WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
January 24, 2022
WE'RE MOVING TEMPORARILY

On Friday, January 28, 2022 staff located in the BPRYCS office located at Bristol City Hall will be relocating to the Youth & Community Services building at 51 High Street.
Bristol City Hall will be undergoing renovations in an effort to create a modernized and accessible facility for residents. The work is expected to take place from 2022 to 2024.
The BPRYCS Main Office at City Hall will be closed beginning Friday and will reopen upon the project's completion.
LETTERS OF LOVE
Collecting Letters through February 11th
You're invited to write a kind letter to an elderly Bristol community member, and we'll deliver it to a senior in need of a little love. During difficult times it's important to make sure our seniors feel supported and loved. Participants are encouraged to make their own cards, draw pictures, write letters, or simply sign boxed Valentine's Cards.
Completed cards can be dropped off at:
  • Youth & Community Services (51 High Street)
  • Dennis Malone Aquatic Center (325 Mix Street)
THE PERRY J. SPINELLI PAVILION AT PAGE PARK IS AVAILBLE TO RENT!
The Perry J. Spinelli Pavilion overlooks Page Park Lagoon and is surrounded by trails, woodlands, and the ever popular disc course course. New enhancements include an updated kitchen, updated, HVAC system, upgraded ADA accessible entry and pathways, and cosmetic enhancements. Learn more about the Perry J. Spinelli Pavilion at Page Park.

Bristol parks, fields, and facilities can be reserved by residents and organizations. Requests for fields, pavilions, park spaces, and the showmobile can be made at www.bristolrec.com.
UPCOMING PROGRAMS
Dog Obedience Class
Thursdays, January 27 - March 3
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Camp Canine (74 Broderick Rd.)
A successful relationship with your dog is based on trust and mutual understanding. Program goals are achieved through motivational and result oriented training. BPRYCS has partnered with Camp Canine to provide the tools and knowledge needed to effectively communicate with your dog. Learn More
Co-Ed Flag Football
Fridays, January 28 - March 4
Grades 3 - 4 - 6:00 - 6:50 pm
Grades 5 - 8 - 7:00 - 7:50 pm
Players will work on basic football skills such as passing, catching, offense and defense in a safe environment. New teams are formed each week to promote opportunities to socialize with everyone in the program. Learn More
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
30th Annual Youth Recognition Awards
Who would you nominate?
Beginning in February, the Bristol Youth Commission will be accepting nominations of Bristol youth and youth groups who have made a meaningful contribution to their school, a service agency or the Bristol community. Recipients will be honored alongside their friends and families at a special ceremony in May.
Hiring: Recreation Intern
Paid Position, May - August 2022
Are you seeking an internship that will provide you with a wide range of experience? Join us this summer and assist with daily operations of a busy, diverse and comprehensive summer parks, recreation, youth and community services department. Support department operations across five divisions and assist with programming, special events, office work, and camps.
Bristol's MLK39: Diversity & Equity Tour
The Arts & Culture Commission is partnering with RiseUP for Arts to create a large-scale public art mural that will celebrate the diversity and cultures of the community and highlight the messages of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This mural would be part of RiseUP's state-wide mural tour to paint 39 MLK themed community murals across Connecticut. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived for 39 years. We're asking community members to donate $39 in his honor to our #MLK39 mural project, set to be unveiled this spring. Learn More
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services
Main Office
City Hall - 2nd Floor
111 North Main Street