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. 
 
Contact:
Bridgeport Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 304-842-8240
Fax: 304-842-8203
164 West Main Street
Bridgeport, WV 26330
http://www.bridgeportwv.com/parksandrec/parksandrec.cfm



Bridgeport Parks & Rec Easter Egg Hunt Rescheduled for Thursday

Posted on April 14, 2014

Originally scheduled for Tuesday, the Bridgeport Parks and Recreation annual Easter Egg Hunt has been rescheduled for 2 p....

WVU Baseball Coach Mazey Tours Bridgeport Rec Complex; Calls It Perhaps "Nicest" He's Ever Seen

Posted on April 12, 2014

A few hours before the McDonald’s Baseball Classic was scheduled to begin Friday and even prior to yesterday&rsq...

City Pool's Concrete Deck Busted Open as Source of Ongoing Leak Sought

Posted on April 09, 2014

Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton knew there was a bit of a problem last year with the city pool. An...

Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt Just a Week Away

Posted on April 07, 2014

Looked forward to annually by a couple hundred preschool-age egg hunters, Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department...

Those Utilizing City Pool to See Major Improvements for 2014 Season

Posted on April 06, 2014

Nearly a half a century after they were installed, a major section of the concession stand at the Bridgeport City Pool...

Decades-Old Compton Park Retaining Walls Gone as City Makes Upgrades

Posted on April 03, 2014

The walls officially began tumbling down Tuesday. On that day, contractors began a project to replace a portion of the...

BHS Prom to Feature Masquerade Theme; Prom Court Announced

Posted on April 01, 2014

Bridgeport High School students have been busy creating artistic masks and other decorations for the April 12 Masquera...

Burton Visits Nation's Capital to Lobby for Continuance of Grant Program Highly Beneficial to City of Bridgeport

Posted on April 01, 2014

Few grant programs have been as good to the City of Bridgeport as the Land and Water Conservation Fund program. In fac...

Benedum Festival Pageant to be Held June 21-22; Contestants Sought

Posted on March 28, 2014

Girls between the ages of 1 and 21 are encouraged to take part in the 11th AnnualBenedum Festival pageant. Seven young lad...

FSU takes on Glenville State

Posted on March 27, 2014

Happening right now, March 27 at Bridgeport Recreation Complex is a make-up baseball game between FSU and Glenville St...

Mark Your Calendars to Get Hoppin' to Parks & Rec Easter Egg Hunt

Posted on March 20, 2014

Spring has sprung and so has the announcement about this year’s Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt....

Summer Staff and Lifeguards Needed

Posted on March 12, 2014

The City of Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department is seeking interested applicants for many summer positions....

Walking with The Dinosaurs Exhibit Closed to Public Thursday

Posted on March 11, 2014

The Harrison County Parks and Recreation Board, in cooperation with the Harrison County Commission will host a private...

Council Looks to Approve More Than $100,000 in City Projects This Evening

Posted on March 10, 2014

When it comes to government spending, it’s more typical for funds to be drawn from other areas of a budget to co...

Work to Begin Soon on More Than $100,000 in Projects at City Parks

Posted on March 02, 2014

It is one thing to plan a project, bid it out and say that it’s going to happen. It’s another thing to get...
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