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

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Special events and day trips

Snow Tubing at Perfect North Slopes

Limited to 20 people

Back by popular demand is our day at Perfect North slopes riding inner tubes on the snow.

Date: Friday, January 28 
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Perfect North Slopes, 19074 Perfect Pl Lane, Lawrenceburg, IN
                 (Drop off and pick up at Dunbar Community Center, 545 N. Upper St.)
Ages: 18 and over
Cost: $35 per person for 2 hours of snow tubing and lunch. Bring your own lunch or money for the food options.

TR Movie Day

Join us at a local movie theater for a private showing of the latest movie release. The movie title will be announced closer to the date.

Date: Friday, February 18
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: TBA
Ages: 18 and over
Cost: $10 per person. Bring your own money for popcorn, snacks and drinks.

National Field Archery Competition, Louisville, KY

Limited to 15 people.

Calling all archery fans to join us for the NFAA Indoor National Tournament. This event brings together over 2,000 of the top archers from around the U.S. to compete for a chance at a National title.

Date: Friday, March 18
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 South 4th St., Louisville
Ages: 18 and over
Cost: Free. Bring your own lunch or money for the food options.

Keeneland Spring Meet

Limited to 20 people.

Spend the day with friends at the beautiful Keeneland Race Track.

Date: Thursday, April 20
Time: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Keeneland Race Track, 4201 Versailles Road
Ages: 18 and over
Cost: Admission costs TBA. Bring money for food, drinks and any other miscellaneous items.

Spring Dance

Must RSVP to attend.

Enjoy an evening of dancing fun with friends.

Date: Saturday, April 23
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Tates Creek Recreation Center, 1400 Gainesway Dr.
Ages: 13 and over
Cost: $10 per person, payable at the door.