New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches now enrolling students for annual February and April Staycation Fun Weeks

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches is now enrolling students for their annual February and April Staycation Fun Weeks at the Andrew McCoy Recreation Center. The Staycation Fun Week runs Monday through Friday during both school breaks, February 18- 22, and April 15-19, 2019. For the daily cost of $25.00 for residents or $30.00 for non-residents, parents can enroll their children in a camp-like experience from 8:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Residents save by signing up for all five days of activities and fun for $100. Throughout the week, students will participate in daily sports, crafts, computer time and more.


This year, Parks, Recreation & Beaches is also providing a separate model boat building program with the Community Boating Center during our April Staycation Week. Model boat building will be offered Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for ages 10 and up.


Interested parents may register their children at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center, located at 181 Hillman Street in New Bedford. Parents may also reserve a seat for their child by visiting to register online. The Enrollment deadline for February Staycation is February 11. The Enrollment deadline for April Staycation is April 8.


For more information regarding the Staycation Fun Weeks or other programs, contact Andrea McCoy Recreation Center Manager Dave Ponte at or (508) 991-3015.