Greenwich has acres and acres of parks and recreational sites availble for its residents. Golf, tennis, lawn bowling, croquet, and other decorous sports are all available, along with the more traditional baseball, softball and soccer.


Parks

Babcock Preserve

North Street, Greenwich
Entrance: On North Street., 1/2 mile north of Merritt Parkway

The Town of Greenwich maintains this 297 acre parcel in its natural state. Trails are well marked and allow for hiking and cross-country skiing across and through ponds, streams, and meadows. Open daily during daylight hours. Picnic area and free parking.

Bible Street Park

Bible Street, Cos Cob

Bible Street Park is a neighborhood park with athletic fields, a tennis court, and playground. It is within walking distance of Cos Cob School, Cos Cob Community Center, and the Montgomery Pinetum.

Binney Park

Sound Beach Avenue & Arch Street, Old Greenwich

Binney Park is the home of one of two annual Fourth of July fireworks displays in Greenwich. This park features a playground, four tennis courts, athletic fields, and lovely walking paths around the pond.

Bruce Park

Bruce Park Drive and Indian Field Road, Greenwich

Bruce Park contains something for everyone. A picnic area, playground, fitness trail, and bowling green are joined by athletic fields, three tennis courts, and a picturesque pond.

Christiano Park

Entrance on Holly Hill Lane, Greenwich

Picnic areas, a playground, two tennis courts, and athletic fields make Christiano Park a well-used neighborhood facility. It is within walking distance of Hamilton Avenue Elementary School.

Greenwich Common/Havemeyer Park

Entrance on Field Point Road, additional walking entrance on Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich

In the center of town, Greenwich Common/Havemeyer Park is a great place to enjoy lunch or a walk after shopping on Greenwich Avenue. Lunchtime concerts are held periodically during the summer. Greenwich Common/Havemeyer Park also features athletic fields, a playground, and a running track.

Loughlin Park

Loughlin Avenue, Greenwich

Loughlin Park is a neighborhood park within walking distance of central Cos Cob’s shopping district. This park contains athletic fields, two tennis and two platform tennis courts, and a playground.

Mianus River Park

Entrance on Cognewaugh Road, 1/2 mile east of Stanwich Road, Greenwich. Great hiking and picinicking in this open space

Montgomery Pinetum

Bible Street, Cos Cob

Almost 100 varieties of conifers planted by Colonel Robert Montgomery are spread through this 62 acre park. Pinetum also has hiking trails, a garden center and library, an ice skating pond and a picnic area. Meander through the adjacent Caldwell Wildlife Sanctuary, maintained by the Greenwich Audobon Society.

Pemberwick Park

Pemberwick Road, Greenwich

Forty-four acres divided between tennis courts and playgrounds and two natural areas featuring meadows, cattail marshes, and woods.

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park

Arch Street, Greenwich

Feel the breeze of the Long Island Sound while listening to the free summer concerts on Wednesday evenings during July and August. Ample parking for the Park and the Island Beach ferry is nearby.

William Street Park

A neighborhood park with a picnic area and playground.


Beaches

Byram Beach

Byram Beach offers numerous other attractions besides its location on the Long Island Sound: athletic fields, swimming pool, picnic area, playground, and three tennis courts.

Great Captain Island

The town-operated ferry’s half-hour ride takes you to a 17 acre island with beach, picnic area, and camp site (permit and reservation required for camping). A Greenwich beach card is required.

Greenwich Point

Open all year round, this 147 acre beach has a concession stand and plenty of parking. A Greenwich beach card is required between April 1 and November 30.

Island Beach – Little Captain Island

A twenty-minute ferry ride takes you to this popular beach with picnic area, concession stand, playground and camp area (permit and reservation required for camping). A Greenwich beach card is required.


Golf

Griffith E. Harris Memorial Golf Course

King Street, Greenwich

An eighteen hole golf course operated by the town Department of Parks & Recreation. Eighteen holes, putting green, pro shop, club house, driving range, and restaurant. Greenwich residents and their guests only.


Ice Skating

Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink

Sherman Avenue, Greenwich

This fully enclosed facility offers a wide variety of winter programs including group lessons, hockey clinics, youth and men’s hockey leagues, a Town-wide Figure Skating Competition, general skating sessions and more. The rink has completed renovations to improve user comfort, safety and accessibility.


Other Indoor Facilities

Boys and Girls Club

Horseneck Lane, Greenwich

Youth programs all year round, including summer camp.

Old Greenwich Civic Center

Harding Round, Old Greenwich

The civic center is home to numerous indoor and outdoor events, including antique shows, coin shows, and the wonderful Enchanted Forest sponsored by the Junior League. Indoor sports such as basketball are also available there.

Western Greenwich Civic Center

Pemberwick and Glenville Roads, Old Greenwich

Offers continuing education classes, athletic programs for children, and preschool programs for children ages 3 to 5.

YMCA of Greenwich

50 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich

Pool, tennis, and numerous youth programs.

YWCA of Greenwich

259 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich

Numerous programs for youths, families, and the elderly. Pool and tennis on site.