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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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Gymnastics Program
10/02/2019
Gymnastics program for ages 7 to 12 will be offered through Sharon...
Halloween Safety Campaign
10/02/2019
Halloween Safety Campaign, co-sponsored by Kent Lions Club and Kent...
Halloween Bash
10/02/2019
Park and Recreation will host a Family Halloween Bash Saturday,...
Kent Pumpkin Run
09/26/2019
The Kent Pumpkin Run is Sunday, October 27. To register or for more...
Easy Taichi
09/16/2019
NEW DATES/TIME: Easy Taichi, a simplified Taichi exercise class,...
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...
Tai Chi Chuan Classes
11/08/2017
Traditional Tung Family Style Tai Chi Chuan classes, taught by Christopher...
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...
 
Gymnastics Program

Gymnastics program for ages 7 to 12 will be offered through Sharon Recreation, starting November 2 and meet Saturdays, 1-2 p.m. at Sharon Center School. Program flyer available on the website under "Forms."
 


by posted 10/02/2019
Halloween Safety Campaign

Halloween Safety Campaign, co-sponsored by Kent Lions Club and Kent Park and Recreation, in conjunction with the Resident State Trooper's Office, returns October 31. Trick-or-treaters of all ages are encouraged to pick-up a glow-in-the-dark necklace from Resident State Trooper Andrew Fisher and Park and Recreation director Lesly Ferris on North Main Street, adjacent the Kent Memorial Library, from 5 to 7 p.m. or until supply lasts. The Safety Campaign began in 1998 to help make pedestrians more visible while walking in the village center and neighborhoods on Halloween. 


by posted 10/02/2019
Halloween Bash

Park and Recreation will host a Family Halloween Bash Saturday, October 26, 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kent Community House, 93 North Main Street. Halloween costume parade w/prizes, pumpkin decorating, games, pizza and beverages, haunted walkway. Admission is $5/person; $20 for family of five or more. Call 860-927-1003 for more information.


by posted 10/02/2019
Kent Pumpkin Run

The Kent Pumpkin Run is Sunday, October 27. To register or for more information visit

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/43rd-annual-kent-pumpkin-run-tickets-70436516517. Race registration form on the website under "Forms."


by posted 09/26/2019
Easy Taichi

NEW DATES/TIME: Easy Taichi, a simplified Taichi exercise class, will meet Tuesday mornings, 10-11, at the Kent Community House, North Main Street. The six-week sessions will run November 12 to December 17 and January 7 to February 18. The cost is $60/session or $100/both sessions. Program flyer available on this website under "forms." Pre-registration required by contacting 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 OCTOBER 21. 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
Tai Chi Chuan Classes

Traditional Tung Family Style Tai Chi Chuan classes, taught by Christopher Kiely, are offered in collaboration with Kent Park and Recreation Tuesday evenings, 6-7:30, at the Kent Community House, North  Main Street. Tuition is $80/month or $200/three months. For more information or to register, contact Chris at or call 802-349-2725. 


by Master Admin posted 11/08/2017
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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