On November 6, 2017, Bedford voters passed the General Obligation Parks Bond for $70 million, authorizing funding for the redevelopment of Boys Ranch Park and transforming it into Generations Park at Boys Ranch. Construction is anticipated to be completed in fall 2022.
In June 2019, the City Council voted to allocate $64.5 million towards construction of Generations Park at Boys Ranch (Phase Next) and $5.5 million towards the design and construction of a visual performing arts center at the Old Bedford School. For detailed information on the project timeline, please visit the Project History webpage.
The Center: The multi-generation recreation center will feature community/activity rooms, fitness rooms, a game lounge, and indoor pool with two slides, a therapeutic hot tub, lap lanes, play feature, and reservable party rooms. The Center will include a fitness mezzanine with an indoor track, exercise equipment, free weights, and double court gymnasium, as well as locker rooms with showers, lockers, and family changing rooms.
Outdoor Water Park: Within The Center, the facility will feature a lazy river, concessions, restroom building, lap lanes, reservable cabanas, chaise lounges, two slides, splash pad, and play features.
The Ballfields at Generations Park: The softball/baseball complex will include three fields, a restroom, and concession building.
Special Events Lawn: The manicured lawn will include two pavilions with sound and lights for staging entertainment, in addition to an accompanying restroom building.