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~Ever wonder what East Haddam Parks and Recreation does? Who are we? How can we serve you? Good questions! East Haddam Parks and Recreation offers youth AND adult sports, activities, community events, classes and a variety of opportunities. We pride ourselves on providing affordable, first rate, forward thinking activities that will build a healthier community.  We oversee the operations of the  Town Beach, Nichols Field, the Dan Dombroski/Hunter Daniels Skate park, the Dog Park, The Nichols Field Disc Golf Course, the tennis courts, and the playgrounds at Nichols Field and the Town Beach.

~Registration for any of our programs by choosing the "Register" tab above.

~Program information can be found by choosing the "PROGRAMS" tab above.

~Isaac Manful
is building a wonderful gazebo as his Eagle Scout Project at Nichols Field! This will provide seating and shade and will be handicapped accessible. Any support that you can lend Isaac in reaching his goal would be greatly appreciated! Here is the link with more information: https://www.gofundme.com/nichols-field-gazebo
Thank you, Isaac, East Haddam is very fortunate to have such a hard working, caring leader in our community. Great work!

~Event information NOT located under "Programs" is posted below.


Thank you for another wonderful year of music and fun!

Fall Soccer for youth in grades K-2 -UPDATE-9/16/17-*We have openings for players in Grade 2 & 3, call the office to register.
Soccer practices will be held on Mondays, 9/18-10/30 (no practice 10/9) for grade 2 from 3:15-4:25 and Fridays, 9/22-10/27 from 3:15-4:25 at the Elementary School. All participants need to send in a permission slip to stay after school. Forms were emailed to your email on file, or can be found under the "Forms" tab.

Players need to bring a water bottle (with their name on it), sneakers and shin guards to practice each week. They do not need a soccer ball. 

Soccer games will be held on Saturdays, 9/30-10/28 between 12 noon and 3 pm. We still need volunteer coaches for Saturdays! Coaches will receive a credit in the amount equal to one child's registration fee at the end of the season! If you are interested, please email or call the Recreation Office ASAP at (860) 873-5058 or tquinn@easthaddam.org.

TinyTykes Soccer: Ages 2-4 will be held on Sundays,Sept. 10-Oct. 15, from 9-10 am at Nichols Field. Please register directly with the British Soccer program at www.challengersports.com! 

Basketball Skill Clinics are being planned for November and December for boys and girls in grades K-3.  If you are interested in coaching on a weekday from 3:20-4:30, please call the Rec. Dept at (860) 873-5058 to discuss these opportunities.

Concussion Training, Signs and Symptoms:

Per CT Statute, we must inform you of the signs and symptoms of a concussion.  Please click this link for more information:

This training is now required of ALL Parks and Recreation staff, coaches and referees. Please take a moment to review the information- as a parent, you are the best advocate for your child. Knowing the signs and symptoms will allow you to make the best decision for your child.

~Per Connecticut General Statute 19a-77 we are required to disclose that our programs are not licensed by the State Office of Early Childhood