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Adult Interest/Special Events

Member Registration begins May 21st, 2024

Non-Member Registration begins May 24th, 2024

Register for programs online

Obtain a printable copy of the Brochure!

Burlington/New Strawn City-Wide Garage Sale

Extensive advertising is done for this huge sale, so please register early!  Your $5 fee helps defray the cost of advertising and puts your individual sale on the main garage sale map for all to see!  Plan NOW to be a part of one of Burlington’s busiest days.


Saturday, August 3


DEADLINE:  Monday, July 22 @ 5pm


4th of July

Plan to spend the July 4th holiday right here in Burlington!  Enjoy a cool dip at the outdoor pool from 1-5pm.  Veterans and seniors (55 years and over) will be given free admission! All other patrons will receive $1.00 off regular admission! There will be a fireworks display at dusk at Kelley Park.  Additional activities are pending.

Family & Friends Bike Scavenger Hunt

Dust off those bike wheels! The nice weather is here and it’s time to get out in the sunshine! On Wednesday June 19th we will meet at the Rec Center at 5:30 to hand out checklists of “stops” that must be made on your ride! Take a picture of your group with the said object/landmark/building as your ‘Proof’. All participants must meet back at the Rec Center by 7:00. Those that are able to complete their checklist will receive a gift certificate to put towards a future BRC activity!


Once back we will go over checklists and enjoy some pizza!


Wednesday, June 19



Deadline: Monday, June 10

6th Annual BRC Triathlon

Be sure to mark Saturday, August 10 on your calendar! Swim, bike and run as an individual or get a team of three together and enter the team triathlon.  Coffey County Circuit participants can get 3 points if they enter one of the individual triathlons. Team participants get one point.  Triathlon will be held on Saturday, August 10!  Registration begins at 7:30am.

· Team division must be 3 members who each perform 1/3 of race.

· Lightning or threat of severe weather postpones/cancels event. NO REFUNDS

· All bikers must wear approved helmet for ride

· Ages 14+ ONLY for all events

Xtreme Division:    Starts @ 8am

  Swim (500m), bike (12 miles), run (3.2miles)


Fun Division:    Starts @ 8:30am

  Swim(300m), bike(6 miles), run (3.2miles)


Team Division:    Starts @ 9:00am

  Swim(400m), bike(8miles), run (3.2 miles)

Saturday, August 10

$30 Indiv (includes T-shirt if registered by July 26)

$60 Team (includes T-shirt if registered by July 26)

Ages 14+

Registration begins at 7:30am.


OK KIDS, Sept 6-8, 2024

How about some great outdoor family fun right here in your back yard?!  Mark your calendar for the     annual OK Kids event! Look for a detailed itinerary of activities soon!  A wide variety of outdoor activities are being planned, including: camping,    fishing, archery, air rifle, trap shooting, canoeing, ropes challenge, camp fire activities and MORE!  Check out the OK kids website at

Movie Mondays

Each Monday we have a group of ladies that get together for a wholesome, feel good movie at 1:30. Popcorn and water included. We would love to have you join!



Mondays @ 1:30


Tuesday Cards

Each Tuesday we have a group that gets together for a few games of cards and conversation at 1:00. Come in for some afternoon enjoyment on Tuesdays!



Tuesdays @ 1:00

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