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 6/10/2021

Arts and Exercise Classes

Painting Class

  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Cost: $65.00 for 8 weeks
  • Instructor: Danny Hill
  • You supply your own materials

Walking Program

Weather to cold, hot, or rainy come walk inside gym at West Center Street
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 12 am to 2 pm 
  • Starting Monday, June 21, 2021
  • Cost: Free

Corn Hole

  • Dates: Tuesdays
  • Time: 9:45 - 11:45 am
  • Cost: Free

Table Tennis

  • Cost: Free
  • Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
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Rock Steady Boxing

  • Dates: Mondays and Thursdays
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm
  • Please call Parks and Recreation Department for Instructors Name and Cost

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
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  • 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.

Disc Golf Mini Series

Come out and play in our mini tournament series, every Wednesday evening in August. Two at Boone's Cave and two at Hughes Park.
  • Sponsored by TRIP of Davidson County
  • Entry Fee: $40.00
  • Starting Time: 6:00 pm
  • Single Player Tournament
  • Dates:  Wednesday Nights       
  • August 4 (Boone's Cave Park)
  • August 11 (Boone's Cave Park)
  • August 18 (Hughes Park)
  • August 25 (Hughes Park)
  • For any questions and to register, call Anna McLain 336-236-3137
  • Register Deadline is July 21, 2021

Battle at the Cave Disc Golf Tournament

  • Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
  • Location: Boone's Cave Park (3352 Boone's Cave Road, Lexington, NC 27295)
  • Entry Fee: $25.00 person ($50.00 per team)
  • 2 Man Captain's Choice
  • Divisions: Novice and Advance (Limited to 25 teams per division
  • 1st and 2nd place for each division
  • Each 1st and 2nd place team will win a gift card and a trophy
  • Register at www.discgolfscene.com
  • Sponsored by TRIP of Davidson County
  • Proceeds benefit Friends of Davidson County Parks and Recreation
  • For more information, please call 336-236-3137

Leprechaun Classic Disc Golf Tournament

  • Welborn Woods at Hughes Park (8500 East Holly Grove, Thomasville, NC 27360
  • Driven by Innova
  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Sponsored by TRIP of Davidson County
  • Proceeds to benefit Friends of Davidson County Parks and Recreation
  • 2 Man Captain Choice
  • Divisions: Novice and Advanced
  • Entry Fee: $25.00 person ($50.00 per team
  • Prizes: 1st and 2nd place in each division will receive trophy and gift card
  • Check-In Times: TBA 2021
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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.