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Annual Notifications and Community Announcements

The Bethlehem Central School District is committed to keeping families and residents up-to-date on important information and events in the community. This online resource helps us meet that goal while saving money on printing costs and protecting our natural resources.

Annual Notifications

To access the most up-to-date notifications for families and residents of the Bethlehem Central School District, visit our Annual Notifications page.

Community Announcements

The district is a central hub of activity in the community, particularly as it relates to educational and recreational opportunities available to children. This Community Announcements page is provided as a service to parents for informational purposes only. For more information about the activities and organizations listed below, please use the contact information provided with each entry.

If you have a community announcement you would like posted, please click here to access the online submission form. *Please note that this submission does not automatically update our website. Please do not expect an immediate response. This page is manually maintained.

Click here to read our Terms & Conditions

  • Bethlehem YMCA

Do you have a teen who might be interested in the Y’s Youth & Government program? We will be hosting an informational meeting on Thursday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m.! YMCA Youth and Government is a national program of the Y that involves thousands of teens nationwide in state-organized, model government programs. Teens meet once a week and discuss and debate issues that affect citizens of New York State and to propose legislation. For more information contact Rusty Decker by email at or by phone at 518-4394-4394 x1450.

  • Bethlehem Central Field Hockey Youth Program

Registration for the Fall Youth Program is now open! This program is for players 3rd grade – 6th grade. The Bethlehem Central Field Hockey Youth Program provides both technical and tactical training for youth players in a fun, game-oriented atmosphere! Practices and local tournaments are included. Website: Contact Amy Davenport (BCFH Booster Club):

  • Albany County Department of Recreation

Albany County is proud to announce multiple free sporting opportunities to the residents of Albany County. Sports include flag football, baseball, track and more. Visit the Albany County Website for more information: 

  • Bethlehem Youth Hockey Association registration is open

Hockey registration is now open for all age groups – Early bird discount pricing ends 7/1/18. Never skated before? No problem, we have programs designed for beginners. Professional level coaching at all age groups. All you need is a good attitude.

  • Register for Bethlehem Pop Warner

Registration is now open for the 2018 season of Bethlehem Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading. Ages 5-15 (as of 7/31/18). No experience necessary. Be part of the Bethlehem tradition since 1964. Information and online registration at

  • Volunteer with the Town of Bethlehem Parks and Rec

The Town of Bethlehem Parks & Recreation Department is accepting Volunteer Applications for Summer 2018! There are a variety of programs to choose from including tennis, swimming lessons, day camp, arts & crafts and many more! Download an application here or stop by the Park Office to pick one up!

  • Capitol Region Basketball Boot-Camp

Capitol Region Basketball Boot-Camp will be hosting camp for boys and girls ages: 8- 17. Session 1 will take place July 9 – 13 @ Bethlehem YMCA. Early drop: 8:30am – Late Pick: 4:30pm Cost: $275 With Lunch $250 w/out for more details go to our website

Terms and Conditions

By checking the appropriate box on the Community Announcements Submission Form, you are indicating you have read the following terms and conditions related to Bethlehem Central’s Community Announcements page:

  • Submissions for the page will only be accepted through the Web-based “Community Announcements” form. No faxes, phone calls, hard copies or e-mails will be accepted. It is important that this process is streamlined so that all eligible community groups who submit announcements can have them posted.
  • Announcements must advertise recreational and educational activities and programs that benefit children within the school community. These activities, events and programs must take place within school district boundaries to be considered for publication (per Board of Education Policy No. 1810.)
  • Community organizations must provide a contact e-mail address or website to accompany their announcement.
  • Announcements advertising fundraisers must be associated with the school district or students, and as such, will be published only after the fundraiser has received the necessary approvals under district policy governing such fundraising activities (Board of Education Policy Nos. 1222 and 5251).
  • Community organizations submitting an announcement must indicate they have read the terms and the conditions.