The Sherman Park & Recreation Department offers programs throughout the year.

For registration or more information, call director John Wrenn at 860-354-3629, visit the office at Sherman School during hours of Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to 11:30, or check


Kayaks and canoes

Registration for canoe and kayak racks is open at 9 a.m. at the Park and Rec office. Cost is $40 for residents only.

Family swim

Residents can swim at the New Fairfield High School pool as part of a program in cooperation with New Fairfield Park and Recreation. For signup or information, check and link to departments/park and recreation/special events/family open swim.


Signup is open for 20 by 20-foot garden plots. Each plot is $4. Those with plots from 2011 will retain rights for 2012 through May 12.


Summer jobs

Positions are available for summer employment as lifeguards, swim instructors or junior or senior camp counselors. Applications are available at the Park & Rec office.


An after-school program for schoolchildren in grades K-8 meets weekdays from 2:30 to 6 p.m. during the school year under the direction of Stephen Rianhard and Lynn Silk.