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We will be closed on Monday February 19th in observance of President's Day. We will be back open on Tuesday February 20th at 8:30 am. You still have time to sign up for spring sports. The last day to register is Wednesday February 28th.
On Site Registrations tomorrow for Spring sports: Big Island Elem 9 am -11 am (Baseball/softball, soccer) Montvale Elem 12 pm - 2 pm (baseball /softball, soccer) Parks and Rec Office 3 pm -5 pm (baseball/softball, wiffle ball)
First ever Bedford County Community Yard Sale is March 24th. Come sell with us! $10.00 to reserve your space. Admission to the sale is free.
Staunton River District... This is the last Saturday to register on site at the schools. You can still register at the office until February 28th. So mark it on your calendars and come see me This Saturday to register for Spring Sports!!! Huddleston Elem. 9am-11am Moneta Elem. 12pm-2pm Stewartsville Elem. 3pm-5pm Remember even if you miss Saturday you can always come by the office and register. Last Day February 28th!!! Office Hours 8:30-5:00 Please call if you have any questions: 540-586-7682
Mother's Day Tea May 12, 2018 Bedford Elementary School 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. $5.00 per person Moms bring your special girl to our Mother/Daughter Tea Party for tea, punch and light refreshments. Princesses from Royal Princess Virginia will be on hand for storytelling, crafts and pictures. Pre registration is required. Please call (540) 586-7682 to pre register.
Saturday , April 1 4 , 2 0 1 8 Bedford Elementary School 6 ; 0 0 P . M . - 8 : 0 0 P . M . $ 5 . 0 0 per couple ( $ 3 . 0 0 for each additional child ) * Advance Registration Requested . Tickets may be purchased at the Parks and Recreation Department. Please call 540-586-7682 for more information.
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, February 15
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
Valentine Bird House
Join instructor Linda Mann on Monday, February 12 for a Valentine Bird House Craft 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.
Thursday, May 3 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, May 4 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Elderfest will be held on Thursday, May 3 from 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m. and Friday May 4 from 9:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m. The theme this year will be “The Kentucky Derby”. If you are interested in being a vendor please contact Parks and Recreation at 586-7682. Space is limited and will be first come first serve. Vendors are asked to participate on both days of the event.
Elderfest is held each year in conjunction with Older Americans Month the first Thursday and Friday in May to celebrate the seniors of Bedford County. Vendors are on hand with valuable information and entertainment is offered both days. Dinner will be provided on Thursday and lunch tickets for Friday can be purchased in advance.
For more information please call 586-7682.