Lexington Parks:

Arbor Park – South Washington Street
Memorial Park –  North Taft Street
Pioneer Park – 15th & Madison
Plum Creek Park – 13th & North Adams Streets
Oak Park – West Oak Street

Lexington park facilities include picnic tables, shelters, playground equipment, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, baseball and softball fields, soccer fields, volleyball and sand volleyball courts.

Lexington Recreation:

  • City of Lexington Recreation Programs – Organized recreation activities abound in Lexington. For more information regarding our recreation programs, contact Lexington Community Activities Director Ann Luther
  • Baseball – Optimist Recreation Complex on West 13th Street.
  • Boating – Enjoy boating, skiing, tubing at Johnson Lake. Canoe down the Platte River.
  • Bowling – Strike and Spare, 1408 North Adams, 12-lane bowling alley with organized leagues and open bowling.
  • Eagle Viewing – Winter nesting site for over 200 bald eagles at NPPD J-2 Hydroplant south of Lexington. From December – February.
  • Fishing – Great fishing can be enjoyed at many places in and around Lexington. Johnson Lake (9 miles south), Plum Creek Park fishing pond, Platte River, Tri-County Canal, Elwood Reservoir, Gallagher Canyon, Plum Creek Canyon.
  • Golf – Lakeside Country Club, Johnson Lake approximately 9 miles south of Lexington; Overton Golf Course, located on Highway 30 between Lexington and Overton.
  • Hunting – Excellent hunting grounds for duck, goose and deer hunting.
  • Sandhill Crane Migration – The Platte River area is a choice spot to watch these interesting birds during their journey.
  • Senior-Citizen Fun – Grand Generation Center, 407 East 6th. Quilting, dancing, card playing, meals, exercise programs, pool.
  • Soccer – Adult and youth programs.
  • Softball – Teams play at various park locations thoughout the city and at the Optimist Recreation Complex.
  • Swimming – Family Aquatic Center at 9th & Monroe Streets. Zero-depth pool, water slide, lap pool, diving pool, snack bar, sand volleyball and sand play area. Swim lessons available. Swim team.
  • Tennis – Several tennis courts are scattered around the city. Men’s, women’s and youth leagues are offered. Lexington High School now has boys and girls tennis teams.
  • Theater – Majestic Theater, 615 N. Washington. Family owned theater, reasonably priced.
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