Parks & Recreation

Roles and Responsibilities

 Go to the Parks and Recreation Website for more information and to register for programs and  facility reservation requests.

CLOSED - Beginning Monday, September 19th, the Gray's Beach Park Playground will be closed for the playground construction project. The Captain Fred L. Bailey Playground, off of Landing Road, behind the Reed Community Building is open.

The Kingston Recreation Department’s Mission:  

Building & Enriching our Community by Working Together.

The Recreation Department manages and implements hundreds of programs throughout the year, manages properties/facilities under their jurisdiction: parks, athletic complexes, and town buildings. The department works with many other Town Departments and outside organizations, writes grants, submits Community Preservation Act applications, and works with local and state organizations, and oversight and management of necessary construction projects.  

Recreation Commissioners

Melissa A. Bateman; Chairperson    2024

Joseph P. Cunningham, Jr; Vice-Chairperson      2025

Suzanne Haggarty    2024

Eileen Moynihan 2023
Patrick Rooney     2023

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The Recreation Department offers adult and children's programming and partners with other committees and town departments for community events such as Music and Movies in the Park, and multigenerational programs.