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Leisure Services

Welcome to West Hartford Leisure Services! 

Leisure Services maintains award-winning recreational facilities and neighborhood parks, and offers hundreds of recreational and instructional programs for every age and interest. We also host special events and sponsor exciting trips for individuals, families and seniors. If you need assistance, give us a call. Our staff will help you find programs and activities that are right for you! 

If you're looking for a reasonably-priced location to host a birthday party, business or social event, our facilities offer Rental Opportunities to meet your every need.

Please check out our Employment Opportunities page for applications and job listings for part time employment.

Questions about your Rec Desk registration? 

If you'd like to cancel your registration or have questions about a program, please email Leisure Services at LeisureServices@

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Girl swimming with Googles

Cornerstone Aquatics, Splash Pads, Outdoor pools


Summer and vacation camps in a variety of locations.

Golf Ball at the Hole

Buena Vista is a 9-hole golf course and Rockledge Golf Course is 18-hole golf course. 

children playing in sand

Park information, trail maps, amenities.

Senior Center Dance

Two senior center branches at Elmwood Community Center and Bishops Corner.  

Hockey Goalie

Figure skating, ice hockey, skating lessons, camps and more.


Environmental education center with demonstration farm, wildflower meadows, perennial gardens, woodland trails, and ponds. Wide variety of farm and nature programing for ages. 

town hall auditorium

Event and meeting rental space in Town Hall, footsteps from Blue Back Square and West Hartford Center. 


West Hartford All Sports Council administers 16 youth athletic leagues. Each league is run by a volunteer board of directors.

Office Hours & Contact Information

Leisure Services Town Hall
West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 128
West Hartford, CT 06107

Open Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM


West Hartford Leisure Services Staff

Leisure Services Staff

Town Hall Staff Directory

RecDesk Support

Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7510

Helen Rubino-Turco

Job Title: Director Leisure & Social Services
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7510

Marc Blanchard

Job Title: Manager
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7516

Mary Callender

Job Title: Facility & Events Manager
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7511

Shelley Chmela

Job Title: Clerk II
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7513

Linda Geisler

Job Title: Celebrate Coordinator
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7512

Rebecca Holmes

Job Title: PT Program Coordinator
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7515

Elizabeth Horan

Job Title: Clerk II

Gigi Li

Job Title: PT Staff Assistant
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7513

Marie Turner

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7514