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Parks & Recreation Winter/Spring Program Guide

Posted on January 30, 2024

Parks & Recreation Winter/Spring Program Guide Check out the Bedford Parks & Recreation Department winter/spring program guide!  There’s something for everyone. Don’t miss out on the fun.  Click the image below for the full brochure, which will also be mailed to all Bedford residents.  Click here to register for a program.  Call our office at 440-735-6570...

Parks & Rec Busy Planning for 2024!

Posted on December 20, 2023

Happy Holidays from the City of Bedford, Parks & Recreation Department! Our team is hard at work planning programs and events for 2024.  Keep your eyes out for a new brochure due out in January, including programs such as: YOUTH Chess Club, Art Classes, Video Gaming, STEAM Workshops, Etiquette, Cooking, Foil Fencing, Soccer, Volleyball, Open...

Parks & Rec Senior News Gets Refresh!

Posted on December 19, 2023

With a fresh new year, we will refresh our Senior Newsletter look! We will keep the tradition of having the monthly edition coming out on the second Wednesday of the month at our luncheons; however, the publication will have the next month titled on the cover. Why change? Well, it’s not really a change —...

Jr. Cavs Basketball Grades PK-6 – Don’t Miss Out!

Posted on October 31, 2023

Jr. Cavs Bear Cub Basketball (Grades PK-K) This is an 8-week instructional basketball program for children in Pre-K (must be 4 years old) and Kindergarten.  Players are taught the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting; as well as, basic offense and defense.  Players will then apply what they learned in fun, non-competitive games.  Indicate preferred time,...

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Senior Health & Wellness Fair

Posted on October 6, 2023

The Bedford Parks & Recreation Department will host a Senior Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 from 10:00am-1:00pm at Ellenwood Center, 124 Ellenwood Ave. The event will feature free health screenings - glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, hearing and more!   Flu and Covid Shots/Boosters will be available by appointment.  Scheduled vaccine participants will...

Trick or Treat Street Registration Now Open!

Posted on October 2, 2023

Join us for the Parks & Recreation Department's Annual Halloween event on Saturday, October 21, 2023! Children ages infant -12 will trick-or treat through various stations in our transformed west parking lot at Ellenwood Center. Registered children receive a pumpkin and a Halloween craft to go. Hay rides will be available! Registration will not be...

Parks & Recreation Fall Brochure Now Available

Posted on September 18, 2023

The Parks & Recreation Department's fall brochure is on it's way to all homes in Bedford via US Mail, and available online here.  We hope you consider registering for one or more of the many programs and activities available.  There is something for everyone.  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call the Parks...

Parks & Recreation Fall Brochure Coming Soon

Posted on September 5, 2023

Keep your eyes out for the Parks & Recreation Department's Fall 2023 brochure, coming to residents' mailboxes soon.  Once finalized, a digital copy will be available online too.  This brochure will have an activities and programs for all ages and interests!  Many of the programs that will be featured in the brochure are open now.  Click...

Summer Swim Season Update

Posted on June 16, 2023

Due to ongoing construction and the need to properly train staff, the opening of the Bedford Municipal Pool for the 2023 season will be Friday, June 30.  We look forward to opening the facility and our newly renovated pool house.  The pool house will feature a modernized entry way, admission area, office and restroom facilities...

Summer Concert Series Offers Wide Range of Music!

Posted on May 23, 2023

The City of Bedford's Summer Concert Series has a diverse lineup of talented musicians who will grace the stage of the gazebo in downtown Bedford on Wednesday evenings this summer.  There are several returning acts like the Brian Papesh Party Band and Risk Factor as well as newcomer, local jazz flautist Herb Wilborn, Jr. and...

Parks & Recreation Hiring Lifeguards for Summer 2023

Posted on May 23, 2023

Are you interested in building work experience in a fun environment?  The Parks & Recreation Department is still hiring lifeguards and assistant pool managers for Summer 2023.  The department offers lifeguard certification classes at no charge, competitive wages, and an opportunity to work flexible hours with a great team!  For more information see the city's...

Parks & Recreation Winter/Spring Program Guide!

Posted on January 21, 2023

The Parks & Recreation Department’s winter/spring program guide has been published!  Copies are being mailed to all residents and an electronic copy is available here.  Don’t miss out on our many programs and activities for youth and adults of all ages.  Information about spring sports, youth enrichment activities, our senior club, summer day camp registration,...

Calling all Seniors Age 60 Plus!

Posted on December 23, 2022

Throughout 2022 the Parks & Recreation Department expanded programming available for seniors.  Many of these new and enhanced programs have been made possible by funding from the Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services.  The specific funding source is the county's Community Social Services Program, which currently has funding dedicated to Bedford through December...

Join Our Team – Parks & Recreation Department Now Hiring!

Posted on November 4, 2022

The Bedford Parks & Recreation Department has several immediate openings, including a part-time permanent office administrative assistant position and part-time seasonal youth sports assistants (winter basketball).  We have also posted seasonal positions for summer 2023.  The Department offers competitive wages and an opportunity to make an impact on the quality of life in our community....

Pool House Renovation Invitation for Bid

Posted on October 26, 2022

Pool House Renovation Project

Senior Club Member Reflects on Meaningful Experience

Posted on October 4, 2022

A heartful article from one of our Senior Club Members, Tim Schwab... 𝘈𝘯𝘥𝘺 𝘚𝘤𝘩𝘸𝘢𝘣 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘢𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘨𝘶𝘺. 𝘌𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩𝘭𝘺 𝘦𝘹𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘥, 𝘥𝘦𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘭𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘦𝘥 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘥𝘳𝘢𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴 𝘸𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘥𝘦. “𝘙𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘩 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘋𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘭𝘰𝘱𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘈𝘯𝘥𝘺” 𝘸𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘧𝘢𝘣𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦, 𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘬𝘦𝘳, 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮. 𝘐𝘧 𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘶𝘴 𝘵𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘺, 𝘐’𝘮 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘢 𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺...

Youth Open Gym Starting at Ellenwood Center

Posted on September 30, 2022

Join us this fall for basketball open gym at Ellenwood Center.  See information below.  Registration for the session is required and drop-ins are not permitted.  Call the Parks & Recreation Department at 440-735-6570 with any questions.  See you on the court!

Trick or Treat Street Event Set for October 22

Posted on September 23, 2022

The Parks & Recreation Department welcomes Bedford residents ages infant-twelve and their parents/guardians to the 2022 Trick or Treat Street event. This year’s Trick or Treat Street will be held outdoors at Ellenwood Center, 124 Ellenwood Ave. Children ages infant -12 will have an opportunity to trick-or treat through various stations in our transformed west...

Youth Soccer and Adult Softball Registration Extended!

Posted on August 24, 2022

Don't miss out!  See below for information on fall athletics opportunities for youth and adults! Fall Bearcat Youth Soccer registration is open now through Friday August 26. Click here for soccer info/registration. Fall Adult Softball team registration is open now through Friday August 26. Click here for adult softball info/registration.

End of Season Swim Schedule

Posted on August 11, 2022

The summer swim season is winding down!  The last weekday the Bedford Municipal Pool will be open is Wednesday, August 17.  Weekday hours remain 12-1 adult swim and 1-7 open swim (on days we are open).  The pool will then close for the season after open swim on Sunday, August 21.  Weekend hours for the...
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