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  • Arena Closed

    In an effort to comply with the order to social distance during this COVID-19 outbreak and help mitigate any further impacts to the public, effective Tuesday, March 17, the Highgate Sports Arena/Parks and Recreation Department will be closed to the public until further notice. 
    Our number one priority is the health and safety of our community members. We will do our best to keep the public updated on our program offerings and turf availability. If you have any questions please contact our office Monday - Friday 10am-4pm at 802-868-4406 or at Thank you!
  • Community Challenges!

    The Highgate Parks and Recreation Department and the Highgate Public Library and Community Center are currently holding two challenges for residents to take part in.
    1. Highgate Bingo Challenge
    2. Highgate Scavenger Hunt
    For more info on these challenges please go to the News section on our website.
  • Field and Park Guidelines
    Please follow these Vermont State guidelines when using our fields!
    • When using the walking path please keep 6 feet away from anyone not in your group. This includes stepping aside for people walking in the opposite direction so they can pass safely.
    • Our fields are open to use if groups are 10 people or fewer and there are no organized/close contact recreation activities taking place.
    • Outdoor facilities are only open to Vermonters and those who have met the 14-day quarantine requirement.
    • Vermonters participating in outdoor recreation and fitness activities are to “arrive, play and leave.” Groups may not congregate before or after activities, for example, no tailgating.
    • Until further notice the playground is closed!
    • The Highgate Sports Arena will remain closed to the public and this includes the lobby and bathrooms.
    Thank You!

Welcome to Highgate Recreation Commission

Thank you for visiting the Highgate Parks and Recreation Department website. The recreation department offers a number of programs including soccer (grades k-4) and basketball (grades 1-). The recreation department also runs the Highgate Sports Arena, the arena hosts activities on ice, turf, and concrete depending on the season. Our mission at the Highgate Parks and recreation Department is to promote parks, recreation and program opportunities for people of all ages to gather, celebrate and engage in activities that encourage well-being and community!

Recreation Director: Dan Beauregard
Phone: 802-868-4406
Physical Address: 243 Gore Rd. Highgate, Vt 05459
Mailing Address: P.O Box 189 Highgate Ctr., Vt 05459