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


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

Director: Sheryl York

Contact Parks & Recreation:                                                   

860.487.4434 Fax

or email Ashford Recreation Department

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

Registration Form


  • Tai Chi with Joe Pandolfo- Monday 5:30-6:30 P.M. at Senior Center –
    • September 11th – October 2nd ~$30
    • 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 5th – October 24th for Beginners ~ $64
    • September 6th – November 8th for Moderate ~ $80
    • November 29th – December 20th for Relaxation Yoga ~ $35
  • Swim Lessons Red Cross “Learn to Swim” – September 11th – October 30th – $60.00
    • 6 P.M.-6:30 P.M Parent Tot/Preschool
    • 6:30 P.M.-7 P.M. Preschool & Level I
    • 7 P.M.- 7:30 P.M. Level II & Level III
    • 7:30 P.M.-8 P.M. Level IV & Level V


  • None scheduled at this time.


  • Start Smart Soccer – Sept 15th – Oct 20th 3:45 P.M.-4:30 P.M. at Ashford Memorial Park – $25.00   Intro to Soccer…Come and learn to kick, dribble, and trap the soccer ball.
  • Gynmastics – Sept 20th – Oct 25th at Ashford School – $48.00  Learn to stretch, tumble, balance, and flip!  Build your strength, practice cartwheels, scales, hand stands, and learn new tricks.

Special Events

  • NERAC Earth Bike Ride – Saturday, September 16th at Ashford Memorial Park.  For more information or to register early and save, please click here or call Jill at 860.818.7299
  • Family Day – September 24th – 1 P.M.-4 P.M. at Pompey Hollow Park –Free food, games, inflatables, music, raffles, and arts & crafts.  The Flamingo band will be back by popular demand!    –  Cal the Recreation Office at 860.487.4409 to reserve a table if your organization would like to be represented.
  • The Great Pumpkin’s Halloween Party – October 27th 5:30 P.M.-7:3- P.M. at Ashford School



Meeting Minutes