Recreation/Youth Office

The Recreation Department and Community Center is responsible for developing
and managing the youth and recreation programs for the town. The Recreation Department’s Director is Carol Dennin (Youth/Recreation Staff Contacts) It offers a wide range of programs, events, and activities for all ages and also oversees the operation of the Rochester Community Center located at 15 Tobacco Road in Accord.


2016-2017 December, January & February

Upcoming Events:

Easter Egg Hunt
When: Sat. April 15, 2017
Time: 12Noon First age group 1-2 year olds.
Other age groups immediately after.
Please call for details or see our Newsletter.
Reservations are required by calling 626-2115.

“Adopt a Road” cleanup for Earth Day.
When: Sat. April 15th and Sat. April 22
Help make a difference in your own community.
Orange bags are supplied.
Sign up by calling 626-2115 or email

Solarization and Energy Efficiency presentation.
When: April 30-3:30pm
Where:  Community Center.
Wood Fired Pizza and Live entertainment.

Mother’s Day Brunch – Free
When:Friday May 12 – 10:30am-12 noon
Where:Community Center
Annual “Wear a Hat” brunch. This year featuring
“Creations by Lolly Chase”.
You must call to reserve: 626-2115

See Below for additional programs and registration forms!

The Department is guided by The Youth Commission Board, which usually meets
the fourth Thursday of the month at the Community Center at 9:30 A.M.

After School Program:

First day of Program is Sept. 12, 2016

The After School Program is a free program that runs Monday-Friday,
2:30-5:30PM at the Community Center. The program involves snack for the
kids, various crafts and activities, both indoor and outdoor, and Homework
time daily. You MUST pick your child up by 5:30PM every day, failure to do so
will result in your child not being allowed to come back to the program.
When school is canceled, let out early, or after school programs are
cancelled, remember that the Youth Center is closed too!

After School Registration 2016

Summer Program 2017

Summer Program Registration has begun for Town of Rochester Residents only.Non Residents will be able to register after April 1st. This is a 7 week program that runs from July 10-August 25. You are not required to sign up for all 7 weeks. Registration fee is $110 per week for residents and $120 per week for non-residents.
Please call The Recreation Department for information 845-626-2115.

2017 Summer Registration Forms

Community Activites/Trips:

To sign up for a trip or activity listed in the Newsletter, please call the
office or come in to sign-up. (No sign-ups for trips accepted on the
answering machine.) If you sign up for a trip, we will hold a seat for you
unless you call and cancel and then we will try to sell your ticket to
someone on the waiting list. If your tickets cannot be sold, you are held
responsible for payment, and you will not be reimbursed.

Please be aware that trip goers must adhere to bus departure times for
destinations so we can remain on schedule. Failure to do so will result in
not being allowed to signup for future trips. Please Note that due to bank
policy, we must charge $15 for each returned check. Alcohol is prohibited on
Youth Department trips, programs, and activities.

2016 Basketball Registration Form
2016 Basketball Sponsor Form

Rent-A-Kid Program:

Our Rent-A-Kid Program helps connect kids wanting to work with folks that
need help around the house. Services include, Yard work, greenhouse work,
housecleaning, mother’s helper, babysitting, pet sitting, washing windows,
seasonal work, etc.
Need one of our Rent-A-Kids or want to be one? Fill out our application or
call the Recreation Department at 626-2115.

2016 Rent a Kid Registration Form

2016 Employer Application Form