Parks and Recreation

Lexington Parks & Recreation is helping bring Raven Run’s nature sounds to your home.
We’re highlighting the 21 best parks that Lexington, KY has to offer — complete with splash pads, playgrounds, walking trails, and even a few dog-friendly spots.
Explore these dog-friendly businesses in Lexington that span from places to eat, drink, shop, exercise, swim, and stay the night.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Lexington, KY has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
From lifting weights, indoor rock climbing, personal training, dance fitness, boxing classes, and martial arts programs — we’ve rounded up 15 gyms and fitness offerings around Lexington.
We’re wrapping up our five-part series breaking down each pillar of the Imagine Lexington 2045 comprehensive plan — here you’ll learn about how Lexington plans to balance urban and rural growth.
While mother nature treats us to a little bit of sunshine + warmer vibes, we’ve rounded five fun ways to celebrate false spring in Lexington.
The Imagine Lexington 2045 comprehensive plan has been approved. We’re breaking down the 349-page plan section by section, continuing with Theme B: Protecting the environment.
Within less than a year, Town Branch Commons Trail has won two national awards for its commitment to landscape architecture and our urban environment.
From Kiddie Kapers Dance Company to adult pottery classes, Artworks at the Carver School is a historic, artistic oasis.
Enjoy the changing of seasons with a change of scenery at one Lexington Parks & Recreation’s outdoor programs
Lexingtonians are invited to submit proposals for $1,000 projects to help increase accessibility + belonging to all locals in the community.
Shop from nearly 200 artists at the annual Woodland Art Fair where you can also sip local beer, listen to live music, and enjoy plates from food trucks.
Affectionately known as Lexington’s living room, the $39-million Town Branch Park will feature an amphitheater, dog park, water feature, and more in the heart of downtown.
Disconnect from technology, reconnect with yourself, and maybe learn some new hobbies at Adult Wilderness Camp.
Save those get out of jail free cards and make your way through Lexington’s Monopoly board.
Learn about and explore in real life the hundreds of species of native plants at The Arboretum.
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