Boat fees to increase at Beaverdam

- Posted on Dec 22, 2010 - 04:42 PM

Effective Jan. 1, several fees at Beaverdam Park will be increased, according to a release from the Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism office.

The increases are being instituted to help offset additional park operation expenses. The new fees are as follows:

Boat, motor and battery rental for the day, $30; boat, motor and battery rental for the hour, $15; boat rental for the day, $15; canoe rental for the day, $15; canoe rental for the hour, $5; paddle boat rental for the day, $5; paddle boat rental for the hour, $3.

Interior design

Parks & Rec is taking registration for interior design classes, levels one and two. Students will participate in a hands-on activity-oriented course. A presentation board will be the end product of the class.

Classes begin the week of Jan. 3, and space is limited. Robert Roane, owner of Rosegate Interiors, will be the instructor. The cost is $60 (plus materials); registration is available online or in the Parks, Recreation and Tourism office.