New Milford Parks and Recreation
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  • Privately Owned Parks (for information you must contact them directly):

    Dykes Point: First Light Power 860-354-8840 
    Harrybrooke Park: 860-799-6520 
  • Lynn Deming Season Pass Sales: Begin 7:30 am, Sat., May 29, 2021 at Lynn Deming Park, 134 Candlewood Lake Road North. (New Milford Residents Only)  Sales will continue Sun. thru Sat., 7:30 am - 7:30 pm throughout the Summer. 

    Seasonal Passes: NOT AVAILABLE for PURCHASE online or at the Park and Rec. Office.

    * Vehicles must be present and registered in the applicants name.
    * Must show 2 proofs of New Milford residency (driver's license, car registration, mortgage, property lease agreement = 1 yr minimum, utility bill, cell phone bill or tax bill)
    Payment by cash or check

    General Vehicle........... $65 
    Senior Vehicle............. $20
    Boat Ramp................ $135 (Boat must be present and have a CT registration. Vehicle pass sold separately.)

    Day passes are only available for sale at the NM Parks & Rec. Office: Sales begin Tue., June 1st at the Parks and Rec. Office, Mon. - Fri., 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.  Valid for 7 days from date of purchase.   

    New Milford Resident ...... $10 per person/per day (limit 4 per week)
    Non-resident .................. $30 per person/per day

    • May 3rd  Boat slip/vehicle passes can be picked up Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.
      • Current boat registration must be presented or on file with us.
      • Vehicle must be present for park pass.
    • May 14th – Boats may be installed in slips. 
    • May 21st – Boat slip & vehicle pass pick up ends at 3:30 pm. 
    • May 22nd – A large event may be held at Lynn Deming Park.  Please try to avoid installing your boats on this date.
    • May 29th – Additional vehicle sticker sales begin (only sold at Lynn Deming).
    • Oct 10th – Boats must be removed from slips.
    • Oct 11th - $25 per day late fee begins for boats remaining in slips.

  • Boat Slips for the 2021 Season Have Been Filled 

    New Milford residents only: Please click here or contact the office to request a form to be placed on the waiting list for the 2021 season. People on the waiting list do not have preference of boat slips and will be offered a slip if and when one becomes available, provided the slip can accommodate their vessel.

  • Kayak/Canoe/Paddle Board Rack Slots for the 2021 Season have been filled.

    • Please contact the Park and Rec. Office for wait list information. 

  • For submitting documents or making payments: 

         A secure drop box is located on the pole next to our front doors of the semi-circular driveway for your convenience!!

    Secure Drop Box

2021 brochure spring and summer
2021Spring/Summer Parks and Recreation
Take a hike on our trails!
Program and Event Suggestions

Welcome to New Milford Parks & Recreation

New Milford Parks and Recreation is proud to provide you with our activity registration system and website. To get started please create an account with all your household information. The data provided (emergency contacts, medical information, etc.) will help us better serve you. This info will also be automatically placed into your registration forms.

When you’re ready to start registering for activities, be sure to review the "How to Register for an Activity" page.
Please Note: Credit Card (Debit Card) processing fees are charged via third party, unrelated to our program fees and non-refundable.  All other fees and league deposits for youth, teen, adult & family programs are non-refundable unless a program is canceled.  If a program is canceled, an account credit will be placed to your account unless a refund request is submitted in writing. A $25 processing fee will be charged for all returned checks. If false information is given on a registration form, you may be asked to leave the program with no refund.

For your convenience, we have a secure drop box located on the pole next to our front doors of the semi-circular driveway! (see image below)
Parks & Recreation Director: Daniel Calhoun
Office Phone:  860-355-6050   FAX-860-355-6052
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:00pm
Please mail any forms and all applicable fees or
use the secure drop box located next to the front door of our building.

New Milford Parks & Recreation Department
John Pettibone Community Center
2 Pickett District Road
New Milford, CT 06776-3526
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Our Mission

The mission of the New Milford Parks and Recreation Department is to provide quality leisure opportunities in a safe and healthy atmosphere and to enhance the quality of life of the community through the responsible management of parks, recreation activities and natural resources. To meet these ends, the Parks and Recreation Department attempts to provide safe and wholesome recreational services of both a passive and active nature. Our goal is to create a balance of activities, special events and programs for any and all segments of the population.