About the Parks and Recreation Department

The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide quality leisure opportunities in safe, clean and healthy facilities, and to offer comprehensive inclusive programs at a reasonable cost for residents of all ages.

Fairfield has a large number of parks and lots of recreation opportunities for town residents. The Parks and Recreation Department oversees and maintains 170 acres of parks, five miles of beaches, two golf courses, two marinas, a fitness center, 31 asphalt tennis courts, a har-tru Tennis Center, three picnic areas, two waterfront banquet facilities, and Penfield Beach Pavilion. 

Families new to town often end up at the Parks and Recreation Department signing up their children for the many programs in town including youth soccer, basketball, karate, yoga, tennis, golf along with arts, music, and educational programs for the town’s young people. A fitness facility is also available for adults. Brochures are sent to residents three times a year for Summer, Fall/Winter, and Spring activities.