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!


Annual favorites and returning classic take the stage for an art-filled summer at Woodland Park

From the return of Shakespeare to annual favorites Ballet Under the Stars and Woodland Art Fair, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Lexington Parks & Recreation celebrating National Parks & Recreation Month

The month-long celebration features a full calendar of events and programs, as well as collaborative releases each Friday with local businesses that fund planting trees in parks. 

New multi-purpose building now open at Woodland Park

The new building replaces one that was over 50 years old and supports the city’s Therapeutic Recreation program camp.