WE NEED BASKETBALL
COACHES & SPONSORS! (click here)
REC KARATE - ZUMBA - AEROBICS (now enrolling)
WE NEED SPOOKTOPIA
TRUNKERS / VENDORS & SPONSORS!
CALLING ALL ARTIST!
Want a Free Spot at our Concert on Oct. 8th
to Show Your Talent & Enjoy the Beatles*?
Event: Matt's Mission - End the Stigma
When: September 24th
Description: Please help Matt's Mission to end the stigma and shame associated with addiction. We are losing our young people to this disease on a daily basis. Through "Matt's Mission", we may be able to save a life.
Event: Tuff Buddy!
When: September 25th
Description: The creators of the Princes Party, Quinebaug River Church, created this new community event to let your kids run a basic challenge course, get muddy & have fun!
TUFF BUDDY OBSTACTLE COURSE
Event: Fanelli's Carnival & Firework's Show!
When: September 29th - October 3
Description: This is happening! Jewett City will have a Carnival roll into down, the first time in 15+ years! And... there is a Fireworks Show on Saturday, October 1!
CARNIVAL & FIREWORKS
Event: Come Together Concert
When: October 8
Description: The Senior & Youth Center team up to bring the Beatles music to a whole know generation!
COME TOGETHER CONCERT
Event: Paw-tober fest Community Festival
WOFAR Adoption Event
When: Saturday, Oct. 15
10 am - 2 pm
Veterans Memorial Park
Description: Vendors, Food, Local ACOs with adoptable dogs!
PAW-TOBER EVENT & ADOPTION
Event: Spooktopia! A Trunk or Treat Event!
When: October 22
Description: It's Back! Edgar Fontaine is smiling down on another Spooktopia! Thousands of kids attend this large scale event, complete with entertainment & music!
SPOOKTOPIA - TRUNK OR TREAT
Event: Snowflake Parade!
When: November 20th
Description: Tis the Season to bring back a local favorite event, attended by hundreds! Meet Santa & Miss Clause, have fun, drink hot coco & enjoy your park!
Event: Youth Center's First Annual Youth Duathlon at Hopeville Park.
When: Saturday, May 13th
Description: Proud to announce the town's first Duathlon hosted by the Youth Center. More details coming soon.
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 Department 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!