Wednesday 7 October 2015

Recreation Commission


The purpose of the Recreation Commission to promote the general welfare of the community by providing recreational activities for children and other citizens of the Town of Woodstock.



The full Recreation Commission meets monthly, usually on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  See the Calendar tab (above) for upcoming meetings. Special Subcommittee meetings are scheduled as needed. Agendas and minutes are available at the Town Hall and on this website. Meetings are open to the public.


The Recreation Commission is a five member group created by the Board of Selectmen.  The terms of office are two years running concurrently with the Board of Selectmen each municipal election.

We need volunteers. Do you have great ideas?  Would you like to see new programs?  Do you have a little time? If you would like more information on how to get involved with this fun and dedicated commission, call us at 860-315-5175.


  • Craig Schuler, Chairperson
  • Otto Anderson, Secretary
  • Sarah Bentley
  • Jennifer Beams
  • Raymond Lotter, Jr., Vice Chairperson

Recreation Director: Shannon Reynolds


  • Send regular mail to: Recreation Commission, 215 Coatney Hill Road, Woodstock, CT 06281
  • Email: click HERE
  • Phone:  860-315-5175


New Recreation Park Facility: Located on Senexet Village Road (Behind the Beeches Real Estate off Route 171):  Soccer field, walking trail, and basketball court.  For more information contact the Recreation Department.

Listed below are various links to recreational organizations:

Woodstock Little League

NECONN Soccer Club

WPTP Cheerleading

WPTP Junior Football League

Griffin Youth Hockey Association




 Senior GamerWii Gaming for Woodstock Seniors:  The Wii Gaming System is a fun, interactive program that promotes healthy lifestyles through physical active play.  Games include tennis, bowling, golf, and dancing.  Games are played on a big screen with the use of hand held controllers.  The cost is FREE.  The program begins October 8th and is located at the Woodstock Town Hall, Lower Level, on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 am to noon.  All participants must fill out a waiver of liability prior to using the game system.





Senior ExSenior exerciseercise:  Low impact exercise for local Seniors every Tuesday and Thursday beginning September 8, 2015 through June 30, 2016 from 9:00 - 10:00 am.  Classes are located in the lower level of the Town Hall and are free of charge.


Senior Strength TrainingSenior Strength Training:  The Fall session has begun!  The dates are Wednesdays on September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 18, 25 and Friday, December 4 from 9-10am at the Woodstock Town Hall.  The cost is $20 for all 10 classes or $2 per class. This program is offered to seniors ages 62+.


Ski/SnowboardSki/Snowboard Program at Wachusett Mountain:  2016 Season Registration begins on October 1, 2015.

Click Each Title to View and Download:  Ski Program Information      Ski Program Registration Instructions        Ski Program Registration Form         Ski Program Frequently Asked Questions   Wachusett Mountain Form  Wachusett Mountain Website


  squirt soccerSquirt Soccer:  For children ages 3 and 4 -- A six-week introduction to soccer program will be held on Saturdays beginning September 19 from 9-9:30 am at the Woodstock Elementary School Field. The cost is $30 per player or a maximum of $40 per family (includes a T-Shirt).


 VolleyballVolleyball:  Come out and play co-ed volleyball this year.  The 2015-2016 season begins September 14 - November 23 and picks back up on February 29 - June 13. It will be held at the Woodstock Academy Field House at 7:30 p.m.  The cost for the year is $10 per person.


zumbaZumba Class: Thursday evenings beginning September 17 from 6-7pm at the Woodstock Elementary School Gymnasium.  The cost is $60 (8 classes) or $35 (4 classes).  The drop-in rate is $10 per class.




 2015 Bus Trips

Motor Coach bus 

New York SkylineNew York City:  Saturday, November 28, 2015 from 6:30am to 9:30pm (approximately) enjoy the day exploring the Big Apple on your own.  Departure is from the Putnam Department of Motor Vehicles parking lot (165 Kennedy Drive).  The cost is $46.00 per seat (which does not include driver gratuity).  Cost includes DVD/CD and bathroom equipped round trip motor coach transportation.




NOTE:  To register for these programs please download the registration form. Contact Shannon Reynolds at 860-315-5175 for any additional information.



Woodstock held a Community Clean Up Day at our new Recreation Park Walking Trails.  Nine volunteers work from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the woods, collecting two Town dump truck loads of old glass, rusty car and truck parts, tires, barrels and other trash on April 10, 2010.  Volunteers included Jeff Bartolomie, Zack Bartolomie, Christopher Bates, Laura Burke, Mackenzie Cooney, John Navarro, and Karen Fitzpatrick of Woodstock, Emily Navarro of Pomfret, and Thomas Hull of Brooklyn.





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