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Dog parks, tennis courts, and trails among list of places opening up across Lexington in June

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Posted at 12:42 PM, May 22, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — More places will open up across Lexington in the month of June.

Lexington's Parks & Recreation Department provided a list of what's open and closed in June. The city will make changes to the list every month in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the changes are based on Governor Andy Beshear's executive orders and state and federal guidelines.

Here's what's 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 online, golf carts cannot be shared)
  • Jacobson Boat Dock, including paddleboat and kayak rentals
  • McConnell Springs (free online reservation required / Nature Center closed/no programming)
  • Mountain Bike Trail at Veterans Park
  • Parks
  • Pickleball courts
  • Raven Run Nature Sanctuary (free online reservation required / Nature Center closed/no programming)
  • Tennis courts
  • Trails

June events/programs that are canceled:

  • Big Band and Jazz
  • 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

Here's what is not open yet:

  • Baseball fields
  • Basketball courts
  • Arts / Dance classes
  • Community centers
  • Facility rentals
  • 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