New Bedford Parks, Recreation and Beaches will host an Open House Event to welcome city residents to the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center on Hillman Street on Saturday, September 22nd from 11am -2pm. The Open House event will showcase the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center’s 2012 Fall Program and will feature activities and demonstrations by many of the program instructors. The Open House is also an opportunity for city residents to register to participate in the fall programming.
The fall season begins on September 24th and offers a variety of programs including, the “Let’s Move Beyond the Bell After School Program,” piano lessons, guitar lessons, art methods and techniques courses, soccer clinics, basketball clinics, family gym time, Zumba, yoga, and more.
Residents must register as a member of the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center to participate in any programming. Membership is FREE for all city residents and proof of residency is required. Programming ranges in cost from FREE for 8 weeks up to $25 dollars for 8 weeks. A full listing of programs can be found in the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center Fall Brochure, copies of which are available at the center, in the public schools, municipal buildings, and on the City of New Bedford webpage under Parks and Recreation.
To register for fall programming in advance of the open house, visit the recreation center or the Parks, Recreation and Beaches administrative office at 181 Hillman Street in New Bedford. During the fall season, the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center will be open Monday – Friday 1pm-8pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. For more information please contact administrative offices of Parks, Recreation & Beaches at (508) 961-3015 or email infoPRB@newbedford-ma.gov.