Parks and Recreation

Meetings are held on the third Monday monthly, or Tuesday following a Monday holiday, 7:00 P.M. in Room 101, lower level of the Town Office Building.

The Parks and Recreation Commission shall be composed of five regular members and three alternates, appointed by the Board of Selectmen, to five year terms.  Any member of said commission may be removed by the majority vote of the commission members.  Vacancies on said commission shall be filled by approval of the Board of Selectmen of any current terms.  All members shall serve without compensation

The Parks and Recreation office is located in the lower level of the Town Office Building at 5 Town Hall Road.

Commission Members:

vacancy  ( )  04/2018
Dan Eric Kehoe  (U)  04/2018
Sandra Moquin  (D)  04/2021
Vacancy ( )  04/2017
Garth F. Bean  (D)  04/2017

Alternates:

Neil P. Gordon  04/2018
Vacancy  04/2017
Vacancy  3/31/2019

Director: Sheryl York

Contact Parks & Recreation:                                                   

860.487.4409
860.487.4434 Fax

or email Ashford Recreation Department

Ashford Parks & Recreation Mission Statement 2011                               Ashford Parks & Policies 2011

Registration Form 

2017-18 Basketball Registration Form

2017-18 Basketball Information

2017 Winter Trips & Events

PROGRAMS

  • Tai Chi with Joe Pandolfo- Monday 5:30-6:30 P.M. at Senior Center –
    • October 23rd – December 11th ~ $60
  • Hatha Yoga with Sue Orcutt – 5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M. in lower level of Ashford Municipal Office Building -Drop in for $10 or:
    • September 6th – November 8th for Moderate ~ $80
    • November 29th – December 20th for Relaxation Yoga ~ $35

TRIPS

  • Saturday, November 11th – Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular – Depart Tolland Commuter Lot at Exit 68, I-84 at 9 A.M.  Return approx. 10 P.M.  $125 per person, Register by November 4th
  • Saturday, December 2nd – A Day on your own in NYC – Depart Tolland Commuter Lot at Exit 68, I-84 at 7 A.M..  Return approx.  10:30 P.M.  $68 per person(includes bus only).  Register by November 17th.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES 

  • Youth Basketball – Lakes Region League – Teams for girls and boys in grades 3/4, 5/6, and 7/8.  Registration from October 23rd – November 10th – Fee for grades 3/4 & 5/6  $65   –  Fee for grade 7/8  $75
  • Instructional basketball program for 1st & 2nd graders beginning in January 2018 – $30 per child
  • High School Recreation Basketball League organizes in early December – $100 per person
    • Boys teams – 
      • Boys JV, 9th & 10th graders
      • Boys Varsity, 11th & 12th graders
    • Girls – 
      • One level of play for grades 9-12

Special Events

  • The Great Pumpkin’s Halloween Party – October 27th 5:30 P.M.-7:30 P.M. at Ashford School
  • Carol Sing – December 3rd at 4:30 P.M. at Knowlton Memorial Hall

Meeting Minutes