Emery Park, 42 Segar Mountain Road (Route 341W): seasonal, spring-fed swimming area (park pass required to swim) is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; swimming area will close August 21 at 6 p.m. for the season; playground, picnic areas with grills, hiking trail. Park open dawn to dusk.
Kent Common Park, Swifts Lane: playground, tennis courts (park pass required to use the courts), pavilion with picnic facilities can be reserved for events (includes option for access to electricity) by calling 860-927-1003. Park open dawn to dusk.
Kent Community House, North Main Street (adjacent the First Congregational Church): Park and Recreation classes are held here. For information about renting the building for events, contact Joyce Kearns, 860-927-4627.
Playing Fields at Kent Center School, 9 Judd Avenue: Park and Recreation has jurisdiction over the softball and baseball field and soccer fields weekdays after 5 p.m. as well as weekends.
Kent Falls,Lake Waramaug and Macedonia Brook Parks are state-run parks. Information about these parks is available from the State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection at 866-287-2757.