Recreation

Pittsford Recreation Area Location: The Recreation Area is located at 223 Recreation Area Road. The Recreation Area gate is open year-round 10:00 am – 8:00 pm or dark (whichever is earlier). 

Pittsford Recreation Area Services: The Recreation Area features a full-size basketball court, two tennis courts, two baseball fields, a softball field, open space, 28’x60 picnic pavilion, picnic tables, playground equipment, swim area, restrooms, sand volleyball court, 18 hole disc golf course, and walking/hiking trails.

Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request to ensure that programs are accessible to all individuals regardless of the challenge.

Office Location: The Recreation Department office is located in the Pittsford Municipal Offices building at 426 Plains Road. The mailing address is PO Box 10, Pittsford, VT 05763. The Municipal Offices are open Monday-Wednesday 8:00-4:30 pm; Thursday 8:00-6:00; Friday 8:00-3:00. The Recreation Director’s hours do vary, please call ahead. Phone: 802-483-6500 ext. 170; E-mail: [email protected]

Program Fees: Fees for programs go toward the Recreation Department programs. In some cases, the fees are used to compensate for the instructor’s time and experience. Fees are also used to buy new equipment and maintain fields and facilities.

Registration: Registrations are accepted for all programs through the mail or in person at the Municipal Offices. Registrations are NOT accepted over the telephone. Complete payment must accompany registration if applicable for the program. Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Some programs are limited in size, so early registration is encouraged. Residents are those who LIVE in Pittsford or Florence. Visiting relatives such as grandchildren do not qualify as residents.

Insurance/Liability: The Recreation Department does not provide accident or hospitalization insurance for participants in its programs. All participants are advised to have adequate personal coverage. Please consider your own health and that of your child’s experience, and tolerance for risk before participating in any program. If you have any questions concerning potential risks, call the Recreation Department.

Refund Policy: Refunds will be granted only in the following cases:

• A program is canceled by the Recreation Department.
If you withdraw in WRITING before a program begins. An administrative fee of at least $5.00, but no more than 15% of the program will be charged for any refunds.

The Pittsford Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel any program if enrollment is insufficient and does not meet the required minimum. In such cases, refunds will be made in full.

Note: Class cancellations due to inclement weather will not be made up unless otherwise stated.


Pittsford Trail Network

These trails are open to the public free of charge and provide recreational experiences for residents and visitors alike through all seasons of the year. Enjoy walking, bird watching, jogging, snow-shoeing, hiking, and cross-country skiing. Trails are marked and traverse open fields, meander along rivers and waterfalls, and course through woodlands. This trail network has been developed and maintained by volunteers with support of the Town, private landowners, and by grand funding from the State of Vermont.

The Pittsford Trail Network is a sensitive ecological environment. While you are its guest, please remember to treat it gently and take care not to litter, spoil brook waters or disturb the plant and animal life.

Trail Maps

Document TitleDateCategoriesLink
Trail Closures and Updates 8-2023August 1, 2023,
Split Rock Trail Birding Hot SpotJune 8, 2023
Cadwell Loop Birding Hot SpotJune 8, 2023
Online Trail MapsJune 8, 2023
Cadwell, Meadow Loop & Recreation Area TrailsJune 8, 2023