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Bristol Parks and Recreation Announcements

Summer Registration opens May 15th at midnight!
When registering for an account please set up text notification for updates on your classes and registration!

Rockwell & Page Park Pool are OPEN!! Hours are: Monday

through Sunday from 1:00pm-7:00pm

Mission Statement:
 It is the mission of the Bristol Parks and Recreation Department to provide a wide range of recreational and leisure opportunities in an effort to enhance the quality of life for all Bristol residents and promote positive physical, social and emotional experiences. In our effort to achieve this goal we will continue to provide safe, attractive and well maintained facilities.
Welcome to the Bristol Parks and Recreation Department website. To get started please Create an Account with all your household information. Please fill all information out as completely as possible to allow us to better serve you. Once your account has been created you may click on Activities to view the wide range of programs and events we offer throughout the year.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us. Remember in order to feel Great..Recreate!

Department Contact Info

Parks and Recreation Main Office (2nd floor City Hall 111 North Main St)
Hours of Operation:
 Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm
Main Office Phone: 860-584-6160
Main Office Fax Number: 860-584-6163
General Office E-mail: Bristol Parks and Recreation Department

Dennis Malone Aquatics Center (325 Mix St)
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7am-9pm Sat & Sun 1-6pm
Front Desk Phone: 860-584-3837
Aquatics Supervisor E-mail:

Click here to view full department contacts

Amendment to ordinance #16-2 item (k): The Board of Park Commissioners approved the flying of drones at Nelson's Field during normal operating hours (dawn to dusk). Operator/owner of drone needs to be present on site and adhere to all FAA rules and regulations.