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!

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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.

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.


  • 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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