Parks & Recreation

Welcome to Lexington Parks & Recreation! We oversee over 100 parks in the city, six community centers, five golf courses, six pools, three arts venues, and numerous programs and events. Use this page as your gateway to Parks & Recreation, and find out more about what facilities, programs, and events are available to everyone in Lexington!


Welcome to The Bluegrass in your Backyard!

Spring is here in Lexington, and it’s the perfect time to start something new! Welcome to the Bluegrass in your Backyard, a new blog about our shared natural spaces in the Parks system.

Mayor breaks ground on new playground

The park is located behind the Charles Young Center at 540 East Third St.

City prepared for arctic blast bringing ice, snow

The City’s top priority is to keep the public safe, especially in the event of power outages and ice-covered streets.