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To provide recreational opportunities and facilities that will promote health and fitness and enrich the quality of life of Norwich residents.

Description of Services
The Recreation Department offers a full range of recreational activities for children and adults. The department is also responsible for maintaining and managing all city-owned sports / playing fields, courts, and facilities

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All programs posted are open for registration unless otherwise specified. The Recreation Dept. reserves the right to cancel any program, which does not meet minimum enrollment requirements. Registration must be done in advance. In order to insure the continuance of each program, registrations must be made at least one week before the start of the program unless otherwise indicated. We do not confirm registrations - your receipt is your confirmation.

Payment is due with registration for all trips and other programs. Advanced payment is required for all programs. CASH NOT ACCEPTED. All checks or money orders must be made payable to the “NORWICH RECREATION” and can be either mailed to the Recreation Department office or delivered in person. A $20.00 fee will be charged for all returned checks.

Credit & Debit Card Payments Are Accepted
Pay by Visa, Master Card and Discover credit cards as payment for program registrations and facility reservations.

Refund Policy
Refunds will not be issued unless a program is canceled by the Recreation Department. The Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or change classes. If insufficient enrollment causes the cancellation of a class, a full refund will be given. There are no refunds for camps unless a  doctor’s note is provided. There are no refunds for Trips and Special Events.

Scholarships will be awarded if money becomes available. For more information contact the Recreation Department.

There may be times it is necessary for us to cancel programs due to circumstances beyond our control. We will make every effort to notify participants of cancellations and makeup class dates. We will automatically cancel our programs whenever the Norwich Public Schools are closed and when they cancel all after school programs. We will make efforts to post cancellations on WICH radio 1310 AM, WFSB TV, and You may also call 860-823-3791 for cancellation information after regular office hours.

Photo Policy
Any photographs taken of any participants of the Norwich Recreation Department programs or activities may be used for publication or advertising materials such as brochures and flyers. Any participant not wishing to have a photograph of them used must submit a request in writing not to be photographed at the time of registration.

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Park & Field Permits
A permit is required for use of some parks and playing fields. Reservations may be made up to two weeks prior to request date. Only up to two permits are allowed to be given at one time. Available beginning March 21, 2016 through November - Weather permitting. There are no fees for Youth Programs and Non-profit organizations. Fees are $20.00 per hour. Contact the Recreation Department for detailed information.

Permits for Mohegan Park Pavilions may be obtained by calling 860-823-3798.
Swimming at Mohegan Park
The swim area at Mohegan Park opening date for the 2016 season is June 20th. Red Cross certified lifeguards will be on duty daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All patrons must abide by our posted beach rules. Please note that children under twelve must be accompanied by an adult and infants must wear leak proof swim attire.