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 3/23/2020

Due to the threat from COVID-19, Davidson County Parks & Recreation will be suspending All Athletic practices and games, All Lesiure Programming classes, and Special Events until Friday, May 15, 2020. DCPR will assess this situation regularly over the next few weeks.

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
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Basket Weaving Class
  • Dates: 2nd and 4th Tuesday night of Month
  • Class has been canceled for Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
  • January 14 and 28, 2020
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Cost: $10.00 for first basket
Essential Oils Class
  • 2020 Dates:
  • Tuesday, January 21- Basic of Essential Oils
  • Tuesday, February 18- Emotions and Essential Oils
  • Tuesday, March 17- Essential Oils in Your Medicine Cabinet
  • Tuesday, April 21- Cleaning and Gardening with Essential Oils
  • Tuesday, May 19- Traveling with Essential Oils
  • Times: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Per-register by January 20
  • Cost: $20.00 per class (Includes 1 bottle that you make in class) (Additional bottles can be purchased for $10.00 each)
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Leisure Exercise Classes

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Corn Hole
  • Dates: Tuesday Mornings
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Table Tennis
  • Dates and Times: Monday - Friday 1:00- 4:00 pm
  • Open for all Ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Come out and join the fun and make some new friends.
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  • Rock Steady Boxing
  • Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact boxing-style fitness program that improves mobility, balance, strength, and the quality of life of people fighting Parkison's Disease.
  • Classes are held every Monday and Thursday
  • Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Location: Multi-Purpose Room C in Parks and Recreation Building
  • Must register before attending the first class.
  • Fred Farlow

Dance Classes

  • Beginners Line Dancing
  • Dates: Monday Nights
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Cost: $30.00 per person for 4 weeks
  • Instructor: Mark Tuttle
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  • Advance Line Dancing
  • Dates: Monday Night
  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Cost: $30.00 per person for 4 weeks
  • Instructor: Mark Tuttle
 Shag Dancing
  • Dates: Wednesday Nights 
  • Registration: Please call 336-236-3137
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Cost: $50.00 per couple and $30.00 single person
  • Instructor: Carol Caldwell
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Ballroom Dancing
  • Dates: Wednesday Nights
  • Registration: Please call 336-236-3137
  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Cost: $50.00 per couple and $30.00 single person
  • Instructor: Carol Caldwell

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
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  • Painting 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: 2020 To Be Announced
  • Time: 2020 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.
  • "EGG" APALOOZA Fest (Has Been Canceled)
  • Come out and join us for an amazing day of egg hunting. Imagine you and all your friends running through the field searching for eggs full of candy. Doesn't that sound like Fun! Don't miss this "EGG" citing event!
  • Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 pm 
  • Rain Date: Sunday, March 29, 2020, 2:00 pm
  • Location: 555-D West Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295
  • Ages: Toddlers to 5th grade
  • Parents allowed to help with Toddlers.
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  • Youth Fishing Derby
  • Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020
  • 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

  • 2020 Dates: 
  • July 6-9
  • July 13-16
  • July 20-23
  • July 27-30
  • 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.
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