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.

by: Lesly Ferris

Commission alternate vacancy

The Kent Park and Recreation Commission has an opening for a commission member to fill an alternate, one-year seat. The commission meets the third Monday of the month (mostly), 7 p.m., Kent Town Hall. The commission is charged with oversight of the Town’s recreational programs and two parks. Electors of the Town of Kent should express their interest in being considered and their background in writing to Kent Park and Recreation Commission, P.O. Box 678, Kent 06757 or email parkandrec@townofkentct.org.

by: Kent Park

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: Kent Park

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. Register at class. Call 860-927-1003. Program flyer available on the website under "Forms."

by: Kent Park

After-School Program Counselor

Park and Recreation is accepting applications for counselor to work at its After-School Program for the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants must be at least 16 years old, have experience/interest in working with youngsters, ability to act as a role model and as part of a team. Details and job application form available on the website under "forms." Call 860-927-1003 or email parkandrec@townofkentct.org for application or more information. EOE.

by: Kent Park

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: Kent Park

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 cloudhandy@yahoo.com or call 802-349-2725. 

by: Master Admin

Concussion in Youth Sports

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

by: Master Admin

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: Kent Park and Recreation