

Lexington Youth Soccer Association – lysa.org

Commonwealth Soccer – commonwealthsc.com

YMCA – ymcacky.org

Fusa Liga Hispana – facebook.com/fusa.ligahispana

Youth softball

Bluegrass Girls Fastpitch – bluegrassgirlsfastpitch.com

Summit Fastpitch – leaguelineup.com

Youth tennis

Bluegrass Tennis Association – lextennis.com

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