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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, or "Like" Kent Park and Rec on Facebook at Kent Park and Recreation.


After-school program

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. 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 featured homework time, indoor and outdoor activities, games, arts and crafts and sports. Registration forms and handbook are available online at Signup is also available at town hall or by calling the Park and Rec office at 860-927-1003.


Tang Soo Do

Classes meet Mondays from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. for children aged 5-6 and from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. for those aged 7 to adult at the Community House along Swifts Lane. Cost is $70 for 10 weeks and $50 for each additional family member. The next session will start March 10. The program is sponsored by USA Martial Arts of Woodbury, a member of the Cheezic Tang Soo Do Karate Federation.


Senior luncheon

A luncheon program for residents aged 60 and older is available Fridays at noon at the Senior Center along Swift Lane, with meals provided by The Kent. The center opens at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $2. For reservations, call 860-927-4627 by Thursday at noon. The program is sponsored by The Kent and Marvelwood, Kent and South Kent schools in conjunction with the town.

Seniors' art

A free senior art program meets Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center along Swifts Lane. Participants should bring their own supplies.