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.

Online Registration

Browse our current program offerings and register online using WebTrac!

View the Program Registration page for more details on registering for programs and to view the current seasonal brochure.

Summer Camps


Some camps are already beginning to fill! Don't forget to sign up for your favorite camps soon, or you may miss your chance.  All full camps will begin taking waitlists in the event of a cancellation.  View the Program Registration page for details.

The following summer programs are FULL:
  • Art Around the World
  • Discovering Drama B (7/17 - 7/21)
  • Disney Camp
  • Intermediate Pickleball A (June session)
  • Engineering, Legos & Rocketry Camp
  • Fiddling Camp
  • Harry Potter Camp
  • MasterChef Jr. Camp
  • Nature & Wilderness Exploration Camp
  • One Day Adventures: Arbortrek (Still room in Jay Peak & Killington One-Day Adventures!)
  • Pirate Camp
  • Splash N' Gears Camp
  • Start Smart Baseball A
  • Start Smart Soccer A
  • Tai Chi Basic
  • Tennis Academy B
  • Who Dunnit? Jr. Detective Camp
  • Xtreme Explorer Camp B (6/26 - 6/30)
  • Xtreme Explorer Camp G (7/31 - 8/4)
GreenPlay Community Center/Bayside Park Master Plan

Public Meeting: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Colchester Town Offices, Outer Bay Conference Room

6:30 PM



Join us on 5/31 to continue discussing the Master Plans.  We will begin to discuss the specifics of the park's character and layout, amenities, and more.  The Town of Colchester has begun working with Design Concepts, an open space consulting firm, and they will be in attendance as well.

GreenPlay's final report on their Needs Assessment and Master Plan for a Community Recreation Center and Bayside Park can be read in full, here: GreenPlay Final Report (PDF).

History Summary: The Town of Colchester hired GreenPlay, LLC to assist us with a needs assessment and master plan for a possible new facility and a master plan for the future of Bayside Park.  Click here to view the full scope of work that they performed and proposed timeline.  Visit the Future Projects page for more info and to view the findings from focus groups and a public forum held in March 2016 as well as a video of their presentation to the Select Board in September 2016.  In early 2017, the Town began working with Design Concepts to further refine the Master Plans.
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