The Colchester Bayside Activity Center, formerly known as the "Senior Center," is located at 36 Blakely Road at the entrance to Bayside Park. It is a 1-story building that is primarily used for recreation programs, and benefits from access to Bayside Beach and all of the Bayside Park amenities. The Center was renovated in 2011 and now offers a new kitchen, meeting space, upgraded bathroom facilities, and fresh paint throughout.
See our most current program guide for info on classes offered at the Bayside Activity Center. Registration is available by paper form or using WebTrac.
We schedule a variety of programs at the Activity Center each season, including yoga, Tai Chi, watercolor classes, and much more. If you have an idea for a new program, or would like to teach a class, please emailthe Recreation Department, or call (802) 264-5640.
"To provide a sense of community by ensuring that the Bayside Activity Center is actively used by Colchester residents engaging in recreational, social, healthful, and educational activities to enhance quality of life."
We are pleased to announce a partnership with the Burnham Memorial Library. They will be managing and organizing our small library by rotating new books in and out to keep the selection fresh. We have a "Take a Book, Leave a Book" policy. Please be sure to stop by the Burnham Memorial Library to say “thanks” and to see their bigger collection of books and check out the great programs they offer! You can also visit them on the Library page.
At this time, the Activity Center is not rented out to private parties. Events and activities open to the public and sponsored by the Town of Colchester or the Colchester School District are welcome to request the space (pending availability). The space is not reserved for reoccurring meetings. Please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 802-264-5640 for availability and scheduling.