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

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

By Connect-Bridgeport Staff July 31, 2014 3:30 PM EST in Parks & Recreation

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

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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...

Bridgeport City Pool Closed for Today

Posted on July 19, 2014

According to Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton, the Bridgeport City Pool is closed today. Ongoing inclem...

"The Lego Movie" to be Shown on the Big Screen Tonight at Bridgeport Pool

Posted on July 18, 2014

Tonight, Bridgeport Parks and Recreation will host the annual dive-in movie night at Bridgeport City Pool. A special p...

Bridgeport Rec Complex Adds New Portable Fence to Draw More Youth Teams

Posted on July 18, 2014

With multiple tournaments coming to Bridgeport during the warm weather months during each of the past two years, one m...

Dive-In Movie Night to Feature "The Lego Movie" on the Big Screen

Posted on July 16, 2014

Friday night, Bridgeport Parks and Recreation will host the annual dive-in movie night at Bridgeport City Pool. A spec...

Repairs Completed on Pair of Bridgeport City Pool's Most Popular Features

Posted on July 16, 2014

For those who haven’t been to the City of Bridgeport’s Municipal Pool since Saturday due to a few items be...

Xtreme Science Campers Get Visit from Winged "Critters" at Civic Center

Posted on July 15, 2014

As part of this week's Xtreme Science Camp that is dubbed "Critter Camp," youngsters on hand got to see a pa...

Xtreme Science "Critter Camp" Starts Tomorrow; Still Room for More

Posted on July 13, 2014

During last summer’s “Junior Geology”XtremeScience Camp, Geologist Jay Bach rocked a session when he...

Parade of Champions - Gallery of Submitted Photos

Posted on July 11, 2014

Many residents came out Thursday evening for Bridgeport's first City of Champions parade. Featured were various high s...

Benedum Festival Kicks Off with "Teen Night" at Bridgeport City Park; Continues Through Saturday

Posted on July 10, 2014

The annual Benedum Festival kicks off tonight with "Teen Night" at Bridgeport City Park Th...
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