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  • JUST ADDED, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY DUE TO COVID-19 - ALL PLAYGROUNDS, SKATE PARK, BASKETBALL & TENNIS COURTS, BASEBALL, FOOTBALL & SOCCER FIELDS CLOSED FOR PUBLIC USE until further NOTICE! POLICE TAKE NOTICE. PLEASE BE SAFE DURING THIS TIME! Thank you for your cooperation.
     All WHPR programs and registrations are currently suspended.  The office in Painter Park will be CLOSED to the PUBLIC Mon.- Thur. with NO OFFICE HOURS ON FRIDAY until further notice. We will be available to answer any questions by phone call at 203 937-3651 or email us.  We will reschedule programs and reopen registrations when conditions allow. Please stay safe!

    NEW OFFICE HOURS effective March 16 are 9am-5pm, M-TH (effective 3/26 until further notice) and summer office hours will be 8am-5pm.

     Latest pandemic updates: http://cityofwesthaven.com/332/Coronavirus-Disease-2019-COVID-19
    Questions and concerns: Covid19@westhaven-ct.gov
  • First time to our website, WELCOME! We hope you will find an activity, program or special event! Please create a household account to start your family's participation with WHPR! If we can be of assistance, please don't hesitate to call 203 937-3651, email or visit us at our Painter Park office, 190 Kelesey Ave. SE, HABLA ESPANOL!
  • Seasonal Job Applications can be found by clicking General Info and then Dept. Info.
     Applications are due by April 15th for consideration for 2020 Day Camp & Playground summer employment. Applications submitted after April 15th will be kept on FILE in case an opening becomes available.  Applications may be returned via main door mail/drop slot of the Tall Oaks Bldg. in Painter Park or by email at  Park_Rec@cityofwesthaven.com
  • Lifeguard's Needed:  Accepting Year Round - Apply Today if you are a certified American Red Cross Pool & Waterfront Lifeguard!  For more info please contact Margaret Ruggiero - Pool & Waterfront Coordinator  

Welcome to West Haven Parks & Recreation

Contact Info
Recreation Director: Mark E. Paine, Jr. 
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm; Camp Season, 8am - 5pm
Address: 190 Kelsey Ave. (Painter Park)
   West Haven, CT 06516
Phone:
203-937-3651