Our mission is to provide recreational opportunities and facilities that will promote health and fitness and enrich the quality of life of Norwich residents.

Description of Services

The Recreation Department offers a full range of recreational activities for children and adults. The department is also responsible for maintaining and managing all city-owned sports / playing fields, courts, and facilities.



Now offering a FREE online registration services! CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION

Registration forms can be found on-line or in our office.CLICK HERE FOR PAPER REGISTRATION FORM.Completed registrations can be dropped off in person, mailed, emailed, or faxed. There is a drop box located right next to the main door for after hour registrations. Registrations will not be completed unless a payment is made. We accept check, debit/credit, and money orders ONLY; debit/credit can be taken over the phone or on-line.

Swimming at Mohegan Park

The swim area at Mohegan Park opening date for the 2018 season is June 20. Red Cross certified lifeguards will be on duty daily from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. All patrons must abide by our posted beach rules. Please note that children under twelve must be accompanied by an adult and infants must wear leak proof swim attire. Groups must contact the Norwich Recreation Department at 860-823-3791 to make beach reservations. Please contact Public Works for Pavilion rentals at 860-823-3798.


Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

CLICK here for Summer Camp Registration Form

CLICK here for Summer Camp Weekly Schedule

Summer Camp Scholarships 

Made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern CT

CLICK here for Financial Aid Application

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Attention Educators and Hobbyist!

Do you have a special talent or skill that you’d like to share? The Norwich Recreation Department is looking for instructors to teach the following types of programs:

Gardening/Outdoor Crafts/Mechanics
Sports/Fitness /Self Defense
Cooking/Baking/Cake Decorating
Mental Wellness/Mindfulness/Mediation
Life Skills/Financial Planning/Language
Special Needs/Adaptive Programs

The Norwich Recreation Department offers programs to all ages. If you are interested in becoming an instructor or have a suggestion for a new program, please contact our office at (860) 823-3791 or send us an email.
**All instructors subject to a background check.


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