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!

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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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News

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.

Fore! Play Golf Lex brings a new junior golf program to the City

A new junior golf program is coming to Lexington brought to you by Play Golf Lex and the Gilbert-Bunnell Foundation.

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Events

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

  1. Big Band & Jazz

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

  1. Wet & Wild Wednesday

    noon – 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

  1. Southland Jamboree

    7 – 9 p.m.

Friday, July 26, 2019

  1. Summer Nights in Suburbia

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

  1. Little Explorers – Insect Search

    10 a.m.