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Welcome to Kent P&R′s home on the web!

    Welcome to the Kent CT Park and Recreation website. This is an official website of the Kent Park and Recreation Commission, the volunteer commission charged with oversight of the town’s recreational programs. Kent Park and Recreation develops and oversees comprehensive year-round offerings, including youth sports and camps as well as classes, outings and events for community members of all ages.
    Information about Park and Recreation programs is available by clicking the “Programs” tab to the left. Answers to general questions are available by clicking “Frequently Asked Questions” tab on the left. Parents and players will find detailed information about specific sports teams by selecting the “Sports” menu above. Seniors can access information about programs designed specifically for them by choosing the “Seniors” menu at top.

    Park and Recreation offers scholarships, funded by the Kent Community Fund, for its After-School and Camp Kent programs. Application available by speaking with the Park and Recreation director, 860-927-1003.
    The website also contains registration forms, links to other community and regional groups as well as contact information for Kent CT Park and Recreation. Registration forms and other correspondence should be returned the Kent Park and Recreation, P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757.

   Per Connecticut General Statute 19a-77, Kent Park and Recreation is required to disclose that our services and programs are not licensed by the State Office of Early Childhood. Thank you.

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Top Programming Ideas
01/21/2020
Camp Business Magazine's list of Top Programming Ideas from 2019...
Slamma-Jamma Basketball Camp
01/07/2020
Kent Park and Recreation will host Coach Art Leary's Slamma-Jamma...
Winter Ice Skating
12/17/2019
Park and Recreation in cooperation with South Kent School will offer...
Easy Taichi
09/16/2019
Easy Taichi, a simplified Taichi exercise class, will meet Tuesday...
After-School Program
07/23/2019
The After-School Program, open to Kent youngsters ages 5 to 12, meets...
Tang Soo Do
07/17/2019
Tang Soo Do (Martial Arts) meets Mondays at the Kent Community House,...
Pesticide Ban
03/26/2019
The Kent Park and Recreation Commission voted to ban any chemical...
Concussion in Youth Sports
08/20/2015
The CDC Fact Sheet on Concussion in Youth Sports is on the website...
Playing Fields
04/04/2013
The rules for the Playing Fields adjacent Kent Center School state...
 
Top Programming Ideas

Camp Business Magazine's list of Top Programming Ideas from 2019 summer camps includes submission by Lesly Ferris, Kent Park and Recreation Director and can be found on the website under "forms."


by posted 01/21/2020
Slamma-Jamma Basketball Camp

Kent Park and Recreation will host Coach Art Leary's Slamma-Jamma Basketball Camp July 20-24, 2020, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kent Center School, 9 Judd Avenue, Kent. The camp is open to youngsters entering grades 3 through 9 at a cost of $175. Register and pay online by visiting slamma-jamma.com. For more information, contact coach Ray Pennucci, 860-248-5609 or Park and Recreation at 860-927-1003.


by posted 01/07/2020
Winter Ice Skating

Park and Recreation in cooperation with South Kent School will offer winter ice skating at the South Kent School ice rink, Bulls Bridge Road in South Kent. Open skate will take place: 

February 15: 1-2 p.m.

February 23: 2-4 p.m.

March 1: 2-4 p.m.

A park pass is required and can be purchased at the rink during skating hours at a cost of $35/Kent residents; $65 for non-residents; free to Kent residents age 65 and older or $5/day/person. Participants must wear skates and hat on the ice. The schedule is available on the website under "Forms."


by posted 12/17/2019
Easy Taichi

Easy Taichi, a simplified Taichi exercise class, will meet Tuesday mornings, 10-11, at the Kent Community House, North Main Street and/or Thursday mornings, 10-11, at St. Andrew's Church Parish House, Route 341. The next six-week sessions begin February 18 and 20. The cost is $60/session for one weekly class or $100 to attend twice a week. New students may join at the first session only. Program flyer available on this website under "forms." For more information or to pre-register, contact instructor Christopher Kiely, 802-349-2725, or cloudhandy@yahoo.com or Lesly Ferris, 860-927-1003, parkandrec@townofkentct.org


by posted 09/16/2019
After-School Program

The After-School Program, open to Kent youngsters ages 5 to 12, meets Monday through Friday, 3-5:30 p.m. at Kent Center School. The program features homework and snack times, indoor and outdoor activites. The cost is $11/day. Scholarship assistance, provided by the Kent Community Fund, is available. Program registration forms and handbook available on the website under "Forms." Forms also available in the Park and Recreation office, Kent Center School office or by calling 860-927-1003.


by posted 07/23/2019
Tang Soo Do

Tang Soo Do (Martial Arts) meets Mondays at the Kent Community House, North Main Street. Programs offered are: Kid Kicks, ages 4-7, 6-6:30 p.m.; ages 7 and older, 6:30-7:30 p.m., weapons and advanced forms every other week at 7:35 p.m. Cost: $80/first family member; $60 for additional family members for 10-week session. A NEW 10-WEEK SESSION BEGINS JANUARY 27. TRY FIRST CLASS FREE. Register at class. Call 860-927-1003. Program flyer available on the website under "Forms."


by posted 07/17/2019
Pesticide Ban

The Kent Park and Recreation Commission voted to ban any chemical use of Round-Up and the generic form of Round-Up at Emery Park and Kent Common Park at its March 25, 2019 special meeting.


by posted 03/26/2019
Concussion in Youth Sports

The CDC Fact Sheet on Concussion in Youth Sports is on the website under "Forms."


by posted 08/20/2015
Playing Fields

The rules for the Playing Fields adjacent Kent Center School state that dogs are not allowed on the fields, and playing golf is prohibited on the fields. Kent Park and Rec appreciates your observance of these rules when using the fields.


by posted 04/04/2013
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