The Recreation Department is moving to Birdseye Municipal Complex at 468 Birdseye Street. The office at Short Beach will be closed on Friday March 14 for the move. We will reopen at Birdseye Complex on Monday March 17.
The mission of the Recreation Department is to provide quality, affordable recreational services to enable the entire community to utilize their leisure time, and to enhance the quality of life. We provide individuals with facilities and programs through which they have an opportunity for social interaction, to improve their physical conditioning, to develop new skills, and to enjoy safe, wholesome, and satisfying activities. We also establish cooperation with community and area agencies to complement, or supplement their services.
The Department reserves the picnic pavilions at Short Beach and Boothe Park as well as the Boothe Park Dining Hall.
Recreation Department offices are closed Monday January 20, Wednesday February 12, Monday February 17, Friday April 18, Monday May 26, Friday July 4 and Monday September 1.
The Stratford Recreation Department staff is certified in CPR and first aid.
All Recreation Department programs are open to everyone in Town. Any individuals with a disability who need special assistance to participate in the programs should contact the Recreation Office.
The Recreation Department accepts cash, checks, VISA and MasterCard and American Express.