West Haven Parks & Recreation
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  • For Summer help applications click on general info then dept info then forms.  They can be dropped in our mail slot at the main office. Applications are due by APRIL 15
  • The pool is currently closed due to issues revolving around the pandemic.  We will begin re-certifying our lifeguards and resume programming as conditions allow us.  We appreciate your patience.
  • Beach & Boat Ramp Parking
    Policies and Fees
  • COVID-19 Relief/Summer Camp and Playground Reimbursement
    (Program Enrollment Fee only, Early/Late/Bus Services do not apply)
    Reimbursement Form Download
  • First time to our website, WELCOME! We hope you will find an activity, program or special event! Please create a household account to start your family's participation with WHPR! If we can be of assistance, please don't hesitate to call 203 937-3651, email or visit us at our Painter Park office, 190 Kelsey Ave. SE, HABLA ESPANOL!
  • Lifeguard's Needed:  Accepting Year Round - Apply Today if you are a certified American Red Cross Pool & Waterfront Lifeguard!  For more info please contact Margaret Ruggiero - Pool & Waterfront Coordinator

New Nike Site Courts
New Nike Site Basketball Courts
Summer Camps
Registration opens 
June 1
Pirate day
Summer Playground Camps Start July 6th 
Registration Opens June 1st 

Welcome to West Haven Parks & Recreation

Contact Info
Recreation Director: Mark E. Paine, Jr. 
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm; Camp Season, 8am - 5pm
Address: 190 Kelsey Ave. (Painter Park)
   West Haven, CT 06516