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BEDFORD COUNTY

PARKS & RECREATION

PROGRAM GUIDE

F a l l / W i n t e r 2 0 2 2


FALL PROGRAMS/SPECIAL

EVENTS

Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday, October 29th

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Falling Creek Park

Free

Join Bedford County Parks and Recreation for a fun filled night

of spooky games, candy bags from community vendors and a

costume contest. Call (540) 586-7682 for more information.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 10th

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Elks Home - Bedford

Free

Join Bedford County Parks and Recreation for a visit with

Santa. Children are invited o enjoy a free breakfast. Parents are

welcome to have a cup of coffee while their children visit with

Santa. There is no charge but we ask that you please bring a gift

of canned food to be donated to needy families in the

community.

Senior Picnic

Wednesday, October 5th

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join Bedford County Parks and Recreation for a Fall Senior

Picnic! Bedford County Sheriffs Office will be providing

Hamburgers and Hot Dogs while Parks and Recreation will

furnish the sides and drinks. Entertainment and door prizes

throughout the afternoon!


FALL PROGRAMS

Praise Him Dance Academy

in partnership with Parks and Recreation

Class Times

Friday

Age 3 ½ - 4 ½ “Lilies of the Valley” Music and Movement 4:30-5:00 PM

Age 4 ½ - Kindergarten “Dancing Daisies” Pre-Ballet & Creative Movement 5:00-5:30

PM

1st & 2nd “Joyful Angels” Jazz/Hip-Hop 5:30-6:00 PM

1st & 2nd “Joyful Angels” Ballet 6:00-6:30 PM

3rd – 5th “Heavenly Heirs” Jazz/Hip-Hop 6:30-7:00 PM

3rd – 5th “Heavenly Heirs” Ballet/Contemporary 7:00-7:30 PM

6th – 12th “Gracefully Divine” Jazz/Hip-Hop 7:30-8:00 PM

6th – 12th “Gracefully Divine” Ballet/Contemporary 8:00-8:30 PM

Saturday

Age 2 – 3 ½ with parents “Mommy & Me” 10:00-10:30 AM

Adult 18+ “Royal Roses” Jazz/Hip-Hop 10:30-11:00 AM

Adult 18+ “Royal Roses” Ballet/Lyrical 11:00-11:30 AM

Class Schedule:

Classes are held at the Falling Creek Center 1257 County Farm Rd. in Bedford. Classes

are broken up into a fall and spring semester. Fall semester classes are traditional

classes where students are taught technique and correct form in their specific style.

Spring semester classes are where students put the form and technique together and

learn choreography to perform at the recital.

Fall classes begin on September 9 and end December 10.

No class October 28 & 29 (Fall Break)

No class November 25 & 26 for Thanksgiving,

Winter Break December 16- January 5

Spring Classes start January 6

Recital: March 31 & April 1 in a location TBD.*

*Tentative dates: a finalized schedule & dates will be sent out the week before classes

begin. The schedule will be from September through December then another one sent

out during winter break for the spring.

Enrollment Pricing:

Monthly Tuition:

Tuition is due by 11:59 PM on the first Saturday of the month.

Tuition price is per student.

1 class: $60

2 classes: $70

One-Time Cost:

$20 enrollment fee, due at registration.

$50 costume payment. (Payment is per dancer, per class. Half due in December

and half due in February).

$15 t-shirt cost. (Price is per shirt due in December).

Class wear will also need to be purchased and is not included in enrollment

price. Praise Him Dance Academy sells class wear needed including tights,

leotard, shoes and skirts.


ATHLETICS

Basketball Registration

Bedford County Parks and Recreation is offering youth

basketball for ages 5-18. League age is as of October 1st

of the current year. Age groups are as follows.

Instructional Ages 5-6

Mini (Coed) Ages 7-8

Pee Wee Ages 9-10

Little Ages 11-12

Junior Ages 13-14

Senior

Ages 15-18 (18 year olds must be in high school to participate)

Registration Dates

October 3rd - November 4th at the Bedford County Parks and Recreation Office

located at 1257 County Farm Rd. in Bedford.

Registration fee: $40.00 per participant.


SENIOR PROGRAMS

Senior Bingo

4th Thursday of the Month

Bedford Moose Lodge

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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 on the 4th Thursday of the

month from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Bedford Moose Lodge.

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.

Senior Christmas Social

Thursday, December

Bedford Moose Lodge

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

$3.00 per person

Come for an afternoon of fun, fellowship, refreshments and

music. Games and door prizes throughout the event. Preregistration

requested by calling (540) 586-7682.

Line Dance

Tuesdays

Bedford County Gym

10:00 a.m.

Free

Bedford County Parks and Recreation offers a free line dancing

class that meets at the County Gym on Tuesdays at 10:00AM. If

you are interested please call 540.586.7682 for more information.

Tai Chi

Tuesday's (11:15 a.m.) and Thursdays(10:00 a.m.)

Bedford County Gym

Tai Chi promotes balance, flexibility, strength and focus for its

practitioners. Classes for seniors are every Tuesday from 11:15

a.m. – 12:15 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the

Bedford County Gym 1059 County Farm Rd. Bedford, VA Fee is

$20.00 per month paid directly to the instructor. Contact

Bedford County Parks and Recreation at (540) 586-7682 for more

information.

AARP Driver Safety Course

Monday & Wednesday

October 3 & October 5

(Must attend both days for full credit)

8:30 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. $20.00 for

AARP Members (Bring AARP card) $25.00 for Non-Members.

Please bring drivers license, sweater and a check to AARP the first

day of class.


COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

PROGRAMS

4-H Fall Day Camp Series

Dates: September 19, 2022; October 17, 2022;

November 7, 2022

Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm

Cost: $10.00 per camp (registration required)

For youth ages 5-10

While kids are out of school, join us for some fun!!

Join us in September for Food, Fun & Fitness, October

for Agriculture Explorations, and/or November for

Craftin’ and Fun. Participants must pack a lunch, but

snacks, materials, activities, and fun will be provided!!

For registration forms and information please contact

Maribeth Martin at the Virginia Cooperative Extension-

Bedford office 540-586-7675 or maribethm@vt.edu

4-H Camp Christmas

Join us for our 3rd Annual 4-H Camp Christmas and

have the opportunity to GIVE the GIFT of CAMP this

Christmas!!

Purchase a Camp Christmas Box for $13 to gift to a

child, grandchild, neighbor, or friend! Boxes include

Camp Christmas t-shirt, STEM activities, art activities,

and family recipes – along with major materials needed

to complete the projects.

Sign-ups will be released in early November.

EXTENSION

STAFF:

Scott Baker

Extension Agent,

Agriculture and Natural

Resources

Unit Coordinator

scbaker@vt.edu

Susan Prillaman

Extension Agent,

Family and Consumer Sciences

sprillam@vt.edu

Maribeth Martin

Extension Agent,

4-H Youth Development

Maribethm@vt.edu

Amanda Armstrong

FNP Adult Program Assistant

aarmstrong@vt.edu

Sandra Seals

Unit Administrative Assistant

sseals@vt.edu

Family Nutrition Program

Preparing healthy foods on a limited budget is possible! Have fun learning about

nutrition while creating low-cost recipes that are delicious and nutritious.

Participants will get to sample food, take home recipes, and more!

We encourage everyone to apply for this program, including low-income

individuals and those receiving SNAP and/or other benefits.

Free

Classes are year-round. Ask about a remote learning option. Please contact

Amanda Armstrong at the Bedford Extension Office to register or for more

information, 540-586-7675 or aarmstrong@vt.edu.



Parks and Recreation Office Hours

1257 County Farm Rd. Bedford

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(540) 586-7682

Staff Information

Wyatt E. Woody III - Director

Sharon Rose - Senior Administrative Associate

Stuart Saunders - Program Coordinator

A.J. Miller - Athletics Coordinator

Curt Hunt - Regional Coordinator (LHS Zone)

Zac Thomas - Regional Coordinator (SRHS Zone)

June Cundiff - Administrative Assistant

Kenny Palmer – Operations Coordinator

Brian Martin - Park Maintenance Superintendent

Lee Wittekind- Park Trails Technician

Tammy Graham - Maintenance

Logan Mackey - Maintenance

Find us on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/BCPRD

Website information

https://www.bedfordcountyva.gov

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