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Our mission is 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.

Registration forms can be found in our office or HERE. We do not have online registration; registrations can be dropped off in person, mailed, emailed, or faxed. There is a drop box located right next to the main door for after hour registrations. Registrations will not be completed unless a payment is made. We accept check, debit/credit, and money orders ONLY; debit/credit can be taken over the phone. 

Swimming at Mohegan Park
The swim area at Mohegan Park opening date for the 2018 season is TBA. Red Cross certified lifeguards will be on duty daily from 12:00 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. Groups must contact the Norwich Recreation Department at 860-823-3791 to make beach reservations. Please contact Public Works for Pavilion rentals at 860-823-3798.



Youth Instructional Basketball League       December 15th
High School Basketball Recreational Games   December 15th Daring December Vacation Camp December 15th


Check out our newly added trips on the Trips page. 

Attention Educators and Hobbyist

Do you have a special talent or skill that you’d like to share? The Norwich Recreation Department is looking for instructors to teach the following types of programs:

Gardening/Outdoor Crafts/Mechanics

Sports/Fitness /Self Defense


Cooking/Baking/Cake Decorating

Mental Wellness/Mindfulness/Mediation


Life Skills/Financial Planning/Language


Special Needs/Adaptive Programs


The Norwich Recreation Department offers programs to all ages. If you are interested in becoming an instructor or have a suggestion for a new program, please contact our office at (860) 823-3791 or send us and email to .

**All instructors subject to a background check.

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