Recreation & Community Programs Newsletter

Fall Registration is Open - Classes Start Soon!

Youth Programs 

Adult Programs 

New Fitness Offering - It's Your Time to SHiNE

We would like to welcome two new fitness instructors to our lineup - Kristin Dean and Julie Steinkrauss-Fuhrer. Together, they bring you SHiNE Dance Fitness and SHiNE Light. Each class includes the perfect balance of cardio and toning to ensure you receive a full-body workout with real results.

Register for FREE DEMO on 9/8

Inclusion Support Requests Due Friday, September 8th

These services are provided for individuals of all ages and abilities who may have a disability, medical condition or life challenge and would like to participate in Recreation programs/events. When requesting services, 1:1 staff are not guaranteed due to staff availability. 

How To Request Inclusion Services

  • When registering for the program, check off "Yes" for needed inclusion support. Once you have registered, the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist will send you an email.
  • If you have already completed registration and did not request support, email Kate DeAngelis, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, directly. In the email please include your name and/or your child's name and the title of the program.

Once inclusion support is requested, you will be asked to complete an Intake Packet. This packet will provide the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist with information on how to best plan for your child in the program. An individualized inclusion plan is created and relayed to program staff to help them support each participant.

LHS Community Forum - September 14 at 6:30 PM

Cary Memorial Building, 1605 Massachusetts Ave.

or virtually via Zoom

The Lexington High School Building Committee (SBC) invites you to participate in a community forum to talk about the New Lexington High School Project. The forum will discuss what has been done to date, introduce you to the Owner’s Project Manager (OPM), talk about Lexington’s partnership with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), discuss the next steps, and offer input from all stakeholders with opportunities for Q&A. 

Intro to Soccer with the LHS Girls Soccer Team

Is your child interested in trying soccer, learning the basics or want to play in a non-competitive, fun environment? The Lexington High School Girls Varsity Soccer team will be leading stations and activities that introduce participants to the game of soccer with supervision from Josh Sideman, Soccer Coach and LHS Adaptive Physical Education teacher. The program will meet on September 17th, September 24th and October 1st. 

This program is inclusive and open to individuals of all ability levels.

Register now!

Save the Date: Nashoba Valley Ski & Snowboard

The Friday afternoon/Friday evening ski & snowboard programs will be offered at Nashoba Valley this winter. Registration will begin in early October, so be sure to check our website for additional details and information over the next month!

NFL Flag Football is Looking for Help

The Fall NFL Football League begins this week! If you are interested in helping out as a referee, please complete the employment application and return to [email protected] as soon as you can.

New Ping Pong Drop In Hours Added

Serve It Up Seniors

Meet up with other players who are enthusiastic about the sport on Fridays in the Dining Room from 1:30 - 3:30 PM.

Table Time for Teens

Need something to do on Friday night? Drop by the Dining Room from 6:00 - 8:00 PM for some table tennis time dedicated to teens!

Pine Meadows Golf Club

Fall is often the prettiest time of year to golf. Be sure to book your tee time today!

Reserve a Time

Locks Added to Compost Drop-Off Bins

Photo of Black Earth composting truck and bins
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Do you use the community compost drop-off bins? If so (or if you’d like to start!), there are some changes you should know about.

  • Locks have been added to the bins to reduce contamination. This is not meant to reduce participation — all residents are welcome and encouraged to use the bins at no cost. To get the combination to the locks, please register

4th Annual Harvest Fest!

A sensory friendly, multi-generational, inclusive event - there will be something for everyone!

Preregistration Required

Visual Communication Board at the Center Rec Playground

Guhan Yuvaraj is a member of Eagle Scout Troop #119B and completed his Eagle Scout project with Lexington Recreation and Community Programs. Guhan's project goal was to increase accessibility and inclusion and give back to his community. The board can be used by Individuals of all ability levels to communicate and engage while at the playground.

We are so thankful and proud of Guhan for his hard work planning, fundraising and installing this board - check it out next time you are visiting the Center Recreation Complex!

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Town Celebration Committee

Events to celebrate and honor United States military veterans are being planned to include: 

  • A Veterans Breakfast and Ceremony to be held on Saturday, November 11 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Veterans Car Parade to take place on Saturday, November 11 at 11 a.m. 
  • The Breakfast and Ceremony will feature a veterans slide show and veterans may contact Sandy Podgorski for information on submission of a service photo for inclusion.
  • Visit for updates and details. Any questions, please leave a message on the committee’s phone line at 781-698-4640 or email us.


  • ACROSS Lexington Challenge? Walk all 14 ACROSS Lexington routes and earn a certificate of accomplishment and an ACROSS Lexington t-shirt (while supplies last). Visit XLexCollect to get started!
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