Groton Parks and Recreation is committed to providing the highest quality service to our customers. If you are not fully satisfied with any of our services
or classes, please give us the opportunity to resolve your issue.
To be considered a Resident, you must have your primary residence in the
Town of Groton. Please note, we reserve the right to request proof of
residency. We welcome non-resident neighbors to register for most programs, but
an additional non-resident fee of $20 for classes or $10 for one-day
events is charged.
Refunds may be granted for requests
received prior to the start of the second meeting date for normal
No Refunds after the 2nd class except
refunds for summer camps must be made two weeks in advance of
the starting date
A $15 administrative fee is charged
for any money returned
Administrative fees are waived if the class is
cancelled or when a refund is placed on account
Please allow 2 weeks from request for refund
checks to be processed. Refunds by credit card are applied the
next business day.
We are committed to providing opportunities for all residents,
regardless of ability to pay! If you are unable to participate due
to fees charged, please contact us. Scholarships are awarded to resident
families that meet income limits and if awarded, they offer a
discount on any Recreation program. Sorry, scholarships cannot be awarded retroactively.
To apply, complete the family information section on the
scholarship form and bring it
and the following documents for ALL HOUSEHOLD members living at the address
to Groton Parks and Recreation, 27 Spicer Ave., Noank. (860) 536-5680
Many of our customers donate money to help those
who can't pay participate. These donations are used to fund one-time grants. A limited
amount of grants are approved each season depending on donations received and
Prior to being considered for a grant, a scholarship form must be
completed and evaluated.
Program Grant Request Form
People with Disabilities
- Request for Modification
We welcome participation by everyone and we've taken steps to ensure that all programs and activities we offer are available to
children and adults with disabilities. Please contact
Eileen Cicchese before you register to request any
modifications to enable participation. To assist us in evaluating what type of assistance
we can provide, please fill out a
If you have a medical condition that you would like us to be aware of during your participation in our programs, please contact
us before the program begins.
At times it may be necessary to cancel programs due to circumstances beyond our control. Every effort is made to notify participants and schedule make-up sessions.
Programs may be canceled due to low enrollment.
Weather Cancelation Policy
If schools are closed, all classes scheduled to begin prior to 3:00 p.m. are canceled. A decision to cancel afternoon and evening classes is made by 1:00 p.m. If schools are dismissed early due to weather conditions, classes scheduled after 3:00 p.m. are canceled. If schools have a delayed opening due to weather conditions, programs scheduled to begin prior to 3:00 p.m. are canceled. Decisions for weekend programs are made by 7:00 a.m. for morning classes and 11 a.m. for afternoon and evening classes. Cancelation information will be available by calling
us at 860-536-5680 and on our Facebook page.
Participants in programs and users of Town of Groton Parks and Recreation Department facilities are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times. Participants
shall behave in a safe and responsible manner, show courtesy and respect to other participants, volunteers and staff, and treat equipment and facilities with care.
Groton Parks and Recreation Department uses a positive approach to behavior management. However, the Department reserves the right to take appropriate action based on
an evaluation of each situation on its own merits.
If you appear impaired or under the influence of drugs or alcohol, we will suggest that you allow us to help find someone to drive you and your child home. We will
notify proper authorities if refused.
Despite our best efforts, sometimes errors sneak into print. We apologize for any problems these errors may cause.