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.

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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.

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News

Mayor, Council cut ribbon, prepare to open new Senior Center

Mayor Jim Gray, members of the Urban County Council and Lexington’s senior adults are celebrating today … 33 years after Lexington opened its original center for seniors, it’s opening a new center to meet the needs of today’s seniors.

Portions of Woodland Park playground closed throughout the weekend

Portions of the Woodland Park playground will remain closed throughout the weekend due to Poured in Place (PIP) surfacing installation. We apologize for any inconvenience.

“Neuroseason,” latest exhibit at City Gallery, features art from Lexington’s own John Lackey

Trees and landscapes take on new meaning and energy in John Lackey’s paintings. See his “energized nature” for yourself starting in October at the Downtown Arts Center’s City Gallery.

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Events

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

  1. Junior Naturalist – Talking Trees

    10 a.m.

  2. Scout Skills

    10 – 11 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019

  1. Family Night spaghetti dinner

    6 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

  1. Freaky Friday Flicks - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

    6 – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019

  1. Little Explorers – Colorful Leaves

    10 – 11 a.m.