Parks & Recreation

  1. South Kingstown to be featured in PBS "OUR TOWN" Series

    South Kingstown will be the 16th Town featured in RIPBS's Our Town. The segment will share the stories of the people, places, events and history that make South Kingstown a special place, Read on...
  2. MARINA PARK BOAT RAMP CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION

    Effective January 27, 2023, the public boat ramp at Marina Park on Salt Pond Road is closed for reconstruction. Read on...
  3. Public Access Path to Town Beach Open - Public Advised to Use Caution

    Recent storm activity resulted in damage to the public access path from Matunuck Beach Road to the South Kingstown Town Beach. In an abundance of caution, dune fencing was erected, with openings for pedestrian access, with signage noting "No Trespassing" Read on...
  4. SOUTH KINGSTOWN 300TH ANNIVERSARY MERCHANDISE ON SALE

    The South Kingstown 300th Anniversary Steering Committee announces the sale of commemorative merchandise to celebrate the Town's anniversary of incorporation in 1723. 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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