Colchester Parks & Recreation


"Optimizing the Experience of Living"


Colchester Parks & Recreation Mission Statement

"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."


Program Registrations
Browse our current program offerings or register for programs online. Need help logging in? Click here for detailed instructions using the online system.
Fall program registrations are now open for Colchester residents. Non-resident registration begins Sept. 8th. Preview a PDF of the brochure here.
Registration is now open for Fall LIFE programs. Online registration is available using WebTrac. Click here to view a digital copy of the brochure.
Updates & Announcements
Unfortunately, this year's Muck It Up Adventure race will be cancelled because we do not have enough athletes signed up to participate.
Make a difference by volunteering! Colchester Parks & Recreation has many opportunities for those looking to become more involved in their community. Learn more here.
L.I.F.E. stands for "Learning Is For Everyone." Click on to learn more about these expanding learning opportunites, or for info how to become an instructor. Registration is now open for Fall LIFE Programs.
Youth Sports
Registrations for the 2014/2015 CYBL Season is now open. Practice schedules will be posted here in early November.
Youth Lacrosse registrations for the 2015 season will begin in late December when the Winter/Spring Program Guide is released.
Track & Field registrations for the 2015 summer season will begin in early March when the Summer Program Guide is released.
Special Events
Unfortunately, this year's Muck It Up Adventure race will be cancelled because we do not have enough athletes signed up to participate.
Colchester Parks & Recreation will be hosting a Volunteer Recognition Dinner for our 200+ volunteers from this past year. Volunteers should check their email for more details.
The Town of Colchester's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team, Colchester CANsur-vive, will host a 5K Walk/Run at Bayside Park on October 11th. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Visit their Facebook page for more info. Registration is available on
Colchester Parks
Rossetti Natural Area & Beach
With 22 acres of natural beauty, Lake Champlain Waterfront, and rugged forest, Bayside Park is one of Colchester's most popular parks. You can also find the 2014 Pavilion Use Request Form here.
With 64.5 acres of all purpose recreation amenities, Airport Park is ideal for all manner of outdoor activites, from team-based sporting events, to the walking trail, to the relaxing picnic areas, and much more!
47-acres of undeveloped wetland, wooded area, and beach, conserving the area's natural amenities.
The Colchester Causeway and Bike Path was featured on The Weather Channel in a segment about the Island Line. Check it out at their website here.
The Colchester Causeway, part of the Island Line Bike Path, was included in the trail's induction into the Hall of Fame!
Help us to provide the programming YOU want in the parks that YOU love! Take our survey and let us know how we're doing and what you'd like to see from us in the future!
Get the latest news and updates on Parks & Rec programs and Special Events by connecting with us on Facebook! There's also a Colchester Triathlon page.



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