New Bedford Recreation Center now enrolling students in April Staycation Fun week

Students grades K-5 are invited to participate in activities
during April vacation week at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center

New Bedford, Massachusetts – New Bedford’s Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches is inviting New Bedford students to enroll in April Staycation Fun Week – a week of engaging activities at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center during school vacation week. April Staycation Fun Week runs 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., from Monday, April 16 through Friday, April 20.

The enrollment fee for the program is $100 per week for New Bedford residents and $150 per week for non-residents. Throughout the week, students will participate in engaging educational and recreational activities. A morning snack and lunch will be provided daily. This year, the program Staycation Fun Week is also offering a separate program of model boat building with Community Boating Center, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for students ages 10 and up.

Interested parents may register their children at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center, located at 181 Hillman Street. Parents may also reserve a seat for their child by visiting to register online.

For more information regarding the February Staycation Fun Week, spring registration or other programming, contact the Recreation Manager, Dave Ponte at or call (508) 961-3015.