Recreation Commission


Name Title
Paul Cramer Chairperson
John Lanza Commissioner
Ansley Martin Commissioner
Laurance Stuntz Commissioner
Mark Wolfson Commissioner

​Membership Details

The Wellesley Recreation Commission consists of 5 elected members, who meet regularly to review policy, programs, procedures and the fee structure. The Commission welcomes community input.

Mission Statement

"To increase people's enjoyment of living in Wellesley and build a deeper sense of community, as we provide recreational and educational opportunities to all Wellesley residents, regardless of age, ability & means."


The Wellesley Recreation Department offers programs year round and publishes seasonal brochures for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. Registration is held 4 times a year.

All Recreation Department programs are self-supporting. Fees charged for programs cover the cost of materials, pay instructor salaries and help defray other costs. Non-residents may register for classes and are charged a $10 per class non-resident fee.

Recreation Facilities

All recreation facilities are maintained by the Park and Tree Division of Wellesley Department of Public Works.