The Hayden Recreation Centre, a privately endowed non-profit corporation, provides a wide range of recreational, athletic, and social activities for the youth of Lexington. In addition, a special adult program is offered to Lexington residents over age 18 and to adults employed within the town of Lexington.
The Centre has two facilities located at the corner of Lincoln Street and Worthen Road. The Hayden Recreation Centre houses a swimming pool, gymnasium, weight training room, auditorium, ten activity rooms and a large athletic field for the various programs offered throughout the year. The John P. Chase Skating Facility has a modern indoor full-size ice surface with a full complement of programs including all levels of instruction and general skating sessions.

On behalf of the entire Board of Directors of the Hayden Recreation Centre, I am delighted to advise you that effective July 1, 2015, Liz Festa will be the new Executive Director.  As many of you know Liz was initially hired as the Physical Education Director in November 1996 and was promoted to the Recreation Director in August 1999.  Liz has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education as well as a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, and she is a Certified Park and Recreation Professional. Liz has been an integral part of Hayden for 19 years and is well known throughout the Hayden Community. .


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