Parks – Acquired Facilities


The Parks and Recreation and Acquired Facilities Commission's purpose is to establish, develop, maintain and conduct Town parks, playgrounds, gymnasiums, public gardens and other such recreation places, as well as to plan, operate and provide for the maintenance and development of certain municipal, recreational and open space facilities acquired by purchase and/or donation from Scovill's Inc. and/or the Mad River Company; to preserve and protect said land and its facilities for the benefit of the townspeople, and to make said land available for public use and enjoyment; except that the Commission shall not have authority over any recreational facilities which have been designated by ordinance.


  • 6:30 pm
  • 1st Monday of every month
  • Council Chambers, Wolcott Town Hall

Agendas & Minutes

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

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  • Jeff Stango, Chairperson
    Party Affiliation: Republican
  • Karen Bosco, Vice-Chair
    Party Affiliation: Republican
  • Peter Carozza
    Party Affiliation: Democrat
  • Steve Chapman
    Party Affiliation: Republican
  • Dan DiVirgilio
    Party Affiliation: Republican
  • Jake Paolino
    Party Affiliation: Republican
  • Elyse LaChapelle
    Party Affiliation: Democrat



The Commission oversees the following areas within the Town of Wolcott:

  • Peterson Park
  • Sunrise Park
  • Town Green
  • Mattatuck Beach
  • Woodtick Recreation Area
  • Woodtick Reservoir (dam maintenance)
  • Chestnut Hill Reservoir (dam maintenance)

The Commission is also responsible for:

  • Peterson Park Summer Program
  • After-School Programs (Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer)
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt
  • Summer Concerts
  • Program support for various town programs and sports organizations
  • Allocating Wakelee and Frisbie school fields to sports organizations

For Reservations & Permits for Pavilion at Peterson Park Contact Program Director:
Mickie Fell
Phone: 203-879-8100 ext. 141
Email Mickie Fell