Q: When, and how can I find out about parks and recreation offerings and services?
A: Our catalog, called “Parks & Recreation Magazine”, is directly mailed to virtually every mailbox and PO Box in town twice annually. You can expect to see it arrive in early March to announce our Spring/Summer activities and a second issue is released in early August to promote our Fall/Winter offerings. Our website, recreation.southwindsor.org and Facebook, Facebook.com/swprd are also excellent sources of information and updates.
Q: How do I register for parks & recreation programs and services?
A: You are in luck! There are four easy ways to register!(1) In person by visiting us at the Parks & Recreation Facility 350 Foster Street, South Windsor, CT 06074.(2) Mail in a registration form to address above. Mailed registrations are processed at end of business day.(3) Fax forms to 860-648-5048. Faxed registrations are processed at the end of the business day.(4) And, the most convenient method is from the comforts of your home Online by going to recreation.southwindsor.org.Please note that telephone registrations will not be accepted, and registrations cannot be accepted without FULL payment and a completed registration form.
Q: What facilities are available for the public to reserve for group or family gatherings?
A: You are in luck again! We have a number of great rental facilities available! Seasonally we have the Rotary Pavilion at Nevers Park, 55 Chief Ryan Way, the Rotary Pavilion II at Veterans Memorial Park, 575 Pleasant Valley Road, and an assortment of athletic fields. Year-round we offer a brand new Banquet Hall and a smaller party room at the Parks & Recreation Facility, 350 Foster Street (Temporarily Unavailable). Our friendly customer service staff can help you with the reservation by calling 860-648-6355, Mon. through Fri. from 8am to 4:30pm. For details – hours, pricing, etc visit our website at recreation.southwindsor.org, or give us a call, or shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: I have to cancel a registration or reservation. Can I get my money back?
A: Many programs are very popular and fill quickly, so quickly that we often have waiting lists for them. All requests for cancelations, refunds, or transfers must be made in writing via email to email@example.com or in person in our office located at the Wapping Parks and Recreation Facility. In order to allow us time to process your request and fill spots from the waitlist, all requests must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the start of the program. All refund requests are considered on a case-by-case basis and are subject to the discretion of the Parks and Recreation Department, and as such, full and/or pro-rated refunds are not guaranteed.
For 4th R and Preschool cancellation/refund policies, please see the department info on our website.
Q: How do I sign my child(ren) up for local sports programs like Little League, soccer, etc?
A: We certainly offer quite an assortment of activities for our residents, but we can’t do it all! There are many wonderful organizations that offer myriad activities from sports to the arts and special events. All these terrific opportunities can be found below or in our magazine under “For Your Information” and “Sports Link”.