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 Ashley Sweeney (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.
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:
The after school program is a community based program allowing local children to have a safe, fun and inexpensive place to go after school.
The following registration forms (3 pages) and Parent Code of Conduct can be mailed or brought into the Recreation Department office along with your payment.
The First day of After-School Program will be Tuesday, September 11, 2018.”
Feel free to call with any questions.
2018 Summer Program Registration
This is a 7 week program that runs from July 9 – August 24.
Summer Program Registration will begin on April 2 for Town of Rochester residents and
April 16 for non-residents. Registration fee is $110 per week for residents and $120 for
non-residents. A non refundable deposit of $25 per week is required to hold your child’s spot.
Call the Recreation Department for more info. 845-626-2115
Summer Program will be starting soon. A friendly reminder that payment in full
is due by June 29th. Please feel free to call our office to confirm what weeks
your child is attending or if your plans for the summer have changed.
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.
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.