Public Notice: The Chairman of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors has called a Special Meeting for Friday, the 21st day of December 2018 commencing at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the County Administration Building located at 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia 24523.

The purpose of the meeting is to hold a closed session pursuant to Section 2.2-3711 (A)(1) as to the discussion, consideration, or interviews of prospective candidates for employment; assignment, appointment, promotion, performance, demotion, salaries, disciplining, or resignation of specific public officers, appointees, or employees of any public body; specifically, to discuss the County Administrator position; and to take action in open session, if necessary.

Meeting Cancellations: 

  • Bedford County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2018 has been cancelled
  • Bedford County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting for Wednesday, December 26, 2018 has been cancelled
  • The three public hearings as to zoning and subdivision text amendments, originally scheduled for Mon Dec 10 will be heard at the Board's next regularly scheduled meeting which will be on Monday, Jan 14th at 7:00pm.

Bedford County Broadband Authority is requesting public comments as to its submission grant

Bedford County Collection Center Holiday Hours 


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. 


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.

Click here for the 2018 Bingo Schedule

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.

AARP Driver Safety Course
Monday & Tuesday November 7 & 8 (Must attend both days for full credit) 
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bedford County Parks and Recreation office

Sponsored by AARP, the friendly and knowledgeable instructor will guide you through this course in a fun and casual atmosphere. Pre-registration is required by calling the Bedford County Parks and Recreation office at (540) 586-7682. Bring AARP card, drivers license, sweater an. Fee is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non members and is paid directly to instructor on first day of class.

Senior Citizens Picnic
Monday, September 24
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Falling Creek Park 

All Bedford County Seniors are invited to attend the Senior Fall Picnic at Falling Creek Park. Come and bring a friend or a newcomer. This will be a potluck affair. Bring your favorite dish to share. Parks and Recreation will provide the main dish, drinks, and paper products. 

Senior Craft Class

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. 

Thursday, September 20

Thursday, October 18

Thursday, November 15

Thursday, December 13



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