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Mission Statement

It is the mission of the New Canaan Recreation Department to enhance the quality of life for New Canaan residents by utilizing all resources under our control including public parks, public buildings, and public facilities to foster beneficial use of personal and family time for recreation and leisure. To accomplish this, we will provide and promote a wide variety of quality recreation services that meet citizen needs and interests at a reasonable cost. 

Contact Us

Facility Telephones:

Recreation Office and Waveny House - 203-594-3600
Waveny Paddle Tennis Courts - 203-594-3621
Lapham Community Center - 203-594-3620
Fields Hotline - 203-594-3610
Mead Park Tennis Courts-  203-594-3618
Senior Center - 203-594-3620
Kiwanis Park Lifeguard - 203-594-3615
Parks Department - 203-594-3100
Waveny Pool Lifeguard - 203-594-3627
Recreation Department fax - 203-594-3606

Stephen E. Benko, Jr., Recreation Director

William K. Kapp, Jr., Assistant Recreation Director

Steven C Dayton, Recreation Program Manager

Lyn Bond, Lapham Center Director

Aggie Aspinwall, Lapham Center Program Manager

Beatrice Watkins, Recreation Office Manager

Deborah DiMuzio, Recreation Office Secretary

Butch Landon, Waveny House Maintenance
Recreation Department Office - Waveny Park, Waveny House, 2nd Floor
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
New Canaan Recreation Department, Post Office Box 852, 677 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840