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SUMMER SEASON BEGINS FOR BROOME COUNTY PARKS

SUMMER SEASON BEGINS FOR BROOME COUNTY PARKS

 

Saturday, May 27, 2017 marks the beginning of the 2017 summer season for the Broome County Parks, Recreation, and Youth Services Department.  All County Parks will be open, with free admission, from 8:00 AM to Dusk daily through Labor Day, September 4, 2017.  Swimming, picnicking and hiking are free at Greenwood, Dorchester and Nathaniel Cole Parks.  Beaches and boat rentals open at 11:00 AM daily, weather permitting at all three parks; concession stands at Cole and Greenwood open at 11:30 AM.  Overnight camping is available at Greenwood Park.  For further information contact Broome County Parks, Recreation and Youth Services at (607) 778-2193.

 

There are many events occurring this summer at our parks including:

 

·         Herald of Victory Marathon – May 28th

·         Go All Out Kickoff Event – May 28th

·          Marathon Music Fest – May 28th

·         Delaware Valley Outboard Powerboat Races (Dorchester Park) - June 2-4

·         Amigo Search & Rescue Dog Training (Dorchester Park) – June 10th – 11th

·         Whitney Point Swim Club Open Water Invitational (Dorchester Park) – June 18th

·         Broome County Parks Triathlon (Dorchester Park), June 24th

·         Spiedie Fest/Balloon Rally (Otsiningo Park) - August 4-6

·          Binghamton Bridge Pedal – August 26th

 

 

Movies in the Parks - 8:30 pm

·         June 30th – Otsiningo Park – Showing “Minions”

·         July 14th – Cole Park – Showing “Finding Dory”

·         July 28th – Dorchester Park – Showing “Monsters Inc.”

·         August 11th – Greenwood Park – Showing “Frozen”

·         August 25th – Recreation Park – Showing “Inside Out”

 

Broome Bands Together, Tuesday Night Concerts at 6:30pm

  • June 6th
  • June 13th
  • June 20th
  • Rain Date:  June 27th
  • July 11th
  • July 18th
  • July 25th
  • Rain Date:  August 1st
  • August 15th
  • August 22nd

 

Walks/Runs at Otsiningo Park

·         2nd Annual Walk for Diversity – June 3rd

·         Take Steps Walk for Crohns & Colitis – June 3rd

·         Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk – June 4th

·         Walk to Benefit Huntington Disease – July 9th

·         Southern Tier Aids Doggone Fun on the Run – July 15th

·         YWCA Encore Plus “All Paws for a Cause” Walk – July 23rd

 

Cure SMA 5K – August 26th

05/17/2017 - 2:36pm