Parks & Recreation

Elsie Drawyer Hodges Park features a beautiful gazebo and shelter along with basketball courts and playground equipment.

Fuertges Park - A beautiful little park located in the downtown area.


Bradford has the only public pool in Stark County. The Bradford Swimming Pool is a community swimming pool for residents of all ages, with family passes available. Swimming lessons are offered. The pool usually opens Memorial Day weekend and closes before Labor Day.


The Bradford Public Library is located adjacent to Elsie Hodges Park at 111 S. Peoria Street.

Library hours are:

Monday & Thursday 10a.m.-7p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9a.m.-Noon,
Closed Sunday and Holidays.

Phone: (309) 897-8400.


Bradford Park Board offers a summer baseball program for children 5 years old and up, including T Ball. Softball, and Baseball.