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.
Black & Williams Neighborhood Center
Castlewood Community Center
Charles Young Center
Dunbar Community Center
Monday – Thursday: 3:30 – 9 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 – 7 p.m.
Weight Room Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – noon, 5 – 8 p.m.
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 for the season
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
William Wells Brown Community Center
Monday – Friday: 5 – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 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.