Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement

"Optimizing the Experience of Living"

To enhance the life of all Colchester residents by providing a variety of leisure time activities through exceptional programs, facilities, customer service, and leadership that exceeds community expectations.

Register for Parks & Recreation Programs Online!

Register Online [Website]
If you need help with setting up your account for online registrations, view this document: Parks & Rec Online Account Instructions (PDF)

View the Program Registration Page for details and to view the current seasonal Activity Guide.

FULL PROGRAMS & CAMPS:

The following programs and summer camps are full and now taking waitlists:
  • Exploring the Digital World: iPhone 101 [2/26]
  • Start Smart Soccer [3/9 - 3/25]
  • Tai Chi - Yang 24 [3/10 - 5/28]
  • Start Smart Baseball [5/12 - 5/28]
  • Mission (almost) Impossible Camp [6/29 - 7/3]
  • Cooking Cadets B [8/10 - 8/14]

Click Here to Reserve a Pavilion Online

You can now request use of a Colchester pavilion online.  Colchester residents can begin registering on 1/7/2020.  Non-residents can register beginning 1/21/2020.  You must create a household or organization account to reserve a pavilion; payment is made online by credit card.

If you prefer to reserve using a paper form, use this PDF link for a printable request form: Pavilion Use Request Form (PDF).  Requests by paper form can be paid for with check, cash, or credit card at the Parks & Rec office.

JOB OPENINGS

  • The Colchester Parks Department is seeking Seasonal Park Laborers (14 weeks) to perform general maintenance of all town parks, recreation areas, beaches, cemeteries, and municipal grounds.  Expected time frame is May - August 2020 and guarantees 40 hours/week.  Please view the job listing for employment requirements and details on how to apply.
  • The Colchester Parks Department is seeking a Seasonal Parks Maintenance Technician to perform general maintenance of all town parks, recreation areas, beaches, cemeteries, and municipal grounds.  This position is full-time, 40 hours/week with overtime available.  Expected time frame is March - November 2020.  Please view the job listing for employment requirements and details on how to apply.
  • The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking fun, responsible and caring Site Assistants to work in a creative, hands-on school-age environment for the A.C.E. After School Program for the 2019-2020 School Year.  This is a great opportunity to work with children in a dynamic, supportive, and fun environment.  We are specifically seeking Program Staff; applicants should possess a high school degree or higher. Please view the job listing for employment requirements and details on how to apply.

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