July 5, 2022
Rockin' Out at Rockwell - Summer Concert Series
Tuesday, July 5
Rescheduled: Wednesday, July 6
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Due to weather, this weeks' concert has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6th. Forgotten by Friday will take the stage at 6:30 PM. Bring your family & friends, blankets & chairs, grab dinner at the food trucks, and enjoy! Learn More
Bristol Green Team
Rockwell Park
Saturday, July 9
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join the Bristol Green Team for the first cleanup of the season at Rockwell Park. All participants receive a free t-shirt and we provide all of the cleanup supplies. Enjoy a day in the park while making Bristol beautiful! Learn More
MLK39 Mural Reveal Party
Thursday, July 14
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
95 Riverside Ave.
Join us in celebrating the reveal of our community-funded mural! We're honored to be a part of this project, & want to thank the Bristol community for helping us bring it to life. Light refreshments & music will be provided. Learn More
Ralph Strong City Tennis Tournament
July 29 - July 30
Page Park
Boys and girls ages 4 to 17 will compete separately in singles matches by age division. Registration is free. Participants must bring an unopened can of tennis balls to their first match. The first 35 registrants will receive a free Tournament t-shirt. Learn More
Bus Around Bristol
Tuesday, July 19
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Bristol Youth ages 12 to 18 are invited to join us for an interactive and educational scavenger hunt around Bristol. The objective of the event is to familiarize teens with using public transportation to better connect with their community.
3rd Annual Community Conversation
Wednesday, August 3
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rockwell Park Amphitheater
Open to all Bristol Residents. The Community Conversation provides and opportunity for community members to engage amongst city leaders and numerous City of Bristol stakeholders to discuss what steps are being taken to promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive community.
7th Annual Neon Nights Float Night
Friday, August 5
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Rockwell Park Pool
Prepare for an electric evening of floating fun! The brightest bash in the neighborhood will feature an array of colorful activities including: glowing pool, live DJ, foam party, drone dome, & the "light up lounge". For Ages 5 and up.
Movie Night
Friday, August 12
Movie Starts at 8:00 PM
Rockwell Park Amphitheater
We're headed to the park for a movie on the big screen under the stars! Grab your friends, family, and favorite snack for a free movie outdoors at Rockwell Park. Learn More
July is Parks and Recreation Month
Since 1985, people in the United States have celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote building strong, vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation and to recognize the more than 160,000 full-time park and recreation professionals — along with hundreds of thousands of part-time and seasonal workers and volunteers — that maintain our country’s local, state and community parks. This July, BPRYCS is celebrating with the theme We Rise Up for Parks and Recreation.
The pools at Page Park and Rockwell Park are open! Cool off in the park now through August 21st. The outdoor pools are open 1:00 - 7:00 PM everyday.

SNAP/EBT at the Farmers Market
Visit BPRYCS at the Bristol Farmers Market and use your SNAP/EBT card to shop for local, nutritious foods! The 2022 Farmers Market is held at 15 Riverside Avenue (Bristol Health Medical Care Center’s parking lot) - visit Bristolallheart.com for vendor and market updates.
Bristol Residents Kevin Dragon and Carlos Rivera Join Parks Crew
BPRYCS is pleased to announce the selection of Bristol residents Kevin Dragon and Carlos Rivera to assume the role of Park Maintainer and Parks Heavy Truck Driver respectively. Superintendent Medeiros stated, “We are very pleased to have Kevin and Carlos joining our Parks, Grounds and Facilities Maintenance Team. Both of these guys came to us with strong experience, passion for outdoor work, and positive attitudes. Additionally, both are residents of the city and users of our great public park system.”
City of Bristol
Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services
51 High Street
Bristol, CT 06010