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 2014 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 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
- 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:
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.
2014 RECREATION PROGRAMS
Fall Zumba Classes: Thursday evenings on October 30, November 6, 13, 20 and December 4, 11 and 18 from 6 - 7pm at the Woodstock Elementary School Gymnasium, 24 Frog Pond Road, Woodstock. The cost is $55 (7 classes) or at a drop-in rate of $10 per class.
2014-2015 Annual Co-Ed Adult Volleyball League: Monday evenings from September 15 - November 24 and February 23 - June 8 at 7:30 pm at the Woodstock Academy Field House. The cost is $10 per person (annual fee).
2014 Fall Squirt Soccer: Introduction to Soccer for Woodstock children ages 3 and 4 will be held on Saturdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1 at the Woodstock Elementary School Field from 9-9:30 am. The cost is $22 per person or $35 per family and includes a T-Shirt.
2015 Ski and Snowboard Program at Wachusett Mountain: Students in Grades 5-12 from Woodstock Middle School and Woodstock Academy are invited to participate in the 2015 Ski and Snowboard Program at Wachusett Mountain, in Princeton, Massachusetts. Sessions will be January 6, 13 and 27 and February 3, 10 and 24 with a weather cancellation date of March 3. Registration packets are available at each school, the First Selectman's Office in the Town Hall, or by clicking HERE.
2014 Senior Strength Training Program: Classes with instructor Terri Viani are available for seniors, age 62+, from Woodstock and surrounding towns. They are held on Mondays - October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 and December 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 9-10am at the Woodstock Town Hall, Room 1. The cost of classes is $20 (for all ten classes).
Woodstock Youth Basketball Program: Two programs are being offered. The grades K-4 basketball program is on Saturdays beginning January 17th with the registration deadline of December 17, 2014. The Grades 5-8 basketball program begins with evaluations on December 2, 2014 and the registration for this program is November 28, 2014. Click here for the grades K-4 registration form and click here for the grades 5-8 registration form.
Afterschool Girls Volleyball Program: Open to girls in Grades 6, 7, & 8. Dates for the program are November 3, 5, 7, 12, and 13 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm at the Woodstock Middle School Gym. The cost is $25 per person.
2014 Bus Trips
New York City on Saturday, November 29, 2014: Enjoy the day on your own to explore the Big Apple. Luxury Motor Coach leaves the Woodstock Town Hall at 6:30 am and returns at approximately 9:30 pm. The cost is $40 per person.
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.