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Due to the impending Blizzard ALL Parks and Recreation Department programs are cancelled for tonight 1/26/15 and tomorrow 1/27/15. The Dennis Malone Aquatic Center will be closing at 12pm today and will remain closed tomorrow 1/27/15. Please check here for updates on Wednesdays programs.

City of Bristol Parks & Recreation

Upcoming Events

(More Details Under Programs).

**SNOW CLOSURE** All evening activities are cancelled 1/26, DMAC will be CLOSED today 1/26 at noon and will remain closed until noon on Wednesday, January 27th

C.I.T Counselor in Training (14-17yrs)
Applications will be accepted starting 2/1/15 for the summer program.

Frozen Float Night: Saturday, February 7th 6pm-8pm.

Winter 2015 Pool Schedule


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 Activitiesto view the wide range of programs and events we offer throughout the year.

If you have any questions please don't hesistate 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 8am-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:

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