The city operates several community centers located throughout Lexington. Activities offered vary at each center but most include programming for youth as well as adults.
Castlewood and Dunbar community centers are closed for the 2019 season. William Wells Brown and Kenwick Community Centers are both open with summer hours.
Black & Williams Neighborhood Center
Charles Young Center
Dunbar Community Center
Closed May 10 – Mid September
Weight Room Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – noon
Friday: 8 a.m. – noon
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Dunbar Community Center offers activities including arts & crafts, cooking classes, kickball, homework help, step aerobics and more. The center also includes a weight room and is home to some Parks & Recreation administrative offices.
Gainesway Community Center
Closed May 10. Reopens June 24 – July 26.
Hours: 5 – 9 p.m.
The Gainesway Community Center offers after-school programs for residents of Gainesway and the surrounding neighborhoods. Activities include homework assistance, a computer lab, a community garden, karate class, workshops, college tours and camps during school breaks.
The center also offers a Teen Job Club, which assists youth ages 16 – 18 with employment and developing work readiness skills. The Teen Job Club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 – 7 p.m.
Kenwick Community Center
Closed on May 10. Reopens June 10 – July 26.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Kenwick Community Center offers activities including Zumba, karate, indoor soccer, homework help, open gym, arts & crafts and more.
Check out the calendar for a complete schedule of activities.
William Wells Brown Community Center
Closes May 10. Reopens June 10 – July 5
Hours: Monday – Friday, noon – 8 p.m.
Monday – Friday: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Middle school age
Monday & Friday: 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
High school age
Wednesday: 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Age 16 year – adult
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 5 – 9 p.m.
William Wells Brown Community Center offers activities including aerobics, adult wellness, Zumba, arts & crafts, yoga, a walking club, teen clubs and more. This center also offers a weight room.