Tel:  (401) 466-3223 (Office)      

Fax:  (401) 466-3219


Recreation Director:         

David Sniffen

Recreation Assistant:    
Cindy Lemon
Office Hours:   
Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Other Important Telephone Numbers:
 Recreation Department Cell Phone: 401-641-1540
 Fred Benson Town Beach: 466-7717                                         

Basketball CourtRecreational activities are extremely important for all elements of society.  Development of confidence, social skills, and cooperation among participants are some of the benefits derived from involvement with recreation opportunities.  In a changing, highly technical and stressful society, recreational activities assist in the relief of stress and the promotion of health.

PlaygroundThe primary responsibility for providing recreational programs and facilities lies with the Recreation Department.  The New Shoreham Recreation Department has evolved since its full time establishment in 1996.  Over the past decade it has created a foundation to serve this community.

Beach TentThe department has been established full time since 1996 to provide programs, services and facilities for our community.  It is responsible for all recreational functions, facilities, activities, assets and resources within the town not under the school department.  We offer programs and activities on an annual basis for all ages.

The department strives to be self sufficient through fees, grants, and donations.  Roughly 80% of our budget is funded through these means.  The remainder of the budget is funded through taxes. 

Mission Statement 
The Town of New Shoreham Recreation Department is dedicated to the provisions of leisure and active recreation programming that will promote the general health, welfare and personal development of the citizens of the Block Island Community by providing enriching recreation experiences and quality facilities.

Rhode Island Recreation and Parks Association
New England Park Association
American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

 What's New?:   

     July 2017
     ** 2017 Triathlon Registration Open!
See below for registratoin information and maps!

     May 18,2017
     ** 2017 One on One Summer Basketball Camp Registration now
     available for download below.

     May 9,2017
     ** 2017 Shad Bloom Race Maps now available
     See below for standard and satellite versions.

     April 9, 2017
     ** 2017 Spring/Summer Programs Guide is available for download below. 
     Registration forms for Champion Baseball Camp, Mini Kickers and Soccer
     Camp are also available.       

     February 15, 2017
     ** Registration open for 2017 Camp Mohegan!
     Download registration information and form below.    

Facilities Use Application Package 
Fred Benson Town Beach Information


        2017 Spring/Summer Programs Guide
  Recreation Center Schedule & Registration
        Motorcycle Safety Course Registration            

Spring Gymnastics
        2017 Gymnastics Registration
        2017 Gymnastics Waiver

Spring Karate
       Spring Karate Registration
       Spring Karate Schedule

Little League
      2017 Little League Registration
      2017 Little League Calendar

Pitch, Hit and Run
       Pitch, Hit and Run Registration

Champion Baseball
       Champion Baseball Registration

BI Mini Kickers
       BI Mini Kickers Registration

BI Soccer Camp
       BI Soccer Camp Registration

Camp Mohegan
Camp Mohegan Registration

Shad Bloom Maps
Shad Bloom Map

       Shad Bloom Satellite Map

One on One Summer Basketball Camp
      One on One Summer Basketball Camp Registration

      Triathlon Registration Information

      Triathlon Map
      Transition Map

 ~ Download Forms and Documents Above or Below (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader):  Get Adobe Reader

Facilities Use Application Package

Fred Benson Town Beach Information

Program Registration Information

Recreation Center Schedule & Registration

Race Sponsorship Request

Motorcycle Safety Class

2017 Little League Registration

2017 Pitch Hit Run Registration

2017 Pitch Hit Run Registration

2017 Gymnastics Registration

2017 Gymnastics Waiver

Shad Bloom Map

Shad Bloom Satellite Map

2017 One on One Basketball Camp

2017 Triathlon Registration Info

2017 Triathlon Map

2017 Triathlon Transition Map

2017 Camp Mohegan Brochure

Spring Karate Registration

Spring Karate Schedule

2017 Little League Calendar

2017 Spring/Summer Program Guide

2017 Champion Baseball Registration

2017 BI Mini Kickers Registration

2017 BI Soccer Camp Registration

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Town of New Shoreham | PO Box 220 | Block Island, RI 02807 | Telephone: (401)-466-3200 | Copyright © 2007