Parks cancels May events, reopens golf courses

Although Lexington Parks & Recreation is canceling several events in May because of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, it is reopening the city’s golf courses for play.

The City’s five golf courses will reopen Wednesday, April 22, with some new social distancing requirements. Golf carts will be limited to one passenger, and tee times will be 15 minutes apart. Staff will sanitize carts between rounds.

Golfers will book tee times and pay for rounds on the City’s website, at playgolflex.com.

City courses are Kearney Hill, Lakeside, Tates Creek, Gay Brewer and Meadowbrook.

Events canceled include the Big Band and Jazz concerts set for May 19 and 26 at Moondance; Southland Jamboree, May 28, at Moondance; and Friday Flicks, May 29, at Jacobson Park. The Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trials, the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival, and the Bluegrass Birding Festival have already been canceled.

 

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