Plan some fun this spring break in Lexington and Central KY!  FREE Fun!  Camps! Family Fun!

Spring Break

Partners for Youth Spring Break Adopt a Park
Daily April 1 – 5, 2024

1 PM – 4 PM
Douglass Park

Lexington Public Library
Enjoy some spring break fun with special Spring Break Activities, STEM Fun, storytimes and more!

Kentucky Children’s Garden Opens April 3, 2024

Natural Areas Spring Break Fun with Lexington Parks and Recreation
*Pre-registration required

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 10 am – 11 am – Radical Reptiles at McConnell Springs

Explore McConnell Springs to look for and learn more about the reptiles and amphibians that live at the park. Activities include a craft and live reptiles! This program is suited for children between the ages of 5 – 10 years old. Adults bringing children are asked to stay at the park for the duration of the activity, this is not a drop-off program. Registration is required. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 2 pm – 3 pm, 3:30 – 4:30 pm – Introduction to Archery at Hisle Farm Park

Youth participants are invited to join Outdoor Programs staff at one of two sessions to explore the sport of archery. Instruction on safety protocols and shooting stance will be covered during this session. Participants will have the opportunity to try out their new skills by shooting a bow and arrow. Registration is required and participants must be 7-12 years old. Please dress for the weather for this outdoor program and bring water and snacks for your comfort, no water is available on site. Registration is required.

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10 am – 11 am – Nature Detectives at McConnell Springs

Learn about the tracks that animals leave behind and how to find where they have been in the wild. This program is geared towards children aged 5 – 10 years old and will include a craft and outdoor activity. Adults bringing children are asked to stay at the park for the duration of the activity, this is not a drop-off program. Registration is required.

Equestrian Mini-Camp with Lexington Parks and Recreation

Lexington Park & Recreation offers one day equestrian mini-camps during Spring Break. Participants will learn all about horses, including how to groom them, how to saddle them, and how to safely lead a horse. Includes a brief riding lesson. 
Registration for spring break mini-camps will open Tuesday, March 19 at 10 a.m.
Cost: $30 per person. Financial assistance is available for qualifying households.
Location: Lesson Barn (3415 Shamrock Lane)

Spring Break mini-camp 2024 schedule

Session 1
Tuesday, April 2, 9 a.m. – noon
Ages 9 – 12

Session 2
Thursday, April 4, 1 – 4 p.m.
Ages 13 – 15

Lexington Humane Society Little Paws Day Camp

Little Paws Day Camp is a hands-on camp held at local library branches designed for children who have a strong interest in all things animal! Sign up your camper for one of three fun-filled sessions where they can learn about animal welfare, express their creativity, and interact with special animal guests!
$25. Register online. Limited Spots Available.

  • Session 1
    • April 1, 10am-12pm
    • Lexington Public Library, Eastside Branch
      • 3000 Blake James Dr
    • ​Art and Animals
    • Designed for ages 6-10
  • ​Session 2
    • April 3, 10am-12pm
    • Lexington Public Library, Eastside Branch
      • 3000 Blake James Dr.
    • Beginner Vet
    • Designed for ages 9-12
  • ​Session 3
    • April 5, 1:30pm-3:30pm
    • Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch
      • 3628 Walden Dr.
    • ​Art and Animals
    • Designed for ages 6-10

UK Baseball

4/2/24 7 pm UK vs. Louisville
4/5/23 6:30 pm UK vs. Alabama
4/6/24 2 pm UK vs. Alabama
4/7/24 Noon UK vs. Alabama

UK Softball

3/29/24 6:30 pm UK vs. Alabama *Keychain giveaway (first 500)/Bark in the Park
3/30/24 2pm UK vs. Alabama *Egg hunt post game/Bark in the Park
4/3/24 5 pm UK vs. Northern Kentucky *Midweek Music: Taylor Swift

Wildwood Music Therapy Spring Break Camp

April 3, 2024
9:30 am – NOON

Participants in this camp will engage in a variety of musical experiences on the theme of “What a Wonderful World.” Experiences will include things like playing ukulele, playing pitched and unpitched percussion, songwriting, movement to music, music for relaxation, and visual art. Instruction will include strengths-based exploratory, multisensory, and creative learning strategies. Camp will take place inside the Wildwood offices and is limited to 6 participants.

Note: it’s important to us to be sensory friendly, inclusive, and neurodivergent-affirming. Adjustments can be made to lighting, sound levels, processing time allowed, opportunities for breaks, etc. If needed, parents are welcome to remain in the room.

Louisville Zoo Wild Lights
6:30 pm
Open nightly April 1-7 for spring break

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Explorium of Lexington

Legacy All Sports

Lexington Children’s Theatre

Living Arts and Science Center

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