Director of Parks and Recreation, Monica Conrad, has sent out an update of what is open and remaining closed when it comes to Lexington parks and facilities.

Due to COVID-19 the city has had to make changes when dealing with their parks programming and facilities on a monthly basis. These changes have been based off the recommendations from Governor Beshear and the CDC.

What is open:

  • Disc golf
  • Dog parks
  • Equestrian – self-led riding at Masterson Station
  • Golf courses (city), including driving ranges and curbside pro-shop services (pre-purchase tee times on line, golf carts cannot be shared)
  • Jacobson Boat Dock, including paddleboat and kayak rentals
  • McConnell Springs (free on-line reservation required / Nature Center closed/no programming)
  • Mountain Bike Trail at Veterans Park
  • Park
  • Pickleball courts
  • Raven Run Nature Sanctuary (free on-line reservation required / Nature Center closed/no programming)
  • Tennis courts
  • Trails

June events and programs that are canceled:

  • Camp Kearney
  • Dirtbowl Summer Basketball League
    • Junior Dirtbowl Basketball
    • Sunbowl Basketball
    • Super Sunday
  • Football combines
  • Friday Flicks
  • Southland Jamboree
  • Summer Nights in Suburbia
  • Tennis clinics
  • Tennis leagues
  • Therapeutic Recreation Day Camps

parksNot yet open:

  • Baseball field
  • Basketball courts
  • Arts / Dance classe
  • Community centers
  • Facility rental
  • Football fields
  • Lacrosse fields
  • Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center (including City Gallery and Community Gallery)
  • Playgrounds
  • Pools – closed for the season
  • Shelters
  • Skateparks
  • Soccer fields
  • Spraygrounds

What opened in Phase one?

What is set to open in Phase two?


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