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Policies & General Info
Our Core Values
Social Equity, Inclusion and ADA Statement
Overview of Bristol Parks and Recreation Department
City Charter on Parks & Recreation
City Ordinances on Parks & Recreation
Field Use Policies
Pool Rules and Regulations
Splash Pad & Outdoor Pool Schedule
Skateboard Park & Bike Schedule & Policy
Inclement Weather Policies
Mountain Bikers- Know the Code
Phone Numbers Commonly Requested
The Parks and Recreation Department employs hundreds of full time, part time and seasonal staff throughout the year. Visit www.bristolct.gov to view open positions. For seasonal/part time positions we will accept applications on a rolling basis. In the event that vacancies do not exist we will hold your application on file for 1 year.
A description of amenities located at each park and open space. Please note not all amenities are available to the public.
Fall 2019 Brochure
Independent Contractor Agreement
Independent Contractor Agreement must be filled out and submitted to the department at least 30 days in advance of program start date. To fill out the application please copy and paste the link below and proceed. https://seam.ly/2vVUrOxY
Job Description - Recreation Program Instructor/Coach
Job Description- Recreation Leader
Parent Concussion Information Sheet
Parents of children engaged in sports and recreational activities are encouraged to become educated on concussion awareness.
Park Use Fee Schedule
The attached fee schedule was revised and adopted by the Board of Park Commissioners in April 2019
Pavilion Rental Rates
Park pavilions are available to Bristol residents for rentals throughout the year. To request a pavilion, log in to your account and select the pavilion. Payment is required prior to a permit being issued.
Are you a qualified instructor that would like to offer a program through the Parks and Recreation Department? Submit a Program Proposal and our Recreation Team will review.
The Parks and Recreation Department relies on the generosity of community sponsors to support our popular special events throughout the year. Complete the attached form and become a sponsor today!
Preview our available sponsorship packages to see which one is right for your business! Not seeing one that works for you? Contact our office and we will work with you to develop a package that works best.
Board of Park Commissioners
Parks, Grounds and Facilities
Youth & Community Services