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Parks and Recreation

Public Input - Master Plan 10_2_23
Recreation Draft Master Plan Presentation
Join us for a presentation on the latest Draft of the Recreation Master Plan. Our partner BerryDunn will be presenting and the public will have an opportunity to provide feedback and input. Click the image above to view the plan.
sutton park redevelopment

Sutton Park is due for some major renovations! We're working to collect more public input on the changes you would like to see, so we've made an easy way for you to engage. Visit www.greatergroton.com/sutton-park-redevelopment to add your feedback, ideas, or ask questions. There's a variety of ways to participate on the page, so take a few minutes and explore. There are also detailed photos of what's been planned thus far. Check it out!
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Luminaria Walk
A Groton Parks Foundation Fundraiser, 
Saturday, October 7, 2023, 7:00—9:00pm  (rain date Oct 14) 
Please join us as we raise funds for Groton Parks Foundation by enjoying an evening walk on one of our main trails at Copp Family Park (Route 184, Groton) decorated magically with luminaria, lanterns and woodland spirits. This is an easy and stroller friendly trail under one mile. Respectfully, we request no dogs on Luminaria trail during the event. Bring a flashlight!
Adults - $10
Children 8 and up-  $5
Children under 8 - Free

View the 2023 FALL DISCOVER

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 Groton Parks & Recreation building a happy, healthy, more connected community
Town of Groton, Connecticut Parks & Recreation Department includes four Divisions: Thrive55+ Active Living Center: Powered by Groton Senior Center, Recreation Services, Shennecossett Golf Course, and Parks & Trails
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Register for Recreation and Thrive55+ Active Living Center: Powered by Groton Senior Center Programs at GrotonRec.com/Discover

Our Vision: Groton is a community where everyone feels welcome and included, and has opportunity to live, work and play in a healthy environment.
Our Mission:  To build up Groton, Connecticut as a happy, healthy, more connected community.
All four divisions of the Groton Parks & Recreation Department are dedicated to improving the quality of life of the Community through programs that promote health and wellness to all ages, contributing to economic development, ensuring social equity to those facing financial or physical challenges, and through conservation measures that protect our parks and open space. 

Groton Parks and Recreation is committed to creating and promoting inclusion across all public spaces, facilities and programs that the Department manages. Learn more about our ADA commitment
We strive to provide programs and areas where everyone feels comfortable and safe.  Help us accomplish that by adhering to our Code of Conduct.