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

Cardboard Boat Race Coming to Deegan Lake

By Julie Perine August 30, 2014 4:29 PM EST in Parks & Recreation

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Utility Board to Bid Work Out to Make Quick Fix of Compton Park Sinkhole

Posted on August 30, 2014

For those utilizing Compton Park, the interruptions due to work and upgrades that were frequent for the last year are...

Harrison County Parks and Rec Host Punt, Pass, and Kick and Soccer Challenge

Posted on August 28, 2014

September 27th, the Harrison County Parks and Rec in cooperation with the NFL and the Knights of Columbus will host th...

Earth Being Moved, Work Being Done to Prep for New Bridgeport Roadway

Posted on August 27, 2014

A new, but small, roadway in Bridgeport is still going to take place in the months ahead, but prior to that city worke...

Registration Open for Fast Break Basketball League

Posted on August 20, 2014

Registration has started for Fast Break Basketball League, a recreational league for all high school and middle school...

Davisson Brothers Band Ready to Rock Out City Park - Tonight

Posted on August 14, 2014

Fresh off the Summerfest stage in Charleston and just a few days before heading back to Nashville, the Daviss...

The Lego Movie to Conclude Movies in the Park Series at Clarksburg Amphitheater

Posted on August 14, 2014

The City Parks of Clarksburg will end their annual ‘Movies in the Park’ series with a special showing of &...

Bridgeport City Pool is Closed Today, Last Reguarly Scheduled Weekday for Season

Posted on August 13, 2014

According to Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton, Bridgeport City Pool will be closed for public swim...

"Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" on Tap for Movie in the Park This Evening

Posted on August 01, 2014

What’s the forecast for this evening at Bridgeport City Park? Well, if it’s the actual weather it’s...

Bridgeport Arts Council Summer Jams Series Continues Tonight with The Tom Batchelor Band

Posted on July 31, 2014

Bridgeport Arts Council continues Summer Jams 2014 with live music tonight at Bridgeport City Park. From 7-9:30 p.m., The...

Minor Traffic Delays Part of Process as Main Street Gets Itself Mini-Makeover

Posted on July 30, 2014

Although summer is well past its halfway point, work is continuing to spruce up parts of the city. And Bridgeport Parks an...

Health, Wellness & Rec Complex, Conference Center One Step Closer to Fruition

Posted on July 29, 2014

Bridgeport City Council took action last night which, according to Mayor Mario Blount, ensures long-term successful planni...

Bridgeport City Pool Closed for Today

Posted on July 28, 2014

According to Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton, Bridgeport City Pool will be closed today as the threat...

Tens of Thousands to Be Spent to Fix Ongoing Slip Problem at Rec Complex

Posted on July 26, 2014

While problems have been minimal at the still relatively new multi-million dollar Bridgeport Recreation Complex, there...

Fire Department Promotion, Update of Business Incentives, More to be Discussed at City Council

Posted on July 24, 2014

The business portion of the July 28 Bridgeport City Council meeting will begin with the swearing in of Bridgeport Fire...

Section of Planned Roadway Should Prove Beneficial to Civic Center Patrons

Posted on July 19, 2014

Barring a change of heart by the Bridgeport City Council, there will be a new section of roadway within the municipal...
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