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.
Gymnastics Program 10/02/2019 Gymnastics program for ages 7 to 12 will be offered through Sharon...
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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."
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.
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.
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 email@example.com or Lesly Ferris, 860-927-1003, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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."
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.
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.