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!

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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

Online registration for Kiddie Kapers currently open

The Kiddie Kapers & Company Dance program offers dance instruction to youth ages 2 – 18. Classes cover a mixture of traditional forms of dance including tap, jazz and ballet. Registration is currently taking place.

City celebrates opening of new Jacobson Park playground

Lexington officially opened a new playground at Jacobson Park Wednesday, and judging from the reviews it’s already receiving from local experts .. children of all ages … it’s a success.

Latest exhibit at City Gallery showcases “Kentucky Through the Lens”

​​​​​​​“Kentucky Through the Lens,” the latest exhibit at the Downtown Arts Center’s City Gallery, will feature four Kentucky photographers. The exhibit will feature images from around the state, and will run from Aug. 12 – Oct. 2.

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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.