Day trips and special events

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.

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. 

Day trip excursions

For more information, call (859) 288-2908. Participants must RSVP for these events. $5 registration fee per date. Limited transportation. 

Perfect North Snow Tubing (includes transportation, 2 hours of tubing, and lunch)
Date: Jan. 27, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $40
Ages: 18 and up

EKU Adaptive Climbing (includes transportation, 2 hours at EKU, and lunch)
Date: Feb. 10, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: TBA
Ages: 18 and up

Lexington Library Hop (includes transportation, 2 hours at EKU, and lunch)
Date: May 14, 2020 
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $15
Ages: 18 and up

Keeneland Day Trip

This day trip has been canceled. 

Enjoy the races with the TR team! 

Ages: 18 and up
Dates: April 16, 2020
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: Free Entry | Bring money for food, drinks, misc. 

Participants must register for this day trip. 

Spring dance

This event has been canceled. 

Enjoy an evening of dancing, snacks, and prizes! Must RSVP.        

Ages: 13 and up
Date: March 21, 2020
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Location: Tates Creek Recreation Center, 1400 Gainesway Drive
Cost: $10