Parks & Recreation
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.
Lexington city golf courses have reopened with new social distancing guidelines in place. You can book a tee time for any course online.
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William Wells Brown Community Center will feature the talents of local students at its annual Black History Month celebration at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22. This year’s program, “Knowledge of The Neighborhood,” will honor the history of Lexington’s East End and highlight its impact on the city. The event is free and open to the public.
Eight performance groups will be taking the Irish festival stage on Saturday, March 11, as part of the city’s 38th Annual Alltech St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival. The lineup features local musicians and dancers, as well as two international acts.
The Castlewood Community Center will be closing for several weeks for maintenance and repairs to some of the interior walls, which will require re-painting. Recent routine tests have shown lead paint is involved and the city is taking all necessary precautions to ensure that