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Kids' Fishing Derby
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Kids fish from 8-10:30
Held annually at Recreation Park in Beekman, for kids aged 0-15.
Limited worms will be available
BRING YOUR OWN POLE and BUCKET
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)
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
2017 Fishing Derby Photos
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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