Manchester, Connecticut

Office Locations and Hours

Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation


BENNET LEISURE CENTER at the Elisabeth M. Bennet Academy
22 School St., (Main entrance, School St. under skywalk)
Membership is required for all drop-in weekday evening and weekend use. Bennet Leisure Center is a recreation center that provides after school programming for 6th graders, weekday evening and weekend drop-in recreation programs in addition to adult health and wellness programs. It's also a registration site for recreation programs and membership.

Dates of Operation: October 3, 2016 - May 12, 2017
Monday - Friday 6:00 - 9:00pm

CENTER SPRINGS MAIN OFFICE
39 Lodge Drive - Center Springs Park - 860-647-3084
Center Springs Main Office is located at Center Springs Park. This building houses full-time recreation personnel and serves as the department's main focal point for daily administration. In addition, the building houses recreation programs and is a registration site for programs and membership.

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Legal Holidays

COMMUNITY Y RECREATION CENTER
78 North Main Street - 860-647-3164
The Community Y Recreation Center is located at the north end of Manchester. The center is a registration site for recreational programs and membership.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 9:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Open Gym Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:00 - 9:30pm, Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm                        

COMMUNITY Y FITNESS CENTER
The Community Y Fitness Center is located at the north end of Manchester. The fitness center offers free weights, multi-station gym and cardio equipment.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 9:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

MAHONEY RECREATION CENTER
110 Cedar Street - 860-647-3166
The Mahoney Recreation Center is located at the west side of Manchester, adjacent to Washington School. The center is a registration site for recreational programs and membership.

Dates of Operation: September 26, 2016 - May 5, 2017
Monday - Friday 6:00 - 9:30pm, Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

NATHAN HALE CENTER
160 Spruce Street - 860-647-3089

Dates of Operation: October - May
Rec Drop-In: Saturdays from 12:00 - 5:00pm

NORTHWEST PARK
448 Tolland Turnpike - 860-647-3075 (for Northwest Park Pavilion Rentals)
Northwest Park is located at the north end of Manchester. The park hosts a class A little league field and a class A baseball field. In addition, there are hiking trails, a picnic pavilion with a full kitchen, fishing pier, sand volleyball courts, and a boundless playground. 

Office Hours: Office hours vary, please call for appointment.

NORTHWEST PARK EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (ACTIVITY CENTER BLD 1)
860-647-5212
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 10:30am

OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOODS AND FAMILIES
153 Spruce Street - 860-647-3089
http://naf.townofmanchester.org/

PARKS DIVISION OFFICE (PUBLIC WORKS DEPT)
321 Olcott Street - 860-647-3222
The Parks Division Office is located in Public Works Facility. This office houses park staff and serves as the department's main focal point for daily parks maintenance and administration.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Closed Legal Holidays


YOUTH SERVICE BUREAU
63 Linden Street - 860-647-5213
http://ysb.townofmanchester.org/
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Closed Legal Holidays

YSB TEEN CENTER
860-647-5213
Hours: Monday - Friday 2:30 - 5:30pm
Closed Legal Holidays