The New Bedford Park Department Announces New Programs
New Bedford Parks, Recreation, and Beaches has announced that new programs will be available to residents for the Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 seasons.
Youth Co-Ed Spring Flag Football
Starting on Saturday, May 1, children between the ages of nine and 15 will be able to participate in Youth Co-Ed Spring Flag Football. There will be seven players per team with games being five vs. five and held at Buttonwood Park on Saturdays from May 1 through June 19. No games will be held on Memorial Day Weekend. All COVID-19 safety guidelines apply.
Kids between the ages of nine and 11 will play from 8:30 to 10 am. Kids between the ages of 12 and 15 will play from 10 to 11:30 am. “Quarterback and Wide Receiver Skills” coached by Sam Schilling of Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School will be on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. “Speed and Agility” Training coached by Norm Meltzer of New Bedford High School will be on Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
According to the release, there are optional commitment levels including a one-day option, two-day option, or three-day option. Learn more HERE. Click HERE to register and view fees.
Dance for Kids
The studio on Pope’s island presents Dance for Kids at the McCoy Recreation Center. On Mondays from May 3 to May 24, you can introduce your kids to jazz, hip hop, contemporary, and musical theater. It is a great way to get kids moving and learning about the art of dance. Classes will be from 4 to 5 pm. Drop-ins are welcome to try a day. All COVID-19 safety guidelines apply. Register HERE.
Women's Soccer League
On Sundays starting July 11 and running through August 29, all who identify as women can play in a women’s soccer league through NBPRB. Games will be played at Riverside Park Turf Field from 8 am to 4 pm. The league will consist of six teams, with 17 players per team. Seven games will be played 11 vs. 11 with one rain date or round-robin on August 29. Click HERE for more information and to register.