Photography Contest


In celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month, during the month of July, the Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Department invites all photographers 18 years and older (ages 15-17 may submit entries with guardian’s consent), both amateur and professional, to share your best original photos taken at any Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation facility, event, sport, program, or class. All photos submitted have the possibility of being used in Parks and Recreation publications, communication channels, marketing and promotions (print and online), along with photographer acknowledgment, where feasible. Submit up to ten of your favorite Parks and Recreation photos by July 31st, 2024 and show us what Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation means to you!

Photo Categories
  • Parks and Recreation Facilities - We're looking for stunning photos that showcase Shrewsbury’s parks and recreation facilities. Photos may include people using and enjoying the facilities. Examples may include: Parks and Trails, Facilities within an outdoor park, such as a park playground, sports field or shelter, Recreation facilities (exterior or the facilities inside), such as the Shrewsbury City Center or Aquatic Center
  • Recreation Programs, Sports, Events, and Classes - We're looking for photos of people enjoying programs, sports, events, or classes that are hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department. A "best photo" might also be a great action shot or one that demonstrates the scope or captures the spirit of an event.  
  • Landscape, Wildlife, and Nature - We're looking for beautiful photos of the natural areas, woods, trees, or wildlife on park lands managed by Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation. Landscaping photos may also include the formal landscape beds in our parks and flowers maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department. This category should be focused on the beauty these areas add to the community. 

Photo Contest

We’d love to see the people and places that make the City of Shrewsbury the place you love to live, work and play.