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Welcome to Kent P&R′s home on the web!

    Welcome to the Kent CT Park and Recreation website. This is an official website of the Kent Park and Recreation Commission, the volunteer commission charged with oversight of the town’s recreational programs. Kent Park and Recreation develops and oversees comprehensive year-round offerings, including youth sports and camps as well as classes, outings and events for community members of all ages.
    Information about Park and Recreation programs is available by clicking the “Programs” tab to the left. Answers to general questions are available by clicking “Frequently Asked Questions” tab on the left. Parents and players will find detailed information about specific sports teams by selecting the “Sports” menu above. Seniors can access information about programs designed specifically for them by choosing the “Seniors” menu at top.

    Park and Recreation offers scholarships, funded by the Kent Community Fund, for its After-School and Camp Kent programs. Application available by speaking with the Park and Recreation director, 860-927-1003.
    The website also contains registration forms, links to other community and regional groups as well as contact information for Kent CT Park and Recreation. Registration forms and other correspondence should be returned the Kent Park and Recreation, P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757.

   Per Connecticut General Statute 19a-77, Kent Park and Recreation is required to disclose that our services and programs are not licensed by the State Office of Early Childhood. Thank you.

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Summer with Shakespeare Camp
05/21/2018
Kent Park and Recreation will host Summer with Shakespeare Camp,...
Camp Kent 2018 Registration
05/17/2018
Registration is open for Camp Kent 2018, summer day camp program...
Commission vacancies
04/24/2018
The Kent Park and Recreation Commission has an opening for a commission...
Summer Concerts on the Lawn
04/19/2018
Concerts on the Lawn return for summer 2018: June 28: Heather and...
Emery Park Open House
04/19/2018
Emery Park Open House is Friday, June 29, 4:30-6 p.m. at the park,...
Lego Camps
04/11/2018
Play-Well TEKnologies' Lego camps offered to Region One youngsters,...
Lifeguard job openings
03/22/2018
Kent Park and Recreation is accepting applications for lifeguards...
Casablanca's Modeling & Fashion Camp
03/20/2018
Casablanca's Modeling & Fashion Camp comes to Region One...
Youth Henna Workshop
03/20/2018
Youth Henna Workshop with Elyse Sadtler will be offered July 19,...
Slamma-Jamma Basketball Camp
02/16/2018
Kent Park and Recreation announces Slamma-Jamma Basketball summer...
Tai Chi Chuan Classes
11/08/2017
Traditional Tung Family Style Tai Chi Chuan classes, taught by Christopher...
After-School Program 2017-18
08/04/2017
Kent Park and Recreation's After-School Program is open to Kent...
Qigong Class
04/04/2017
Qigong Class will be offered in collaboration with Kent Park and...
Concussion in Youth Sports
08/20/2015
The CDC Fact Sheet on Concussion in Youth Sports is on the website...
Playing Fields
04/04/2013
The rules for the Playing Fields adjacent Kent Center School state...
 
Summer with Shakespeare Camp

Kent Park and Recreation will host Summer with Shakespeare Camp, open to ages 8 to 18, July 14-21, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Congregational Church Parish House, North Main Street, Kent. Flyer and registration form available under "Forms."


by posted 05/21/2018
Camp Kent 2018 Registration

Registration is open for Camp Kent 2018, summer day camp program for youngsters entering grades 1-8 in the fall. The camp program features sports and games, arts and crafts, swimming, field trips, Club Getaway Days and, new this year, a hands-on farming module. Camp will run June 25 through August 17, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Emery Park, 42 Segar Mountain Road. Cost is $105/week for Kent residents and $135/week for non-residents with a $5 discount for sibling(s) attending in the same week. Registration forms, program information available under "Forms." To register, call 860-927-1003 or email . Forms should be returned to Park and Recreation, P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757.


by posted 05/17/2018
Commission vacancies

The Kent Park and Recreation Commission has an opening for a commission member to fill an unexpired three-year seat. The commission meets the third Monday of the month (mostly), 7 p.m., Kent Town Hall. The commission is charged with oversight of the Town’s recreational programs and two parks. Electors of the Town of Kent should express their interest in being considered and their background in writing to Kent Park and Recreation Commission, P.O. Box 678, Kent 06757 or email parkandrec@townofkentct.org.


by posted 04/24/2018
Summer Concerts on the Lawn

Concerts on the Lawn return for summer 2018: June 28: Heather and Tobias; July 19: The Regulators; July 26: Carlson Family Band; and August 2, The Joint Chiefs. Concerts are held 6-8 p.m., Kent Town Hall lawn, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. Inclement weather site is Kent Community House, 93 North Main Street. Free concert series presented by Kent Park and Recreation with sponsorship by Kent Barns, the Kent Lions Club, Kent Mobil, and The Old Oak Tavern. Call 860-927-1003 for more information.


by posted 04/19/2018
Emery Park Open House

Emery Park Open House is Friday, June 29, 4:30-6 p.m. at the park, 42 Segar Mountain Road. Join Kent Park and Recreation Commission for complimentary BBQ dinner, live music by Heather and Tobias, giveaways. Save $10 on purchase of seasonal park pass. Inclement weather date is June 30. Event flyer available under "Forms."


by posted 04/19/2018
Lego Camps

Play-Well TEKnologies' Lego camps offered to Region One youngsters, ages 5-12, July 30-August 3, 2018 at Salisbury Town Hall. Half-day programs at a cost of $140. Registration flyer available under "Forms."


by posted 04/11/2018
Lifeguard job openings

Kent Park and Recreation is accepting applications for lifeguards for seasonal hours during the summer 2018 at Emery Park. Job application available on website under "Forms" and in the Park and Recreation office, Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. Direct questions to or call Lesly Ferris, 860-927-1003.


by posted 03/22/2018
Casablanca's Modeling & Fashion Camp

Casablanca's Modeling & Fashion Camp comes to Region One July 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon at Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent. Open to ages 4-12; cost is $120. Learn tips to look like a model, feel good about one self and tap into your fashion talents. Registration flyer and form available under "Forms."


by posted 03/20/2018
Youth Henna Workshop

Youth Henna Workshop with Elyse Sadtler will be offered July 19, 10 a.m.-noon, Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard (second floor meeting room). Open to ages 10 and up at a cost of $39. Learn what Henna is, how to draw designs and more. Registration flyer and form available under "Forms." Pre-register by July 13.


by posted 03/20/2018
Slamma-Jamma Basketball Camp

Kent Park and Recreation announces Slamma-Jamma Basketball summer camp July 23-27 for boys and girls entering grades 3 through 9. Camp will meet Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kent Center School, 9 Judd Avenue, Kent. Cost is $165/camper. Register online with Slamma Jamma at slamma-jamma.net. New this year: register and pay by credit card online.


by posted 02/16/2018
Tai Chi Chuan Classes

Traditional Tung Family Style Tai Chi Chuan classes, taught by Christopher Kiely, are offered in collaboration with Kent Park and Recreation Tuesday evenings, 6-7:30, at the Kent Community House, North  Main Street. Tuition is $80/month or $200/three months. For more information or to register, contact Chris at or call 802-349-2725. 


by Master Admin posted 11/08/2017
After-School Program 2017-18

Kent Park and Recreation's After-School Program is open to Kent Center School kindergarten through sixth graders and meets Monday-Friday, 3-5:30 p.m. in the KCS cafeteria, following the KCS calendar. The program handbook and registration forms are available on the website under "Forms."  Youngsters must be registered in order to participate in the program. Scholarship assistance is available to families in need by (confidential) application. Scholarships are provided by the Kent Community Fund. For more information, call 860-927-1003.


by posted 08/04/2017
Qigong Class

Qigong Class will be offered in collaboration with Kent Park and Recreation Wednesday mornings 9 to 10:30 at the Kent Community House. The cost is $200 for the 3 months or $80/month or $25/class. Qigong is a classical method of self-healing rooted in the longevity tradition of old China. No experience necessary. Classes are ongoing, and drop-in participation also is welcome. Registration accepted at class. For more information, contact instructor Christopher Kiely at or call 802-349-2725.


by posted 04/04/2017
Concussion in Youth Sports

The CDC Fact Sheet on Concussion in Youth Sports is on the website under "Forms."


by posted 08/20/2015
Playing Fields

The rules for the Playing Fields adjacent Kent Center School state that dogs are not allowed on the fields, and playing golf is prohibited on the fields. Kent Park and Rec appreciates your observance of these rules when using the fields.


by posted 04/04/2013
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