Parks & Recreation

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Join us for the Shillito Community Build

Twenty six years ago, the Lexington community came together to build the Shillito playground. And this year, we're getting the team back together!

Join us! Learn more and sign up to volunteer.

Check out our Facebook event to see updates!

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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.

Junior golf program

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Volunteering

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News

Entries, vendors sought for annual St. Patrick's Parade and Festival

In 2019, the Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Entries for annual parade, as well as vendor applications for the Irish festival are now being accepted.

Shillito Park's Miracle Field gets an upgrade

A brand new baseball field made the Miracle League’s fall season a success. The resurfaced field, finished in September, was made possible with money raised by the league and a contribution from Lexington Parks & Recreation.

Lexington adds a new park!

Today, Lexington Parks & Recreation named the new addition, Buckhorn Park, with Mayor Jim Gray and Councilmember Preston Worley cutting a ribbon to celebrate.

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Events

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

  1. Big Band & Jazz

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

  1. Wet & Wild Wednesday

    noon – 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

  1. Southland Jamboree

    7 – 9 p.m.

Friday, July 26, 2019

  1. Summer Nights in Suburbia

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

  1. Little Explorers – Insect Search

    10 a.m.