Parks & Recreation

Bradford Parks & Rec News:

  July 2nd Independence Day Event Volunteers needed for: The Red Cross Blood Drive – times available between 9 am and 2 pm Bradford 5K Road Race – times available between 7am and 10 am Snack Shack at Brown Shattuck – times available between 4 and 8 pm Please contact Margaret at 938-5392 after 5 pm for more info   Swimming Lessons at French’s Park July 11 – July 22, 2016 – (Two Weeks – Monday through Friday) Sessions run between 9:30 and 2:45   Evaluation/ Early Bird Sign-ups:  Thursday, July 7th 9 am – noon at French’s Park. Early Bird Price $60 for the first child, $50 for the second child in the same family   Sign-up on the First…
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Swim Lesson Flier and Registration

Bradford lessons flier Click on the link above and download the Flier, complete the downloaded form, and then save and email to: Margaret L. Raymond: The form can also be printed out and dropped off at the Town Office.

Bradford Parks and Recreation 2015 Summer Activities

Bradford Parks & Rec 2015 Summer Activities • French’s Park Clean-up – Is scheduled for Saturday, May 9th (Rain date Saturday May 16th). Anyone who is interested in sprucing the park up, please share your ideas with a member of P&R. Also feel free to “rake the lake” in the beach area. • 30th Annual Bradford 5K Road Race – To be held Saturday, July 4th at 9 AM. Registration opens at 7:30 at the Bradford Town Hall. • American Red Cross Blood Drive – July 4th to be held at the Bradford Area Community Center beginning at 9AM • Snack Shack – We will be opening the Snack Shack on July 4th again this year please stop by. •…
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Ice Rink Status

BRADFORD PARKS & REC NEWS Parks & Rec is still working on putting up a skating rink at Brown Shattuck Memorial Field.  Unfortunately it won’t be this winter.  It appears there is more that needs to be done ahead of time behind the scenes than we anticipated.  There is a bit of ground work that will have to be done in the spring and summer to ready the site for the actual rink.  We are in touch with Griffin Manning who put the rinks up in Warner and he is being very helpful in letting us know what we need to do and other things involved in the planning and follow-through of this process.  Hopefully when we get started on…
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Bradford 2014 Swim Lessons

BRADFORD PARKS & REC YMCA SWIM LESSONS AT FRENCH’S PARK Group lessons Class Cost: 1st child $65.00 Every other child living in the same household: $55.00 Dates July 7th to July 11th and July 14th to 18th (total of 10 lessons per age group) For those on a tight budget we do offer a sliding scale for payment. Please contact Margaret Raymond for more information. Preschool Lessons (ages 3-5yrs.) 30 minute class: Children are taught the building blocks of swimming and divided into appropriate skill levels. Floatation devices used. Youth Lessons (ages 6-12yrs.) 40 minute class: Great class to improve stroke development and endurance. Each skill level builds upon the preceding level. Off the Block (ages 5-12yrs.) 40 Minute class:…
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Community Hour on the Lawn

Please come join members of the BACC Board and Bradford Parks & Rec for “Community Hour on the Lawn” at BACC on June 7th from 9:30 to 10:30am for coffee, donuts, pastries and conversation. We would like to organize and host a monthly community activity and would welcome your thoughts and suggestions. Please invite your friends and neighbors to join us. BNSYS is no longer using the Brown Shattuck field so we’d like to hear your ideas on what you would like to see happen there.

Spring and Summer 2014 Program Schedule

Bradford Parks and Rec Spring & Summer 2014 Programs   Welcome to Spring! Parks and Rec events and programs coming up are listed below. We are always looking for new ideas so please let us know if there’s something you think we can do!   Baton – Classes will be on Wednesday afternoons. We are looking for a parent/volunteer to work on this.   French’s Park Annual Clean-up -is scheduled for Saturday, May 17th 9 am – 12 pm. Please bring your rakes etc. and join us for our annual clean up. Refreshments will be provided.   Beef Roast and 4th of July activities – July 4th and 5th – look for information around town and in local papers. We…
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Parks and Recreation’s “Spooky Dinner”

Bradford Parks & Rec October 2013 Please join Bradford Parks & Rec for our annual Spooky Diner at the Community Center on Thursday, October 31st from 4 pm until 7 pm.  There will be lots of nutritious food and snacks and other fun stuff going on.  If you have a favorite Halloween treat you would like to share, please feel free to bring it. Bring your carved or decorated pumpkin to be judged we’d love to light up the front lawn with jack-o-lanterns! If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to help out this this event please call:  938-6228 and leave a message.