Recreation Commission

The South Kingstown Recreation Commission will resume monthly meetings in person as of August 25th, 2021.  Due to the expiration of the governor’s executive order 21-72 that allowed for remote meeting attendance, virtual meetings are no longer permitted. All board members and applicants must attend in person. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend in-person. Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting must either appear in-person or submit written comments in advance of the meeting. 

Standard COVID-19 protocols in town buildings apply to all meeting attendees. Attendees who are not vaccinated must wear a mask & maintain social distancing.

The Recreation Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 7pm.  The August meeting is scheduled to held at the South Kingstown Town Beach, 719 Matunuck Beach Road.


  • 7:00 pm January through December
  • 3rd Monday of each month
  • Locations Vary - Refer to Meeting Calendar

Staff assistance is provided by the Director of Leisure Services.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas and Minutes


Five members are appointed to 3-year terms.

  • John J. Biafore
  • Joanne E. Blessing
  • William M. Litvin, Vice Chairperson
  • David J. Palazzetti, Chairperson
  • Sean C. Johnson


The South Kingstown Recreation Commission is a five-member policy board appointed by the Town Council and is responsible for overseeing the operation of the parks and recreation department.

  1. Theresa Murphy, CPRE

    Director of Leisure Services

  2. Parks & Recreation

    Physical Address
    325 Columbia Street
    Peace Dale, RI 02883