The Kent Park and Recreation Department is offering a variety of programs.

Office hours on the second floor at town hall are Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Program registration forms are available outside the office weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For information, call Director Lesly Ferris at 860-927-1003, email, or check the department website,, which includes program information, registration forms, scheduling and links to other community and regional organizations.


Camp Kent

Registration for Camp Kent, the town's summer recreation camp for youths entering grades 1-8 in the fall, will open May 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the recreation office on a first come, first served basis to Kent residents, then parents who work in Kent and then non-residents. Parents/guardians may register only their own children. Signup will then be offered during the rec office hours or by phone.

Camp sessions will meet weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 27 to Aug. 19 at Emery Park. Among the features are sports and games, arts and crafts, swimming and weekly themes.

Cost is $85 per week per child for residents and $105 per week per child for non-residents. A $5 discount is given to a second child or more in the same family attending the same week. A one-week deposit is expected at registration.


Senior luncheon

A luncheon program for residents aged 60 and older is offered Fridays at noon at the Senior Center along Swifts Lane, with meals provided by The Kent. A $2 donation is suggested for lunch. For reservations, call 860-927-4627.