Parks & Recreation

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COVID-19 Updates:

  • Parks & Recreation Office Staff are working remotely, but can still be reached by phone or email during regular hours of 7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.
  • All programs offered by the Colchester Parks and Recreation are cancelled or postponed beginning March 16th through April 6th.  
  • The A.C.E. After School Programs at CMS, MBS, PPS & UMS will be closed for the remainder of the 2019/2020 School Year.
  • Colchester Youth Lacrosse (CYL) season start date will be delayed until further notice.
  • Colchester Playgroup held at the Colchester Meeting House is postponed until further notice.
  • The Easter Egg Hunt on April 11 had been cancelled.

If you have questions, please call us at 802-264-5640 or email us.

Register for Parks & Recreation Programs Online!

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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.


The following programs and summer camps are full and now taking waitlists:
  • Bone Builders [6/15 - 7/22]
  • Mission (almost) Impossible Camp [6/29 - 7/3]
  • Tremendous Tinkerers [7/20 - 7/24]
  • Discovering Drama A [7/20 - 7/24]
  • Out of the World: Space Camp [8/3 - 8/7]
  • Cooking Cadets A [8/3 - 8/7]
  • Cooking Cadets B [8/10 - 8/14]
  • Just Add H2O Camp [8/17 - 8/21]


  • The Colchester Parks Department is seeking a Seasonal Park Laborer (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.

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.

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