Recreation

Main Recreation And Athletic Complex

Barre Town offers some of the finest municipal outdoor and athletic facilities in the state. At the recreation and athletic complex, located behind the Barre Town Middle & Elementary School on Websterville Road, the public can enjoy: 

Click here for a map of the Rec and Athletic Complex.

  • A regulation amateur softball field with lighting;
  • Four tennis courts, two of which can be converted to pickleball courts, with coin-operated lighting;
  • An adult-sized baseball field with lighting;
  • A youth baseball field;
  • A sand volleyball court with coin-operated lighting;
  • One basketball court;
  • A full-sized regulation soccer field;
  • A 400 meter running track;
  • A 16,000 square foot skatepark (click here for the Facebook page);
  • A picnic pavilion (click here for the picnic reservation form);
  • A nature trail;
  • Numerous picnic sites; 
  • An all-purpose playing field;
  • A 1.35 mile long, paved bike path;
  • A dog park with two enclosures, managed by volunteers (click here for their Facebook page);
  • Two horseshoe courts (behind the picnic pavilion); 
  • Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing over the park grounds, groomed by the Millstone Trails Association

The athletic fields are used for middle and high school field hockey and soccer games, all youth sports, and adult soccer, baseball and softball (men's, women's and co-ed). The American Legion State Baseball tournaments are held at the complex. The Vermont ASA has used the softball field for State Championship tournaments. Use of the athletic fields is scheduled by the Recreation Board in April and then later in July or August.

To reserve the picnic pavilion for a family reunion, company picnic, or club outing download the picnic shelter reservation form and contact Dwight Coffrin at (802) 479-0722 May to November or (802) 479-9331 December to April. or by email at offices@barretown.org. A large barbeque pit, water, electricity, lights, and horseshoe courts are available at the picnic pavilion. Click here to check availability for the picnic shelter 

This recreation and athletic complex is located behind the Barre Town Middle & Elementary School in Lower Websterville, VT. The school is approximately one-quarter mile from the Municipal Building. Click here for detailed directions to Lower Websterville