The City of Bedford has over 27 acres of park lands and facilities including Ellenwood Recreation Center and the outdoor municipal pool and skate park and is committed to providing our residents with safe and meaningful recreational opportunities.

Ellenwood Center

124 Ellenwood Avenue

Ellenwood Center is the home of the Parks and Recreation Department, and is currently undergoing a construction project to update the first floor classrooms, corridor and office space.  In addition to housing staff offices, the facility offers the following...

  • Multipurpose room/gym with stage
  • Warming kitchen
  • Single and double classrooms/meeting spaces
  • Ellenwood Baseball Field
  • Concession Stand
  • Willard Park Playground and Picnic Pavilion

The Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for rental of spaces at Ellenwood.  Bedford City Council recently approved new rental fees.  See the links below for rental rules and facility rules.

Applications are now being accepted for the outdoor Willard Picnic Pavilion at Ellenwood.  Bedford residents may request the pavilion at no charge on a first come, first-serve basis.   The application link is below.

Ellenwood Center Rental Rules and Regulations

Ellenwood Center Rules and Regulations

Rental Application

Municipal Pool

26 Ellenwood Avenue

A short walk from Ellenwood Recreation Center is the Bedford Municipal Pool which features

  • Six lane by 25 yard competition swimming pool
  • Water slide
  • Zero-depth area
  • Spray ground
  • American Red Cross certified Lifeguards and Learn-to-Swim Instructors

Parks and Playgrounds

First Ave. Tot Lot - First Avenue between Olde Egbert Road & Cross Street

Greencroft Park - 74 Greencroft Road

Interstate Park - 35 Justin Street

Lincoln-Cowles Tot Lot - 198 Cowles Avenue

Taft Park - 705 Taft Avenue

Palmetto Tot Lot - Palmetto Ave. between West Grace Street and West Glendale Avenue

Talbot Tot Lot - Talbot Avenue between Berwyn Drive and Avalon Drive

Willard Park Playground (at Ellenwood Recreation Center) - 124 Ellenwood Avenue

Athletic Fields

Ellenwood Field - 124 Ellenwood Avenue

Greencroft Field - 74 Greencroft Avenue

Taft Fields - 705 Taft Avenue

Interstate Field - 35 Justin Street

Hutchinson Field - 350 West Grace Street

Bedford Glens (Tim Lally Field) - 197 Willis Street

Bedford High School - 481 Northfield Road

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