Parks & Recreation

Register for Programs & Events on RecDesk!

Register for your favorite youth and adult programs, field events, sports, and camps on Portsmouth's RecDesk  Page!  

Not sure what you're looking for?  Browse the RecDesk site and see what is being offered!

 https://PortsmouthRI.RecDesk.com/Community/Home

Four Hearts Foundation Playground Fundraising

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Updates on fundraising efforts to build this inclusive playground will be forthcoming. Check back!


We Need Your Feedback!

Would YOU like a Portsmouth, RI Adult Co-Ed Softball League 2023?

Take the survey!

This survey gathers interest and information on the formation of an adult co-ed softball league in Portsmouth, RI.  The survey will end on April 30, 2023.

If there is enough interest, the league is expected to run July 1st through August 13th, 2023. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PortsmouthSoftball2023

Our Mission

The Portsmouth Recreation Department is dedicated to promoting and supporting the health and well-being of all citizens by providing quality recreation and leisure programs. 

Our mission is to offer recreational experiences which integrate spirit, mind, and body, develop a sense of community and belonging, and enhance the overall quality of life in Portsmouth.

Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan

The Town of Portsmouth is currently drafting a Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan and has entered into the public input phase of the planning project.

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    Dedicated Website

    The Town's consultant on this project, Craig Pereira of the Horsley Witten Group, Inc., created a website dedicated to the Master Plan!  Visit to see how to get involved, results of previous workshops, online community survey summary, and various related documents:

    https://www.portsmouthriparksandrecreationmasterplan.com/