May 31, 2022
We are proud to be bringing the 3rd Annual Community Conversation on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) to the City of Bristol this August. We are seeking community feedback on the direction of the conversation this year. Please take a few moments to complete the survey and leave any feedback on what you'd like to see at this years' conversation.
What movie would you like to see at
Movie Night?
On Friday, August 12th at 8:00 pm 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 the Rockwell Park Amphitheater. Learn More
Community members visited Veterans Memorial Boulevard over Memorial Day Weekend to honor those who served.
The 19th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk took place this past Saturday, May 28th at Muzzy Field. Over 250 participants started their day with a two-mile run, five-mile run, or a two-mile fitness walk!
Michael Krampitz captured beautiful photos of the endangered Grass Hopper Sparrow species at Roberts Property Park.
Thank you to all who supported the Inaugural Dinner on the Diamond Fundraiser
All proceeds raised on Saturday, May 21st will benefit the Friends of Bristol Parks and Recreation Fund through the Main Street Community Foundation to help support Youth Service Bureau scholarships, program resources, and community/coalition driven projects. While seated directly on the baseball diamond at Muzzy Field, community members enjoyed a 5-course meal catered by Greenhouse Café and Tavern and were treated to the stylings of local musicians.
Sponsored in part by
Additional Support Provided by:
  • United Way of West Central CT
  • The Rotary Club of Bristol
  • The Central CT Chamber of Commerce
  • The Bristol Boys and Girls Club
  • Bristol Firefighters IAFF Local 773
  • City of Bristol's Mayor’s Office
  • Vollono & Donovan, LLC.
Green Team
Saturday, June 11th at Page Park
9:00 - 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
Pride Night
Tuesday, June 14 at Muzzy Field
Gates open 5:30 pm / Game starts 6:30 pm
Support the LGBTQ+ community, friends, family, and organizations to celebrate the 2nd Annual Pride Night at a Bristol Blues game! We'll be on the concourse before the game with giveaways, raffles, and more! Learn More
Youth Training and Conditioning
Saturdays, June 11 - July 23
10:00 - 10:45 am
Mrs. Rockwell's Pavilion
Ages 8 - 12
Are you looking for new ways to get your child moving? Youth Training & Conditioning focuses on improving coordination, building endurance and strength, and improving flexibility. This is a great step to get participants started on a lifestyle of healthy living and is appropriate for all skill levels and abilities. Learn More
Adult Co-Ed Volleyball Leagues
Thursdays, June 2 - August 18
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Casey Field Stocks Playground
Ages 18+
Teams of 4-8 participants are welcome to play within the Recreational and/or Competitive league. Leagues run for 12 weeks, with the last week being a tournament to determine the league champion. T-shirts will be awarded to the league champion! Learn More
Youth Soccer Clinic
Monday - Thursday, June 6 - 9
5:30 - 7:30 pm at BEHS
Ages 7 - 14
Participants will learn and practice soccer skills including trapping, passing, shooting, dribbling, heading and goalie techniques. Half and full field matches will be held. Clinic is held at Bristol Eastern High School Soccer Field.
The Training Mindset
For the second month in a row, BPRYCS has been featured in National Parks and Recreation Magazine. Aquatics Supervisor, Jaimie Clout, wrote May's feature article entitled, “Is Your Organization Ready for an Emergency?” Read the full article
City of Bristol
Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services
51 High Street
Bristol, CT 06010