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General Information

The Department of Parks and Recreation is comprised of a team of recreation professionals who provide high quality leisure opportunities. The team fosters a sense of community spirit and civic responsibility through the use and preservation of the Town's natural resources for the enjoyment of current and future generations.

The Department of Parks and Recreation was established on January 9, 1971, by a home-rule amendment approved by the Representative Town Meeting on April 27, 1970. The Department reports to the First Selectman.

The primary responsibilities of the Department is to provide leadership, planning and direction in identifying, implementing and administering the finance, personnel, areas and facilities that are made available for leisure services. The primary objective of the Department, in cooperation with other private and public agencies and departments, is to create wholesome and beneficial use of leisure for all Greenwich residents through recreational opportunities in our parks, programs, and facilities.

Recreation Division

  • Superintendent: Susan Snyder
  • Telephone: (203) 618-7649
  • E-Mail: recreation@greenwichct.org
  • Fax: (203) 622-6494
  • Location: Town Hall, Second Floor
  • Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted)
  • Customer Service Desk: Open from 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM

The Recreation Division is responsible for the implementation and supervision of both active and passive recreation programs and leisure programs. The Division has several operating segments including Organized Recreation, and Specialized Recreational Facilities.

Americans With Disabilities Act
The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation is committed to accessibility for individuals with disabilities and strives to provide equal, integrated participation in all programs, activities and services. The department's policy is to reasonably accommodate all qualified program applications in accordance with the 1960 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Park Pass Office

  • Telephone: (203) 622-7817
  • Fax: (203) 629-6988
  • E-Mail: gnpnr@greenwichct.org
  • Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted)
  • Customer Service Desk: Open from 8:15 AM - 3:45 PM

Marine and Facility Operations Division

  • Superintendent: T.B.D.
  • Telephone: (203) 618-7651
  • Fax: (203) 622-6494
  • E-Mail:marine@greenwichct.org
  • Location: Town Hall, Second Floor
  • Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted)
  • Customer Service Desk: Open from 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM

The Marine and Facility Operations Division is accountable and responsible for all municipal beaches, ferry services, off-shore islands, boating facilities, harbors, use of and traffic in the waters of Long Island Sound and elsewhere, subject to the jurisdiction of the Town of Greenwich.

The division is responsible for the planning, construction, development, service, maintenance, alterations, repair and storage of all physical properties under the control of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Parks and Trees Division

  • Superintendent: Bruce Spaman
  • Telephone: (203) 622-7824
  • Fax: (203) 622-6494
  • E-Mail: parksandtrees@greenwichct.org
  • Location: Town Hall, Second Floor
  • Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted)
  • Customer Service Desk: Open from 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM

The Parks and Trees Division is charged with the maintenance of all parks, playgrounds, traffic circles, cemeteries, roadside trees, and public grounds under the jurisdiction of other departments of the Town as well as Greenwich Point, Island Beach, and Captain's Island which is under the management of the Marine and Facility Operations Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Services offered by this Division:

  • Maintain all Town parks as well as fire stations, libraries, passive natural park preserves, traffic islands and abandoned cemeteries
  • Removal of leaves, ice, snow and maintenance of all recreation areas
  • Provide quality grounds maintenance service, including landscaping, of all park playgrounds
  • Planting of sidewalk containers plus hanging baskets
  • Care and maintenance of all trees on public property and Town roadsides and enforcement of state and local laws in connection with trees and plantings on Town properties

Griffith E. Harris Golf Course

  • Operations Manager: Lou Berlingo
  • General Information: (203) 531-7200
  • Fax: (203) 531-9137
  • Email: harrisgolf@greenwichct.org
  • Location: 1323 King Street, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Starter (for reservations): (203) 531-8253
  • Superintendent: (203) 531-1096
  • Pro Shop: (203) 531-7261
  • Restaurant: (203) 531-1138

The only municipal golf course for the use of Greenwich residents and their guests. The facility has 18 holes (par 71), driving range, pro shop, restaurant and locker facilities. Season is mid-March through mid-December, weather permitting. Membership cards are required. (more info)

Department Information
· General Information
· Report an Issue
· Send an Inquiry
· Parks and Recreation Town Code
· Parks and Recreation Foundation
Recreation Division
· F.A.Q.'s
· Sports Schedules/Locations & Updates
· Online Program Activity Registration
· Athletic Field Rentals/Permits
· Playgrounds & Parks
· Ice Skating Rink
· Skatepark
· Youth & Adult Programs
· Summer Camps
· Tennis
· Cos Cob Preschool
· Youth Recreation Scholarship Application
· Special Events/Concerts
· Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
· Western Greenwich Civic Center
· Yantorno Community Center
Marine & Facilities Operations Division

· Boating Suggestions
· Boating & Marinas
· Ferry Schedule
· Park/Beach/Tennis Passes
· Online Park/Beach &Tennis Pass Renewal 
· Beach Closures 
· Great Captain's Island
· Island Beach
· Byram Beach/Pool
· Greenwich Point 
· Commercial Marina Vendor
· Marine Pass Renewal

Parks & Trees Division
· Parks & Playgrounds
· Park Permits/Group Outings
· Overnight Camping
· Tree Hearing Notices
· Historic Landscape Report
· Binney Park Master Plan
· Public Tree Policy
· Tree Ordinance
· Acceptable Tree Plantings for Greenwich
· Request for signage @ Lake Ave.

Griffith E. Harris Golf Course

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· Course Description
Tee Time - Reservations:

· Advance Reservations
· Same Day Reservations
Board Information
· Board of Parks & Recreation
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