Special Events

Member Registration begins May 14, 2019

Non-Member Registration begins May 17, 2019

Register for programs online

Obtain a printable copy of the brochure!


Fees will now be based on Member and Non-Member status.  Each participant’s registration fee is based on THEIR membership status.  In-District and Out-of-District fees will no longer apply. 


BRC members enjoy the benefit of signing up a few days early for all activities.  Memberships are sold during BRC office hours. Please see our BRC pamphlet or webpage at www.burlingtonrec.com for membership options. 



· MEMORIAL DAY—Monday, May 27

· All SUNDAYS in the summer (June 2—Sept 1)

· 4th of JULY—Thursday, July 4

· Annual Maintenance Week-Sun, Aug 4—Sun, Aug 11

· LABOR DAY—Monday, September 2

Old 75 Crap Fare 

Dig deep and find your best “crap” and bring it to the Old 75 Crap Fare.  Garage sale items, flea market items, repurposed items, new and used—anything goes at this “outside crap fare.”  BRC approved concessions only; no additional food vendors accepted; bake sale items will be allowed.  Reserve a parking space for $5 at BRC to participate in this sale!


DATE: Saturday, June 8

TIME:  8am—1pm

LIMIT:  50 spaces

FEE:  $5/space

Outdoor Aqua with Salli

Tone and sculpt your body with no impact to your joints. This Monday/Thursday outside aqua class will be a blend of cardio and resistance training using noodles and water weights.  Any fitness level can get benefits from this class.  No class July 1 or 4.


· Mondays and Thursdays @ Outdoor Pool

· June 17—Aug 1

· 5:15pm

· $20 payable to BRC


BRC Triathlon

Be sure to mark Saturday, June 15 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, June 15!  Registration begins 30 minutes before each race.

· 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 (10 miles), run (5miles)


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)

DATE:  Saturday, June 15

FEE:   $30 Indiv (includes T-shirt if registered by May 31)

            $50 Team (includes T-shirt if registered by May 31)

WHO:   Ages 14+

WHEN:  Registration, 30 minutes prior to each race

Deep Water Aerobics

Change up your fitness plan by adding this great class! Join Justin in the deep end of the outdoor pool for some deep water aerobics!  Any fitness level will benefit!


· Tuesdays @ Outdoor Pool

· June 18—July 30

· 5:15pm

· $15 payable to BRC

Outdoor Pool Hours


1-5pm                 Open Swim

5-6pm                 Adults Only (+Aqua Fitness)

6-8pm                 Evening Swim



1-5pm                 Open Swim






Indoor Pool Hours


5:15—7:00am      Early Bird Swim



8:30-10am      Open Swim



5:00—6:30pm      Adult Swim  (1month trial basis in June)


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.  Admission will be half-price for the general public!  Veterans and seniors (55 years and over) will be given free admission!  Enjoy evening entertainment beginning at 7pm at Kelley Park, along with several food options that will be available throughout the night.  A wonderful fireworks display will take place at Kelley Park at dark.  More activities will be added as the holiday gets closer!  Plan to spend the 4th right here in Burlington!


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, co-sponsored by Burlington Promotions and BRC!


DATE:  Saturday, August 3

FEE:  $5.00

DEADLINE:  Monday, July 29 @ NOON



Sept 6-8, 2019

How about some great outdoor family fun RIGHT HERE in your back yard?!!!  Mark your calendar NOW for Sept 6-8, for the annual OK Kids event!!  This is sure to be an event you and your children WILL NOT FORGET!  Activities will be held at John Redmond and New Strawn Lake.  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 www.okkidscc.com!  MARK YOUR CALENDAR!


Taste of Fall Festival

The Taste of Fall Festival will be held at Kelley Park again this year!  Many activities for all ages are being planned.  Some of the activities planned include: Mason’s Breakfast, Car Show, Pumpkin Decorating, cake walk, Entertainment, kids games, hay dig, pioneer activities, Hot Wheels racing, inflatables and more!  Many new things will be added such as a zip line and several new games.  Mark your calendar and enjoy a fun, fall day right here in Burlington!  Activities planned by Burlington Promotions! 


DATE:   Saturday, October 5

WHERE:  Kelley Park

TIME:  9am-4pm

Vendor Information for

Fall Festival:


FEE: 8x10 space is $20

Food vendor w/trailer is $40

Food vendor w/table is $20


LOCATION:  First 20 vendors who sign up and pay the fee have choice of inside or outside booth setup.      Electricity is provided, but vendors must bring their own extension cord  (Note:  all food vendors will be out doors).


SET UP:  Sat morning, Oct 5, 6:30-9:00am



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