Leisure Programs

Parks and Recreation offers a variety of leisure programs and special events for the citizens of the county to enjoy and to live a healthier life.

For more information about Leisure Programming Classes please call 336-236-3137.

Attention: Updated 2/12/2021

 Davidson County Parks & Recreation will start opening back up on limited schedule of programs and events.

Arts and Crafts

  • Mix Media
  • Date: Every Wednesday
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:45 pm
  • Cost: $65.00 for 8 weeks
  • Instructor: Danny Hill
  • You supply your own materials

Leisure Exercise Classes

Walking Program

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11 am to 1 pm (By Appointment Only) 
  • Starting Monday, February 22, 2021
  • One hour walking appointments (11 am - 12 pm) can be made. 
  • To make an appointment please call 336-242-2290
  • Restrictions:
  • Cannot make an appointment for anyone other than yourself and your spouse.
  • Blocks are limited to the first 25 people
  • Temperature will be taken upon arrival and masks are required
  • Walkers will be asked for contact information in the event of an outbreak
Corn Hole
  • Dates: Tuesday Mornings
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 pm
  • Cost: Free

Special Events

  • Fall Festival
  • Come out and enjoy a fall afternoon with fun games and contest, face painting, inflatable, pumpkin painting,  and so much more.
  • Date: TBA
  • Location: 555-D West Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295
  • Cost: Free
  • Craft with Santa
  • Join us as we paint a holiday themed canvas painting, enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate and delicious cookies, and of course meet Santa!
  • Date: 2021 To Be Announced
  • Time: 2021 To Be Announced
  • Location: 555-D West Center Street Extension
  • Cost: Free
  • To participate in the Canvas Painting  please RSVP by November 22, 2019. Canvas Painting is for ages 5-11 years old.
  • No RSVP needed to meet Santa.
  • Easter Egg Drive Thru Grad
  • Come out and join us Drive Thru Grab a Bag of Easter Eggs.
  • Date: March 20, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 555-D West Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295
  • Ages: Toddlers to 5th grade
  • Drive-Thru and Grab a Bag of Easter Eggs
Davidson County Parks and Rec Fishing Derby Pic 3
  • Youth Fishing Derby 
  • Date: Due to COVID has been canceled for 2021
  • Time: 8:00 - 11:00 am
  • Awards: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Thom-A-Lex Park
  • 701 Yokeley Road, Lexington, NC 27292
  • Ages: 5 - 12 years old
  • Parents can assist if needed.
  • Awards: 1st and 2nd place for largest Bass, Catfish, and Crappie
  • We would like to thank the NC Wildlife Resource Commission for their Tackle Loaner Program.

Summer Day Camp

Has been canceled this summer due to COVID-19.
  • 2021 Dates: To Be Announced- Due to COVID has been canceled for 2021
  • Camp is Monday through Thursday.
  • Children Ages: 5 to 10 years old
  • Cost: $20.00 per child for 4 days per week.
  • 3 Locations: Davis Townsend, Denton, and Tyro Elementary Schools, Davis Townsend is our blended site.
  • Drop Off at 7:30 am and up 1:00 pm. Children cannot be dropped off any later than 8:00 am.
  • There is no pre-registration
  • Each day camp has full staff and children will be supervised at all times.
  • Arts and Crafts, Free Play Time, Guest Speakers, Indoor/Outdoor Games, and Movies are just a few of the fun tihings at Summer Day Camp.
  • Children must wear tennis shoes. No Flip Flops, Sandals, or Crocs.