Join us for the free parent workshop to receive tips and tools for talking to your teens about alcohol.
Event: Power of Parents: Parent Workshop
When: Thursday, January 19th
Description: Join us for the free parent workshop to receive tips and tools for talking to your teens about alcohol.
Event: Community Yard Sale
When: Saturday, April 8th
Description: Time to clean out the garage and sell it at Veterans Park with many other families. $10 to sign up, you keep all profit!
Event: Griswold Youth Center's EGGTOPIA! Community Easter Egg Hunt!
When: Sunday, April 9th
Description: Thousands of eggs, looking for a new home. Free to our community! Simple activities too! Free Family Fun!
Event: PRINCESS Party!
When: Sunday, April 15th
Description: One of the most beloved town event for elementary aged school girls. Your Princesses will be pampered, sing with favorite movie characters & have a great time dancing the day away.
Event: AUTISM Community Conversation
When: Thursday, April 27th at 6 pm
Description: Listen to a panel of experts sharing information and resources available to families, youth & adults who have Autism.
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.
Event: Griswold's Community Festival & Youthtopia!
When: Saturday, May 27th
Description: Youthtopia will have a new look this year! Wait to see the fun we have in store for your families!
Event: Get Fit Griswold Programming!
When: Saturday, May 20th
Description: Stay tuned as Griswold Park & Rec pair up with UCFS, Uncas Health, Anytime Fitness and local physical trainers to help promote healthy lifestyles!
Event: Griswold's Got Talent!
When: Saturday, June 24th
Description: Join us for a night of fun! Griswold residents an students of all ages are invited to perform & share their talents on stage!
Event: Eastern Savings Bank Presents: The River Rocks Concert
When: Wednesday, June 28th
Description: Band will be announced as the event draws closer.
Event: 2nd Annual JC Bike Night
When: Thursday, August 17th
Description: With over 400 bucks projected to attend, please save the date to enjoy our free event with live music!
Proud to be a town director
& a life-long town resident,
Ryan K. Aubin, CPRP, MS
Department Head / 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
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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."
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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!