Just a little Reminder....The Bedford County Rec. Department will close at 12:00 tomorrow November 22nd and will be closed 23rd and 24th for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on November 27th with regular hours 8:30-5:00. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Eat a lot of turkey and be safe!
Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2017 Blue Ridge Bowl at Liberty University and a big thanks to everyone who made it all possible! 7& 8 winner was Forest 9 &10 winner was Bedford 11&12 winner was Rustburg
Good Morning from the Blue ridge bowl! There is still time to make it out here. Come support the Bedford County teams.
Blue Ridge Bowl today at Liberty University! Admission is just 2 canned goods. If you cant make it, the games will be on ESPN radio 93.3 FM 7 & 8 Game at 10 am Forest vs Appomattox 9 & 10 Game at Noon Bedford vs Gladys 11 & 12 Game at 2 pm Forest vs Rustburg
Blue Ridge Bowl is tomorrow at Liberty University! Come out and support the Bedford County teams and lets win all 3! Admission is just 2 canned goods. If you cant make it, the games will be on ESPN radio 93.3 FM 7 & 8 Game at 10 am Forest vs Appomattox 9 & 10 Game at Noon Bedford vs Gladys 11 & 12 Game at 2 pm Forest vs Rustburg
Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 9, 2017 Join us Saturday, December 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the Bedford Elks Home for Breakfast with Santa. There is no charge, but we ask that you please bring a gift of canned food for needy families in Bedford. Parents are welcome to come and have a cup of coffee while your children visit with Santa.
The Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department (BCPRD) along with our local partners will be offering various recreational and life enhancing programs for Bedford County's over 50 years of age residents. A diverse selection of educational classes will be offered and are designed to improve the quality of life for county residents over 50 years of age. The BCPRD encourages all residents to review what opportunities are available.
If you are 50 years or older and like to socialize and play Bingo, then this is the place for you. The Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department offers Bingo 3 times a month at 3 locations. Forest Recreation Center (2nd Tuesday), Smith Mountain Lake Moose Lodge (3rd Wednesday), and the Bedford Moose Lodge (4th Thursday). Lunch is served at all locations so come and bring your favorite dish to share.This program runs from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Cost is $1.00 per card with a limit of 4 cards per person. For more information please contact the Recreation office at 586-7682 or come by our office at 1257 County Farm Rd. Bedford.
Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department sponsors a Senior Choir group the “Silver Notes” If you are interested in joining the group please contact the Recreation Department at (540) 586-7682.
Line Dance Class
Bedford County Parks and Recreation line dance meets at the Recreation Office on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. If you are interested please call (540) 586-7682 for more information.
Oil Painting by the Bob Ross Method with Instructor Ed Gowen
Thursday, December 14
10:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m.
Forest Recreation Center
With the Bob Ross method of Oil Painting, you will complete each painting in just one class. Even people who have never painted before can do this although more experienced people will also enjoy the classes. Each painting is done on a 16x20 inch canvas (unless otherwise specified) using Bob Ross supplies. Students a roll of paper towels, all other supplies included. Fee: $75.00 per person. Please call Stuart Saunders at (540) 586-7682 to register. All classes are held at the Forest Recreation Center.
Senior Craft Class
Thursday, November 30th
Bedford Recreation Office
Join instructor Linda Mann on Thursday, November 30th for a Christmas Wreath Making Class. Classes will be held at the Bedford County Parks and Recreation Office at 10:00 a.m. Fee is $6.00 per person and includes all supplies. You must pre register by calling 586-7682.
Senior Exercise Class
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s
Bedford Group Home Gym
2:00 p.m. Starting November 28th
Unique group exercise class that implements Strength, Flexibility and Balance. All levels welcome.
Instructed by Laura Guiliano- ACE Certified and Insured with 20 years experience in the field.
Come join us on Tuesday, Nov 28th at 2:00 p.m. Fee is $8.00 per class or $45.00 for six classes.
Please call the Recreation Office to register- (540) 586-7682
Senior Holiday Social
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Bedford Moose Lodge
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
For Senior Adults 50+. Come for an afternoon of fun, fellowship, refreshments and music at the Bedford Moose Lodge. Program runs from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Price per person is $3.00. Please call (540) 586-7682 to pre register.
Monday, December 4
Bedford Recreation Office
Here’s your opportunity to get rid of all the left over Halloween candy. Bring any candy you have or bring a bag of wrapped candy and join us as we make Christmas candy bags for area children. Bags will be taken to the Bedford Christmas Station to be distributed during the Holiday Season. Call the Bedford County Parks & Recreation Department at 586-7682 for additional information.