Ludlow Parks & Recreation Department

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The Ludlow Parks and Recreation Department offers a host of summer recreational programs for residents and visiting guests. Activities include summer camps for kids, swimming lessons for all ability levels, soccer, basketball, junior tennis, archery, horseback riding, karate, water skiing, yoga, aerobics classes and much more. (802) 228-2655

Dorsey Park - Located on Pond Street

Dorsey Park is conveniently located just off the main street. Nestled in the trees, the facility features a lighted field for soccer, softball, a tennis facility with two courts, Skate Park, playground with swings, rest rooms and a concessions building.

The tennis courts are available on a first come, first serve basis and can be reserved in advance by making a reservation on the Court Reservation form, located at the tennis courts. Court time is limited to one hour for single and one 2 hour for doubles play. Be advised - the tennis courts are closed during all softball games due to foul balls entering the courts.

Ludlow Mini-Park - Located at the Corner of Main and Depot Street

It's Ludlow's epi-center. The municipal park features park benches for relaxation and "people watching". Garden Club flower planters adorn the park during the summer season.

Veteran's Memorial Park - Across from the Library on Route 103

Veteran's Memorial Park is one of the most photographed sites in Ludlow. The park features a performing arts gazebo for music concerts, art shows, chicken BBQ's, tag sales and craft fairs. It's also home to the Vermont State Zucchini Festival in August.

Summer Lawn Concerts are offered on selected Sunday evenings throughout the summer, starting at 7 pm. Bring your own chair, relax and enjoy the music.

West Hill Recreation Area - Located on West Hill

This recreational complex is a favorite in the summer. The facility features a lakefront beach for swimming, two basketball courts, in-line hockey rink, fishing area, sheltered picnic area, rest rooms, pool house, playground, barbecue grills, hiking trails, campground, horseshoes pits and playing fields. A limited number of sporting items are available for use and rental. These include horseshoes, volleyballs, soccer balls, footballs, basketballs, hockey sticks and in-line skates. There is a nominal fee to use the facility. The Annual July 4th Celebration is always held at the West Hill Recreation Center.

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