Park and Recreation

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 9:00AM to 4:00PM


Mary Ellen Barnes (860)-767-4340 x110
Tim LaChance (860)-767-4340 x148
Kai Recchia (860)-767-4340 x 148


Park and Recreation
29 West Ave
Essex 06426
United States

Key Contacts

Mary Ellen Barnes
860-767-4340 x110



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Welcome to Essex Park & Recreation!

Our Mission: "To create community through People, Parks, and Programs."



Commission Members

Name Title
Anthony Mosa Member
Robert Russo Chair
Douglas Senn Member
Virginia Willetts Member
John Bean, Jr. Member
Daniel Needleman Alternate
Brette Fitton Alternate
Vacancy 3 year term Alternate

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Mary Ellen Barnes Park and Recreation Director 860-767-4340 x110
Tim LaChance Recreation Aide 860-767-4340 x148
Kai Recchia Recreation Aide 860-767-4340 x148
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