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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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City seeking three Christmas trees for downtown parks

Do you or someone you know want to have an evergreen tree removed from your property? If so, let the city use it for Lexington’s official tree lighting festival.

Wicked Wonders Market sends out call to local artists

Lexington Parks and Recreation is announcing its newest addition to the annual Thriller and Halloween parade— a Wicked Wonders Market featuring artists’ wares that are in line with the spooky spirit of the season. 

Mayor, Council cut ribbon, prepare to open new Senior Center

Mayor Jim Gray, members of the Urban County Council and Lexington’s senior adults are celebrating today … 33 years after Lexington opened its original center for seniors, it’s opening a new center to meet the needs of today’s seniors.



Wednesday, June 26, 2019

  1. Wet & Wild Wednesday

    noon – 4 p.m.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

  1. Southland Jamboree

    7 – 9 p.m.

  2. McConnell Springs Night Shift

    8:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Friday, June 28, 2019

  1. Trail Blazers

    3 p.m.

  2. Friday Flicks

    7 p.m.


Wednesday, June 26, 2019

  1. Parks Advisory Board

    4:30 p.m.