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04/12/2016 1:53 PM
All Parks and Recreation Basketball games are cancelled for Saturday, January 12, 2019.
You are viewing the new Bedford County Parks and Recreation website and we invite you to explore it and learn more about our Department and the benefits that you can experience by visiting a park, playing a sport, participating in a programming activity, taking a trip or enjoying some other leisure activity. The website will provide you with a variety of information, allow you to register for many of our programs online and to make reservations to use various picnic shelters and other facilities. The site will be updated on a regular basis and a calendar listing events can be viewed.
The department office is located at 1257 County Farm Rd. which is adjacent to Falling Creek Park. The facility is under going some renovations to better facilitate the staff and to provide space for a variety of programming opportunities including art classes and various exercise classes for all ages. There will be meeting space for your group and the department is coordinating with other organizations in order to provide space within the facility to serve as a resource center for senior adults.
Oil Painting by the Bob Ross Method with Instructor Ed Gowen
Thursday, September 19, October 17, November 14, December 19
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 must supply own 16x20 inch canvas and paper towels, all other supplies included. Fee: $75.00 per person per class. Please call Stuart Saunders at (540) 586-7682 to register. All classes are held at the Forest Recreation Center.