Parks & Recreation

The goal of the Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department is to provide the residents of Bridgeport and those visiting the city with a variety of quality recreational, educational and cultural programs to, in turn, help enhance the quality of life. It is a priority of the department to provide an open line of communication with the public that will foster quality recreational programs, safe and adequate facilities and healthy and active lifestyles for our citizens.
Bridgeport Parks and Recreation department consists of numerous Parks and Recreational Facilities. Your parks are more than just swing sets and slides; there are trails, picnic shelters, ball fields, two lakes, lighted basketball and tennis courts, swimming pool and much, much more. Please take a moment to explore our park facilities and recreational programs. 
Bridgeport Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 304-842-8240
Fax: 304-842-8203
164 West Main Street
Bridgeport, WV 26330

Jump Aboard Hay Bales & Tall Tales, This Weekend at Bridgeport Recreation Complex

Posted on October 20, 2014

Autumn is in full swing and the setting is ideal for the annual Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Hay Bales & Tall Tales...

Harrison Co. Parks and Rec Host its 25th Annual Children’s Halloween Party

Posted on October 17, 2014

The Harrison County Parks and Recreation will host its 25th Annual Children’s Halloween Party at the Harrison Co...

Let's Paint the Town: "Halloween Cats" Class Scheduled for Friday, Oct. 17

Posted on October 15, 2014

The second installment of Bridgeport Parks and Recreation's new "Let's Paint the Town" group paint class...

Pristine Views of Wildlife, Simpson Creek Banks Goal of Latest P&R Project

Posted on October 15, 2014

The heavy equipment that’s been occasionally hacking away at the banks of Simpson Creek in areas directly around...

City Staffer Joe Shuttleworth Receives State's Highest Recreational Honor

Posted on October 08, 2014

Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton knows that his department’s number two member – Deputy Dir...

City Spending Thousands to Stop "Crappy" Ongoing Problem at City Venues

Posted on October 05, 2014

Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director isn’t anti-feathered creature. It’s safe to say that City Manager...

Newest Addition to City Park System Nearing Completion at White Oaks

Posted on October 04, 2014

A new park in the city of Bridgeport is more than three-fourths of the way complete and there’s a high likelihood most...

Still Room in "Let's Paint the Town" Class Debut; Another Design Added to Mix

Posted on October 02, 2014

There is still room in Friday's "Let's Paint the Town" group paint class debut at Benedum Civic Center....

Harrison County Parks and Rec Hosts 8th Annual Kirkwood Memorial Soccer Challenge

Posted on October 01, 2014

Despite a smaller field than usual, the Knights of Columbus, along with the Harrison County Parks and Recreation, hosted t...

"Let's Paint the Town" Class Series Coming to Benedum Civic Center

Posted on September 29, 2014

Brand new to Bridgeport Parks and Recreation class offerings is the “Let’s Paint the Town” series, which...

Despite Parking, Other Issues, Griffith Looks to Make 2015 Indian Run Event at Rec Complex Among Biggest in State

Posted on September 13, 2014

When Bridgeport Cross Country Coach Jon Griffith began exploring the idea of a new course at the Bridgeport Recreation...

P&R Officials Investigate Report of Bear Spotted Today at Bridgeport City Park

Posted on September 11, 2014

According to Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton, his office was contacted by a city resident that claims...

Tens of Thousands of Gallons Later, City P&R Staff Uncover Pool Water Leak

Posted on September 06, 2014

Bridgeport’s Parks and Recreation found the proverbial needle in the haystack. In reality, they found the leak u...

From Yoga to Flower Arranging, Bridgeport Parks & Recreation Features Diverse Line-Up of Classes

Posted on September 04, 2014

It’s not only beginning of a new school year for the kids, but also the launch of a new line-up of Bridgeport Pa...

Cardboard Boat Race Coming to Deegan Lake

Posted on August 30, 2014

    Irene Malfregeot knows how important it is to keep United Way afloat. She once served as di...
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