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Recreation Commission

MISSION

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.

MEETING SCHEDULE

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.

MEMBERSHIP

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 860-928-0208 x305.

CURRENT MEMBERS

  • Otto Anderson, Secretary
  • Sarah Bentley
  • Amy Monahan
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy

Recreation Director: Crystal Adams

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Send regular mail to: Recreation Commission, 415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT 06281
  • Email: click HERE
  • Phone: 860-928-0208 x305
  • Recreation Director's office hours are:  Wednesdays 8:30 am - 2:30 pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only.

RECREATION NEWS

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

 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Wii for SeniorsWii 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.

 

 

2017-2018 RECREATION PROGRAMS  

     

Essentrics Age Reverse & Rebalance Exercise Class:  Classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 - 10:00 am. Please note:  No Class on March 14, April 16, April 18, May 16 and May 28.  There is a minimal charge of $2 per class for residents and $3 per class for non-residents.  All classes are held in the lower level of the Woodstock Town Hall and are part of the Woodstock Recreation Department's Senior Exercise Program.

Memorial Day 10K Road Race: The race will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 at the Woodstock Academy Field House Gym.  Registration can be done by mail with the attached registration form, the day of the race beginning at 7:30am or online at:  www.lightboxreg.com.

Tag Sale: June 9, 2018 from 8am-Afternoon. Registration by Monday, May 21 to be included on the map. 

Twilight Concert Series:   Concerts will be held on Friday evenings at Roseland Cottage, the "Pink House," at 7PM.  Concerts are free.  Bring a blanket, chairs and have a picnic out on the lawn!

            Beck N' Call - June 22 (rain date is June 30)

            "The 102nd Army Band" - July 27 (no rain date)

            The Little Big Band - August 10 (rain date is Thursday, August 16)

Volleyball: Co-ed adult volleyball will be held on Monday evenings from 7:30-10:30pm at the Woodstock Academy South Campus Gym.  The next session will be April 2 - June 11, 2018.  The cost is $10 per person for the year.

Yoga:  Please note the new location - Woodstock Middle School Music Room.  This class is suitable for beginners and experienced exercisers.  Must be at least 16 years old.  Classes are held on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Woodstock Middle School Music Room on March 26, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7 and 14.  The cost is $56 for all 7 classes or $35 for 4 classes.  A drop-in rate is $10 per class. There will not be a class on April 16th.

 

 

 2018 Bus Trips

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

 

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