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 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
- Otto Anderson
- Raymond Lotter, Jr.
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.
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
2013 - 2014 Co-Ed Adult Volleyball: Monday evenings at 7:30 pm at the Woodstock Academy Field House. Session II will take place from February 24 through June 9, 2014. Players must be at least 18 years old to participate. The cost is $10 per person.
Afterschool Girls Volleyball Program: Would you like to learn how to play volleyball? The afterschool girls volleyball program open to girls in Grades 6, 7 and 8 will take place on February 25, 27, March 4, 6, 11 and 13 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm at the Woodstock Middle School. Volleyball is a girls varsity sport at Woodstock Academy. The cost is $25 per person.
POUND Rockout Workout: POUND classes are a full body cardio and conditioning class provided by Body By Design Fitness Studio. Classes are Wednesday evenings on April 2, 9, 23 and 30 and May 7 and 14 from 6:00-6:45 pm at the Woodstock Middle School Gymnasium. The cost is $50 per person for six weeks and pre-registration is preferred. The drop-in rate is $10 per class.
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 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. Two documents have been added for additional information: Update on the Program and Frequently Asked Questions.
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!
ZUMBA: The Zumba Winter Session has been cancelled.
2014 Toddler Time - Toddler Time is a free program for children ages 1 to 4 years, offering 30 minutes of story time, group sing-a-longs, music and instrument play and a coloring activity. The program will be held on Monday, January 6, 27, February 10, 24, March 10, 24, April 7, 21, May 5, 19 and June 2 from 10:30 - 11:00 am at the Woodstock Town Hall, Lower Level.
2014 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.