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Parks and Recreation Department

Parks & Recreation Office Hours

Effective Monday, October 26th, 2020

  • Monday, Wednesday & Thursday - 8am–5:15pm - open to the public – one customer at a time
  • Tuesday - 8am–7pm - open to the public – one customer at a time
  • Fridays - Closed

    ***Please Note*** There is a drop box in the gymnasium lobby should you feel uncomfortable with entering Town offices.

News & Notes
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Announcements

Darien Sport Shop Tree Lighting - Sunday, November 29th!

Please join us and the Darien Sport Shop virtually for the annual tree lighting on Sunday, November 29th...MORE

Weed Beach is welcoming dogs starting Wednesday, November 25th!

Your furry friend is welcome to enjoy the designated dog area at Weed Beach daily from 9am - 1pm starting November 25th.  Please note this program will be evaluated monthly for compliance...MORE

New Basketball Court @ Cherry Lawn Park!

Thanks to some Town funding and generous donations, we are excited to announce that the new basketball court at Cherry Lawn Park is now open.  Please stop by and check it out!

Free Beach Yoga Classes @ Weed Beach - Saturday, November 21st & 28th !

We are excited to have Danielle Brown offer 2 free sessions of beach yoga on Saturday mornings...MORE

Updated Beach & Parks Policies

With things changing almost daily, please stay up to date with our beach and park policies....MORE

Darien Parks & Recreation Response to COVID-19

With things changing daily, please make sure to check our updates on programs, parks and events.  We wish you and your family good health ...MORE


Mission Statement

The mission of the Darien Parks and Recreation Department is to nurture active and passive recreational activities within existing Town parklands; to maintain clean and attractive facilities, and to adjust and expand both the recreational programs and parklands to meet the recreational requirements of all residents in a cost effective manner.

The primary goal of the Department is to provide an environment which promotes and encourages the enhancement of individual lives through the social, physical, mental, and emotional benefits of participation in physical activity or passive involvement within the parks.

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Contact Information

Parks and Recreation Office
Room 110 
Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road

Phone: (203) 656-7325 (203) 656-7325
Email

Open Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Tuesday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., closed Holidays

Pamela Gery, CPRP
Director of Parks and Recreation

Jim Coghlan, CPRP
Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation

Jami Gore
Recreation Program Supervisor

Jeanne Foulds
Office Administrator

Tara Cochran
Program Secretary

Valerie Muller
Program Secretary

James E. Flynn
Supervisor of Parks Maintenance

Park Maintenance Staff
Sandy Rich - Turf Maintainer
Edwin Acevedo 
Keith Bennett
Mitchell Katrick
Mike Moretti
Mike Staff