New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches now accepting applications for Kennedy Summer Day Program

New Bedford, Massachusetts— Applications are now available for parents to register their children to participate in the New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches Kennedy Summer Day Program. This summer program is an opportunity for children to engage in a variety of sports, games, crafts, environmental education, and outdoor fun while making new friends. Activities include beach and swim time, special visitor programs from the Art Mobile, Buzzards Bay Coalition, and many more.

The Kennedy Summer Day Program operates out of beautiful Fort Taber Park and includes breakfast, lunch and transportation. The program is open to children who are eligible for kindergarten in September of 2018 through the age of fourteen. For New Bedford residents, each 2 week session is $195. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. If space allows, non-residents may register for $225 per session.

Available sessions: 8 a.m. through 3 p.m. daily

  • Session 1 July 2 —July 13
  • Session 2 July 16—July 27
  • Session 3 July 30—August 10
  • Session 4 August 13—August 24

Space is limited, so parents are encouraged to complete and submit an application as soon as possible. Registration packets are available at the Administrative Offices of Parks, Recreation, and Beaches located at 181 Hillman St. in Building 3, at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center located at 181 Hillman St and at

Contact New Bedford Parks, Recreation and Beaches for more information at (508) 961-3015.