Recreation

The Recreation Department offers programs for people of all ages. Here you will find the recreation events calendar, registration forms and other information.

CONTACT US

Phone: (401) 247-1900 extension 9
Email: 
recreation@barrington.ri.gov

 

Director: Michele Geremia
Email: 
mgeremia@barrington.ri.gov
Phone: (401) 247-1900 extension 380

 

Administrative Assistant: Janice Nicholson
Email: 
recreation@barrington.ri.gov
Phone: (401) 247-1900 extension 381

 

Recreation Department Hours:
Monday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - noon
Recreation Department Location:
Town Hall, Lower Level
283 County Road
Barrington, RI 02806

SEASONAL BEACH STICKERS

ONLY AVAILABLE BARRINGTON RESIDENTS

Day pass for Barrington residents only

Hours for Barrington residents: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

 

SALE OF SEASONAL BEACH PARKING STICKERS 2021

COVID 19 PROTOCOL
FOR THE SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC AND TOWN EMPLOYEES

 

Seasonal Beach Parking stickers MAY be purchased online for summer, starting on May 1, 2021.  ONLINE REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED.  No Walk-ins at Town Hall.

No Seasonal Beach Parking stickers can be purchased at the beach.

Registrations will take place:

- Online at www.barringtonlearningctr.org

Or

- Mail to: Barrington Town Hall at 283 County Road (form can be printed off the Town website Recreation page).  Checks should be made payable to Town of Barrington

Or

- Drop off at Tax Collection box at front of Town Hall at 283 County Road (form can be printed off the Town website Recreation page) Checks should be made payable to Town of Barrington

 

To register by any of these methods, you will need:

  • Driver’s License

  • Car Registration

 

 

Online Registration

  1. Follow the directions online at www.barringtonlearningctr.org to register, start May 1, 2021

  1. If your car is registered in Barrington, you will receive a receipt via email.  The receipt will show the license plate number of the vehicle you registered.  Print out the receipt or keep it handy in your email on your cell phone. 

 

When you go to the beach, you will need to show the receipt to the beach attendant. The license plate on the receipt must match the license plate of the vehicle you bring to the beach. The beach attendant will put a Seasonal Beach Parking sticker on your vehicle.

 

  1.  If your car is a leased vehicle or is registered in another city or town, you will need to provide us with a copy of a utility bill with your name and address on it. Upload online or mail a copy of your bill to Recreation Department, 283 County Road or drop off the form in the Tax Collection box at town hall (left front, at the Finance Department entrance). Your receipt received via email will indicate that we will be reviewing your information. After verifying your registration, we will email you a receipt via email. The receipt will show the license plate number of the vehicle you registered. Take it to the beach. The license plate on the receipt must match the license plate of the vehicle you bring to the beach. The beach attendant will put a Seasonal Beach Parking sticker on your vehicle. There will be a delay in approval of applications that need to be reviewed by town hall.

 

Registration via Mail or Drop Off

 

You may access a registration form CLICK HERE

 

Complete the form and provide supporting documentation, if requested.
 

Mail your paper registration form to the Barrington Recreation Department, 283 County Road or drop it in the Tax Collection Box at the front left of town hall next to the Finance Department's entrance. Once we receive your mailed or dropped off registration, we will verify the information and send you a receipt in the mail. Recognize that there will be a delay in receiving your receipt.

 

When you receive your receipt, you may take it down to the beach. The license plate on the receipt must match the license plate on the vehicle you bring down to the beach. You will be issued a Seasonal Beach Parking sticker on your vehicle.

 

To retrieve beach sticker:  At the entrance to the beach you must have the receipt either printed or on your phone. Therefore, expect delays.

  • ALL APPLICATIONS THAT NEED TO BE REVIEWED BY THE TOWN WILL RESULT IN A DELAY IN PICKING UP THE SEASONAL BEACH STICKER AT THE BEACH.  UNTIL YOU RECEIVE APPROVAL, YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE A $10 DAY PASS.  THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ON BEACH PASSES.

 

Day Pass

 

This year for the safety of all, only cash will be accepted at the beach. People purchasing a Day Pass, must have exact change only. No checks.

 

People with a Barrington license or registration will be issued a $5 Resident Day Pass.

 

  •  Beach parking passes apply to all cars, motorcycles and mopeds.

  • There are no refunds for any purchased beach parking passes.

  • A sticker issued by the Town of Barrington is a revocable privilege, and its use may be suspended at any time. 

  • Anyone violating any of the regulations in 134-39 through 134-49, in addition to the fines imposed in Article I, may be subject to restriction from the use of the beach for the rest of the season and/or forfeiture of his/her beach pass.

  • Any person violating any provisions of Articles VII and VIII of this chapter shall pay a fine not to exceed the sum of $50 for each offense.

NO DOGS ARE PERMITTED ON THE BEACH DURING BEACH SEASON

BEACH SEASON RUNS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND THROUGH LABOR DAY

BOAT and KAYAK (CANOE and PADDLEBOARD) SEASON STICKERS

Stickers sales start May 1, 2021

November 30 is the deadline for removal of boats and kayaks from Barrington Beach and Walker Farm

All camp information and registration is through the "camp" slider on the home page.

RECREATION PROGRAMMING – BARRINGTON LEARNING CENTER

BLC Enrichment Series

A program for Adults and Children

BLC Enrichment Series is a Town of Barrington service operated by the Barrington Recreation Department. The focus of the BLC enrichment series offers learning experiences of all genres, including exercise programs, educational and enrichment opportunities, SAT and PSAT courses, and Babysitter and Home Alone Safety courses as well as fun seasonal activities such as beach pass and summer camp registration. The Recreation Department sends frequent email updates about upcoming courses and activities. If you wish to be on our email list, please email us at recreation@barrington.ri.gov.

To register for Barrington Recreation Department programming and events, you will be asked to simply login to https://barringtonlearningctr.org and fill out required information. Pay with a credit card.  Confirmation of your registration will be emailed to you.


Our goal at the Recreation Department BLC is to create and share learning experiences, enrich lives and enhance knowledge, while maintaining a sustainable program through balanced attention to our mission and financial margin.
For questions, please contact the Recreation Department at recreation@barrington.ri.gov or call 401-247-1900 X 381.

EAST BAY ROWING
Register online at eastbayrowing.org
East Bay Rowing is true community rowing, with classes and competitive rowing for kids and adults.Their boats are launched from Walker Farm in Barrington.During inclement weather and during the winter training, EBR uses their indoor rowing space at 84 Cutler Street, Unit 16 in Warren, RI.For more information, contact 
Deb@eastbayrowing.com

WET FIELD POLICY
PARKS
BOAT/MARINE/FISHING
PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE ROAD ISLAND COAST
- A guide to parks, wildlife, refuges, beaches, fishing sites, boat ramps, pathways and views along the Rhode Island coast

FORMS AND APPLICATIONS

 

SPORTS IN BARRINGTON
Information on Little League, Barrington Youth Soccer, Pop Warner, East Bay Lacrosse and other leagues and organizations.

Barrington Little League
Barrington Youth Soccer

Pop Warner

East Bay Lacrosse
Men’s Over 50 Softball League
Men’s Over 40 Softball League

Town of Barrington

283 County Road

Barrington, RI 02806-2406

Town Hall Hours:

8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Monday

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday

8:30 a.m.-NOON Friday

Phone: (401) 247-1900

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