Parks & Recreation

  1. UPDATED RESTRICTIONS for Town Parks

    The Town of South Kingstown has made the difficult decision to close additional South Kingstown Parks and Recreation facilities in order to minimize the risk of overcrowding at municipal parks. Read on...
  2. April 3 - Send Photos of Your Creations for a KIDS ART SHOW

    When the weather isn't great to play outside or go for a walk, we can get creative! Today's (or over the weekend) activity is to draw, color, paint, sculpt with play-doh.....you decide but we want you to create something for our Kids Art Show. Read on...
  3. Additional Parks & Rec Facilities CLOSED

    The Town has made the difficult decision to close the South Kingstown Dog Park, the South Kingstown Skate Park, all athletic fields and basketball courts, and the Main Street Comfort Station. Playgrounds remain closed. Read on...
  1. Group Use of Town Athletic Fields Prohibited Until Further Notice; Dog Park & Skate Park Closed

    The Town of South Kingstown Parks and Recreation Department is following all CDC and RIDOH advisories regarding COVID-19. Read on...
  2. Play the SK Way - March 27th: Build a Fairy House!

    It is almost time for the weather to turn warmer and for the fairies to return to South Kingstown. Many of those returning have new friends that they want to bring with them but they need homes. This is where you can help. Read on...
  3. March 30th: Solve the Mystery and Find McSnowy!

    Last week (March 24th) we told you about our new friend who arrived at the Neighborhood Guild. Well, after he chilled out and became accustom to the staff and with a little coaxing with some hot chocolate he finally told us his name was McSnowy. Read on...
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Welcome to the South Kingstown Parks and Recreation Department! Created in 1939, the Department provides parks and recreation programs and services to the residents and visitors of our Town.

We offer over 1,000 recreation programs and classes annually for all ages and interests. We manage the Neighborhood Guild community center, Peace Dale Office Building, Stepping Stone Preschool, an extensive park system, William C. O'Neill Bike Path, Town Beach, and the Old Mountain Field in-line skating facility and skateboard park. Approximately 67% of our annual operating budget is generated by program fees, facility operations, trust funds, and grants and donations. The remainder of our budget is provided by local tax support.

Mission Statement


The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to serving the needs of the community by providing enriching recreation experiences and quality facilities. 

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