Community Services Department

The Community Services Department provides for the health and wellbeing of Montpelier residents and visitors by offering cultural, recreational, social, and outdoor opportunities for all people of all ages.

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See social media links & employment opportunities at the bottom of the page.

Montpelier Senior Activity Center

Located at 58 Barre Street, the Montpelier Senior Activity Center provides wellness and connection for older adults in Central Vermont. They provide dozens of classes in fine arts, humanities, fitness, and other educational categories. They serve meals through their FEAST Kitchen to over a hundred older adults per week and to patrons who attend in-person meals. Finally, they offer live events and activities, which promote engagement and community.

Montpelier Recreation

Located at 55 Barre Street, the Montpelier Recreation Department serves as the City of Montpelier's hub for sports and games for residents of all ages. Programs and activities include: pickleball, basketball, soccer, skiing, swimming, and more. They also oversee several facilities like the Community Pool, Dog River Recreational Field, and more. Finally, they provide space for residents of all ages to connect and communicate.

Montpelier Parks & Trees

Located in Hubbard Park, the Montpelier Parks & Trees Department stewards the natural spaces of Montpelier, which include Hubbard Park, North Branch River Park, Blanchard Park, and more. They offer safe spaces for the public to enjoy the natural beauty of Montpelier. Finally, they host several large events throughout the year like Ice & Fire, Parkapalooza, Enchanted Forest, and more.

Employment Opportunities

Learn about current opportunities to serve the Montpelier Community with the Community Services Department's offices.

Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about how you can give back to your Montpelier community by volunteering with the Community Services Department.

Register Online for Programs

Register online for classes and programs at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center and Montpelier Recreation Departments. You will need a username and password to successfully be able to register online. If you do not currently have one, please contact us at 223-2518 Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4 pm.

Community Services Program Guide

Learn about this quarter's upcoming classes, programs, and events at the Montpelier Community Services Department. You can access the latest program guide here: 2023 Fall Program Guide, or by clicking the image below. If you wish to inquire about any of the classes, programs, or events listed, please contact the respective offices:

Montpelier Senior Activity Center: 


Montpelier Recreation: 


Montpelier Parks & Trees: 


Community Services Employment Opportunities:  


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