Parks & Recreation

Have you followed us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter yet?

Department newsletters


Interested in volunteering for Parks & Recreation?

Learn more


Lexington opens cooling centers, offers half-price admission at pools on July 4

Lexington officials to open multiple cooling centers on July 4 and offer half-price admission to all city pools and aquatic centers for the day. Emergency summer weather plan extended through July 5.

Fifth Third Bank presents Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival

Visit downtown Lexington July 3 – 4 to join the celebration. Events include pie contest, concerts, 10K and fun run, parade and fireworks.

Ballet Tea Parties

Calling all munchkins! Lexington Parks and Recreation hosts a very special tea party in honor of the Ballet Under the Stars preshow. This year’s theme will be the Wizard of Oz.