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Junior golf program

Play Golf Lex Junior Programs are designed to create an exciting environment for kids of all skill levels and experience. Play Golf Lex Junior Golf programming is designed and run by U.S. Kids, TPI Junior and PGA Certified Professionals. We will be offering multiple options that will fit the needs of junior golfers, recreationally or competitively.

Junior golf program


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New playground at Shillito Park officially open, and ready for fun

“We did it,” said Mayor Linda Gorton, as she officially declared the new accessible playground at Shillito Park open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning. “Our City came together, an army of volunteers, to build a new playground that will be enjoyed for years to come.”

Halloween Festival and Parade guarantee a spooky good time in downtown Lexington

The annual Halloween Festival and Parade will take place on Sunday, Oct. 27. New to the parade this year is the Monster Mash-up Flash Mob.

Volunteers needed to build new Shillito Park playground

Volunteers are needed to help build a new playground at Shillito Park. This community playground build will take place on Sept. 18 – 22.



Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019

  1. Turkey Run

    10 a.m.

  2. Weekend Workout

    10 a.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019

  1. Pre-Turkey Burn

    6 – 8 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019

  1. McConnell Springs closed

    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  2. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary closed

    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.