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 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.


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.