Youth Programs

The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department offers many recreation programs for youngsters.

Visit this webpage often to learn about the latest program schedule, or call for information at 401-253-7000, ext 49 (September to May) or 401-253-1611 (June to August).

Camp Poppasquaw Program
Camp Poppasquaw is an 7-week program that provides a wide variety of activities as well as day trips.

Transportation is provided from various locations around town to bring youngsters to the Town Beach. Each child is placed into an age-appropriate group and supervised daily by a college-level staff member.

Specialty staff members are also provided in the areas of arts and crafts, tennis, and gymnastics.

Aquafina Pitch Hit & Run
  • Local competition in April and State competition in May
Hershey Track & Field
  • Local competition in June and State competition held in July

For more sport program information, check the Sports and Programs page. Programs are added often, so please call the office at 401-253-1611 or read the Recreation Newsletter (PDF).

Youth Basketball

In addition to the Camp Poppasquaw, we offer an evening Youth Basketball program at the Town Common. For more information call the Recreation Department.