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.
For information about Camp Nahaco and their summer day camp, click here.
For information about Red Cross Swim Lessons at our Town Beach on Pond Factory in North Woodstock, click here.
The full Recreation Commission meets monthly, usually on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. See the blue 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.
- Stephen Adams, Chairperson
- Craig Schuler, Vice Chairperson
- Raymond Lotter, Jr.
- John Murdock
Recreation Director: Karen Fitzpatrick
- 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.
American Kenpo Karate: This program is based on the original program offered at Brian Walsh's American Martial Arts Training Academy. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursday at Bungay Firehouse, 1256 Route 171, West Woodstock. There are three times based on age groups: Ages 5-10 at 5:30 - 6:15 p.m., Ages 11-14 at 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. and Ages 15 - Adult at 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Monthly Fees are $75 pp (both days per week) or $65 pp (one day per week).
2013 RECREATION PROGRAMS AND TRIPS
Toddler Time: Toddler Time is a free program for children ages 1 to 4 years. This is a great way for toddlers to meet new friends and have fun. Remaining dates for Toddler Time are December 2 & 16, from 10:30 am to 11:00 am in the Woodstock Town Hall, Lower Level.
2013 - 2014 Co-Ed Adult Volleyball: Monday evenings at 7:30 pm at the Woodstock Academy Field House. Session II will begin February 24th until June 9th, 2014. Players must be 18 years old and up to participate. The cost is $10 per person.
Wii 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 Strength Training Fitness Program: This class is for seniors ages 62 and up in Woodstock and surrounding towns. The session is October 7, 21 and 28, November 18 and 25 and December 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Classes cost $10 (for all ten classes) and will be held at the Woodstock Town Hall (lower level) from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
2014 Student Ski/Snowboard Program at Wachusett Mountain: Registration begins October 1, 2013. Registration forms will be available in the First Selectman's Office at the Woodstock Town Hall. Some registration packets will be available at the Middle School and Academy offices. This program is offered on a first come, first served basis to the first 100 students. UPDATE!!! We have reached our goal of 100 applications. Anyone applying now will be placed on a waiting list.
2014 Woodstock Youth Basketball Grades K-4: The program will be on Saturdays, beginning January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1 and 8, 2014 at the Woodstock Middle School. The cost is $40 for 1st child, $35 for 2nd child, and $20 for each additional child in same family. Registration deadline is December 16, 2013 for grades K-4 only. Late registrations will not be accepted without approval!
2014 Woodstock Youth Basketball Grades 5-8: Evaluations, to determine skill levels only, were held at the Woodstock Middle School on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The cost is $40 for 1st child, $35 for 2nd child, and $20 for each additional child in same family. Registration deadline is November 20, 2013 for grades 5-8 only. Late registrations will not be accepted without approval!
2013 Bus Trips
NEW YORK CITY 2013: Saturday, November 30, 2013, Enjoy the day on you own to explore the BIG APPLE and all it offers. Take in Rockefeller Center, museums, shopping, theaters, sightseeing, etc. Departure will be from the Woodstock Town Hall @ 6:30 a.m. (return approximately 9:30 p.m.). The cost is $40 per seat (does not include driver gratuity). NYC bus trip is SOLD OUT!
COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAY ON WALKING TRAILS
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.