Park & Recreation Department
Park and Recreation Office Closings
Upcoming Special Events
Park and Recreation Staff and contact information
Park and Recreation Commission Members
Page updated on December 4, 2013
Park and Recreation Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Park and Recreation Office - (203) 891-4790
Orange Town Pool - (203) 891-4761
Fax - (203) 891-2173
The office, pool and fitness center are located at:
525 Orange Center Rd. Orange, CT 06477
Swim Lessons Session 4 Registration
Orange residents currently enrolled-Monday, December 9
All Orange residents - Wednesday, December 11
Non-residents currently enrolled - Monday, December 16
Open Registration - Tuesday, December 17
Winter Land-based Registration
Residents - Monday, December 9
Non-residents - Monday, December 16
Enrollment will continue in all classes until they are full or until the class has started. Late
enrollments may be allowed, but are not pro-rated.
Ski Bums is a multi-week ski and snowboard program. This program is held on
five consecutive Friday nights at Mount Southington Ski Area, starting in January.
Beginners through advanced skiers and boarders are welcome. Rentals and lesson
packages are also available. Participants may also bring their own equipment.
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 12th for residents and Monday, November 18th for
Non residents. Fees and package information (only) will be available on November 4th.
Current Closings / Cancellations:
Any weather related closing will be posted on this Website. If the Orange schools are closed for any reason, any activity scheduled in those buildings will automatically be canceled. Activities at High Plains will be canceled at the discretion of the Park and Recreation Department. Please check before leaving for a class.
REMINDER:The Park and Recreation department does not cancel games at Old Tavern Park unless the fields are deemed unplayable. Please go to www.orangectlittleleague.com after 2pm for cancellations. The Park and Recreation Department does not cancel Orange Soccer Association games scheduled for Sundays. Please contact them for any questions or concerns about play.
Park and Recreation Office Closings
The Park and Recreation office will be
closed on the following days:
Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24 - closing at 1:00pm
Christmas, Wednesday, Dec. 25
New Years Eve, Tuesday Dec. 31 -closing at 1:00pm
New Years, Wednesday, Jan. 1
MLK Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20
Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17
Good Friday, Friday, April 18
Memorial Day, Monday, May 26
Please check the pool and fitness room
bulletin board for facility hours.
Swim Lesson Credits:
Upcoming Special Events:
For information regarding any other special event in town, please visit
the Orange Special Events website. Orange Park and Recreation does
not organize and run these events. www.orangespecialevents.com
before using either facility after June 30th, 2013.
The Orange Park and Recreation Department has two "unlimited use" memberships available for purchase; a Pool membership and a Fitness Room membership. -Memberships may be purchased in the Park and Recreation Office from 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday - Friday.-Proof of residency is required for residents (i.e. -license, tax bill). A photo of each
person receiving a pass is needed at the time of registration.-Senior (65 years or over) memberships are free to Orange residents but must be renewed annually at the Park and Recreation office. Proof of age is required.-Memberships are valid from date of purchase until the end of June 2014. For more information, please call (203)891-4790
Pool or Fitness Room Membership Fees:
Family of Two
Additional Family Member
- Director: Dan Lynch
- Assistant Director: Scott Bendell
- Aquatics Supervisor: Susan vonRabenstein
- Maintenance Supervisor: Chris Small
- Recreation Programmer: Vacant
- Secretary: Fran Mantiglia
- Part Time Office Staff: Karey Eskedal
a comprehensive array of high quality recreation and athletic programs on a year-round basis. The target population
includes all residents of the Town, non-residents with more than $1000 of assessable property in Town, and non-residents
who are full-time employees of Orange based employers.
- Joseph Lembo, Chairman
Stephen Bespuda, Nick Bencivengo, David Corris, Chuck Stackpole,
Linda Kantor, James O' Connor, James Ronai
and Lisa Zarny
Town Hall at 7:30 PM.