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,,


After-school program

Under the direction of Debra Van Keuren of Warren, the program is available for sessions for Center School students in grades K-6 to meet school days from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Ms. Van Keuren is also an assistant teacher at Kent Community Nursery School. Pre-registered participants for after school may attend on a full or part-time basis at the cost of $11 per day including snack. The program will feature homework time, indoor and outdoor activities, games and sports. Registration is available at town hall, by calling the Park and Rec office at 860-927-1003, or by checking the website.


Yoga Fitness Fusion

Bonnie Jo Cheron instructs sessions blending yoga and Pilates Thursdays from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at the Community House on North Main Street (Route 7). Cost is $75 for six meetings or $15 per class.


Ballet and jazz dance classes for youths aged 4 to sixth grade and jazz and tap for adults are offered at the Community House, directed by former Rockettes and Broadway dancer Jeri Kansas at the Community House. Pre-registration is required.


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.

Senior suppers

Kent seniors are welcome to dine at New Milford Hospital daily from 4 to 6 p.m. Reservations must be made by 2 p.m. that day by calling 860-210-7470.

Blood pressure

Blood pressure screenings for residents aged 60 and older are available the first Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Senior Center along Swifts Lane.