Therapeutic Recreation programs provide opportunities for persons with disabilities to enjoy activities through recreation, leisure and play. Our programs are designed to enhance the overall health and wellness of persons with special needs. TR programs allow participants to showcase their talents and abilities through a variety of recreational opportunities.

Register online for all of the TR activities, unless otherwise noted.  

Lexington Parks and Recreation is committed to safety, as our community works to protect citizens from COVID-19. In accordance with state government and CDC guidelines, select Therapeutic Recreation events have been canceled. Please contact our Therapeutic Recreation Department at (859) 288-2928 for more information. 


This class has been canceled. 

Learn to create delicious meals from healthy recipes. 

Ages: 13 and up 
Dates: Wednesdays, Feb. 19 – March 25 
Times: 5 – 6:15 p.m. or 6:30 –7:45 p.m.
Cost:  $40 class fee plus $40 Kroger gift card for groceries
Location: Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane

Social artworking

Join us as we stretch our art skills. An instructor will teach us how to paint different, beautiful scenes.

Ages: 13 and up
Dates: Feb. 15, March 28, May 16
Time: 10 a.m. – noon
Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St. | Feb. 15
Tates Creek Recreation Center, 1400 Gainesway Drive | March 28, May 16 
Cost: $5 per class

Group piano lessons

Learn basic piano skills with friends. Class is limited to eight students. 

Ages: 18 and up
Dates: Fridays, Jan. 24 – Feb. 28
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Cost: $50/$40 scholarship rate
Location: Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St. 

SING WITH ME! Therapeutic Recreation Choir

Find your voice with our TR Choir group!

Ages: 14 and up
Dates: Fridays, Jan. 21 – Feb. 28
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St. 
Cost: $50/$40 scholarship rate


This event has been canceled. 

Strikes, turkeys and spares are just part of the fun with the TR bowling league. Ramps are available.

Ages: 5 and up
Dates:  Saturdays, Feb. 29 – April 18
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Location:  Southland Bowling Lanes, 205 Southland Drive
Cost:  $30 registration plus $6 per week

Banquet: April 25 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | $15 | Tates Creek Recreation Center 

Adult fitness

Stay healthy and active through a variety of fitness activities and sports. Limited transportation home will be provided.

Ages:  18 and up
Dates:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 21 – May 7 (No class March 31 & April 2)
Time: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Location:  Dunbar Community Center, 545 N. Upper St.
Cost:  $125/$100 scholarship rate


Learn the basics of horseback riding. A ramp is available. Note: Participants may not weigh more than 220 pounds. A physician’s exam may be required. Participants are REQUIRED to provide their own ASTM-SEI helmet. No online registration for this class. No make-up classes are available. Call (859) 288-2908 to inquire which class to select. 

Basic horsemanship
Dates: April 8 – May 15
Times: Wednesday, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.
            Friday, 2 – 3 p.m., 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Location: Masterson Station Park Tack Barn, 3051 Leestown Road
Cost: $125

Mini horsemanship class
10 and up
Dates: Feb. 14 – March 6
Time: Fridays, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Masterson Station Park Tack Barn, 3051 Leestown Road 
Cost: $75