Crystal Pond Park Commission
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 345, Eastford, CT 06242
Location: 305 Crystal Pond Road, Woodstock, CT 06281
Great progress continues at the park!
- DISC GOLF INITIATIVE: Thanks to generous sponsors and donors, the Commission is thrilled to announce an 18-hole Frisbee Disc Golf Course! Click here to read the press release.
- INCREASED PARKING: Due to an increase in use of the park, the Commission will be cleaning up the area near the upper parking lot by removing brush and some trees to utilize what was once parking areas.
- COMMUNITY PAVILION: A beautiful open pavilion is now available for use in the field area! Feel free to enjoy your "lunch with a view" at the new picnic tables.
The mission of the Crystal Pond Park Commission is to maintain Park and its facilities for public use. We are committed to protecting and preserving the natural beauty Crystal Pond Park affords, improving the facilities to meet the public’s needs and managing the day to day operations to allow financial stability, guaranteeing the public’s enjoyment for generations to come.
The Commission dedicates itself to the community by providing to them:
- Social Benefits Bringing families and communities together to enjoy recreational and leisure activities
- Environmental Benefits Protecting and preserving the natural ecosystems within the Park boundaries
- Educational Benefits Providing individuals, schools, and other learning-focused groups the chance to use the Park and facilities as a natural, outdoor learning environment
- Historical Benefits Allowing people the opportunity to appreciate the history of the Park and its evolution into a community resource
- Economic Benefits Developing and managing the Park as a financially self-supporting asset, and encouraging appropriate use so full financial independence may be achieved
USE OF NAHACO PARK BY PRIVATE WOODSTOCK AND EASTFORD GROUPS
Crystal Pond Park is available for groups to use the Dining Hall with and without the kitchen as well as use of the ball field.
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The full Crystal Pond Park Commission meets monthly, usually on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. (Note: The Commission alternates meetings between the Eastford and Woodstock Town Halls. Weather permitting, meetings are held in the Park dining hall.) See the blue Calendar tab, above, for upcoming meetings. Agendas and minutes are available at the Town Hall and on this website. Meetings are open to the public. TO ACCESS MINUTES AND AGENDAS, CLICK HERE.
The Commission has members from both the Towns of Woodstock and Eastford. The Commission consists of 8 members and 2 alternates who are appointed for two year terms. Vacancies are filled by the Board of Selectmen for the unexpired portion of the term.
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- Send regular mail to Woodstock Commission Members: Crystal Pond Park Commission, 415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT 06281-3039
You can also call the Board of Selectmen's Office at 860-928-0208 x310 or email (click HERE) for information on how to contact the Crystal Pond Park Commission directly.