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Welcome to the City of Bristol's Parks and Recreation Department Website


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.


FOR OUR OUTDOOR POOL & SPLASH PAD SCHEDULE CLICK HERE 

Reminder: Dennis Malone Aquatic Center is SHUT DOWN from Sunday, August 13th through Sunday, August 20th and will re-open on Monday, August 21st. New pool schedule is posted on our website! 


Please take a moment to set up a household account. When registering for an account please set up text notification for class schedule updates! Remember the more information you provide the better we can assist you and your family.  Then you are free to explore and register for all of the wonderful programs, activities and special events that we offer through out the year!


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. Remember in order to feel great....Recreate!

Department Contact Information

Parks and Recreation Main Office (2nd floor City Hall 111 North Main St)
Hours of Operation:
 Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5pm & Friday 8:30am-2pm
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: jaimieclout@bristolct.gov


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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.