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Municipal Pool Project and Programming

Posted on April 29, 2022

The City of Bedford, with partial funding from grants through Cuyahoga County, is planning a significant investment into the Bedford Municipal Pool to include a renovation of the existing pool house structure as well as new paint and other upgrades to the pool itself.  Most of this work is expected to take place at the...

Bearcat Spring Soccer Registration Extended!

Posted on March 2, 2022

Registration for Spring Bearcat Soccer for boys and girls ages 5-12 has been extended until March 11.  The program will take place on Saturdays beginning in April (weather permitting).  Don't miss out! Click here for more information or to register!

Parks & Recreation 2022 Winter/Spring Program Guide

Posted on February 3, 2022

The new program guide is in the mail to all Bedford Residents. Keep a look out for yours. Copies are also available at Ellenwood Center. Our staff is excited to bring you recreational and education opportunities the whole family can enjoy. Click here for a link to the brochure, or browse the website for programs...

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Fall Programming

Posted on September 3, 2021

The Parks & Recreation Department has a mix of fall youth, adult and adaptive programs now available for registration. Interested in a painting class or art program?  Have a child soon looking to attend college?  Is someone in your household interested in martial arts or fencing?  Check out our new activities by browsing the website,...

Governor’s Statement on New CDC Guidance

Posted on May 14, 2021

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement directing the Ohio Department of Health to conform the remaining health orders to CDC guidance through June 2nd: “Ohio will be amending our remaining health orders to comply with the new CDC guidance, which says that those who have been vaccinated no longer need to wear...

Summer 2021 Municipal Pool Information

Posted on May 10, 2021

The Municipal Pool is scheduled to open for Bedford residents on Wednesday, June 16.  For more information, see our informational flyer.

Vaccine Appointment Assistance

Posted on March 18, 2021

Parks & Recreation Department staff may be able to assist residents age 50 and over with COVID-19 vaccine appointments and transportation through a program with Cuyahoga County Division of Adult and Senior Services.  For more information, call 440-735-6570.  In addition, United Way’s 2-1-1 HelpLink also provides resources and referrals regarding COVID-19 vaccinations.

2-1-1 Helplink Offers Dedicated Covid-19 Vaccination Information Line

Posted on January 22, 2021

In partnership with Cuyahoga County, United Way’s 2-1-1 HelpLink provides resources and referrals for seniors and others with specific severe chronic diseases who wish to schedule and receive COVID-19 vaccinations Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, by calling 2-1-1 Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., those eligible for phase 1b inoculations can access dedicated...

COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Information

Posted on January 15, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, the state of Ohio has designated certain groups that are or will soon be eligible to receive the vaccine. The Cuyahoga County Board of Health has made available a list of providers of the COVID-19 vaccine located within the county.  Click here for the full list of providers.  See...

Governor Calls on Ohioans

Posted on November 12, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— In a statewide address to Ohioans Wednesday evening, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine called on citizens to recommit to their individual efforts to prevent coronavirus spread as Ohio moves through its most intense, widespread, and dangerous surge of cases to date. Ohio is currently facing a record number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations and intensive care admissions,...

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Fall Programming

Posted on September 17, 2020

The Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce new programming for Fall 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!

OhioMeansJobs Helps with Job Readiness and Employment Search

Posted on August 27, 2020

The City of Bedford and the Parks & Recreation Department are working with OhioMeansJobs to help raise awareness of programs and employment opportunities available to our residents.  Job readiness and assistance with finding employment are very important in this time of uncertainty. Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland- Cuyahoga County continues to provide services remotely to help...

Statewide Face Covering Mandate

Posted on July 23, 2020

Governor DeWine announced that beginning today, Thursday, July 23, at 6:00 PM, a statewide mask mandate will go into effect for citizens living in all 88 Ohio counties. All individuals in Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times when: at an indoor location that is not a residence; outdoors, but unable to...

Food Truck Lunches and Yoga in the Park

Posted on July 7, 2020

Bedford Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce two food truck lunch dates coming this summer.  The Smokin' Rock n' Roll Food Truck comes to Bedford on Thursday, July 23 on Broadway Ave. near the commons.  Also, on Thursday, August 20, Barrio Taco Truck will setup in the same location.  Click here for an...

Parks & Recreation Department Announces New Programming

Posted on June 12, 2020

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

Posted on June 12, 2020

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...

Statement from City Manager Regarding Bedford Municipal Pool

Posted on June 11, 2020

Click here for statement.

City Owned Playgrounds are Open

Posted on June 10, 2020

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...

Summer Swim Team Will Not Compete in 2020

Posted on May 23, 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...

Parks & Recreation Department Seeks Input

Posted on May 20, 2020

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  
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