Welcome to the Town of Groton, Connecticut

Parks and Recreation

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Black History Month Celebration
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Groton Parks and Recreation is hosting a Celebration of Black History Month at Thrive 55+ (102 Newtown Rd.) on Saturday, February 24 from 12-2PM. This event is open to the community and will recognize community leaders, share history of Black History Month, local African American history, and feature poetry readings from local artists.
This is a free, family event. Light refreshments provided.

DISCOVER Winter/Spring 2024
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view our Program offerings for Winter and Spring 2024, we offer options for all ages. Use MyRec to register (below).
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We switched to a new platform in May 2023! If you haven't registered for a program since then, you might need to create an account on MyRec to be able to register for programs, classes, and events. call 860-536-5680 if you experience technical difficulties on GrotonCT.MyRec.com

Tree Inventory & Community Forest Mapping Project
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Visit GreaterGroton.com/TreeInventory to learn more about this project
Parks & Recreation Master Plan
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Click the link above or visit the "Studies, Plans, Guiding Documents" on the left to explore the full plan.

This document will guide the work of GP&R to update, improve, and create new programs, facilities, and services.  
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 view photos, add your feedback, ideas, or ask questions.

 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. 
Inclusion Statement: 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.