The biggest and busiest of our town parks, Oakdale is home to our Labor Day festivities as well as the North River Library and the Bridgewater Little League Program. The park has three picnic areas (Shelter Nos. 1 and 2 each have 10 tables, and Shelter No. 3 has 16 tables with restroom facilities attached). Park amenities include 2 playgrounds (one for preschool children, the other for school-aged children), BBQ grills and water spigots at the shelters, four horseshoe pits, basketball court, plenty of off-street parking, and open areas to run and play. Baseball field # 4 is available for public use. Park shelter reservations are free for Bridgewater town residents with an active B-Rec membership.
- Oakdale Shelter 1
Shelter #1 offers 10 picnic tables, electric, water, grills and trash receptacles. Park restrooms close 11/1.
- Oakdale Shelter 2
Shelter #2 offers 10 picnic tables, electric, water, grills and trash receptacles. Park restrooms close 11/1.
- Oakdale Shelter 3
Shelter #3 offers 16 picnic tables, restrooms, close proximity to playgrounds, electric, water, grills, and trash receptacles. Park restrooms close 11/1.
Park playgrounds are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. Park restrooms are guaranteed to be open daily 12p-6p. There are times restrooms may have extended hours due to little league and other events.
Shelters must be reserved 48 hours prior to event. Reservations can be made on this website with a credit card OR in person at the Bridgewater Community Center, 201 Green St, Mon-Fri, 8:30am to 5pm, with cash or check. Town Residents that have a B-Rec Membership may reserve the shelters at no cost.
All others will be charged as follows:
- Mon-Thurs Reservations are $10 total for the first three hours, and $5/hr for each additional hour.
- Fri, Sat, Sun Reservations are $25 total for the first three hours, and $10/hr for each additional hour.
Park shelter reservations may be made beginning November 1 for the following year. Shelters are available for reservation between the hours of 7am and 10pm.
ALL SHELTER RESERVATIONS ARE FINAL. Refunds will not be given for cancellation or inclement weather.
For questions about weddings and special events, please call 540-908-4212.
All park restrooms generally close the first week of November, weather depending.
- Oakdale Park
- 134 Mt. Crawford Ave.
- Bridgewater , VA 22812