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In Observance of President's Day, Bedford County Offices will closed on Monday, February 18, 2019


Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has relocated its regular meeting scheduled for February 25th at 7:00 pm to the Peaks Room at Falling Creek Center, 1257 County Farm Road, Bedford, VA.  The 5:00 pm work session set for the same night was already scheduled to be held at this location and will be conducted in the Parks Room.
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Cancellations:

All Parks and Recreation Basketball games are cancelled for Saturday, January 12, 2019.

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Senior Programs

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Bedford County Parks & Senior Programs

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. 

Click here for the 2019 Bingo Schedule

Click here for the February 2019 Senior Newsletter

Senior Bingo

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), Moneta Rescue Squad (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.

Silver Notes

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.

Chair Yoga
Tuesday, February 5
11:00 a.m.
Bedford County Parks and Recreation Office
(1257 County Farm Rd. Bedford)

Bedford County Parks and Recreation will be hosting a session of yoga classes done in and beside a chair.  Just how effectively can you can move your joints, stretch your muscles, and improve your health and wellness in a chair?   You’ll be surprised! This class is perfect if you consider your body’s care an investment, or if you are experiencing issues that limit your movement, or if you are simply curious about yoga and its benefits.  Open to all, regardless of age, gender, size, abilities or limitations.

Each class is $10. Please call (540) 586-7682 to pre register.

Senior Craft Class
Thursday, February 14
$5.00 per person

Bedford County Parks and Recreation will hold monthly craft classes at the Parks and Recreation office located at 1257 County Farm Rd. in Bedford. Class will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the dates listed below. Please call (540) 586-7682 to pre register. Participants must be registered by the Monday before class. Fee for the class is $5.00 per person per class. 

Passport to Health
Friday, February 22
10:00 a.m.
Forest Recreation Center

Passport to Health is your invitation to a healthier lifestyle. This area health fair is the combined efforts of the University of Lynchburg faculty, students, health care professionals, local agencies, and area Parks and Recreation Departments to bring you a variety of information and opportunities to improve your health. This one day event is just the beginning as participants are invited to join a free 6 week fitness plan including education and exercise, with pre and post assessments to gauge their individual success. 

Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, February 27th
11:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
Bedford County Parks and Recreation Office

 
Bring your lunch and appetite to learn! Light refreshments will be served. Please pre register by Monday, February 25th by calling (540) 586-7682.
 
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