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
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.
2016 RECREATION PROGRAMS
Men's Open Gym Basketball: Adult basketball will be held on Thursday evenings from 8:30-10:30pm from January 7 through April 28 (except March 24 and April 21) at the Woodstock Middle School Gym.
Senior Exercise: 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.
Ski/Snowboard Program at Wachusett Mountain: 2016 Season Registration begins on October 1, 2015. Great News! Wachusett Mountain will honor the discount price until 12/9/15.
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
Adult Tai Chi: Tai Chi for Health classes are available for adults (18+) on Mondays February 1 through March 28 (no class on February 15) from 10:30-11:30am at the Woodstock Town Hall Room 1. The cost is $40 per person for 8 weeks.
Body Blast: Torch fat in this fun and challenging class! Aerobic, floor work and resistance exercises make up this total body toning class. Classes are Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 2 and 9th, from 6:00 - 6:45 pm, in the lower level, Room 1 of the Woodstock Town Hall. The cost is $42 (for all six classes), drop-in rate $10 per class.
ESSENTRICS™ Aging Backwards: A slow and gentle, full-body stretch workout that focuses on improving strength, flexibility and increasing mobility. This program is suited for older men and women looking for a gently, slower tempo class with uplifting music. Classes are Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 2 and 9th, from 9:00 - 10:00 am, in the lower level, Room 1 of the Woodstock Town Hall. The cost is $20 for Woodstock Residents (for all six classes), $25 Non-Residents or $5 drop-in rate.
Volleyball - Co-Ed: Come out and play co-ed volleyball this year. The next session will be February 29 - June 13. It will be held at the Woodstock Academy Field House at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person.
2016 Bus Trips
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.