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735 Scott Ave.
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Phone: 620.223.0386
BRCC Hours: M-F 5AM-9PM
Sat: 8 am- 5 pm October thru April
Sun: 12noon-5 pm
Buck Run Community Center

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"March Madness”

 Bracket Buster Contest


2nd - 8th Grade


Come by the BRCC beginning Monday, March 12th and pick up a March Madness NCAA Basketball Bracket.  Fill it out and return it before the first game is played.  The top 5 individuals that do the best on the selection of games throughout the tournament will be awarded prizes.


This is a free program!!!



NO School!                                        NO Problem!


The Fort Scott Recreation Commission is offering activities for the youth to enjoy while they are out of school.  Staff will supervise and organize the game or activities for the youth to get exercise, socialize and have fun!  These activities will take place on Oct 20th, Jan 15th, Feb 19th & March 9th. Any boy or girl (ages 7  - 12 years) are invited to participate.  A supervisor will organize the participants and divide up the teams where everyone will receive equal amount of playing time.  Parents do not need to be present for these activities.  Fee is $1.00 per person! The events will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 noon each date.


March 10th - Kickball @ BRCC or Fisher South Field


36th Annual Spelling Bee


Saturday, March 3rd



This friendly competition is for 1st through 5th graders.  Preliminary rounds will take place in individual classrooms.  The top spellers in each classroom will meet for the final round in the Buck Run Community Center Auditorium.  This challenging activity is set for Saturday, March 3rd, beginning at 1:30 p.m.  Call 223-0386 for additional information.


Holiday Crafts!


The Fort Scott Recreation Commission and the Fort Scott Middle School Pride  are offering the following craft programs for pre-schoolers - 5th Grade.  These programs are designed for the youth to construct basic crafts using their hands.  Each workshop will be held at the Buck Run Community Center and have various craft projects, face painting, snacks and drinks.  Please pre-register at the Buck Run Community Center to allow for adequate supplies.  A $1.00 registration fee will be charged for each participant. 


Class Date Time Pre-Register By


Creepy, Crawly Crafts October 28th 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26th


Santa’s Workshop December 9th 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7th


Cupids Corner February 10th 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8th


Eggstravaganza March 31st 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Mar. 29th


These programs are provided by the

Fort Scott Recreation Commission & Fort Scott Pride


FSRC Youth

Track & Field Meet



The FSRC Staff would like to offer a track and field meet for the youth of Fort Scott to compete in running and field events.


Participants may compete in the following events:  50, 100, 200, and 400 meter dashes;  standing long jump; and softball throw.  Winners will receive medals at the conclusion of each event.


Divisions: 2nd & 3rd and 4th & 5th Grades

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Location: Frary Stadium

Time: Registration begins @ 6:30 p.m., with the meet beginning @ 6:45 p.m.

Fees: $3.00 per person


CORPORATE Kickball Tournament

April 21st


Corporate Teams will compete in a co-ed kickball tournament.  All proceeds from the tournament will go toward the all inclusive playground @ Ellis Park. Teams will be play with 5 guys/5 gals at the Fisher Park Fields.


Fee:                    $100.00 per Corporate Team

Deadline:           Wednesday, April 18th

Register:            BRCC - 735 Scott Ave.

Prizes:                T-shirts for the place team


2018 Ft. Scott Pickle Ball Spring Open Tournament

EVENT DATE:   Saturday, April 28th

Saturday – Men’s Doubles/Women’s Doubles   - 9:00 a.m.

Sunday – Singles (If enough participants) –  Conclusion of Doubles Tournament

DIVISIONS:  55 & Under and 56 & Over

LOCATION:  Pickle Ball Courts - 910 Burke St.,            Fort Scott, KS.

FORMAT:  Tournament format based on registration numbers. Check-in 30 minutes prior.  You must be ready for match when it is announced.  If not at court ready to play within 10 minutes of announced match you may be asked to forfeit.  Outdoor Pickle balls will be used. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals in each division. T-Shirt Included

ENTRY FEE: $15 for the first event and $5 each additional event if registered by April 25th ($20 after April 25 if space available)

















































Dragoon Charge - 5K Run or Walk

(New Time—Will Kick off the Parade!!!!)


This annual road race is kicking off the annual parade on Friday, June 2nd. A 5K run or walk will begin at the front of (6th & Main) at approximately 5:45 p.m.  Fees are $10 prior to race day and $15 the day of the race from 5:15 - 5:45 p.m. The race route will take you down Main Street going north toward the new Riverfront trails in Fort Scott. The complete route will be explained prior to the race.


Age division include 16 and under, 17-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 plus.  Medals go to the top male and female finishers in each division.   Each runner/walker will receive a t-shirt with their entry fee. 







Home Run Derby

 Don Hewett Field


Boy’s -  July 30th          &              

Girl’s - July 31st


Each batter will have 10 swings out of 15 pitches from a pitching machine.  1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers will receive awards.  Register the day of the derby.  Fee is $3.00 per person.  This is for ages 9 - 12 years.


9 Yr. Olds - 5:30 pm

10 Yr. Olds - 6:15 pm

11 Yr. Olds - 7:00 pm

12 Yr. Olds - 7:45 pm









Community Dances


Have fun with your friends while enjoying your favorite tunes, food and dancing to “Live Bands”. This experience is a fun way to exercise and meet new friends.  Community Dances will be held throughout the Fall/Winter.  Call 223-0386 for additional information.


There will be an admission charge at the door to cover the cost of the band. Snacks and refreshments will be provided!





Thursday Card Players


If you are looking for a good game of cards, fun and conversation, come down to Buck Run on Thursday evenings and join in with the  Card Players as they play the night away from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

This is a free weekly event to anyone that wants to either play cards, drink coffee, eat snacks, or just socialize.



Breakfast Bingo


Come drink some coffee and play some bingo at Buck Run.  Staff will provide the bingo cards, the caller and coffee.  Prizes provided by the Fort Scott Recreation Commission.


Days:   2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month

Time:    9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Cost:    Free 


 Dance Lessons  - Tuesday Evenings


Ted Koller will instruct adult dance lessons on Tuesdays beginning September 20th. A different dance step will be taught at each class. A fee of $5.00 per person will be charged per month to help pay forr a band held at BRCC on Saturday evenings. 


Beginners -      7:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Intermediate - 8:15 p.m. - 9 p.m.






 Ask the staff at BRCC about checking out Shuffle board and/or Ping Pong Equipment. Available at the front desk at BRCC.  This can be played at no charge with a $3.00 deposit.



T.O.P.S. Meetings

Held @ BRCC - Tuesdays -

4 5 p.m.  


Weekly weigh - in and discussion of wellness topics are the focus of each meeting.


              Contact:  Edith Collins (620-223-4219)