Parks & Recreation volunteers

Parks and Recreation is excited to announce a Comprehensive Volunteer Program that will give residents an opportunity to leave a lasting impact on Parks and Recreation facilities, greenspace and programs. Volunteer activities can be short-term, such as a morning planting trees or long-term, such as being a therapeutic recreation buddy for outings or classes.

What do you like to do?

Current opportunities include:

  • Assisting with a special event such as Kite Fest, The Bluegrass 10,000, the Thriller Parade or Friday Night Flicks.
  • Scheduling time throughout the year to clean up your favorite park and/or trail with a group or an individual basis.
  • Serving as a golf “starter” or marshal.
  • Serving as a greens assistant.
  • Serving as a golf cart “gopher” and/or cart washer.
  • Serving as a clerical assistant for the Therapeutic Recreation program.
  • Serving as a Therapeutic Recreation “buddy”.
  • Working with a team of individuals charged with organizing and cataloging decades worth of Parks memorabilia. 
  • Creating your own individual or group volunteer activity.

Volunteering with Parks will provide opportunities to meet people, make the park system better than it is and to get outdoors

Contact Suzanne Leibee at (859) 288-2962 or sleibee@lexingtonky.gov for further information.

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