Parks & Recreation

Department newsletters


The Fourth of July fireworks are moving back downtown

Mayor Jim Gray announced today the fireworks will be shot off of the the roof of the 31-floor Lexington Financial Center, one of the tallest buildings in the state.

Parks & Recreation Spring/Summer Guide

Monday, March 26, 2018 Are you ready to get out and play? Lexington Parks and Recreation invite you to join us as we experience our parks spring into an exciting new year. 

Lexington Parks & Recreation wins multiple awards at state conference

Lexington Parks & Recreation was recognized at the Kentucky Recreation & Park Society annual conference with awards for both Artworks at Carver School as well as their therapeutic recreation program.



Friday, June 22, 2018

  1. Senior City Golf Championship

    8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  2. Free Friday Flicks

    7 – 10 p.m.

  3. Summer Nights in Suburbia

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

  1. How to attract Pollinators to your Garden

    10 – 11:30 a.m.

  2. Little Explorers - Wildlife

    10 a.m. – noon