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AWARD WINNING PROGRAMMING!
2016 - Road Snacks Top 4 Most Fun Towns in Connecticut
2016 - Chamber of Commerce 40 Under Forty Award Winner
2017 - Best of Norwich Magazine Award Winner
BUS TRIP PROMOTION : ENDS MAY 25th
Book four (4) seats on any trip, receive $10 off (PER SEAT) for ANY other trips you book!
Event: Youth Center Rocks!
When: Saturday, May 20th
Description: Free live concert by the Gypsies as they rock Veteran's Memorial Park.
Event: Hill Fest Sponsored by Wolverine Radio
When: Saturday, May 27th
Description: Outdoor music festival with food, fun and dancing.
Event: Sunflower City Festival!
When: Saturday, June 10th
Description: Griswold Park & Rec pair up with UCFS, Uncas Health, Anytime Fitness and local physical trainers to help promote healthy lifestyles & free inflatables, entertainment + fun + live music!
Featuring: Youthtopia, Heroes' & Get Fit Zones
Event: Darrell's Dugout
When: Saturday, June 17th
Description: Join in on a sandlot game of baseball at the Veteran's Memorial Park to raise money to strike out dementia.
Event: FREE Fishing Event
When: Saturday, July 8th
Description: Learn skills, basics, equipment, rules & regulations with volunteers from the CT DEEP!
Event: Saturday Sunsets at the YC
Concert + Unique Event + Outdoor Movie
When: Saturdays, July 15, 22, 29
Description: Lets keep you busy on Saturdays in July! How about a live concert, plus a community event and end it with a outdoor movie on a 20 foot screen? Yes, save the dates!
Event: 1 Annual Sunflower 6k
When: Sunday, August 6
Description: Run through the beautiful sunflowers at Buttonwoods farms!
Event: Downtown JC - Sunflower Stroll Street Festival
When: Saturdays, August 12
Description: Little Jewett City welcomes the legendary band Sound Soul Revue! A festival with a mix of crafts, artisans, local food and the best food truck offering in the state!
Event: 2nd Annual Tuff Buddy!
When: Sunday, September 24th
Description: An obstacle course mud run designed for elementary aged students.
Event: 5th Annual Spooktopia! A Trunk or Treat Event!
When: Saturday, Oct. 14
Description: It is back!
Proud to be a town director
& a life-long town resident,
Ryan K. Aubin, CPRP, MS
Department Head / Director
Contact Our Director
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Our Office Hours at Youth Center
Contact Us in Person
Monday thru Friday
12:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Reach Our Director
Monday through Friday
Call: 860 - 376 - 7026
Contact Our Recreation Commission
Mail a Letter to:
Griswold Recreation Commission
Griswold Town Hall
28 Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351
Thank you for visiting our Town of Griswold's
Park & Recreation / Youth & Family Services Dept. website.
Our goal is to give our residents a variety of recreational, educational and social opportunities. We hope to improve our town through affordable recreational programming, public parks & community celebrations for our residents, of all ages, may enjoy & create childhood memories.
2016 - Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
"In 9 years, Aubin quadrupled programming for residents without significantly increasing budget."
View Our Many Positive Reviews on our Facebook Page
Proud to Work in Lock-Step with the Jewett City Resident Troopers to Protect Your Kids.
2015 - Jewett City Named #5 "Fun Towns to Live In" by Roadsnacks.com
We are proud to offer many free town events to our residents!