Montpelier Recreation

Here's the latest in Montpelier Recreation!

2022 Uice skates - kelli-mcclintock-PSFTxQ_iwRs-unsplashpdates: Skating Rink is Open!

The Skating Rink on the State House Lawn has opened for 2022. As of January 6, 2022, end of day, the ice was frozen and we are working on the lights set up, but people can now skate on it! Thanks to City staff from Recreation, Parks, Fire Department, Public Works and Green Mount Cemetery who all pitched in to help Rec Director Arne McMullen pull off installing the rink!   

Tae Kwon Do for Youth & Adults: spaces still remain and a Winter session just started 

Click here to reach Registration forms page for these and other programs!

Basketball Open Gym Restarts with Limited Evening Schedule!

The Montpelier Recreation Gym at 55 Barre Street has open gym basketball at limited times: Wednesdays 7-9 pm and Fridays 7-10 pm and continuing through the first week in May (closed on holidays). Access is for youth of all ages and adults, and youth below 7th grade must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Daily admission fees for Montpelier residents are:  K-8, $1.50; 9-12, $2.00; Adult, $3.00; Family, $6.00. Fees are double for non-residents. Fees can be paid to the gym supervisor at the door. COVID guidelines: Masks are required for all participants at all times regardless of vaccine status; anyone with COVID symptoms and/or positive exposure in the past week should stay home.

Kn95 mask - markus-winkler-Gm5d3JVmCW0-unsplashDue to COVID-19 and staff vacancies, fewer recreation programs are offered at this time but are gradually coming back! Programs are run in accordance with State and City COVID-19 guidelines.  Our office is currently open to members of the public for in-person business  at 58 Barre Street. Questions? Call 225-8699. Register online, drop your registration form off in the vestibule box or email us at

Rec ad Afterschool childcare Our Capital Kids After-school Childcare Program is available 2:30-5:30pm for youth from all towns. Click here to learn more about Capital Kids. 

Youth Basketball (K-6th grade) started November 20

Click here to reach our Registration forms page for this and other programs!



The Montpelier City Pool re-opened on July 6 for the 2021 summer season!

Registration Forms for Camps, Pool Passes, & More
After-school Care Registration Form

 Mission Statement

The mission of the Montpelier Recreation Department is to provide a variety of quality programs, community events, and recreational services in a safe and affordable manner, and to effectively develop and maintain recreational facilities for all residents of the Montpelier Community.