Register Now

Kids' Fishing Derby Register View Cart

This program is currently unavailable. Click here to view all of our current programs.

April 27th

Kids fish from 8-10:30

Held annually at Recreation Park in Beekman, for kids aged 0-15.
Limited worms will be available


Thank you to the Fire Department for providing hot dogs and drinks!

Thank you to Hooked on Fishing for offering to volunteer to help us!

ANNOUNCEMENT as of Friday, 4/26 at 2pm
Advance registration for the Kids’ Fishing Derby is now closed. 

  • If you already pre-registered for the derby, when you arrive tomorrow, follow the sign to check in for those who pre-registered.

  • If you did not pre-register, follow the signs to register and if

    • You are a resident, please bring proof of residency

    • You are not a resident please bring singles ($3/child)

  • 7:30am: Registration
  • 8:00am: Fishing begins
  • 10:15am: Fishing ends
  • 10:30am: Award Ceremony

Fishing Derby Rules
  • All visitors must stay behind the starting line until 8am
  • Only children age 15 and under can be fishing during the event
  • Adults are not permitted in the pond area unless they are with their child
  • Parents may HELP younger children if they need it
  • If a child leaves the pond area, the child’s adult helpers must also step away from the pond
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult partner if they go to the playground, the pavilion, the bathroom, etc.
  • Absolutely no standing in any area that says KEEP OFF or Do Not ENTER this includes the dam and the area around it
  • Stay away from safety cones
  • At 11 am when the fishing derby is over, adults with a current fishing license will be permitted fish

*To be eligible for Town of Beekman resident discounts for programs, proof of residency is checked annually for all participants, including those who have previously been enrolled. We will check the tax rolls but depending on the outcome, you may be asked to provide:
1. Bills to your address, AND
2. Proof of identity in the form of a Government Issued Photo ID

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

 Return to Programs    View All Activities