Parks, Pools and Recreation

Wethersfield Parks and Recreation
505 Silas Deane Highway
Phone: (860) 721-2890 | www.wethersfieldct.com/recreation

Whether it’s a quiet stroll on a nature trail, participating in a program, playing softball under the lights or hosting a family event at the historic 1774 Solomon Welles House, Wethersfield has something to offer for everyone. There are 644 acres of parkland with unique areas such as Wintergreen Woods, Wethersfield Cove and the 1860 Reservoir, where open space, wooded areas and natural ponds make Wethersfield a beautiful and special place to live.

The Parks and Recreation Department offers year-round activities for all ages. To buy a pool pass and learn about program offerings and class registration visit: wethersfieldct.gov/recreation

Parks and Recreation Programs Include:

  • TLC Playgroup
  • Keane on Kids Afterschool Enrichment
  • Karate
  • Year-round Swim Lessons (indoor and outdoor)
  • Active Start for Toddlers
  • Gymnastics
  • Tennis Lessons
  • And Much More!!

RECREATION SPOTLIGHT: Pitkin and Mill Woods

PITKIN

William J. Pitkin Recreation
Complex 30, Greenfield Street
20.67 acres. Within the complex are the Pitkin Community Center, Willard Pool, a basketball court, little league field and a playscape.

Pitkin Community Center
30 Greenfield Street
Phone: (860) 721-2950
Located within the Pitkin Recreation Complex, the 34,000 square foot building has a banquet room, fitness room, gymnasium, preschool room, meeting and function rooms. The Pitkin Community Center is available for receptions, parties, meetings and houses the 9/11 Sports Center, Senior Citizen Center and the Community TV Studio.

9/11 Memorial Sports Center
30 Greenfield Street
Located in the Pitkin Community Center, this facility includes a gym, fitness room and a meeting room.

Willard Pool
30 Greenfield Street
Located within the Pitkin Recreation Complex, this facility has a wading pool, instructional pool and a diving pool. Visit wethersfieldct.gov/recreation for information about fees and outdoor pool passes.

MILL WOODS

Mill Woods Park
154 Prospect Street
122.16 acres containing Loretta’s Dream – a new picnic pavilion, walking paths, playground, lighted little league Stadium, little league fields, skate park, a lighted softball field, softball fields, a basketball court, beach and outdoor swimming pond, picnic areas, an off-leash dog park, bocce courts, a playscape, soccer fields, lighted tennis courts, fishing pond and walking trails.

Mill Woods Swim Center
154 Prospect Street
Two acre swimming pond (filtered water) with a sandy beach and bathhouse located within Mill Woods Park. Visit http://wethersfieldct.gov/recreation for information about fees and outdoor pool passes.

Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center
156 Prospect Street
Phone: (860) 721-2980
Located adjacent to Mill Woods Park, the Nature Center is an environmental education facility devoted to the mission of sharing and exploring our natural world through exciting environmental learning.

Wethersfield High School

Backman Pool at Wethersfield High School
411 Wolcott Hill Avenue
Indoor swimming and seasonal indoor swim lessons. Visit wethersfieldct.gov/recreation for information about fees and indoor pool passes.