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Park News and Updates

Eaglet Nature Program is for youth ages 5 to 7, along with their parents or caregivers, at Bowdoin Park’s Nature Education Center. Through interactive exploration and play, children will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the unique natural habitats, with each week focusing on a different topic with a craft being made at the end of the class.  All classes will be held 4-5 p.m. Registration is $5 per child and is limited to 12 participants.

  • May 9 - Identifying Skulls and Scat (space still available)
  • May 23 - Pond Study (space still available)

The new Wilcox Disc Golf League hosts weekly meet ups to play at 10:30am on Sundays from April 21st through May 19th at Wilcox Memorial Park’s Disc Golf course, which has been ranked among the top 100 courses in the world by UDisc, a popular disc golf app. All skill levels are welcome. This league is not directly affiliated with Dutchess County Parks; for more information and to register, email Savanna Burke at   

The Striders Walking Club is back! This is a free walking program that takes place at Bowdoin Park in the spring and summer months. In addition to walking, the program moves through strength and balance exercises too. This is an in-person meet up that meets Wednesday mornings starting at the Bandshell- Time: 8:30 - 9:30am. All adults are invited to attend. To register go to:

Summer Solstice Pickleball Friday, June 21 from 6-10:00pm. Celebrate the start of Summer at the Quiet Cove pickleball courts. To register, visit  In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.

If looking to host an event on the Dutchess Rail Trail, Northside Trail or Harlem Valley Rail Trail, please call 845-298-4600.