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Henry Park

Henry Park Collage

Facility Information

120 South Street
Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 870-3520

General Information
Henry Park has a variety of amenities available for public use. The majestic Memorial Tower at Fox Hill makes a picturesque setting for a wedding and may be reserved. The picnic groves and the pavilion can be rented for family gatherings, baby showers, birthday parties and business events. The Show Mobile, a mobile stage, is ready for local or out of town rental, with the option for multi-day rentals. Athletic areas including softball fields, a volleyball court, tennis courts, and a basket ball court are also available to rent. During the aquatic season Horowitz pool may be available to rent for pool parties.

General Policies for use of the Parks & Recreation property
  • Parks are open to the general public for use on a first come, first serve basis, UNLESS the area is reserved.
  • Parks open at dawn, or when security gates are open
  • Parks close at dusk, except for the following:
    • When planned activities are scheduled
    • Lighted facilities including, Tennis, Softball or Basketball- April 1st to November 30th 
  • Pets must be on a leash
  • No dogs in pools, lakes, or playgrounds
  • Owners are responsible for pets when they defecate
  • No alcoholic beverages, permitted on any Town of Vernon property
  • No inflatable (bounce houses) permitted on Parks and Recreation property
  • The following activities are prohibited on Parks and Recreation Property
    • Parking or driving on the grass and overnight parking
    • Repairs to automobiles (changing oil, radiator fluid repairs, etc.)
    • Metal detectors
    • Flying of drones or model airplanes, unless special permission from the Director of Parks and Recreation is given
    • Archery or dart practice
    • Golf playing or driving golf balls
    • Public dumping of off-site trash
    • Riding an unregistered motorized vehicle including mini-bikes, motor bikes, ATV’s and go-carts
    • Lighting of fireworks

Fee Schedule
Fox Hill Memorial Tower
$30 for 3 hours (minimum of 3 hour rental)
$15 for each additional hour
Fox Hill Memorial Tower with staff on site
$100 for 3 hours (minimum of 3 hour rental)
$40 for each additional hour
Picnic Grove
$50 for 3 hours (minimum of 3 hour rental)
$25 for each additional hour
Picnic Grove with bathroom facilities & electricity
$125 for 3 hours (minimum of 3 hour rental)
$50 for each additional hour
Pavilion
$75 for 3 hours (minimum of 3 hour rental)
$40 for each additional hour
Pavilion with bathroom facilities & electricity
$150 for 3 hours (minimum of 3 hour rental)
$65 for each additional hour
 *Use of the swimming pool is not included in the above rental options
*For reservation requests contact Vernon Parks & Recreation at 860-870-3520





Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Manchester Road Race Wednesday November 22, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Manchester Road Race Thursday November 23, 2017 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tree Lighting- Manchester Thursday November 30, 2017 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM