Parks & Recreation

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Join us for the Shillito Community Build

Twenty six years ago, the Lexington community came together to build the Shillito playground. And this year, we're getting the team back together!

Join us! Learn more and sign up to volunteer.

Check out our Facebook event to see updates!

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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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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.

Festival Latino de Lexington starts Friday

The festival is co-sponsored by Lexington Parks & Recreation and FLACA. It runs Sept. 13 – 15 in downtown Lexington.



Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

  1. Junior Naturalist – Talking Trees

    10 a.m.

  2. Scout Skills

    10 – 11 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019

  1. Family Night spaghetti dinner

    6 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

  1. Freaky Friday Flicks - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

    6 – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019

  1. Little Explorers – Colorful Leaves

    10 – 11 a.m.