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Parks & Recreation are looking for summer employees. Please fill out this position interest form.

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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.

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Friday Flicks is back with a great movie line-up

Friday Flicks returns to Jacobson Park with great movies, inflatables, food vendors, non-profits and more. The season kicks off on Friday, May 31. 

Kentucky Sheep & Fiber Festival, Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial return to Masterson Station Park this week

Lexington Parks & Recreation is proud to once again host the annual Kentucky Sheep & Fiber Festival, May 18 and 19, alongside the prestigious Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trials, May 15 – 19.

Big fireworks show back this year for the Fourth of July

Mayor Linda Gorton said fireworks will light up the sky downtown once more this Fourth of July, thanks to the R. J. Corman Railroad Co. and two generous sponsors, Ball Homes and Central Bank.



Friday, May 24, 2019

  1. Overnight camping

    6 p.m. – 11 a.m.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

  1. City aquatic centers open for the season

    10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

  2. Little Explorers – Birds, Birds, Birds

    10 – 11 a.m.

  3. Weekend Workout

    10 a.m.

  4. Poolapalooza

    noon – 4 p.m.