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!


City to purchase 30 acres on Kentucky River

The park will provide new opportunities for recreation and regional tourism in Lexington.

New events and returning favorites will light up Lexington’s Fourth of July weekend schedule

Events include an ice cream social, concerts, the Bluegrass 10,000, a parade, fireworks and more.

Brandstetter Carroll Inc. to design Cardinal Run North

Community engagement will begin this summer, with construction taking place through 2023, and opening of the new park in 2024.