Parks & Recreation

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How we are keeping our programs safe during COVID

  • Participants will complete a health assessment to include a temperature check prior to being allowed to enter program areas; 
  • Staff will be required to wear masks and other PPE when in close proximity to anyone while they work;
  • Campers are required to wear face masks during indoor activities or when social distancing cannot be accomplished;
  • Supplies are not shared between participants;
  • Equipment that is shared during activity will be cleaned after each use;
  • Activities are designed to maintain social distancing; and
  • Program attendance limits are in place to ensure social distancing.

Jacobson Park boat docks

The boat dock at Jacobson Park has opened for 2020. You can learn about pricing, time-slots and more on the Jacobson Park page.

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Tee times

Lexington city golf courses have reopened with new social distancing guidelines in place. You can book a tee time for any course online.

Book a tee time

Natural areas registration

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary and McConnell Springs have opened their trails to the public. 

Learn more about hiking at Raven Run

Learn more about hiking at McConnell Springs

Volunteering

Interested in volunteering for Lexington Parks & Recreation?

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News

St. Patrick's Day parade entry deadline extended

It’s not too late to get your group together and join the fun for the 38th annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival on Saturday, March 11.

Early bird registration for the Bluegrass 10,000 ends today

Today is the last chance for runners to register online for the July 4 Bluegrass 10,000 at a discounted early bird rate of $25. Fees for the race will go up to $35 beginning March 1 through last chance registration.

Former Vice Mayor Linda Gorton named St. Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshal

Linda Gorton, the former Vice Mayor of Lexington, has been named as the Grand Marshal of the 38th Annual Alltech Lexington St.

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