Special Populations Programs

All program registrations take place at the Recreation Office at Birdseye Complex unless noted in the description. All Programs Subject To Change. Non residents may take particular classes at an additional $5 fee.


Updated January 3, 2018

Special Populations

Programs open to everyone with a disability

Any individual(s) with a disability are welcome to enjoy the programs offered by the

Beach Wheelchairs
The Town of Stratford has two Rover wheelchairs for use in the water and on the beach at Short Beach Park. The chairs are available for adults and children. Another adult over the age of 18 years old must accompany individuals while using the wheelchair. They are canvas and stainless steel and an umbrella is advisable. They are to be used on the deck and the sand and may go into the water up to the middle of the wheel.
THE WHEELCHAIRS ARE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH MOBILITY IMPAIRMENT. Individuals must reserve the chair at least 24 hours in advance. The chairs may be reserved between the hours of 10:00am-4:30pm at Short Beach only. They are available June 18 through Labor Day. Individuals may reserve the chairs through the Recreation Department Office by calling (203) 385-4052 at least 24 hours in advance.

Summer Learning Camp  113560           Section 01

For learning disabled children, ages 6-13, currently enrolled in a Stratford School system resource room.  This is a six-week program held at Birdseye Complex from 9:00am-3:00pm.  Registration will begin March 26 from 8:00am-4:30pm through June 8.  A parent meeting will be held at the Birdseye Complex June 6 at 7:00pm.  The camp runs from June 25-August 3 with no program on July 4.  Fee is $125.  The camp is limited to 20 children.


Additional Links

Contact Information

Patricia Patusky
Superintendent of Recreation
Stratford Recreation Department
468 Birdseye Street
Stratford, CT 06615
Email: recreation@townofstratford.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/STFDREC

Voice: (203) 385-4052
Fax: (203) 381-2072
Permits: (203) 385-4053
Youth Programs: (203) 385-4129
Cancelations: (203) 385-4129

Recreation Office Hours:
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Saturday – April 26 through September 27