Category: Parks and Recreation

Parks & Recreation Department Announces New Programming

The Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce new programming for Summer 2020.  Click here for a link to all programs.  Check our website and social media pages for updates as we continue to work on new programs and events!

Announcement Regarding Summer Day Camp

The City of Bedford has cancelled Summer Day Camp for 2020. This was a difficult decision and one that was not made lightly. We evaluated the Governor’s guidelines regarding day camps and determined that compliance with them would result in a much smaller capacity, without many of the typical activities and events. Therefore the Parks … Continued

City Owned Playgrounds are Open

City owned playgrounds will open effective  June 10th, per the governor’s order. Proper social distancing protocols must be followed; playground users must remain 6 feet apart from one another. Playground surfaces will not be cleaned/sanitized by City staff. Those using playgrounds must do so at their own risk. The City will continue to monitor state … Continued

Summer Swim Team Will Not Compete in 2020

Bedford Parks & Recreation Department received word from the Cuyahoga Valley Swim League that the league will not take place this season, due to COVID-19.  League officials stated that many communities are not opening pools making meet locations limited. League officials also stated that conducting meets safely would prove to be nearly impossible.  Therefore the … Continued

Parks & Recreation Department Seeks Input

The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking input for future programming.  Please click on the the link below to take a brief survey.   Your input is very important to us as we plan upcoming programs and activities.  Thank you! CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY  

COVID-19 Update from Parks & Recreation Department

  COVID-19 Update from Parks & Recreation Department as of May 15, 2020 The City of Bedford has been working with county and state health officials in regard to COVID-19. The Governor of Ohio has mandated social distancing and closures during this difficult time. Due to these mandates and our desire to do all we … Continued

State of Ohio Revises Stay at Home Order

Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton signed a revised stay at home order that will be in effect April 7 through May 1.  To read the full order, click here.  To read specific information about travel guidelines included in the order click here.

City of Bedford Building Closures

Dear Residents, The health, safety and general well-being of our community has always been our top priority. Our team has been actively monitoring the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 and are taking necessary measures to safeguard our entire community and staff.  As a result,  effective March 18, 2020, Bedford City Hall and all other City … Continued

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