Parks & Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department provides numerous inclusive recreational activities and events using a therapeutic model; maintains all city parks, cemeteries and grounds; and maintains all trees on city property and right-of-ways, including those between sidewalks and the street curb.

Mission Statement

The Canandaigua City Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide accessible green space and enjoyable programs in all seasons for the community. Our goals are to:

  • Create a positive relationship between staff and the public through mutual respect and cooperation.
  • Provide opportunities for relaxation, experiential learning inside and outside, and socialization to enhance or maintain personal growth and well-being for all individuals.
  • Continuously improve the quality and safety of our facilities and services. 

View our full 2023 Recreation Program Guide here!


You can apply and pay online for:

  • Youth Recreation Programs
  • Adult Recreation Programs
  • City Day Camp & Kiddie Kamp

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