Recreation

Middle Road Playground

Explore Milton Walking Challenge

This fall, visit Milton’s favorite areas to walk and explore. Milton Recreation invites you to participate in the Explore Milton Walking Challenge from November 1 – December 31 for a chance to explore some of Milton’s most interesting areas and win prizes.

This walking challenge & scavenger hunt extravaganza includes a list of Milton locations to visit and a challenge or trivia question to complete at each location. Receive the scavenger hunt sheet when you register on our website, or pick up a physical copy in the Town Municipal Building lobby. The Explore Milton Walking Challenge is free and open to all.

Get outside and explore the Town of Milton for some socially distanced, heart-healthy activity!

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Friends & Family Photo Challenge

As the weather gets colder, give thanks to the wonderful people in your life for this month's photo challenge! Friends, family members, pets - whoever deserves being celebrated for making your world just a bit sunnier! 

To participate you have many options - take a new photo with a friend(s) or family member(s), share an old photo that you love, take a screen grab of your video chat, take a photo of a letter or message to someone you love, etc. One random winner will receive a fun prize!

To enter, post your photo in the Facebook Event, post it on your Facebook timeline and tag @MiltonVTRecreation, or email your photo to recreation@miltonvt.gov. A randomly drawn winner will be announced November 30 at noon!

Friends and Family Photo Challenge

Fall & Winter Program Guide

Take a look at the 2020 Fall & Winter Program Guide, packed full of programs and events for all ages, plus community news, Milton Public Library programs, and much more!

Cover Milton Rec Fall and Winter 2020 Program Guide FINAL

How to Register for Programs & Events

Online

Visit our Online Registration Portal to view and register for programs, events, and activities, and pay with a debit or credit card.

Mail

Complete a Program Registration Form and mail with payment to: Milton Recreation, 43 Bombardier Rd. Milton, VT 05468. Make checks payable to Town of Milton.

In Person

Stop by the Recreation Office at the Milton Municipal Building.

COVID-19

Our world has been turned upside down and inside out amid the pandemic, and Milton Recreation programs and events may look quite different during this time. Please know that Milton Recreation will have specific guidelines and protocols in place, as the health and safety of the community is paramount. These guidelines may include asking health screening questions and taking temperature checks, requiring participants to wear a cloth facial covering when indoors or when physical distancing is not possible, restriction of shared equipment, enhanced cleaning and hygiene schedules, programs or events could be canceled on short notice, reduced numbers of attendees at events, parks and park amenities could be affected and there could be other unforeseen guidelines as well. Thank you for bearing with us as we all navigate these unprecedented times and please stay safe, healthy and well.

Parks and Outdoor Recreation Areas

Bombardier Park amenities and areas that are currently closed until further notice include: Restrooms and Water Fountains. Portable toilets are in place at both Bombardier Park East & West and are Use at Your Own Risk as they are cleaned once per week.

All other Bombardier Park amenities are open for use with proper precautions. Open spaces and trails at Bombardier Park, Milton Town Forest, Eagle Mountain Natural Area, Lamoille River Walk, and River Street Park are open for use. Users must adhere strictly to social distancing guidelines and all current State of Vermont safety guidelines. We appreciate your understanding as we navigate these unprecedented times together. Please stay smart and stay safe!

  • Do not use parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms
  • Follow CDC’s guidance on personal hygiene prior to visiting parks or trails
  • Be prepared for no access to public restrooms or water fountains
  • Share the trail and warn other trail users of your presence and as you pass
  • Observe CDC’s minimum recommended physical distancing of 6’ from persons outside of your household at all times

COVID-19 Parks Social Distancing


About Us

The Milton Recreation Department is an advocate for quality recreation programs and a community resource for recreational local, non-profit organizations. This dynamic and unique role allows us to foster Milton as a livable community, while promoting and improving healthy lifestyle choices through access, opportunity, and affordable recreation programs. Our mission is to advance parks and recreation efforts which enhance the quality of life for the community of Milton.